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Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-22-2015, 03:01 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Good luck?

Good luck?
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-30-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By merriman44
That sounds pretty close to me! You just need to...

That sounds pretty close to me! You just need to add some oomph at the beginning of phrases. Compression could do this too.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-29-2015, 06:11 PM
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Posted By merriman44
I can not. Because they really don't exist. ...

I can not. Because they really don't exist. Screaming and growling is just too intuitive. We can give help in the abstract, but I've found over the last five years of learning, teaching and work...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-28-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By merriman44
It's a fry. And strangely, one I can do a bit. ...

It's a fry. And strangely, one I can do a bit. Get the regular fry sound, the sensation you are going to look for is applying to your full voice. To do this, you need to first make sure that you...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-25-2015, 09:52 AM
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Posted By merriman44
It's a common mantra. Your smoking doesn't help,...

It's a common mantra. Your smoking doesn't help, for sure. Maybe give it up to a week between puffing and recording and see what happens. It's most likely irritation brought on by the intensity of...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-22-2015, 10:27 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Depends. Some folks are quiet. Many pro guys...

Depends. Some folks are quiet. Many pro guys are not quiet with fry.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-16-2015, 01:27 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Not really. Zen of Screaming series is worthless...

Not really. Zen of Screaming series is worthless as far as "experts" go. Nothing has assisted in my learning. I think it's fiddling with it until you get or give up really. I have yet to unlock...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-15-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Not nearly as unique as you'd think. It's just...

Not nearly as unique as you'd think. It's just from the punk/pop-punk era. Still sounds cool though!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-14-2015, 07:47 PM
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Posted By merriman44
That be fry fo' sho' mate. There are a couple of...

That be fry fo' sho' mate. There are a couple of infrequent guys on this forum that can do this and so very similar. I forget their names, but they sound bad ass.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-14-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Oh shush, you. I sounded like a dying goat for a...

Oh shush, you. I sounded like a dying goat for a long time, and still do on many days hahaha. Anywho:

Scratchiness- Comes with the turf really when your vocals are false cord based. Most people...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-13-2015, 01:29 PM
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Posted By merriman44
The dude from Kreator?! Well shit, that's a hell...

The dude from Kreator?! Well shit, that's a hell of a compliment. That's awesome!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-12-2015, 09:49 PM
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Posted By merriman44
EP 1 is moving along nicely. It's a huge...

EP 1 is moving along nicely. It's a huge departure from all our previous works and I'm singing through pretty much all of it.

That's funny about the vocal staying power. I've always thought that...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-12-2015, 08:46 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Yep! It goes away with some rest. You just...

Yep! It goes away with some rest. You just probably got some inflammation going on. I, personally never worry about it until it's still problematic 48 hours later.

How ya doing dude? It's been a...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-06-2015, 11:14 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Hey, everybody! Give this little demo a listen...

Hey, everybody! Give this little demo a listen and let me know what you think!


https://soundcloud.com/david-merriman-1/album-demo-test/s-AG3uW


Vidar, don't even worry about it. Many people...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-06-2015, 08:54 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Sounds fine mate! Is it fry?

Sounds fine mate! Is it fry?
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
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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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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Posted By merriman44
Probably inflammation, just like the above...

Probably inflammation, just like the above poster.

Put up a clip.
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