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Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-03-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Meridian-Ya, you have the basic sound down. It's...

Meridian-Ya, you have the basic sound down. It's going to be a long journey to get the lock stable enough though. Keep working at it. I think the video you posted, the guy is primarily doing a...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-22-2014, 09:54 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Relax and use a lot of air. Notice how he...

Relax and use a lot of air. Notice how he breaths in hard between relatively short lines. He's also off key a lot which makes sense when you are using such poor technique.

I know stuff is...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-13-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Tip of the day: If you are finding yourself...

Tip of the day:

If you are finding yourself quickly running out of breath while singing or screaming, you probably have poor cord closure coordination. This concept is the balance between constant...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 03-12-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By merriman44
It sounds good, honestly. You lose your fry lock...

It sounds good, honestly. You lose your fry lock every once in a while but aside from that, a solid effort.

Meridian, we each perceive things differently. And within that perception, where I say...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-26-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By merriman44
Dang dude. When we said push and flow from the...

Dang dude. When we said push and flow from the diaphragm we didn't mean blow your intestines out! :p

Anyway, I hope you get feeling better. Hernias suck. How were the lessons up to that point? ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-26-2014, 06:35 PM
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Posted By merriman44
I'm not making a judgement call either way. I...

I'm not making a judgement call either way. I just don't want you to think it's a consequence of previous actions. If you indeed cannot learn fry screams it may be due to fundamental voice...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-26-2014, 02:33 PM
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Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
It's less a babies normal cry as it is their...

It's less a babies normal cry as it is their real, "I'm reallly really mad or in pain" cry. It has a rasp to it and they can do it for hours without being very hoarse.

They have naturally engaged...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-25-2014, 10:28 PM
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Posted By merriman44
We've had this convo so I'll let others chime in...

We've had this convo so I'll let others chime in with their opinions. However, blowing out your voice oR drinking will only affect vox long term if you develop nodes as well.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-25-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By merriman44
Yes. The angry sigh isnt very helpful for many...

Yes.

The angry sigh isnt very helpful for many folks. Try the baby cry instead if you are still having issues.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-22-2014, 12:51 AM
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Posted By merriman44
It won't hurt and the tonality will immediately...

It won't hurt and the tonality will immediately shift to something nore... Sinister. That low frequency undertone will suddenly be present. It will also feel different than any vocalization prior.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-21-2014, 06:17 PM
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Posted By merriman44
I've got to agree. I really enjoy the composition...

I've got to agree. I really enjoy the composition and the mix isn't bad. Everything is just a bit separated.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-21-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By merriman44
Good guy Scow. If you can Skype with scow,...

Good guy Scow. If you can Skype with scow, meridian, youll get a lot out of it.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-20-2014, 10:50 PM
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Posted By merriman44
That burning is due to a lack of support and also...

That burning is due to a lack of support and also (more importantly) I don't think you are yet using your false cords. Do you feel the distortion low in the throat? You need to get the vibrations...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-19-2014, 08:23 AM
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Views: 303
Posted By merriman44
Nope. Practice. Your basically maxing out your...

Nope. Practice. Your basically maxing out your brain RAM, to use a computer analogy. You need to get those two "programs" linked up and its going to take time and practice. Start slow with a...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-17-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By merriman44
Thats the fun thing about opinions. Everybodies...

Thats the fun thing about opinions. Everybodies got one.

On topic, everyone can learn rasp. How it sounds is subjective certainly. You need to have good control of cord closure first. If...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-14-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
Welcome to your first true false cord scream,...

Welcome to your first true false cord scream, brother! You engaged your vestibular folds and THAT my friend, is why it felt different. Foook ya!

Scow, I hear you man. Musicians are flaky people...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-13-2014, 11:02 PM
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Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
And its all me being a fool. Haha! I'm...

And its all me being a fool. Haha! I'm surprised you guys could stick with my half drunken, merry ramblings. You fellers let me know if you want anything else. I can do demos of tones, tutorials,...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-13-2014, 07:46 AM
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Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
Great! Thats amazing vitus!

Great! Thats amazing vitus!
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-12-2014, 11:10 PM
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Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
AHA we found the source of the problem. I was a...

AHA we found the source of the problem. I was a quiet meek little person as well when I wasn't on stage (when I was younger, ooooh man I suffered from terrrible stage fright).

It takes time, and...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-12-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By merriman44
^What this fellow said. Don't speak more than...

^What this fellow said. Don't speak more than you must for at least a week. You'll be fine. Even if it is a node, you caught it early most likely. They are soft, bruise like things at first. ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-12-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
SaintVitus- You have a relatively deep voice...

SaintVitus- You have a relatively deep voice naturally I can tell off the bat. This will work nicely in the styles you seem to gravitate to. You also have some basal vibrato that is nice when it...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-12-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By merriman44
Do it the Sethis way or get a processor. mixer...

Do it the Sethis way or get a processor. mixer eq/gain control will sound like crapola on a stick.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-12-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
Tatatatatoooold you Gorky! Glad to hear it

Tatatatatoooold you Gorky! Glad to hear it
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-12-2014, 11:09 AM
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Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
Scow? Your.. You're alive?! What's up dude? ...

Scow? Your.. You're alive?!

What's up dude?

I'll take a listen to those tracks this evening and get back to you both this evening.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-10-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By merriman44
Cupping the mic just accentuates the proximity...

Cupping the mic just accentuates the proximity effect. It makes vox boomy, unintelligible and is almost always utilized to poorly cover up terrible technique.

If you want a similar sound, stay up...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-10-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
Vitus, get a trainer if you can. If you can't,...

Vitus, get a trainer if you can. If you can't, I've actually trained a few guys with surprisingly decent results for a self taught fellow (I did have about 6-8 months of classic as l training). ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-09-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
Vitus: Sounds good man. The cleans actually...

Vitus: Sounds good man. The cleans actually work nicely for the song as they are dark and somber. Perfect! Now if you want to sound big and have a ton of resonance, we can talk about how to go...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-29-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By merriman44
take a look at the screaming/growling sticky in...

take a look at the screaming/growling sticky in this forum.

The band you are referring to uses fry screaming. Look up youtube tutorials for it. It can be loud or quiet and has advocates for both. ...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
Nice shifted! The insomium fellow using false...

Nice shifted!

The insomium fellow using false cord with a touch of snarl to get that gnarly tone.

To get something similar, start with a mid range false cord and aim it out your nose. Youll need...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-27-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 116,433
Posted By merriman44
It will be worth every penny. I assure you ;). ...

It will be worth every penny. I assure you ;). Good luck!
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