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I recently finished this music video and I had been holding it off because I didn't think my vocals were good enough. Now it turns out that they are okay it seems, but I really want better than okay. Can anyone please watch and listen to this song we made and comment on how I can improve?

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Really like the screams! how do you go about doing those? Your voice sounds a lot older than you look, really cool! only thing i'd say is that you might want to take the audio off the video, as in the audio capture by the video.

keep up the good work dude :D

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Really like the screams! how do you go about doing those? Your voice sounds a lot older than you look, really cool! only thing i'd say is that you might want to take the audio off the video, as in the audio capture by the video.

keep up the good work dude :D

Thanks a lot! Also I did take out the video audio except for a select few key parts, where I thought it was funny :P

Also for my screams, it literally is all about control. Specifically controlling your diaphragm/breath outflow. I would say it feels like I am flexing my abs very tight, but try to also relax your throat. I'm pretty sure the breath comes out slower.

By the way, a lot of people seem to know about 'whisper screaming', where you're basically whispering but you make it sound like a scream. Some people say that doesn't help at all or that it's even bad for you.

But that is how you scream. I guarantee you that there is a direct correlation between that and what I do. Do the whisper screams, and mess around with them over time. I hope this helps, but remember that it takes time :)

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ahhh I see! yea, I've done my homework on screaming, but just can't seem to get the sound I want.. I play around with fry constantly but I think I always use too much fold thickness, which is a problem throughout my singing :/ are you using fry screaming? it certainly sounds like it! but are you conscious that you are making those sounds with your vocal fold or are other elements involved? I haven't really heard of whisper screaming.. is that how you developed yours?

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ahhh I see! yea, I've done my homework on screaming, but just can't seem to get the sound I want.. I play around with fry constantly but I think I always use too much fold thickness, which is a problem throughout my singing :/ are you using fry screaming? it certainly sounds like it! but are you conscious that you are making those sounds with your vocal fold or are other elements involved? I haven't really heard of whisper screaming.. is that how you developed yours?

If I had to name it, then I would probably have to say fry. What's weird though is I have tried many different screams. I have messed around with false chord, pure fry, inhales, power fry (I think), and whatever this is. I think it's similar enough to power fry, but it seems more natural. Also power fry, might be made up by me but I say it's pure fry with breath added so that it sounds different.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-GNbyrFq-I

I HIGHLY recommend watching that video, I don't know how it will affect you, but for me it was the key that I needed to unlock this type of scream. After watching that video I saw IMMEDIATE development, which rarely happens with vocals. Specifically, try the 'trigger' sounds he gives you. Let me know if it works for you

Edit: Also about whisper screaming, that is how I started learning 'power fry'. And even though I can definitely tell there is a connection between power fry and the thing I do in the video, they still seem different, I don't really think about the one I do in the video. I learned the scream I do in the video a very long time ago actually and have been doing power fry only recently XD

Edit Edit: OH! I finally figured out a way to really describe it! It's a mix of false chord and fry! Also it doesn't sound like the guy in the video I guess but I still got it from that video somehow XD

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