There we were in Theo Bleckmann's tastefully spartan Murray Hill studio apartment, eating Neuhaus chocolates and discussing such advanced vocal techniques as ingressive singing (singing on the inhale, like circular breathing without completing the circle) and overtone chanting (like Tuvan throat singing, though he says he feels its effects "outside my body, because some of the overtones are so high"). But once the 44-year-old singer began showing off his "toys"—the sundry gadgets, none costing more than $5, that he uses to distort his voice in live performance as... More >>>