Maynard James Keenan Isolated Vocal Analysis
Maynard’s vocal intensity and tonal diversity is unmatched. He’s able to pull of whispering, light humming and screaming in all in a single phrase.
In Schism, what really stands out to me is the vocal arranging. The parallel intervals within the harmonies and the ways the production utilizes “multiple Maynards” to create a sound that is truly unique to this song, yet altogether MJK. It’s haunting and soothing at the same time 🙂
Let’s dive deeper into the musical mind and voice of Maynard James Keenan with the isolated vocals to one of the most epic Tool songs ever recorded!