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Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-12-2014, 09:43 AM
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Views: 96
Posted By merriman44
What the guy calls "power exhale" is...

What the guy calls "power exhale" is just a false cord scream. Look up videos on youtube for it or come to the screaming/growling thread.

The Zen series is rubbish. Her warmup exercises have...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By merriman44
I'll take a whack at it. First, do us all a...

I'll take a whack at it.

First, do us all a favor and use some semblance of correct grammar and writing in your posts. I'm no grammar nazi, but when someone is requesting something and cant bother...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-03-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By merriman44
Hm. For the style you do fine for the vocals in...

Hm. For the style you do fine for the vocals in my opinion. If you are going to double track them and add some decent backing lines, I don't think there is anything else you need to do besides keep...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-02-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By merriman44
Certainly has a Meteora (linkin park) sound going...

Certainly has a Meteora (linkin park) sound going on.

Did you model this song of off "Somewhere I belong?" Ha, it just has a lot of similarities.

Anyway, on the lyrics. They are fine I suppose,...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-01-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By merriman44
The growling thread can help you with what you...

The growling thread can help you with what you are looking for.

To be honest, pure fry won't probably get you where you want. It's weak and full of misunderstandings in the teachings. Rasp is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-01-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-01-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
You are throwing a lot of your voice into the...

You are throwing a lot of your voice into the scream, especially at "you gotta believe me!". Your voice also catches pretty hard on ohhhh.

These things cause direct wear if not performed correctly. ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-30-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
You have a lighter voice. The best screaming...

You have a lighter voice. The best screaming tech still causes some wear and tear but not that quick. It does dry you out though and folks have a tendency to use the same diqpgragmatic pressure to...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-26-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Go to local shows, get involved. Don't start...

Go to local shows, get involved. Don't start convos with "I'm looking to starta band.". There is always a metal band looking for a singer. If your not a people person do you want to front a band?...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-24-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Kimino, that laugh at the end of your clip was...

Kimino, that laugh at the end of your clip was creepy haha.

Give it a month and your transition will be much better. The trick is having the "gut punching" aspect of the diaphragm to be there at...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-23-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Gorky, you can do it with either false cord or...

Gorky, you can do it with either false cord or fry. Fry will give you more endurance and a more similar tone to this fella. When I add it to my false cord I usually sound like Joe Duplantier these...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-20-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Take a listen to my tutorials and some tuts on...

Take a listen to my tutorials and some tuts on YouTube. After you've tried a bit, come back and we can help you out.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-20-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
If it doesn't burn otlr feel like tearing, you...

If it doesn't burn otlr feel like tearing, you are probably alright.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-20-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
...

http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/merriman44/music/all/play1267445

All, First off, the above link is for the final demo track for my band that I've been working on for some time. It's a long mofo...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-19-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Kimino, no need to take offense or be insecure,...

Kimino, no need to take offense or be insecure, man. It's the little things in life that make me laugh and all of them were positive. I'm not in the business of bringing folks down. :)

Good luck...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-14-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
You crack me up man, and I don't mean the...

You crack me up man, and I don't mean the growling. That parts fine for your current stage. You are absolutely using your false cords.

A tip: When you are holding back your air you should keep...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Right on the money, Chaos.

Right on the money, Chaos.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By merriman44
Don't use foods or drinks. It's an awful crutch....

Don't use foods or drinks. It's an awful crutch. Learn to do it properly. BENE is on to something. Place the air in the back of your soft pallet and raise said pallet (like a yawn). Completely...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
I'll need a clip to better understand what you...

I'll need a clip to better understand what you mean. Even a crappy computer mic will probably do for this.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By merriman44
Gorky is right. Certainly go to these practices...

Gorky is right. Certainly go to these practices while the guys are working and get a feel for the song, but only write when you have the tracks. Unless you have a stroke of luck, anything you...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-19-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Ha! I'll look for you ;). We are finishing up...

Ha! I'll look for you ;). We are finishing up our 10 minute "intermission" track that bridges the stories from album one to two.

I'll be taking us from Tolkien/Skyrim fun to...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-16-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Probably 2 and 3. We all have limits to our...

Probably 2 and 3. We all have limits to our abilities to self-teach. Some folks just get lucky and/or are more in tuned with their bodies naturally.

You always were kind of self-conscious about...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-12-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By merriman44
Most folks are a little growlier in the morning,...

Most folks are a little growlier in the morning, both vocally and emotionally speaking. Haven't you ever noticed you are a bit more gruff in the morning? However, this effect cannot really be...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Your biggest issue before was pitch and...

Your biggest issue before was pitch and consistency. Those issues have largely been fixed :).
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-08-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
sounds freaking awesome.

sounds freaking awesome.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-03-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
A lot of allergy meds are anticholinergenics...

A lot of allergy meds are anticholinergenics (Stimulate sympathetic nervous system) which dry you up. They will make your throat dry and irritated. This could be part of the issue.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-23-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
You certainly have the lock down. Are you happy...

You certainly have the lock down. Are you happy with it? That's all that really matters. Coming right along gent!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Meridian-Ya, you have the basic sound down. It's...

Meridian-Ya, you have the basic sound down. It's going to be a long journey to get the lock stable enough though. Keep working at it. I think the video you posted, the guy is primarily doing a...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Relax and use a lot of air. Notice how he...

Relax and use a lot of air. Notice how he breaths in hard between relatively short lines. He's also off key a lot which makes sense when you are using such poor technique.

I know stuff is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-13-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 120,574
Posted By merriman44
Tip of the day: If you are finding yourself...

Tip of the day:

If you are finding yourself quickly running out of breath while singing or screaming, you probably have poor cord closure coordination. This concept is the balance between constant...
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