Articles & research

All articles are written by Daniel Zangger Borch, unless otherwise indicated.

“Daniel has several important questions that should be processed and disseminated to singing teachers — and everyone interested in popular singing.” Johan Sundberg, Professor Emeritus


Add The Element Of Surprise To Vocal Training

Knowledge sticks better if learning is underpinned by random variation - says Daniel Zangger Borch, one of Sweden's Top Vocal Coaches.

How Full-Time Singers Avoid Voice Trouble

Your voice is extremely dependent on your general physical and mental well-being - says Daniel Zangger Borch, one of Sweden's Top Vocal Coaches.

Post-Gig Voice Care

Winding down after a gig means lowering your pulse, slowing down your breathing and reducing adrenaline levels to preserver your voice - says Vocal coach Daniel Borch.

5 Steps To Count In Your Band

Daniel Zangger Borch is a masterful vocalist, producer and vocal coach. VoiceCouncil asked him how a singer can nail a count-in every time.

Daniel Zangger Borch – January’s Coach In Residence

Daniel Zangger Borch is one of Sweden’s most in-demand vocal coaches. We’ve given Daniel a sentence or less to give us his Top Tips!

Discover your vocal id

- the quest to find your originality should be at the top of your list – says Daniel Zangger Borch

New vocal coach in residence

Daniel Zangger Borch is one of Sweden’s most recognized vocal coaches,

Get your riffing right

Knowing when, where and how much is vital – says Daniel Zangger Borch.

Vocalists who make it

– Daniel Zangger Borch reveals the secrets behind a professional career in music.

Find your unique sound

– Claim your unique sound and stand out as an artist - says Daniel Zangger Borch.

Your vocal work pie

– Eat three pieces and be ready for any vocal challenge – says Daniel Zangger Borch.

Solve performance fears

– Knowing the difference between nerves and fear will change your next performance.

Master your ghost notes

– It’s time to get into the groove with those “pitch-neutral” notes – says Daniel Zangger Borch.

Get into the groove 1

– Mastering rhythm may be your secret to fantastic vocals – says Daniel Zangger Borch.

From practice to performance

Songlike exercises are the key for building your voice for the stage – says Daniel Zangger Borch.

My Top Three Vocal Tips PDF 54 KB. To be able to ”go all the way” with your singing you have to give ALL three ”T’s” an equal amount of attention.

Falsetto Register PDF 724 KB. A study of the use of the falsetto registers in singing.

Voice qualities and ideals PDF 756 KB. There are innumerable voice qualities and ideals. An ideal in itself is often a combination of several other ideals. This is a list of some of the most common expressions and vocal ideals.

Blast from the past PDF 20 KB. In English. Thoughts about looped rhythms and their tendency to put people into trance.

Is the “Sacculus” our inherited key to experiencing the very soul of music – Rhythm? PDF 20 KB. Why do we like to hear our own voice in group at football matches & why we are attracted to listen to music at high volume?

Observations of timing in a Funk groove PDF 648 KB. A study of the timing specific to Funk music. By Matthias Rath & Daniel Zangger Borch.


Investigation describing voice function of four nonclassical styles of singing PDF 729 KB. Some Phonatory and Resonatory Characteristics of the Rock, Pop, Soul, and Swedish Dance Band Styles of Singing. By Daniel Zangger Borch & Johan Sundberg, KTH.

Vocal fold vibration and voice source aperiodicity in ‘dist’ tones PDF 497 KB. A study of a timbral ornament in rock singing. Published in Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology. By D. Zangger Borch, J. Sundberg, P-Å Lindestad and M. Thalén.

Spectral distribution of solo voice & accompaniment in pop music PDF 60 KB. A study of the tonal variations of male rock, pop and soul singers. Published in Logopedics Phoniatrics vocology. By Daniel Zangger Borch & Johan Sundberg, KTH.