Need help on producing demonic like vocals.

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  1. elmaruk

    elmaruk slannndaaaaaaar

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    I've heard it in so many tracks, a prime example is Excisions track - Exsistence, its on his myspace http://www.myspace.com/excision

    does anyone know how to go about getting that sort of sound? it seems more than just pitchshifting and resampleing.

    thanks
    introspect
     
  2. ARTFX

    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Hey, I don't know what type of software you use but download the free pitchshifting VST 'madshifta' which is great for creating dark vocals.
     
  3. T Leaf

    T Leaf Neighbourhood Sickhead

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    if you mean like in this, (1.29)

    i'll tell you how to do it.

    get two of the same audio stem,

    transpose one of the stems by about 7 notes down from original,
    layer with hints of the original, blend with a multitude of chorusing, delay, distortion fx to suit your own track.
     
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    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    Like T Leaf said ^^

    Pitch down and transpose another... add distortion for good measure ;)
     
  5. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    theres also a free ssl plug released last helloween which will mong a voice into something really spooky.
     
  6. ARTFX

    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    I just listened to the piece of excision, and I could create that with my mic and the Madshifta plugin for sure.
    You can even automate the settings to make it even sicker.
     
  7. dexter

    dexter Member

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    in ableton grain delay is awesome for this.
     
  8. Robmobius

    Robmobius Member

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    Aye, distortion is the way forward... I like the Ableton overdrive. Might be very cool on the old Vox. Or some weird voice harmonics with a delay.
     
  9. Muta

    Muta Hologram

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    you can also make a vocal creepy (but not the way you want I think) is just throwing a vocal sample in, idnno, sometihng like soundforge, Reverse the vocal, put over reverb(the amount really depends on waht vocal is it, so play with that), and then reverse it back again. very simple but gives a pretty cool effect. might be very nice in combination with what T-Leaf explained.
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Yeah or maybe combine it with the Pitch Shift VST I mentioned earlier in this thread. :D
    Will be great!
     
  11. Innovine

    Innovine Active Member

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    A common effect is to reverse the track, add a mild reverberations and
    reverse it back to forwards again. This makes the reverberations
    backwards, so sounds get a little fade in. You can do this only on
    certain words if u like by messing with the reverberations send level.
    Also, if its not a sample, record the vocals several times and layer
    them. Some layers can be pitchshifted, but don't cheat and use copies
    of the track, that will give weird phasing issues. Layer multiple
    takes for a really dense sound.
    Last tip, if you can, record to tape and when playing back, touch the
    spool so it runs a tiny bit slow now and then, this wobble sounds
    awesome. Fake it in software by a gentle wobbly pitch automation.