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Forum: Singing & Vocals Yesterday, 07:11 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Kimino, you sound monstrous! Great work man.

Kimino, you sound monstrous! Great work man.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-24-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
DAAAAYUUM dude! That was ripping! I will take...

DAAAAYUUM dude! That was ripping!

I will take all this into account and get to working!

Thanks man!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-23-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
To be fair gents, I technically have never been...

To be fair gents, I technically have never been able to progress a try fry beyond the grudge sound. So is this possibly fry? I guess. But I think it's most likely due to some other mechanism that...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-14-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Don't worry about throat position. Usually...

Don't worry about throat position. Usually midline unless I'm working on widening out my head voice. Resonance is in the pharynx region between lower teeth and nose level depending on pitch.
High...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-12-2015, 10:23 PM
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Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
...

https://soundcloud.com/david-merriman-1/weird-scream-with-pigeon-picture/s-Qygi1

New scream, what the hell is it? Don't mind the off-key Iron Maiden singing, I've been listening to them alot lately.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-09-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By merriman44
For what you did, it sounded good. However, if...

For what you did, it sounded good. However, if you are shooting for this singer, we really need to hear what it sounds like when you put some diaphragm and voice into it.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-07-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
There is a reason that screams really benefit...

There is a reason that screams really benefit from compression, and that's because you sometimes need to balance and bring out all of those tones. Frequency analysis of screams by researchers has...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-06-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Corners can be quite bad. You are essentially...

Corners can be quite bad. You are essentially trapping the waves in one place for them to bounce off of continuously. And thick walls? That just depends on their composition. I have thick walls...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-06-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Something else to keep in mind is that if you are...

Something else to keep in mind is that if you are using a condenser mic, the room is important as well. I have my basement treated and also use one of these...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-05-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5,094
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Posted By merriman44
Ok Darktimes. First, get yourself a real pop...

Ok Darktimes. First, get yourself a real pop filter. No, panty hoes does not work. You need a metal filter. Folks who say make shift one's work well are those pop weiners who are singing at...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-03-2015, 12:35 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Alright. Well I'll be honest, their are some...

Alright. Well I'll be honest, their are some frequencies in there that don't sound right. It sounds like the folds are being constricted too much and it leads to a bit of a constipated sound,...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-31-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
BR- My comment on tone and distortion was to be...

BR- My comment on tone and distortion was to be applied universally. It sounds tight, together and very well done.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-31-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Lee, why don't you try covering a song? That...

Lee, why don't you try covering a song? That would prove to be more helpful in diagnosing any problem. At least it does for me. When you merely do wordless Ughs, you are not phonating like you...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-26-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
First, I can't believe I never thought to mention...

First, I can't believe I never thought to mention this, but one of the worst drugs on the planet for vocals are anything that says "anticholinergic effects." In the medical world it translates to...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-25-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Well, what kind of growling do you want to do? ...

Well, what kind of growling do you want to do? It seems that False cord comes to most people easier, so if you want to do it for fun I'd go that route.

I would go into it with the idea that you are...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-21-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By merriman44
Huh. It's really close to being quite pleasant. ...

Huh. It's really close to being quite pleasant. As is, it's not. But man, I can just hear that melancholy tone just waiting to come out. Don't stop now man, and good luck. I want to hear what...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-19-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By merriman44
Arent you fun? Haha, you might! Have you tried...

Arent you fun? Haha, you might! Have you tried it, did it work?! I personally think Taylor and prog would go together like pees and carrots. :p
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-19-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By merriman44
Ya mang, It's Taylor Swift vocals all the way...

Ya mang, It's Taylor Swift vocals all the way now.

:P
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By merriman44
Yep you can hurt yourself. Take this question to...

Yep you can hurt yourself. Take this question to the screaming and growling thread stickies to the top of the forum. Do a search in there and you'll find your answer.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-17-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Thanks alot, that means much coming from you...

Thanks alot, that means much coming from you considering you taught me some of the foundational technique. I'll search around for Shogun and see if I can get an instrumental version. I was...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-16-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
BTW, do you happen to have an instrumental...

BTW, do you happen to have an instrumental version of Shogun? I'd love to try my hand at that monster.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
BR! Your back! Good to hear that your vocals...

BR! Your back! Good to hear that your vocals haven't really suffered. You sound more Power Metal than I remember and that's a positive change in my book. The timing was off for sure, but...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-03-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By merriman44
ship me the .wav and I'll take a look at it in...

ship me the .wav and I'll take a look at it in the next couple of weeks. I'm knee deep in the production and recording for my next album, so I'll take a look at it in between that.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-03-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By merriman44
I'm game. Give me some ideas for lyrics you'd...

I'm game. Give me some ideas for lyrics you'd like to see and some themes and I'll roll with it.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Ah crap, you're right about opeth. I had them...

Ah crap, you're right about opeth. I had them confused with another group. It's false cord alright.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-23-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Loud is fine. If it doesn't hurt you are fine. ...

Loud is fine. If it doesn't hurt you are fine.

Unfortunately, in many cases no pain no gain. You may have to hurt yourself, take a break to heal, and then resume experimenting.

Fry falsetto can...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-20-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Sounds like you are trying to mimic tonality. ...

Sounds like you are trying to mimic tonality. Just own the song in your own way. When I get stuck like that, I change up everything except the lyrics. Forget the original until you are comfortable...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-20-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By merriman44
I would do post recording effects unless you have...

I would do post recording effects unless you have access to a preamp. 6-12 I ches from the mic, make sure you don't clip and wail away ;)
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-18-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Ah, that's good news. That means we know what is...

Ah, that's good news. That means we know what is going on and can thus correct it.

Avoid the chord grindy sound as much as you can. I believe that what is going on is that your true folds are...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-18-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5,094
Views: 157,106
Posted By merriman44
Lee, I'm... Not. Sure. At 3 seconds in, yes...

Lee,
I'm... Not. Sure.

At 3 seconds in, yes that's false cord, if undeveloped. But 6 seconds and on (except at a couple of places where it activates again) it sounds to me like you are doing true...
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