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  1. Hi guys, long time no see . I just recorded a cover of the song Perfect by Ed Sheeran. Thought you might like to hear . If you like it, feel free to put a comment in the video or a like
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  2. Hello, fellow singers! Here is my next cover: If you like what you see, please share and like the video, and subscribe to my channel! Thank you all.I hope you enjoy!
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  3. I agree that the AC DC ones were good, I mean that it's a different type of beast. A lil more held back with distortion all the time works on AC DC, on GnR it just doesn't... And its the all out GnR high sound that he just can't pull anymore apparently.
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  4. really? hmmm. Everything I heard (video) of his acdc performances I thought were pretty good. Maybe I just missed the footage you've seen. I don't follow G's&R's so.... anyway, the weak falsettoish singing is just lame.
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  5. Part of the issue is that Guns n Roses vocals are much more aggressive than AC/DC and they extend over wider range, more sustain, etc. I just never heard Axl usingg his trademark raw scream after the 90s... he tries but something is always off, gets super thin and falls apart...
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  6. Pretty simple. Compressed Overlay Distortion. Squeeze like hell in the head voice until you create so much noise in the upper vocal tract that you have distortion. Effective, but hella fatiguing and if you are not doing other things properly in your technique, it can destroy your voice. This performance is awful. It is the head voice he used to use, without the compressed overlay, resulting in essentially, falsetto. Why he can't squeeze the hell out of it like he used to back in the day at least for one night, IDK. Training for this technique is found HERE:
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  7. Don't worry . Be patient. Did you find your vocal range? If you didn't you should do it and it's completely normal to be unable to sing the notes that are out of your range. You should transfer song to your vocal range or practice to extend your range. And everyone use relative pitch to sing. There are really few people who have perfect pitch and are kind of musical geniuses. I think you're just doing fine.
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  8. Robert Lunte

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  9. Robert Lunte

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  10. Another fun song we did, enjoy! BTW subscribe to the channel, some surprises are on the way
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  11. Thanks bro! Ah it´s awesome all around, a bit different from the usual Maiden formula (which I also love).
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  12. killer man, probably my favourite performance of Bruce. One of Maidens coolest tracks for sure!
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  13. [Short Premise] I am not big on singing or any music for that matter (wasn't encouraged in my family) So when I was told to shut up when I sang at home or school at 13/14 y.o I just had the burnt thought that my voice simply is bad and I was fine with it. I picked up guitar a year ago (now 23 y.o) and was once singing with a low voice alone and a friend said 'hey, your voice is not that bad' which got me thinking on whether it is at least average or if they were just flattering me. I do not wish to go pro or anything, I just want to know if with my current voice, practice will get me somewhere
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  14. Robert Lunte

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  16. Due to isolation we can't gig so we decided to do some quasi-live recs haha. This is all diy single takes on the song, hope you like it!
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  17. MDEW

    John Prine RIP

    It is sad to say and hear that we have lost another great singer, songwriter and friend. John Prine passed do to complications of the corona virus. John was not in the greatest of health to begin with and the added stress of the virus became too much for his body to handle. If you have heard John singing you may wonder why he would be brought up in a Vocalists forum. From a singers standpoint he was not the best of singers and his voice did not have any special characteristics. His songs are simple, uncomplicated and lack any technical flare. When he sings and writes it is as if he we
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  18. I worked on Dio’s crew. That man was loud!! Sometimes when we there were several acts on the bill, Ronnie did his soundcheck last. They always had to pull his vocals back. And effortless. I definitely go with mutant. And unlike some singers he got better the longer he was on tour. They sometimes booked him 4 nights in a row. You don’t see that with other acts.
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  19. I've made this quick video in reply to a question about how to make falsetto more "rich" sound, though it is not necessarily just for falsetto: Linking it in here in case it can help others with the same doubt.
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    Dave Pearlman builds custom microphones for the studio. Enjoy this discussion regarding his process and views on recording microphones. Dave Pearlman www.PearlmanMicrophones.com
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  21. Elvis

    Dio sang in his head?

    ​im shit too, but i would say dio was always a Curber. It sounds to me at least like a pure definition of Curbing, whereas someone like Rob Halford would sound to me like he is Edgier type of guy. Also Rainbiw with Dio is probably my favourite band ever. Tarot Woman has AMAZING melody, and all 3 album's are genius.
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  22. Rotlung

    Dio sang in his head?

    If those notes at the end were M1, they'd probably sound a lot shoutier and a lot harder to enunciate with ease, I think. Dio could layer a distortion on well, anything. He could even distort a piano if he put his voice to it.
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  23. gno

    Dio sang in his head?

    Killer - I know what you mean. From a guitarist perspective one of my all time favorites is Steve Lukather. While he is technically brilliant, he always improvises live and he always goes for it. So there may be little mistakes here and there but to me the spontaneity and willingness to bare it all trumps any little technical mistakes. I think that is his "blues" roots shining through. While I'm a big fan of Shred Guitar from a technical aspect, sometimes that "safe" robotic superhuman pyrotechnics gets boring. Plus, in concert, a lot of the shredders do not improvise. I'll always like
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  24. JackCee

    Dio sang in his head?

    Scroll down to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronnie_James_Dio "Early Years, Education, & Musical Education" the interview can be referenced here also http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/community/chat/2002-06-17-dio.htm quote, unquote: Brownsville, TX: Ronnie, Do you have any operatic influences? Any favorite operas or classical pieces? Ronnie James Dio: Growing up I listened to a lot of opera, and was influenced by Mario Lanza. I couldn't believe his incredible voice. I wanted to use that aspect of vocalization in the rock and roll context. I guess that's the connection people see between my
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  25. Killer, well, on the style (which is heavy metal, not jazz) I don't really know many other singers that improvised and modified their songs live like he did... To be honest I don't even like it so much, I'd rather hear the original lines haha. Heaven and hell became another song i am not sure what you wanted more in terms of risks... It doesn't get much more risky than the manner he chose to write his songs.
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  26. KillerKu

    Dio sang in his head?

    I've never really had an ear of his interpretive capabilities, but it might be my tastes. I've never heard Dio sound unhinged, improvisational, unpredictable, or like he was riding a song by the seat of his pants. He was a master of his voice, but regardless of his clean or distorted singing, he usually sounds controlled and meticulous to me. Does anyone have any clips of him singing jazz or something that requires on the spot interpretation? I like chaos in music. Maybe he's just too good of a singer, so I don't the that on the edge of my seat, everything could fall apart at any moment, but
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  27. The title says it all.. A friend of mine is 21 and he is a very very light tenor. When he sings sometimes, he really reminds me of Justin Timberlake or even Bruno Mars in terms of a light voice, probably without any weight at all lol.... his lowest notes are so airy and weak, he starts to strain and push for a low C (which is my lowest note, we talked about this with ronws friom this forum). So.. when it comes to higher than G4 he just can't do a thing.. ? He usually goes to falsetto or some lvery very very light head voice.. What's happening? He really can't sing an A4; B4... NOT TAL
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  28. Snax

    Dio sang in his head?

    GREAT thread gang!!! I'm probably one of the biggest fans of Ronnies singing that you'll ever find and it's amazing to see a thread about his techniques! With regards to the studio recording clip, one thing to consider is that experienced studio singers know that having a headphone mix that is too loud can make you sing off pitch. It's an acoustic phenomenon that I have read about. That is the likely reason behind Dio wanting to get his headphone mix volumes just right. It's a balancing act between being able to "feel" the song and keeping yourself within the volume range that you don't start
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  29. jonpall

    Dio sang in his head?

    I think that Dio usually sang with a fair amount of volume, both in the studio and live. At least volume that was on the louder side of what a man with his physique could do, without straining or getting breathy. And he sang tons of high notes with rasp. Sorry, I have to disagree with that one.
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