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ELVIS_USA

Edited post by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

IL TELL IT LIKE IT IS NO SCORE CRAP NO SUGAR COATING IL LISTEN THEN .... THE ANCER WILL BE GOOD:o) OR BAD:o) THEN ADVICE THATS IT!! IL GIVE YOU THE TOOLS HOW YOU USE THEM THAT YOU DECIDE! WHO FIRST?

ducky316

Reply by ducky316 +1

Alright I picked one song from 4 genres...You can listen to one, or all...Just let me have it

Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (oldies) http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/bfd7108e

Rebel Yell (rock) http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/c012e547c

Boondocks (country) http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/b862dd638

No Ordinary Love (pop) http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/cee4d455

Smoothbluesr

Edited reply by SmoothbluesrPATRON +35 +13

I hug the people I hate so I know how big to dig the hole in my back yard.

enjoy

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

ok first off you have no problem i hear your songs are well mixed vibroto is there you use propper breathing control the only flaw is somtimes you drive the vocal hard to the mic on power notes sing to the side of the mic or back away 3 to 6 inches then bring the mic in that is the only advice i can give...happy singen and awesome job on all your recordings duck316

Smoothbluesr

Reply by SmoothbluesrPATRON +35 +13

I hug the people I hate so I know how big to dig the hole in my back yard.

Ok heres one I can't sing but do it for fun.

http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/b06e12232

Smiles enjoy

Michael

ducky316

Reply by ducky316 +1

ok first off you have no problem i hear your songs are well mixed vibroto is there you use propper breathing control the only flaw is somtimes you drive the vocal hard to the mic on power notes sing to the side of the mic or back away 3 to 6 inches then bring the mic in that is the only advice i can give...happy singen and awesome job on all your recordings duck316singen_for_you

Thanks singen :o)

Yeah my mic is USB..and unfortunately TOO sensitive. I need to get a longer USB cable and a mic stand for the floor so I can get away from it further...Believe it or not I hold the mic out at arms length and turn my head when I hit my big notes...and that ain't far enough LOL
(I gotta big mouth haha)
Thanks for listening and the critique!

~Melanie

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

smooth excelent playing no gliches clear tone just a tad louder then the song bring mic gain down do a recording then listen to it mixer volume down if the harmonica sounds even with the music you found as thay say " sweet spot " but remember bring your volume on your mixer low listen with headphones till harmonica and mix even out and youl be golden good luck.

Smoothbluesr

Edited reply by SmoothbluesrPATRON +35 +13

I hug the people I hate so I know how big to dig the hole in my back yard.

Thanks singen...Enjoyed your imput! yeah it is
a tad louder then track.. but was having fun.

Thanks again

Michael

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

your varry welcome Michael.

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

WHOS NEXT.....

conan72

Reply by conan72

Wonderful Tonight
http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/b06a8ae8e

Spoolin

Reply by Spoolin

I'll give it a shot.

Fuel - Shimmer

http://www.singsnap.com/snap/watchandlisten/play/b79711fde

ELVIS_USA

Edited reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

OK FIRST OFF YOU ARE ON KEY VOCAL IS GOOD EMOTION ISENT THERE YOUR NOT MOVEN ME VIBROTO IS FINE YOU NEED TO WORK ON GIVEN YOUR ALL TO THE SONG THE NEXT THING IS THE MIX IS OFF TO SOLVE THIS MIX AT LOW VOLUME TILL YOU FIND WERE MUSIC AND VOCALS SOUND EVEN DO YOU REMEMBER YOUR FIRST DATE? AND HOW MUCH IT MEANT TO YOU TO MAKE EVERTHING PERFECT THINK LIKE THAT AND SING YOUR SONG AND YOUR SONG WILL FLOW WITH EMOTIONON SONG WILL FLOW WITH EMOTION... HERE IS A SAMPLE http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/b3a25c9de LET ME KNOW IF IT HELPS YOU conan72

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

OK SPOOLIN YOUR VOCALS ARE AWESOME YOUR MIX IS PERFECT THE WEEKNESS IS THE MIC IS NOT EQ ED SO IN THE BEGINING OF THE SONG IT DOSENT FLOW A BIT MUFFELED THEN AS YOU GET IT BECOMES MORE SOLID SO MY ADVISE EQ. YOUR VOCAL TRACK A BETTER MIC THATS CAPTURES MORE DETAIL OR A BETTER MIC PRE A GOOD MIC CABLE LIKE MOGAMI GOLD SERIES IF YOU DONT HAVE IT ALL READY HAPPY SINGING Spoolin

Spoolin

Reply by Spoolin

Thanks for the review, singen. I am using a Shure sm58 but using a rather cheap Hosa cable with 1/4'' connector on the end rather than a full XLR cable i'm willing to bet that is playing a part in the problem. Thanks again for the review I appreciate it!

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

LOOK INTO MOGAMI MICROPHONE CABLE http://www.zzounds.com/productreview--MOGGSTU

JusHavinFun

Edited reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

I'll probably regret this but I might as well know right from the start.

First off - I have never sung in my entire life until about a month ago (there may be a reason for that )

http://www.singsnap.com/snap/watchandlisten/play/aa81cc08e

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

MOGAMI IS ALL I USE ON MY SYSTEM SPOOLIN

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

FIRST OFF YOUR ON KEY THE MIC YOUR USING HAS A VARY HOT OUTPUT MEANING IT CAN DISTORT EASY IF DRIVEN TO HARD THAT I WOUD REPLACE WHAT MIC YOU SINGING ON? I HER NO BASE AT ALL IN IT OK NOW YOUR STRECHEN THE ME ON THE VOCAL A BIT LONG BRING THAT DOWN TO AROND 4 SEC YOU SOUND CARD IS CLEAN AND CLEAR THE MIC IS YOUR DOWN FALL YOU NEED A MIC WITH A BIT MORE BASE THATS IT.

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

HAPPY SINGING TO YA SNAPSTAR LET ME KNOW WHAT MIC YOU USE

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

I have NO professional equipment whatsoever. The mic is some cheap thing that I think came with one of the computers. Says Telex on the bottom of it.

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

So where do you pick up a decent mic?

ELVIS_USA

Edited reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

well i would go to a GUITARCENTER or a SAM ASH for the best selection i would stay away from places like rat shack AKA RADIO SHACK..LOL most know nothing about frequency response and there selection is limited id also stay away from a USB mic iv had nothing but problems with USB make sure were ever you go has a pro audio dept. these are guys who sleep dream and live audio....lol TELL THEM WHAT YOUR WILLING TO SPEND ON A SET UP WHAT EVER YOU DO DON'T SKIMP ON MIC CABLE!!! there is nothing worse then buying a awesome mic plug it in and the HUM AND BUZZ BEGINS!!! I WILL RECOMMEND TO ALL MOGAMI GOLD I HAVE RUN IT OVER 6 YEARS ON MY SYSTEM O% PROBLEMS HAS A LIFETIME GUARANTEE I RUN 15FT OF IT FROM MY MIC TO MY MIXER ... now as far as a mic? that MEANS ITS A/B TIME THIS MAY TAKE UP TO A DAY HAVE THEM SET YOU UP A GUITAR AMP IF THEY DON'T HAVE A MIXING BOARD SET UP NEXT choose you mics in your price range take each mic SAY THE LETTERS" P " " S" YOU WANT THE LEAST AMOUNT OF THIS SOUND ON A HAND HELD MIC AS YOU CAN GET THEN TAP ON THE MIC SEE HOW MUCH HANDLEING NOISE YOU HEAR YOU WANT THE LEAST AMOUNT OF ANY NOISE THIS ALSO WILL BE ON YOUR SINGSNAP RECORDING find a mic with a smooth bass i woud recomend these for testing a shure SHURE SM86, SM57,ANY AUDEX MIC, FOR VOCALS! FOR YOUR VOICE TRY THEM FIRST AND GO FROM THERE..IS ALL I CAN SAY...you will find the one that CALLS TO YOU IM CLEAR IM CLEAN I SOUND GRATE :o) WITH YOU VOICE AND BEST OF ALL IM IN CHEEP!!! AND IN YOUR PRICE RANGE YOU PENNY PINCHER....LOL WORKED FOR ME...LOL IF YOU GO THE HAND HELD WAY ... THAT IS! THE MORE EXPENSIVE WAY AND BEST WAY IS THIS CONDENSOR MIC A STAND FOR IT A POP FILTER IS A MUST! AND A MIXER. THAT "MUST HAVE PHANTOM POWER" TO USE THE CONDENSOR YOU CHOOSE IT WILL NOT BE CHEEP " BUT REMEMBER YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR IF YOU NEED MORE HELP JUST ASK. HAPPY HUNTING. FRIEND.

JusHavinFun

Edited reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

Thanks for the advice.

Just for fun. What brands/models would I look at if I went the "best" way. mic/mixer/whatever

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

THE BEST CHEEP WAY LETS DO THIS 1 MIXER YAMAHA MG82CX http://www.performing-musician.com/pm/nov09/articles/yamahamg82cx.htm WHAT I USE IN MY STUDIO THEN MOGAMI GOLD http://www.zzounds.com/productreview--MOGGSTUSERIES CABLES YOUL NEED (3) IN ALL 1 15FT MICROPHONE CABLE AND 2 6FT PATCH CABLES THE MIC I USE IS THE RODE NT-1A http://www.rodemic.com/microphone.php?product=NT1-A THEN THE SOUND CARD I USE IS THE EMU-0404 PC CARD IN MY COMPUTER http://www.zzounds.com/productreview--EMU8803 THATS A 50/50 MAY OR MAY NOT WORK FOR YOU I US XP AND A MICROSOFT CHIP SET NO PROBLEMS ID MAKE SHURE MY TOWER HAD 2 TO 3 GIG OF RAM AND AT LEAST 3.20 GHZ OF SPEED OR FASTER AND IT WILL WORK LIKE A DREAM THIS CARD HAS OVER 600 EFFECTS ON IT ITS MADE BY SOUNDBLASTER NOTE THIS IS NOT A GAMEING CARD ITS A STUDIO RECORDING CARD TO GIVE YOU TOP QUILITY RECORDINGS OK NOW PRICES EMU ABOUT $130.00 + TAX MG82CX ID SAY #200.00 WITH TAX AND EXTENDED 2 YEAR WARENTY COVERS YOU FOR 3 YEARS THEN WELL WORTH IT! RODE NT-1A AROUND $250.00 MOGAMI CABLES 15FT MICROPHONE CABLE AROUND $ 80.00 LIFTIME GARENTEE 2 PATCHES MOGAMI GOLD 1/4 TO 1/4 MALE CONECTORS. AND A MIC STAND IF ITS GONA BE ON A DESK PRICES VARRY IF YOU WANT A BOOM OR NOT GOOD BRAND TO START WITH ATLAS THATS A GREAT STARTER SET UP AND MAY ALL YOUL EVER NEED TOTAL JUST THE GEAR WITHOUT MIC STAND $760.OO MY SET UP RAN ME $900.00 AND I JUST GOT ME SOME SHURE SRH 440 HEADPHONES ABOUT $100.00 I TRIED CHEEP $20.00 ONES KEPT BREAKING..LOL I HAVE DROPED THESE ABOUT 10 TIMES..LOL STILL IN PERFECT CONDITION SRH440 REVIEWS http://www.testfreaks.com/headphones-headsets/shure-srh440/ WARNNING: IF YOU GET THESE ALOW 3 DAYS BURN IN TIME PLAYING CONSTENT MUSIC THROUGH THEM BEFORE USE. FOR BEST SOUND.

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

THATS IT SNAPSTAR.. A CHEEP " PRO" SETUP AND EASY TO USE ... AND SET UP.

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

Thanks. It's actually cheaper than my last hobby was.
Try setting up a few Saltwater Reef Tanks and see what it sets you back.

joekings

Reply by joekings

joekings

Reply by joekings

http://www.singsnap.com/snap/watchandlisten/play/c1966496e i love this song here's my go at it lol.

ELVIS_USA

Edited reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

ON YOUR FIRST SONG NUMBER 1 BY ELTON LOOSE THAT EFFECT IT BRINGS YOUR WORDS ALL TOGETHER TRY A COURSE EFFECT OR SOME LIGHT REVERB JOKINGS BUT DONT!!! USE THAT CRAP EFFECT!!! ON A SONG YOU SING AGAIN! YOU HAVE A GOOD SOLID FINE SOUNDING VOICE USE IT! NOW FOR SONG NUMBER 2.

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

FIRST OF YOU HAVE GRATE VOCAL RANGE YOU SING TO CLOSE TO THE MIC FIRST OF 3 TO 6 INCH RULE APLIES HERE 3 INCHES DIRECT 6 INCHES PULL BACK MIC FOR POWER NOTES YOU NEED MORE VIBROTO IN THIS SONG IT FLOWS YES BUT WITH A BIT OF VIBROTO IT WOUD MAKE A WORLD OF DIFRENCE THIS EFFECT WITH THIS SONG WORKS DO TO ITS HI RANGE ID CUT IT BY HALF SO ITS JUST NOTICBLE YOU HI NOTES ARE CLEAN ALL AND ALL A MUCH BETTER SING JUST WATCH HOW MUCH EFFECTS YOU USE YOUR VOICE DONT NEED IT!!!! THATS IT! ON THIS ONE JOEKINGS.

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

NEXT....

ELVIS_USA

Edited reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

IL TELL IT LIKE IT IS NO SCORE CRAP NO SUGAR COATING IL LISTEN THEN .... ANCER GOOD:o) OR BAD:o( THEN ADVISE WHAT IT NEEDS OR LACKS... THATS IT!!... IL GIVE YOU THE TOOLS HOW YOU USE THEM THAT YOU DECIDE! WHO FIRST?singen_for_you

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

Quick question: (formerly SnapStar)

Why do I need 2 - 6' patch cables.
I'm assuming 1 is from the mixer to the computer but what's the other for?

TIA

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

to go from the mixer stereo OUT L 1. THEN R 1 OUT TO THE IN ON THE EMU 0404 IN L AND IN R NO Y CONECTOR SET UP WONT WORK.

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

In the set up you described to me I'm having a problem looking at the mogami cables.

Assuming I buy EXACTLY what you suggest, what type of ends should be on the cables as I see there are different types?

And I think I figured out the 2nd patch cable - for the headphones - right?

TIA

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

NO NOT FOR HEAD PHONES THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED YOU WILL HAVE 2 6FT LENGTHS THAY WILL GO FROM STEREO OUT LEFT AND RIGHT ON THE MIXER TO THE ONE I/4 JACKS ON THE EMU-0404 PC CARD GUITARCENTER CARIES ALL MOGAMI CABLE NOTE: MAKE SHURE YOU GET MOGAMI GOLD PATCH CABLE THAY ALSO HAVE PUR PATCH WICH IS A STEP BELOW AND ARE CRAP!!!!!! GET THESE ---------> http://www.guitarcenter.com/Mogami-Gold-Studio-Unbalanced-1-4--to-1-4--Patch-Cable-with-Neutrik-Plugs-339036-i1129275.gc NUTHING ELSE!!!!!!

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

NO NOT FOR HEAD PHONES THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED YOU WILL HAVE 2 6FT LENGTHS THAY WILL GO FROM STEREO OUT LEFT AND RIGHT ON THE MIXER TO THE ONE I/4 JACKS ON THE EMU-0404 PC CARD GUITARCENTER CARIES ALL MOGAMI CABLE NOTE: MAKE SHURE YOU GET MOGAMI GOLD PATCH CABLE THAY ALSO HAVE PURE PATCH WICH IS A STEP BELOW AND ARE CRAP!!!!!! GET THESE ---------> http://www.guitarcenter.com/Mogami-Gold-Studio-Unbalanced-1-4--to-1-4--Patch-Cable-with-Neutrik-Plugs-339036-i1129275.gc NUTHING ELSE!!!!!!singen_for_you

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

YES YOU WANT 2 OF THEM THAY GO FROM MIXER TO SOUND CARD

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

Thanx.

Purchased ALL from B&H online.
Total $799 no tax, free shipping

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

AWESOME WHEN YOU GET THEM IL TELL YOU HOW TO SET UP ALL ENJOY

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

Should be here Friday

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

cool did you ask them what thay thought of what you orderd to start your studio?

socomicefox

Reply by socomicefoxGOLD

Have awesomee weekend Singsnappers

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

WELL FIRST OF YOU DO HAVE IT IN A BIG WAY YOU HAVE THE WIERD AL THING GOING HERE STRONG WICH WITH PRACTICE COOD TURN INTO BIG $$$$ FOR YOU AS FAR AS A SINGER YOU SEEM TO HIT HI PITCH NOTES WITH EASE YOU HAVE A BIT OF A NASIL SOUND WITCH SETS YOUR VOICE APART FROM MANY I WOUD TRY TO SING A FEW WEIRD AL SONGS SEE HOW THAY GO OVER AND IF YOU GET ROCKEN REVIEWS ON IT THEN MY FRIEND USE THE GIFT GOD GAVE YOU TO MAKE A LOT OF$$$$ BUT MOST OF ALL HAVE FUN socomicefox THATS IT!

JusHavinFun

Reply by JusHavinFunGOLD

Life is like a jar of Jalapeno peppers-- what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.

cool did you ask them what thay thought of what you orderd to start your studio?singen_for_you

No - it was just an online vendor. I just added everything to the shopping cart. BTW: That $799 price was for everything PLUS a mic stand and clip.

ELVIS_USA

Reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

COOL.

wmccorm

Reply by wmccorm

here is one tell me what you think
http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/a57c01b2a

Tattooed_Angel

Reply by Tattooed_AngelCHAT-ADMIN +3

ok i would really appreciate your views on this ...........................http://www.singsnap.com/snap/r/bb9fecb1e

ELVIS_USA

Edited reply by ELVIS_USAGOLD

*elvis_usa*sings*confederate railroad*"queen of memphis" r/b3abd2fd8

OK WM YOUR A BIT CLOSE TO THE MIC 3 FINGERS DISTANCE FROM THE MIC OR ABOUT 3 INCHES 6 IF YOU SING LOUD INTO THE MIC YOUR DRIVEN THE MIC A BIT HARD BRING UP THE BACK GROUND A BIT YOU WANT TO BLEND THE SONG ID AD A BIT OF VERB YOUR VOICE GOES WELL WITH THIS SONG JUST REMEMBER THE 3 FINGER RULE. THATS IT.

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