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Singing and Looping was OT: Double Bass Looping of Led Zeppelin
On 7/22/64 11:59 AM, mark francombe wrote:
> That's great Rick, I'm going to start singing today... You are
> right... My fave singers have terrible voices traditionally....
> Beefheart, john Lydon, Malcolm mooney, the residents, nico, yoko,
> Astrid Gilberto... None can really belt out in perfect pitch , but all
> are KNOWN for their voices!!!
Yeah, I can add Dylan, early Van Morrison, Robert Smith (who has
really become a good
singer over the years), Richard Butler (of the Psychedelic Furs), Tom
Marianne Faithful and the list goes on and on.
> Btw.. I'm gonna get this voice app for iPhone and do a kinda autotune
> industrial distortion vocal....
Oooh, ooh, ooh, I want to hear that. What's the app?
Also, I don't know if you ever heard the all acapella
experimental voice record I put out in 2004, Faux Voix. You might
there are examples of it at www.looppool.info I actually worked up
the nerve to
do about a year's worth of concerts where I only used human voice, a
microphone, processing and
my loopers. It scared me but I wanted to walk onstage without ideas
in my head and create music
with only voice. Forcing myself to do that (and boy, was it
intimidating at first) really gave me
a lot of courage to sing more.
I've even bought a Behringer Feedback Eliminator so that I can process
my voice through multiple
distortion/fuzz pedals and constrain the feedback that always occurs
when you do this live.
I haven't really worked it out yet, but that's one of the projects I've
wanted to have time to
follow through with in this year of not touring or actively doing the
looping festival. woohooo!