[Doggiebox] Re: Another song, this time with the Ludwig II kit
mcarlyle at charter.net
Tue Apr 12 19:16:51 EDT 2005
What I don't like about my voice is that it seems "nasal" and "thin" to
me. I suppose I can hole a tune, but the tone of my voice isn't one
that I would normally enjoy listening to.
Thanks for your positive feedback, though.
On Apr 12, 2005, at 10:47 AM, Sion Morris wrote:
> This is the best songI've heard of yours to date, Mike. I'm glad
> you've been encouraged to take up the vocals - you really have no
> reason to worry about them at all. Perhaps the parts of your voice
> you dont like are the parts the rest of us see as character and
> flavour :-).
> Although I liked Come Alive and Tillatoba a lot, Flowchart or me is
> way ahead of these - and not just because I'm a fan of David
> Holloway's kit either. Its got that fresh 'just recorded straight'
> sound and the lyrics are way better too. Flowchart-go-kart - inspired!
> A simple cheery unpretentious song with something to say and bags of
> Keep it up!
> Sion Morris
>> I find that, when I'm going for a simple, straight ahead, live sound,
>> David Holloway's kit fits the bill perfectly.
>> It took me a while to figure out how to work with the boomy kick
>> sound. I found that I need to follow a routine:
>> Export the audio, open in Peak for pre-processing, apply a little eq
>> and limiting to maximize the volume without peaking out, then save.
>> That saved file is what I import into Cubase and build upon.
>> This is my second attempt at vocals. I was pushed into singing by
>> some positive influences by my friends at the Fender Discussion Page.
>> I'm still not entirely comfortable with my voice, but I guess it's
>> better than waiting for my unreliable singer friend to show up.
>> Mike Carlyle
>> Wilbraham, MA
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