Originally Posted by carlgrace
The biggest thing you can do to make your vocals fatter is to multitrack them. Record three versions of your singing a verse, for example. Pan one in the middle, one maybe 30% left and one 30% right. Make the ones on the left and right a little quieter and use a bit more reverb on them (be sure to use a send for the reverb so the tracks sound similar). Adjust to taste and you'll be in Fat City.
PS It sounds WAY better if you sing multiple tracks. Using one track and delaying them always sounded thin to me. If you want a example of how vocals sound that way check out this track. I multitrack three vocal tracks in the verse:
Good luck! Practice makes perfect.
+1 for this. I do it do in the chorus (and a little on the verses too. I brought the volume of the double tracked vocals during verses down tho.)
Doing this really makes them fatter and more wide.
Here's another trick I do:
(It's done in Pro Tools, but it can be done in Reason.)
If the video doesn't work, here's the youtube link: