vocal processing

  1. How does he get this vocal sound

    Hey guys I'm sure you've heard of Boyce Avenue on youtube. They became famous through youtube and over the years they have made some major improvement in their videos and sound quality. I was just wondering because he uses the same mic in earlier videos as the later ones so that is not it...
  2. Critique of the Vocals

    Hey guys I just cut this cover of Yesterday by the Beatles. I wanted to know what you guys think of it? Any ways to improve? Are the vocals sitting right? Is the eq on the vox good? the amount of reverb? on the whole is it sounding good?
  3. Recording and Mixing Female vocals

    Anyone out there advise the best way to make a hole for Female vocals in a mix with Guitars, and Piano being the other main mid range instruments that will clash. What is the best way of doing this and if cutting on the other instruments, what frequency and by how much.. Cheers
  4. live recording vs multitracking for acoutic guitar and vocal?

    Hi, I'm a singer/songwriter recording my first demo at college and I'm getting some conflicting advice. I'm only recording acoustic guitar and vocal and wondered how best to do this, live with no headphone mix, to a click track and add drums later or should I still overdub? any advice welcome...
  5. Choosing a vocal mic

    Hey guys I am right now working on choosing the best vocal mic for my voice and I have three that I am auditioning right now here are the clips I have recorded of the mics please let me know which you think suits my voice best. SM7b: [="http://soundcloud.com/adammishan/sm7faraway"]Sm7faraway by...
  6. BobRogers

    Fabfilters new De-esser - Pro-DS

    Fabfilters recently came out with a new desser -Pro-DS. I have their Pro bundle (Compressor, Limters, EQ, Gate) and they are my goto plugins for precision control. (I tend to use the UAD plugins for color.) I am mixing two songs (The Story and Someday Soon) with a new soprano. She's not...
  7. audiokid

    Pop Vocals

    I've been listening and thinking to the sound of pop vocals these last few years. Anyone else with me? I will be producing pop songs this next year in case you are wondering what I mean. I've also been thinking about my room(s) and particularly listening to the sound of the vocals I get, then...
  8. audiokid

    Dave Pensato discussing mixing vocals

    This is a pretty cool video on vocal compression, de-essing, EQ including some discussion on the business. Check it out
  9. Static when recording vocals

    So I bought a 200 dollar mic, forgot the brand at the moment and an interface which I forgot too. It's something 8 something fx. But when I'm not recording, I can hear the voice through the speakers and it sounds amazing clear and everything but when I record or have the computer set up to...
  10. uprisemovement

    Headphone Amplifier for vocal booth control question.

    I did some searching around and didn't seem to find a specific post on this, or if there is, I have found it impossible to find. Anyways, I have just spent a fortune working on a new studio. I am as much as a newbie as I can get. However, being in the studio many times with my previous band...
  11. How do I record JT style vocals!

    Hi guys, I new to this forum and also new to recording lark so... hey. I have a pretty up to date pop song that I am working on and am looking for someone do give me a heads up on how to record a vocal like Justin timberlake like in the chorus of 'Love stoned' and such. Is there like a standard...
  12. Recording Vocals Online??

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum, so forgive me if this has been covered before. My band has a song that has a bunch of wild and crazy vocal parts - screams, laughs, weird noises, etc. We want to give our fans a chance to record their own version of the crazy vocals. I have created an instrumental...
  13. Help for mixing backing vocals

    hi, thanks for readiing this i want to make this effect in my band's backing vocals i i want to know if anybody of you knows what effect do this artist use? or what kind of threatment did the producer use? 1- at 1:16 ( bitterswweet voices part) bernhoft - c'mon talk...
  14. Your opinion on the mix (vocals) would be appreciated

    I mixed the vocals and backing vocals of this song. I wonder what your opinions are on the them. [="http://soundcloud.com/psyve/do-you-know-a-collaboration"]Do You Know? (A Collaboration with Ferry Colje) by Psyve on SoundCloud - Create, record and share your sounds for free[/] It wanted it...
  15. Guitar and vocals home recording help required!

    Hi there, my friend and I want to begin recording at home. We will be recording/using two guitar parts and two vocal parts (lead and backing vocals). We originally decided to record everything separately as this would be much cheaper however we have no decided it would be much easier and worth...
  16. Vocal Removing Software

    Hello People, I've been asked to remove a vocal from a backing track. All I can do is remove a big chunk of the frequency spectrum where the vocal sits but obviously this is going to dramatically effect the instrumentation in the backing track. I've heard about these 'Vocal Removing' VSTs. My...
  17. Mice256

    Help with some vocal latency/chorus sound!

    Hey all, I have been having a problem getting rid of this vocal latency issue in PT 9. It sounds like there is a chorus effect on it or that the voice is being doubled when I am just arm it for recording. I don't ever remember having this problem before PT 9 but I may just not have noticed. It...
  18. took-the-red-pill

    Already recorded vocals, want telephone sound to them

    It's not convenient to re-record this particular set of vocals, and I want to give the it a try with them sounding like a phone. Just looking for a *starting point.* I understand everything above 3000 and below 300 is apparently supposed to go, but what other attributes might one add to the...
  19. mixing instruments and vocals seperately

    hey guys what are your thoughts on having the person mix the music different to the person mixing the vocals. i have listened to my music so much that it has lost all meaning although i know exactly how i want my vocals to sound. can you guys see an disadvantages with this? i would...
  20. Recording a small vocal ensemble with voices and acoustic guitar, need some help.

    Hi folks, I'vedone a few searches but don't seem to find quite what I'm looking for inexisting threads. Here's my situation. I'm going to record a group of singers accompanied by acoustic guitar. They are going to sing Christian songs in the Ojibwe language. I don't know a lot of the details...
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