Zip it MC's

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  1. wo88le

    wo88le A Mockery of a Travesty

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    I was wondering if it was possible using some sort of software to turn down the MC'ing on a set so it doesnt dominate the sound?

    Just a thought

    Cheers in advance
     
  2. Dan M

    Dan M hard gay northern bear

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    there might well be a way because if you listen to a lot of accapellas like me then you know that sumtimes people av done summat to drown out the background music, if the opposite could be achieved then bingo. but a pretty pointless reply cos i dont actually know how. sos mate
     
  3. wo88le

    wo88le A Mockery of a Travesty

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    lol cheers anyway, i didnt know if it was possible or not
     
  4. perspective

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    Crafty filtering or eqing is one option...

    With some acapellas, an instrumental version of the original song is run along side the version with the vocals and some subtractive processing (or whatever the name is) is done to remove the musical part, leaving the vocals.
     
  5. wo88le

    wo88le A Mockery of a Travesty

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    can you recommend a program
     
  6. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    alot of acapellas (especially older ones) were recorded in a studio with the rapper spitting with the beat coming out of a speaker instead of headphones....or the rapper uses headphones but the mic booth and completely soundproof
     
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    perspective Sex Drugs & Sausage Rolls

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    no, because i don't think one exists - not a dedicated one for that function anyway.

    The best you'll be able to get is Cubase, Logic, FL Studio etc, load up the song in question as a sample and then use various FX to remove the right tones, you will also be removing some of the original song as well.
     
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    no, to put it bluntly.
     
  9. sam the dnb man

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    vocals are usually midrangey...u will lose alot of the music with it...ive used software to take voices away before it just makes it sound shit
     
  10. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    there is actually, analog-x vocal remover, would you beleive it. free and all
     
  11. wo88le

    wo88le A Mockery of a Travesty

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    cheers for the advice guys, have u tried that vocal remover? i'll try it when i get home
     
  12. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    yeah i tried it years and years ago on NWA fuck the police i think it was, you can hear the voice faintly in the background but there are of course heaps of other stuff gone too