The Way It Is

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Karma_tba
KVRian
831 posts since 12 Aug, 2004 from Boston, Massachusetts

Post Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:10 am

Last edited by Karma_tba on Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.

sjm
KVRAF
1774 posts since 17 Apr, 2004

Re: The Way It Is

Post Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:46 am

Are you comping your vocals? To me it sounds like you haven't cut together the best parts of multiple takes. In parts you sound rushed and as if you haven't had time to breathe between phrases.

The vocals are also getting lost behind the music. Compression on the vox to keep the level more consistent would go a long way, as would raising the volume as well.
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Karma_tba
KVRian
831 posts since 12 Aug, 2004 from Boston, Massachusetts

Re: The Way It Is

Post Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:00 am

sjm wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:46 am
Are you comping your vocals? To me it sounds like you haven't cut together the best parts of multiple takes. In parts you sound rushed and as if you haven't had time to breathe between phrases.

The vocals are also getting lost behind the music. Compression on the vox to keep the level more consistent would go a long way, as would raising the volume as well.
If I sound like I'm struggling to breath, it's because I am. My breathing issues are as a result of Cancer/COPD. I'm sure you are right about the technical stuff, I am not in the caliber of "triple threat" (1.musician/2.singer/songwriter/3.engineer) I don't aspire to that. I don't take any of this seriously, at 66 with the Cancer clock ticking ( inoperable/incurable) I doubt if I have pop star on my bucket list. I've passed my expiration date so I just need something to occupy the time. Thanks for the input and the listen, for what its worth.

WasteLand
KVRist
80 posts since 8 Jun, 2018

Re: The Way It Is

Post Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:16 pm

i listened to some of the tracks that are posted here, i couldn't listen to them, they didn't "catch" me, perhaps one but my mood is somehow not compatible.
this track i listened.

i like the vocals, the music isn't my thing, but your vocals changed the whole feeling of the number. a vocal can change a number, and this time in good way. i enjoyed it.

and your post above this post, touches me. i hope the clock will tick slowly, and that you find pleasure in making music, and all the other things that can give you pleasure.
win 7 pro; cubase 9.5 pro, live 10 suite (+push 2), reaper, arturia V collection 6, reason 10, maschine (mk3+jam), korg collection, komplete 11 ultimate, softube modular, VM and many more..
https://soundcloud.com/sada-exposada

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Mister Natural
KVRAF
2347 posts since 28 Oct, 2007 from michigan

Re: The Way It Is

Post Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:18 pm

Karma - nice work
best of luck to you and your family on your journey going forward

peace
expert only on what it feels like to be me
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