Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: [LAM] A piece with singing...

From: bob <fsmith@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Fri Jul 29 2005 - 11:24:57 EEST

Hi
You can get some very nice cheap mics now, contrary to what some people
will tell you.

As for the rooom abd walls hang a few blankets and stuff, this will
really make a difference.

Look at some of the behringer mics ( condensers around 30.00!)

Have a listen to:
www.hearmymusic.co.uk

Cheers
Bob

James Stone wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jul 2005 03:17:45 +0200, Wolfgang Woehl wrote:
>
>
>>James Stone <jmstone@email-addr-hidden>:
>>
>>>http://www.jmstone.dsl.pipex.com/rs232-shiningsun.ogg
>>
>>What a beautiful song, James. Me likes Belle and Sebastian so I like your
>>voice and the way you sing too. And then I love to hear real stuff. You
>>could plosive into your not so bad mic as long as you like and your song
>>still shines for me.
>>
>>The piano soundfont is not exactly flattering for Steinway and the Hammond
>>sound, oh well ... forget it. It's such a relief to hear a beautiful voice
>>in the midst of all the dead stuff.
>>
>>Where is the next majik track? The next Conor O'Tuama song? Will Ron's
>>throat recover to the angelic quality of "Hypocrisy" I miss so? Walking
>>home alone? Not with a song in my heart.
>
>
> Thanks for your comments.. It's pretty overwhelming!
>
> I agree that the soundfonts are not as good as real instruments, but they
> are the closest I have got..
>
> I am not completely happy with my singing on this but didn't think it was
> worth being too perfect against the background of cheesy soundfonts.. I
> may yet re-record it..
>
> On the subject of Mics, does anyone think it is worth spending anything on
> a low-end microphone considering I will be recording in a room with
> echoing walls, and a not=so silent computer, into a cheap SBLive! card??
>
> All the best,
>
> James
>
>
>
>
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