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Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-06-2016, 12:59 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Sounds about right. Falsetto based stuff is...

Sounds about right. Falsetto based stuff is pretty taxing on the voice. Keep working at it. You just need to strengthen the actual falsetto first. I know this guy has something that can be...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-03-2016, 11:33 AM
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Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Nice! It seems to be coming along quite well. ...

Nice! It seems to be coming along quite well. Very intense.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-30-2016, 02:39 AM
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Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Your highs sounded fine to me Random. Its a nice...

Your highs sounded fine to me Random. Its a nice cover. :)

Darktimes, sounded very nice as usual.

No real criticisms fellas. For what you are doing, it sounds like it fits with the music and...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-28-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By merriman44
It takes time. Over time you will feel it more...

It takes time. Over time you will feel it more than hear it (the volume). Also, make sure you can hear yourself in the monitor.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-23-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By merriman44
It would be helpful to train the voice alone. ...

It would be helpful to train the voice alone. Maybe split your sessions up. Glad you are seeing progress.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-22-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By merriman44
While that is true, OP really isn't there yet for...

While that is true, OP really isn't there yet for a discussion on coordination is he? He seems to be having a problem at a more basic level. Still, good information for him for a later time I...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-21-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By merriman44
I've never understood the either/or mentality. ...

I've never understood the either/or mentality. Your chest is a resonance chamber and so expanding it is crucial as well to developing a beefy 'low end.' Yes, breathe in with your diaphragm but...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-16-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Haha, alright, sounds good. Let's see where this...

Haha, alright, sounds good. Let's see where this goes. Get it done gentlemen!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-15-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
If you get really hard up, I have ez drummer and...

If you get really hard up, I have ez drummer and the metal kit from hell. I play bass badly. I play triangle soso.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-14-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Oh Lord, I freaking love this. Can't like it...

Oh Lord, I freaking love this. Can't like it more. You did stellar. This is the vocal style that you should stick with man. Seriously. You sound like the best of the pop-punk days. Taking back...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-11-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Humbug-Strain can be a by product of poor...

Humbug-Strain can be a by product of poor learning when trying to make the distortion (using your throat as the main mechanism and/or pushing too hard with that). It also absolutely goes hand in...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-11-2016, 07:36 PM
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Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
...

https://soundcloud.com/david-merriman-1/first-fry-attempt/s-O66Mn

Guyz, I think I may have stumbled upon a true fry scream but I'm not sure. Take a listen to this clip that I made so I wouldn't...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-09-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
The vocal exercises are superb in ZOS. I intend...

The vocal exercises are superb in ZOS. I intend to go back and watch the videos again on my next break as some very reputable names have endorsed her technique/training. The problem is that she...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-07-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
LOL, totally missed the Ozzy reference of my own...

LOL, totally missed the Ozzy reference of my own design. I win the internetz!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-06-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Get us a recording, even if its just your phone. ...

Get us a recording, even if its just your phone. Whatever audio you choose, try not to clip it as that makes it difficult to ascertain flaws.

What you are describing sounds like strain, but without...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-03-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Excellent. All of you, thanks!

Excellent. All of you, thanks!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-03-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Great job Darktimes, I really liked the clean...

Great job Darktimes, I really liked the clean tones too btw.

Eddie-Sounds freaking killer dude. Tone for tone. If you had the production that LOG had, I don't think you'd be distinguishable with...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-27-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Just be glad you have one. Make sure you are...

Just be glad you have one. Make sure you are placing the grit in your nasal region (it sounds like you are already). That should help keep them off your back.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-26-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
You should be really proud of this man. It...

You should be really proud of this man. It sounds good!

As you go up higher, it becomes trickier to add the grit. It can be done, but its much more of a balancing act. Focus on the transition...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-16-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Ya Gorky, some of the notes are in key but not...

Ya Gorky, some of the notes are in key but not the "right choice" if that makes sense. I'm revisiting them. Its much higher than my old stuff. I've just recently opened up the upper part of my...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-15-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By merriman44
That's awesome! Congrats dude

That's awesome! Congrats dude
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-15-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
When dealing with falsetto based screaming, you...

When dealing with falsetto based screaming, you are always going to be more susceptible to injury due to the high tension placed on the cords.

To be honest though, go see an ENT. I truly doubt you...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-12-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By merriman44
No problem. It's not all about volume though. ...

No problem. It's not all about volume though. Compression does wonderful things
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-12-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By merriman44
When I do something similar its all in the soft...

When I do something similar its all in the soft pallete and I can make it either throaty or nasally though somewhere in the mix sounds best to my ears for my voice. Don't use a lot of air but it is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-11-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By merriman44
OH its like story of the year and such. That pop...

OH its like story of the year and such. That pop punk type of vocal. There really isn't much of a technique to it. You just need to have good support and loosen the cords as much as you can. ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-05-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
It sounds like the distortion is coming from a...

It sounds like the distortion is coming from a very wet or fleshy part of your throat. Hard to describe the difference, but my distortion is definitely drier tonally speaking.

Writing melodies is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 12-05-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
Gorky, don't underestimate the power of overtones...

Gorky, don't underestimate the power of overtones either. Sounds to me that he is retaining a high tone from the scream.

BR-Sounds killer as always.

Someday I want to nail down that wet sounding...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 11-26-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
I think its quiet because of the surrounding...

I think its quiet because of the surrounding noise. You can tell he is partially "cupping" the mic and you can hear mouth sounds and breath as plain as day. This is a clue in the compressor is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 11-25-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 174,187
Posted By merriman44
What the hell, this sounds like a "X band...

What the hell, this sounds like a "X band the sucks really bad shreds."

He sounds awful lol. His sound on albums is certainly not this. I can tell you from the video that what he is doing is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 11-22-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By merriman44
Go see an ENT.

Go see an ENT.
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