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Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-28-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By merriman44
You are asking this when you say that you can't...

You are asking this when you say that you can't afford lessons? Really?

No, they are not effective for most folks that I have talked to and they were not effective for me, but you are between a...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
also bagherra, I noticed you coughing a bit...

also bagherra, I noticed you coughing a bit throughout your cover. Make sure you are not clenching up your throat too much.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-28-2015, 12:45 PM
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Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Bagherra, Mouth shape will be important for you...

Bagherra, Mouth shape will be important for you (lips puckered out and mouth mostly closed) but you can also try lowering your larynx if that isn't working. The bull frog helps here. Try and push...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-20-2015, 01:04 AM
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Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
To me it sounds like alot of vocal compression up...

To me it sounds like alot of vocal compression up in his head. Like standard fry but not pussified, it has a ton of voice in it.

I can't figure out how to get the fry tone up into the higher...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-19-2015, 07:22 PM
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Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Anybody know what Townsend does for his...

Anybody know what Townsend does for his aggressive vocals in Kingdom?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nubJjB95VdY
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-12-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By merriman44
Wait, you have two accounts? If you are not...

Wait, you have two accounts?

If you are not straining (putting too much pressure on the cords and causing inflammation, hoarseness or pain) then you should be fine to continue practicing.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-12-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By merriman44
Sounded more like Dr. Rockzo of Metalocalypse. ...

Sounded more like Dr. Rockzo of Metalocalypse.

Sounds like you are straining a bit in parts (I can do a very similar sound and it always involves a bit of straining/cord grinding). I'm not a fan...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-11-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By merriman44
20tigers is totally right. If you don't have one...

20tigers is totally right. If you don't have one yet Kimino, it's time to pick up a band. You got talent man.

And he's probably right on the timing thing. It's not as bad as my anal-retentive...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-11-2015, 11:29 PM
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Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Fantastic! Kimino keep kicking assets! I've...

Fantastic! Kimino keep kicking assets!

I've reviewed some folks recent submissions and they sound like they are on their way. Great job dudes!

LuoKey, I love that you called me Merridan...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-10-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Great! If you guys got what you needed out of...

Great! If you guys got what you needed out of Kimino's tutorial, I won't worry about mine. :)
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-10-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By merriman44
The overdrive is when you overload the mic with...

The overdrive is when you overload the mic with sound. All it means is that you have to turn down the gain on the input a bit.

A picture of a bird, perfect hahaha.

That's fine on the editing. ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-09-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By merriman44
It's unlistenably off time. Fix the...

It's unlistenably off time. Fix the latency/video editing problem and I'll give it a listen. You also overdrive the crap out of whatever you are recording with.

Get that patched up, and I'll be...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-09-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
It depends on what you want. If you like the...

It depends on what you want. If you like the sound and (like me) develop a means by which you can use it without hurting yourself, then it's all good. I use the tone now for parts that require...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-08-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
probably using false cord or true fold distortion...

probably using false cord or true fold distortion then. That is the exact problem that I had. Waaay too much rasp.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-08-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Probably inflammation, just like the above...

Probably inflammation, just like the above poster.

Put up a clip.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-07-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Sounds good fellas, I'll throw it on the list of...

Sounds good fellas, I'll throw it on the list of things to do next session. But really, I'm no expert on the matter. I have found what works really well for me and I've studied alot, but I really...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-07-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Sounds like inflammation. To be honest, I get...

Sounds like inflammation. To be honest, I get inflammation after an hour or so, but I used to get the "lump" after 15 minutes of recording.

So it's not a good thing, but not necessarily the end...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-07-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
The top of your head mouth will be helpful for...

The top of your head mouth will be helpful for developing the rasp.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-07-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Ha! I don't know a lot actually. People spend...

Ha! I don't know a lot actually. People spend their entire lives studying the voice. It tooke years to develop a rasp sound I thought wasn't awful.

Anyway, the air placement. Just try imagining...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-06-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
By the way, the kind of rasp that Shadows and...

By the way, the kind of rasp that Shadows and Heafy and pretty much everyone with a similar sound uses, requires next to no effort. I can "distort" my clean voice at most any level of volume. You...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-06-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
It did screw his voice up, but what he is doing...

It did screw his voice up, but what he is doing by itself shouldn't rip your throat out. It's all in the technique. Most call it rasp. Some call it dirty singing.

If you'd like to try it, I'd...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-24-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
The dude from macbeth is False cording. The...

The dude from macbeth is False cording. The clean singing from both of them sound like every anime series I've ever watched. So awesome. I really like his style and I've never heard of them...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-23-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Strengthening the false cords is a bit of a...

Strengthening the false cords is a bit of a misnomer, but not a big one.

You are actually strengthening the muscles that control the false cords as they are atrophied from not being used since you...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-23-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By merriman44
This really just depends upon your natural...

This really just depends upon your natural range.

Cheese, I can't tell you how difficult it will be. That's up to you and your body. Some voices take to distortion easily, others do not. It can...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-22-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
Good to see you Shinder. Your hair is gone...

Good to see you Shinder. Your hair is gone though!

Nice freaking cover. btw, I always see the line: "Beiber's severed head.."
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-21-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By merriman44
Megadeth is the easiest but he uses a very...

Megadeth is the easiest but he uses a very similar technique to James(They were in the same band after all). James actually has a very nice melodic voice, at least to my ears.

You can get the...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-20-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By merriman44
20tigers, that sounds like a good approach. I'm...

20tigers, that sounds like a good approach. I'm more visual so I like to use my auto tune to show me where I'm off and by how much (I'm pretty good with tuning, but we play with some weird modes...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-16-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By merriman44
guitaror didn't like what he heard in the...

guitaror didn't like what he heard in the growling thread so he brought it to the main forum.

I told you, try saturation or distortion with an "angry edge" to your voice. It will sound like crap...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-14-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 138,644
Posted By merriman44
What Gorky said. You could add saturation and...

What Gorky said. You could add saturation and talk aggressively and that will get you as close as it gets.

Also, eat the mic for that proximity effect. It'll sound like lofi shit, but that's...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-11-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By merriman44
Nope, I meant from head to chest. Sorry, no...

Nope, I meant from head to chest. Sorry, no information on what you are talking about about a falsetto to head bridge.

Pharyngeal singing is what I thought you might be doing ala ripper owens,...
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