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HellBentForLeather25
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:30 am
Posts: 23
PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:14 pm 
 

Hello

I need someone to review me.
I have trouble with vocal tone. It sounds terrible. How can i improve it?

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0JyBqj5k0zT
http://vocaroo.com/i/s0x7AxRT309K
http://vocaroo.com/i/s069tHeVYH1O
http://vocaroo.com/i/s02eDxLyVJWY

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awheio
Metalhead

Joined: Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:00 am
Posts: 475
Location: United States
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:17 pm 
 

What you are asking is "how to sing". Research how to sing.

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HellBentForLeather25
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:30 am
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:09 pm 
 

Isnt singing something that is genetic? Do i sound horrible?

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Nordic_Warhammer
Metal newbie

Joined: Thu May 31, 2007 10:12 pm
Posts: 317
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:11 pm 
 

HellBentForLeather25 wrote:
Isnt singing something that is genetic? Do i sound horrible?


1. No. It is a learned skill.

2. Yes, you do indeed sound horrible.
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Big_Grand
Metalhead

Joined: Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:59 pm
Posts: 522
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:59 pm 
 

I think you should try singing along to something and comparing tones rather than doing short samples like this. The samples you gave don't truly give an idea of the voice in vocals. I'm not great at vocals at all but the only piece of advice I know a lot of teachers and vocalists will give you is to breath accordingly so you aren't gasping mid song.

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Element_man
Metalhead

Joined: Tue Aug 30, 2005 2:37 am
Posts: 719
Location: Canada
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:40 pm 
 

Don't just make a noise into the mic dude. Sing a full song or something. We need a bigger frame of reference for how you really sound.

You are born with the voice you are born with but there are a lot of things you can do to change/improve your tone. A good voice teacher (one who specialises in rock, ideally) would be your best investment.
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awheio
Metalhead

Joined: Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:00 am
Posts: 475
Location: United States
PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:23 am 
 

And it's worth acknowledging that very few people are good right away. Yes, many people can sing along with stuff in their car and hit a lot of the right notes. But any musician is likely to agree: For a while, the better you get, the more you realize you suck. At early phases of learning, people don't even know enough to hear how bad they sound, and they're very biased because they would like to think that they sound good. But that's rarely the case.

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jedimasterhassan
Metal newbie

Joined: Tue Mar 08, 2005 11:14 pm
Posts: 187
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:42 pm 
 

Singing is definitly a learned skill, I've been singing for 15 years and I'm just starting to really hit my stride now. I was self taught, generally with a teacher you can obviously improve much quicker. These clips aren't any real indication of how you sound, I would say judging by these and yourhellbentfor leather name youre probably going for something halford/dickinson/tate ish, the most important thing I can tell you is to not worry about your actual voice ao much, but rather your pitch and breathing. Never force yourself to sing louder. If you want to hit higher notes, work on singing higher and keeping the volume the same. Generally this can be achieved by using a more nasal tone. It seems like youre already in the right voice for that, but just pay attention to not forcing it. Always go for less power and make sure you're breathing properly

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gomorro
Too Slow to Owl

Joined: Wed Apr 02, 2008 3:54 pm
Posts: 921
Location: Peru
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:38 pm 
 

Practice with full songs, doing high notes doesn't tell much. Start with medium songs, if you like Judas Priest Angel would be a good start. And try to get an acoustic guitar, it will help a lot developing your hearing. Cheers bro

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