vocal processing

  1. Phasey Sibliant Vocals

    Hi All, Was recording a female artist last week and seem to have had some issues. She was nice enough to do the vocals over again, but I'd like to figure out why this happened. First of all she's a very breathy singer, meaning you can hear her breathing quite a bit through the mic. The vocals...
  2. Hani Hijaz

    Latency Problem / Vocals & Music does not match !

    Hi to all forum mates, I am using couple of recording softwares i.e Sony Vegas 5.0 and Audacity. My vocals starts little earlier than the music and music running little faster. This is happening with all of my DAWs.while recording. Please help by giving an appropriate answer! Love to all forum...
  3. pcrecord

    Make vocal reverb sound good in mono

    Hi Guys, We spoke about the importance of checking a mix in mono recently in another thread and it made me think. We all have our little recipe. I'm interested to read about how others do make sure the reverb on vocals don't partly disapear in mono. Do you use a mono reverb + a stereo reverb...
  4. ouzo77

    Need help with vocal sound.

    Hello! It's been a while since my last post. I need some help with EQ on my vocals. Here is a part of a song of mine, which I recorded with a Shure SM7B directly into a Focusrite Saffire Pro24. I'm not sure about the vocal sound. Is it too bassy, too bright, too harsh, too anything...? After...
  5. Tube Preamp / Preamp for Vocal and Instruments

    Hi, Any recommendation of budget (slightly quality) Tube Preamp / Preamp for Vocal and Instruments?
  6. How do professional songwriters translate their written vocals to the clients?

    This is what I've done so far: - I've written lyrics that I'm happy with (text + notes for each word + characteristics for the lines). - I've layed out the melody as a fake piano ontop of the instrumental track. - I've analyzed what's the most practically useful method of recording, to minimize...
  7. electronic music producer looking for a vocalist

    Hey everybody, I'm a producer of various genres of electronic music, but I mainly focus on progressive and electro house. I recently finished a track: that I think would go great with a vocalist. (The first verse would probably start at 30 seconds in after the intro) If you're interested in...
  8. Acoustic wall treatment or portable vocal booth (i.e. Auralex MaxWall)?

    I would like to start recording vocals (just for fun/hobby) and I want to get the best sound possible. The instrumental tracks have already been mixed, I just need to add vocals. I've read some of the threads here, and I know that preventing unwanted reflections is ONE of the key elements...
  9. Classical vocal sextet miking?

    Hi, I've got a session tomorrow and Saturday with a classical vocal sextet and am looking for advice in terms of miking them. The mics I'll be using are a pair of Rode NT5's small diaphragm condensers and pair of Audio Technica AT4040 large diaphragm condensers. The venue is a small church...
  10. Best DAW for creating conservative, Christian backgrounds for vocals.

    I am brand new at recording and have recorded a few Christian songs (with a pre-recorded accompaniment track) of my 11 year old granddaughter singing. They actually turned out quite professional sounding, even as commented by another recording studio owner. I used Garageband for that. I also...
  11. good external DAC for vocals recorded with Shure Beta 58A

    Hello! I'm sorry if this is in the wrong forum. I did a search but didn't find anything useful, which I guess is because not many use the 58A for recording vocals. It fits my voice like a hand in a glove. I've been using a 12+ year old 12 channel mackie mixer (don't remember the model name atm)...
  12. Waves vocal rider

    Hi! So I did my first mix using the vocal rider but I still feel I need to compress vocals before hitting the vocal rider. The vocals where very dynamic so I set the vocal rider to fast and max sensitivity without a compressor but it just sounded as a mess with huge peaks up and down in volume...
  13. Mixing vocals using buses and sends. Help Please !

    Whats up guys, I've been watching a ton of videos in regards to buses and sends and kind of got the hand of it. However, I came across this [="http://www.waves.com/content.aspx?id=91#Vocal"]mixing vocals with waves[/] plugins featuring Yoad Nevo. In the the video he has a single mono...
  14. Mic for metal vocal?

    Hi to everyone! I had read on many forums, that which is the best mic for the recording metal vocal...Everyone said the shure sm7b, but this is expensive for me + I must buy a preamp too. The next mic they recomended is the shure sm58. The otherside say, the dynamic mics are sucks for...
  15. Single mic for one person performance vocals and acoustic guitar

    Hi all, Thanks for your help in advance... I haven't done this mic setup before; I have a small consult requested from a one person performer who travels and wants me to set up an easy use mixer and single mic to pick up both vocals and acoustic guitar that he can do himself. He's got a...
  16. Foam Pop Filter On Condenser Mic's When Recording Vocals?

    Hey everyone. I have a Rode NT1-A, and I'm not a big fan of its pop filter. Now, I've seen the band Queen have a condenser mic, similar to that Rode (in terms of look of the instrument), and they used a pop filter like this on it: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71Hn8LmHDqL._SL1034_.jpg...
  17. Kaotica Eyeball - Portable Acoustic Solution for Vocal Recording

    The Eyeball is an acoustic treatment device designed and tested for use in every environment. Channel sound directly to your microphone minimizing the need for sound re-enforcement, while complimenting any space. Whether you’re tracking in the studio, on the road or at home, the Eyeball delivers...
  18. USB Mic for vocals

    Hi All, I'm just looking to get started in home recording and was looking for some input on a Mic. As far as software goes, my friend has what is needed on his laptop so we've got the basics, we just now need the Microphone to get us going. I was looking for an opinion on USB Mic's - Samson...
  19. Vocal 60's 70's narrow filtering

    Hello, guys! Anybody knows of filtering technique of Rock vocals in 60's..70's+? I mean vocals of Beatles, Blondie, Quatro, ZZTop, LedZep, early AC/DC and similar. What types of filters were used: LPF/HPF/.., secret comb filtering, phase related filtering,..? Wikipedia tells that Mr. Martin used...
  20. audiokid

    great vocal mix - Artists Against - True Colors

    Looking for vocal mixes I found this today and enjoyed it so much I couldn't help but post it. Kudo's to the Canadian sound. There are beautiful flavours of vocals and reverb in this. [="http://www.watchdogmgt.com/news/"]News | Watchdog Management[/]
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