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Month: June 2021

Serj Tankian – B.Y.O.B. System Of A Down – Isolated Vocal Analysis – Singing & Production Tips

Serj Tankian – B.Y.O.B. System Of A Down – Isolated Vocal Analysis – Singing & Production Tips

How ‘character’ is better than perfection, a case study We often get so caught up in being ‘good’ that we forget to be interesting!! I present to you a case study involving the vocalists from System Of A Down: The interplay between Serj and Daron and the massive swings in theatrical vocal expression make this song […]

How to Sing Better… Instantly (Just Try It)

How to Sing Better… Instantly (Just Try It)

How to Sing Better… Instantly (Just Try It) here’s always something we want to improve with our voices, right? Maybe it’s tone… Maybe a better range… Less voice cracking… It’s easy to get caught up in what we want to change and lose sight of what singing is really about! It’s about creating. It’s about […]

Corey Taylor – Duality – Isolated Vocal Analysis – Slipknot – Singing Reaction & Production Tips

Corey Taylor – Duality – Isolated Vocal Analysis – Slipknot – Singing Reaction & Production Tips

Corey Taylor – Duality – Isolated Vocal Analysis – Slipknot – Singing Reaction & Production Tips Hey! Chris Liepe here. Corey Taylor’s un-matched distorted and ‘screaming’ vocals are heard in great detail when you’re able to examine the studio isolated vocal tracks. It’s also interesting to peel back the intricate layers that go into creating the […]

Is Auto-Tune Ruining Vocals? Hear From Ronnie Radke, Spencer Sotelo, Lukas Magyar -Pitch Correction!

Is Auto-Tune Ruining Vocals? Hear From Ronnie Radke, Spencer Sotelo, Lukas Magyar -Pitch Correction!

Is Auto-Tune Ruining Vocals? Hear From Ronnie Radke, Spencer Sotelo, Lukas Magyar – Pitch Correction! Hey! Chris Liepe here. It sure gets a lot of online hate!! As a vocalist, you’re often looked down upon if anyone (even falsely) hears a hint of pitch correction: “That’s not what REAL singers do!!” … “That guy uses too much […]

Thom Yorke – Creep – Radiohead – Isolated Vocal Analysis – Singing & Production Tips

Thom Yorke – Creep – Radiohead – Isolated Vocal Analysis – Singing & Production Tips

Thom Yorke – Detached Engagement Hey! Chris Liepe here. Thom Yorke’s smooth, sedated vocal approach sounds simple enough… Until you actually try some of his lines. There is a true art form in being able to sound detached and emotionally engaged at the same time. We get to study his dynamics and placement choices as […]