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Help sing on my band's album!

Post by Brad McGowan » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:31 am

Hi,

My band is nearing completion of recording/mixing our full length album. Along the way I've been using a lot of tips and tricks I've picked up from reading TapeOp or from attending TapeOpCon over the years. There's just one thing left to do and we want lots of people to help make it happen. We'd like to get people from all over the world to help us sing on the end of one of our songs by recording a vocal track in your own studio, bedroom, practice space. etc. and submitting it to us via email. The idea is to create the world's largest choir ever recorded. Well maybe it won't be that big, but bigger than 10 people would be really fun.

So if you have some time over the next week or two to belt out some "ahh's" for us, we'd love to include your voice on our record. Chances are you sing better than us anyway. If you are feeling brave, feel free to submit some killer harmonies. We just want it to sound like a huge choir.

There's more details here with the backing track and reference vocal track for download.

http://kni.songhole.org/LRWS/PAR.html

Thanks so much!
Brad

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Post by Ron's Brother » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:40 am

FYI

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Post by Brad McGowan » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:46 am

Thanks. We're fixing the link now.

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Post by Brad McGowan » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:52 am

Okay fixed. Sorry about that.

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Post by ;ivlunsdystf » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:24 am

Cool idea.

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Post by Brad McGowan » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:31 am

Thanks man. I'm pretty excited about this and hope it works out as cool as it does in my head.

If anyone is currently recording a band, see if they wouldn't mind laying down vocal track too. The more, the merrier.

thanks,
Brad

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Post by E-money » Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:38 pm

Awesome idea, I'm breaking out a mic right now!

Song sounds good, when do we get to hear the rest?
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Post by wedge » Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:12 am

Cool... I'm gunna take a shot at it... My name's Brad, too... Cool name...

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Post by Jay Reynolds » Sat Nov 01, 2008 2:39 pm

I'm in. And so's Mrs. Superaction80. I'll keep some of the overdubs separate, 'cause her's will be better than mine.
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Post by minorkeylee » Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:45 pm

I'm in. Do you want harmonies? Or just stick with the melody line established.

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Post by ;ivlunsdystf » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:09 pm

sent mine to your yahoo email.

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Re: Help sing on my band's album!

Post by JGriffin » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:20 pm

Brad McGowan wrote:If you are feeling brave, feel free to submit some killer harmonies. We just want it to sound like a huge choir.
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Post by Brad McGowan » Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:39 am

A little post-election bump.

I need more tracks! Where are you beautiful voices?? :D

Brad

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Post by JGriffin » Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:10 am

So, question: There's two or three lines of vocal in the guide track, then a bunch of just band. Are we supposed to sing along with those few lines? The vocal is also pretty buried--what are the words?
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Post by Brad McGowan » Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:35 pm

If you download the second track using the "choir" link you will get a solo'd track of just the vocals I need sung. If you import both the "mix" and "choir" files into your DAW then you can hear the vocal part in the context of the mix.

You just sing the "ahh" part. Let me know if you are still confused and I'll try to help you through it.

thanks,
Brad

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