[LAU] first recording effort, ardour and my new guitar

Burkhard Wölfel versuchsanstalt at gmx.de
Mon Feb 16 13:38:55 EST 2009

Am 16.02.2009 um 02:43 schrieb Roger E <gurusonic at gmail.com>:

> Viktor Mastoridis wrote:
>> The colour of voice is very nice. But try to record the voice in as
>> much as possible equal loudness - before you move to dynamics. Fill
>> the channel with iit. . Use compressor on the vocals as well - will
>> help you get over the beginner's problems with loudness.
>> The rhythms guitar should be more tight - as you don't have
>> bass/drums, the rhythm guitar serves as the basis of this song, so it
>> HAS to be rock solid. Again, this is true before you learn to move
>> slightly in time for the effect of it.
>> All in all the song is quite good - but you are not convinced in it.
>> Try to sing it as if you were sure that it will sell 100.000 copies -
>> the results will be amazing. One song reflects one own's confidence -
>> or the lack of it. "Losing My Religion" is so beautifully unconfident
>> - and that's the big asset of it. But your song needs confidence,
>> actually.
>> I hope this helps,
>> Viktor
>> 2009/2/16 Loki Davison <loki.davison at gmail.com
>> <mailto:loki.davison at gmail.com>>
>>    HI all,
>>    despite the technical difficulties outlined in the other email  
>> some
>>    recording did occur. It's a cheesy love song inspired by recent
>>    events, some lyrics hopeful/prophetic/fictitious ;) Please tell me
>>    what you think. I really need singing lessons....
>>    Same idea but in instrumental and vocal forms:
>>    http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/~loki/scarlet_hair_novocals.mp3
>>    <http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/%7Eloki/scarlet_hair_novocals.mp3>
>>    http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/~loki/scarlet_hair.mp3
>>    <http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/%7Eloki/scarlet_hair.mp3>
>>    Instruments: acoustic guitar, electric bass and tambourine.
>>    Hope it's ok,
>>    Loki
> I like it and agree with Viktor's comments. Push it, man, push it.

Maybe imagine yourself singing to somebody across a large room.

Great stuff, keep it coming!

- Burkhard

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