Propellerhead Software
  #1  
Old 2012-08-23, 17:51
jackburton's Avatar
jackburton jackburton is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 264
Vocals help...

...I have started to take a little more interest in my vocals in the last few months,
being never much of a singer, this area has always been overlooked.
I had always put them deep in the mix, almost superfluous.
Now my singing has improved a little, I am wanting some tips on what to use to bring them out and more importantly make them sound full but not overpowering.

Any tips and techniques that offer a foundation would be fantastic.

Thanks

Glenn
  #2  
Old 2012-08-23, 21:32
MayorMcCheese MayorMcCheese is offline
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 770
Here’s a great start: https://www.propellerheads.se/substance/record-u/index.cfm?fuseaction=get_article&article=part10 . And this bad boy always comes in handy -



And try using either a Polar or two Neptunes at +/- 5 cents or so to spread the vocal.
__________________
waldenroadmusic.bandcamp.com
  #3  
Old 2012-08-23, 21:46
RXTX's Avatar
RXTX RXTX is offline
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 562
Thumbs up

Quote:
Originally Posted by MayorMcCheese View Post
And this bad boy always comes in handy -
Nice diagram! Thanks for the link
  #4  
Old 2012-08-23, 22:07
ugpjrod1 ugpjrod1 is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 3
Mic placement is key...... get the best sound WITHOUT processing FIRST (move the mic around until u get the closest to the sound u are looking for. Maybe, depending on the performance, a 3:1 comp ratio BEFORE ur voice hits tape.... once recorded and if u need some EQing, be careful. If u feel u need more highs, pull back on the lows, as opposed to adding highs and push up for more level. This should help a bit....
  #5  
Old 2012-08-23, 23:22
reason2dance's Avatar
reason2dance reason2dance is online now
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 2,538
It's always good to have a look at the mothership:

http://www.propellerheads.se/substan...article=part10

and...

 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Widening vocals to accommodate listeners using earbuds? diablo75 Phead User Forum (read only) 23 2012-08-15 06:09
how to mix vocals with reason5? tyquan100x General Forum (read only) 1 2012-03-13 01:39
Does a sax work with vocals in a mix? 5ilvester Phead User Forum (read only) 9 2012-01-21 00:22
Using MClass prior to adding vocals... ??? robmeans General Forum (read only) 3 2005-10-24 23:44


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 13:46.