[Doggiebox] Re: Another song, this time with the Ludwig II kit

Mike Carlyle 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 
> personality.
> Keep it up!
> Sion Morris
> Liverpool
> www.cinnamondesign.co.uk/music/music.html
> -------------------------------------------
>> 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.
>> http://webpages.charter.net/mcarlyle/images/flowchart.mp3
>> ____________
>> Mike Carlyle
>> Wilbraham, MA
>> USA
Mike Carlyle
Wilbraham, MA

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