#1
Can ya'll give me some advice on singing and palying at the same time? thanks
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#2
Quote by bobbyj84
Can ya'll give me some advice on singing and palying at the same time? thanks


Just keep a steady beat. Tap your foot with the beat and keep the rhythm.
#3
don't. Either that or learn your guitar part so well that it's second nature, or write it so it's the same as the rhythmic pattern of the lyrics. Those are the only things I can come up with outside of practice (which I assume your doing).
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#4
I have pitch problems with that, I can sing, but not on the correct pitch. I tend to sing to the pitch of the guitar.
#5
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don't. Either that or learn your guitar part so well that it's second nature, or write it so it's the same as the rhythmic pattern of the lyrics. Those are the only things I can come up with outside of practice (which I assume your doing).



Why would you not sing? Its very beneficial to guitar playing.
#6
it just comes in time of trying it over and over and over. at first you have to learn to play the guitar riff till you dont even have to think about it then you learn to sing the song. eventually it will become second nature to you.
#7
ok, do what i did, first, picture the dude or you singing in your head while you play and don't sing, then, try the chorus, it's usually the easiest. then go from there
#8
i wish i could, dude. but i concentrate too much while im playing, even when a song is second nature
#9
Quote by Coro
i wish i could, dude. but i concentrate too much while im playing, even when a song is second nature

if you're concentrating on it too much, it's obviously not second nature
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#10
try date rape, santeria(the chorus is kinda hard though...it takes practice), or what i got by sublime

pretty easy...in fact ska is pretty much the only thing i can actually sing along with while playing

tone wise
treb-10
mid-0
bass-7
reverb-4
use chorus if you have it

neck pickup (preferably humbucker)
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#11
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try date rape, santeria(the chorus is kinda hard though...it takes practice), or what i got by sublime

pretty easy...in fact ska is pretty much the only thing i can actually sing along with while playing

tone wise
treb-10
mid-0
bass-7
reverb-4
use chorus if you have it

neck pickup (preferably humbucker)


scooped mids=no
#12
well i find that in sublime's tone it lies with in the deep warmth of the bass, and the contrast of the treble...

the mids really distract from that so hence i scoop them
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#13
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I have pitch problems with that, I can sing, but not on the correct pitch. I tend to sing to the pitch of the guitar.


Hmm... I do that to a large extent as well. Generally sounds pretty good though, unless it's supposed to be following a different instrument.
#15
Practice the song to a metronome. The key is to learn the song so well on guitar, you can focus on the singing. Then, memorize the lyrics. Your vocal performance can vary widely without ruining the song (no two vocal performances are completely alike) so practicing the vocals to a metronome makes little sense.
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