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Forum: Singing & Vocals Yesterday, 05:50 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Ouch. That was awful. Not necessarily your...

Ouch. That was awful. Not necessarily your performance, but those f*cking recordings man. Warn us before you blow our speakers and ears out. Damn. Anyway, I seriously can't tell because you...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-19-2014, 11:51 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Just watched Amon Amarth and Sabaton in Concert. ...

Just watched Amon Amarth and Sabaton in Concert. Permasmile Engage!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-13-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Stay hydrated (this is the biggie, few people...

Stay hydrated (this is the biggie, few people realize how dehydrated they normally are), get enough sleep on a regular basis, warm up in the mornings, eat healthy.

Basically, treat your body the way...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-12-2014, 10:33 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Usually fatigue. The voice is the first thing to...

Usually fatigue. The voice is the first thing to tire as the day goes on.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
As long as the rage fills your blackened heart...

As long as the rage fills your blackened heart you are welcome to sing even Disney in here.

Just do it with malicious intent.

*writes this while humming Mulan
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-04-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Jdmino, It's hard for me to tell which voice is...

Jdmino, It's hard for me to tell which voice is yours due to the quality. Can you just do one by yourself?

Darktimes, are you running out breath between phrases? Are you using your False Cords? ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-02-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Yep. Back off the amount of air/pressure used. ...

Yep. Back off the amount of air/pressure used. You are either A) putting too much pressure on your vocal cords (where do you think that pressure goes? straight to your head) or B) hyperventilating...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-02-2014, 02:21 PM
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Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
Hahaha, alright, alright, I'll bite. Which...

Hahaha, alright, alright, I'll bite. Which question we talking? You talking about the breaking into falsetto stuff?

From the demo'd clip I didn't really hear any breaking into falsetto. You'll...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-30-2014, 06:19 PM
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Views: 128
Posted By merriman44
Highs will come with practice. Right now, you...

Highs will come with practice. Right now, you are blowing right out of your false cords that's why they sound weak and airy. Give it time and practice. Alot of folks fail to understand that it...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-30-2014, 06:15 PM
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Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
Shinder! Dude, you are describing EXACTLY the...

Shinder! Dude, you are describing EXACTLY the problems that all new screamers deal with.

I'm actually excited about this. I really think you just need to keep practicing and give it time.

I'd...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-30-2014, 10:15 AM
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Views: 128
Posted By merriman44
You are using way too much breath. Imagine...

You are using way too much breath. Imagine holding your breath while making the same sound. This will help you sip on your air reserves and not drain them like a top fuel dragster going down the...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-30-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Kimino: Apples and oranges and you can't know...

Kimino: Apples and oranges and you can't know without actually doing it. You see, none of the techniques sound the same as someone else unless you want them too (read: modeled directly after). The...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-23-2014, 11:34 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Kimino, for the record, most every one at least...

Kimino, for the record, most every one at least double tracks. You have to be good at having the exact same delivery or it starts to sound like chorus, but if you can do it, that's how many folks...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-22-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By merriman44
Still sounding out of breath. However, IIRC I'm...

Still sounding out of breath. However, IIRC I'm hearing some definite improvement from the original track.

With some compression/delay/leveling, this would probably fit ok. That's not a hit on...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-22-2014, 10:24 PM
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Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
He is also cupping the mic with the side of his...

He is also cupping the mic with the side of his hand. That's going to give you some nice flubbery, gross undertones.

EDITL: Read the comments Kimino, he layered his voice thrice. Also, he has...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-22-2014, 10:22 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Yes, but not intentionally. He is doing a cover...

Yes, but not intentionally. He is doing a cover and left the original vocals in the track. You can hear it plain as day in headphones.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By merriman44
Nah, folks can listen to anything they want. No...

Nah, folks can listen to anything they want. No discrimination there, I just really hate the tone/message/largely everything about those groups. Doesn't mean you have to too.

OT- If you can't...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-15-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By merriman44
You had to choose the backstreet boys? oy...

You had to choose the backstreet boys?

oy alright, fine, dammit.

How old are you? You sound very young and your voice is not developed. Even so, you don't sound bad or anything. You certainly...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-10-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
If anybody is looking for a new inspiration,...

If anybody is looking for a new inspiration, definitely check out Fallujah's new album, The Flesh Prevails.

It almost killed me with the mix of brutality and getting hit right in the feelz.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By merriman44
Compression and maybe try placement in the facial...

Compression and maybe try placement in the facial masque. Try placing the air at the front of your teeth or imagining it reaching to someone all the way in the back of a music hall.

What you are...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-02-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By merriman44
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https://soundcloud.com/david-merriman-1/grit-rasp-distortion-guide-for-kamino

Here you go. My voice didn't like the high notes this evening but meh, I wanted to at least get you something. By the...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 09-01-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By merriman44
Pop voice: I have a similar situation. My voice...

Pop voice: I have a similar situation. My voice is low tenor but my tonality is very light without distortion. So you and I have much in common.

Don't go louder. At least not a lot. This is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By merriman44
Hyperglottal Compression. It uses balance of the...

Hyperglottal Compression. It uses balance of the vocals folds and compression to cause focused vibration of the upper pallette. Also, look at singing with Rasp as well.

It's essentially just...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-27-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
Scow, congrats man. That's awesome. I've played...

Scow, congrats man. That's awesome. I've played to over 6-700. What I do is just look at the folks in the first 10 rows or so and try to pick out of few people and ham it up for them. It takes...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-26-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By merriman44
cracking as in voice breaks. I think you are...

cracking as in voice breaks. I think you are going for emotionality but it doesn't come off that way for me.

Trying too hard for me is when you are over-acting the song. You made it too...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-26-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By merriman44
Potential for what? The cover was ok. More...

Potential for what?

The cover was ok. More whiny than the original. Your tone isn't bad but you lack control. You are trying too hard for sure.

Your voice cracks alot and you are way over-doing...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
No clue Kimino. Sounds similar to my technique.

No clue Kimino. Sounds similar to my technique.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
Your moving lots of air through thinning folds. ...

Your moving lots of air through thinning folds. Additionally, you probably raise your larynx, and possibly topping out your voice box. Both can cause pain/discomfort.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
Maybe, but it sounds too smooth for false cord. ...

Maybe, but it sounds too smooth for false cord. It doesn't have the rumble.

Heafy probably does fry but he has no clue. He's been asked in interviews.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 127,058
Posted By merriman44
The fat kid just isn't adding any voice to it. ...

The fat kid just isn't adding any voice to it. Both are fry.

The guy ion the right just has a better grasp of the tone and can add a touch of voice at the ginning of phrases.
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