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High frequency warping/woosh when recording metal screaming?

Hey all, I'm using Cubase to record from:

Shure SM7B -> XLR cable -> cloudlifter CL-1 -> XLR cable -> Scarlett 8i6 (Phantom Power On - Gain = 7) -> USB cable -> laptop.

I have both the stock pop filter on the mic itself as well as a pop filter attached to the boom stand.

I'm getting some strange wooshing feedback every time there is a new word in the verse, the best way I can describe it is that high frequency shifting noise you get when tuning a radio between stations.

(LIVE) Recording a Metalcore screamo band

I are a engineer (electrical) played in a band in the 80's. So my sons have picked up guitar, drums and vocals, added two friends and boom they have a band. Played a high school gig it was great.

Now I want to capture the live events and record it has to be easy and quick and light.

The vid cam mics actually do a pretty good job but they have gain control and you can't do much with them. So what's the best approach gear wise?

best mic for metal/screaming vocals

hey, i started singing not too long ago, i have a crappy mic, I'm gana get a new one after christmas or so, so i need to know what to get, i scream, it varies from stuff like "tha agony scene", "as i lay dying" and "the devil wears prada", theres more but, just to give u an idea, i do a small bit of vocals, so i dont want it to be horible for that,i usually use aduacity on my pc to cover songs, so id like to have a mic that can plug into my pc.

Condenser mics for screaming vocals?

Well, I record a lot of speed punk music (think old DRI, RKL, Suicidal Tendencies, etc...), and I've just about had it with my Audix OM5. I just can't get a natural sound out of it: it isn't bright enough; I have to EQ so much it just sounds unnatural by the time I get it to the point where the vocals are clean and cutting. I'm starting to get really skeptical of people who say that the old punk bands used dynamic mics., because they are way too dark-sounding when I use them. So, I'm wondering if anyone uses condenser microphones for screaming?

I need a screamer...anyone wanna sing?

I just threw a few riffs together and I want to hear this with vocals. These are scratch tracks with roughly programmed drums. It will be tightened up, but for now I just want a rough idea of where the vocals can go. After that I'll add the intro, keeper guitars/bass, drum fills, etc. This is a skeleton right now.

Anyone want to scream? (44.1/24bit)

If I use your vocals you will get credit, and possibly a gift if my wallet allows.

Double screams- Good or bad?

Hi pepole...I have a new qustion :lol:
Im in the proces of recording a hardcore/metalcore band. I recorded all the screams in the EP (most of the ep) twice- thinking it would be a good idea to enhance it. the vocalist is vary exprinced and made each take vary closely sounding as the one qustion is how do you guys sugest I blance it? 2 of them in the dead center? I tryed paning it dead left and dead right and it sounds bad...should one be very low on volume? any suggestions? thanks alot!
love you all :!:

Recording Screaming

i was wondering if anyone had some useful information on this. I'm prety sure there would have to be different techniques involved. I'm particular interested in getting that throaty sound that is like vocal distortion caused by the larynxs clashing together, but emphasizing it naturally by proper micing, not by resorting to distortion plugins like so many screaming bands do nowadays.



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