How do they do it?

I was checking out other vocalists on Fiverr and when I listen to my vocals it doesn’t sound as good, and don’t get me wrong it’s not like I can’t carry a tune but wow.

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These singers ( I mostly heard female singers)  are really great on Fiverr. I was intending to list a gig for singing a song  but its like I’m wondering if it’s a plug in they use or mic or maybe my novice music production skills  (and lack of great recording space) that my voice doesn’t sound as polished as theirs does.

..maybe I really just could stand to learn to sing in a polished way…:/ ..

These singers are really good

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Nevertheless, different people like different things and may think my voice suits their song. But the fact of the matter is people can discern and would like nice a polished product.  Even, if people may not understand what makes a quality vocal track they can hear it. I’ve got to learn how they do that sing better with a mic

or maybe it’s the vocal production I need to work on more. If you know how I can get better at vocal recording and vocal production please share you advice. Thanks

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Give yourself a Try-The 1975

So when I heard their new single  it was like uh.. ..its like I didn’t hate it but I did not love it. And I agree with what some people think that  kind of sounds the same throughout  the song…but * shrugs* its not like the worst thing in the song..

For some reason the chorus speaks to me a bit “Give yourself a try”  sounds kind of vulnerable to me.. like allow yourself to be.. let the real you  out being yourself..  give yourself a try …as long as you aren’t hurting someone I guess  just be..

Ok it may not be the message they are trying to give on this song but for mre and my journey where I am now..that’s what I feel

By the way, I know this sounds mean or weird but for some reason I like Matty but don’t seem to care for the others in the band ( no offense  intended)  to the point that he I feel kind of bad about that :/…  I guess I got interested in him and fascinated by him..and probably what really grabbed my hand..is his honesty ,transparency.. just being real.  However, I think the drummer (George Daniel)  produces for the band..hmm I guess I felt like Matty was exuding his essence through the music.. but if George is actually producing. ..Ok I am thinking way to deep into this….I know I remember reading, watching and/or hearing from an interview that each member basically with the instrument they use creates their own part for the song..Anyway long story short at the end of the day they make a great team when producing music.  With that I leave you with this quote from Matty:

“Cultivating our identity was just staying true to ourselves, and making whatever sounds we wanted – making whatever made us happy. There weren’t any rules.”  

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Disclaimer: especially for christians. yes matty describes himself as an atheist. I don’t condone or promote atheism. Nevertheless I’ve gleaned stuff from Matty and the bands music that I think helps, supports me and make me feel warm.  Toodles.

 

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What to do now

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Sooooooo I am trying to figure out what kind of of job would be suitable for me. A job  that fits my personality, background, and spirit.  I have ideas of what that could be ( its creative related) however at this moment I’m not well practiced in those areas. Or I could just collaborate with others that are stronger in the areas in which I am weak.

I’ve applied to jobs in the field ( biology) but I’m not really interested in working as a lab tech.

I really wanted to do music production. .. for some reason I am not able to get a plan routine to learn skills needed to produce music. Or perhaps I am narrow minded in that it has to be done “this was” ( I want to learn music theory first, learn some instruments or at least one instrument for now) but at the same time I feel pressure to get income as soon as possible. It’d be great to get paid for producing original songs, but my experience ( music production wise) is fairly limited.  Perhaps I need to be realistic of what I could do now..

Yes, I could work with a producer but I am heavily influenced or inspired to be like Adam Young who produces most of his songs. Perhaps though if I did deeper its an ego thing. To want to be able to know that a piece of art or incredible awe inspiring moving song came from me.. OR of course I could just for now get a producer and then later on could work on producing myself. :/  Of course getting a producer to work on some music for you costs money. But obviously a well produced ep or album would be worth it..

To be honest I want to learn to do a lot of things by myself eg. videos, art pieces using adobe software and of course music production, perhaps with my vocals. Maybe I guess because I have different things I’d like to do that it feels difficult to know where to start. Also other things that or on my mind and situations I’m in.

I think there maybe also be psychological blocks  and or as they say “self-limiting beliefs” to why I haven’t been able to progress in my learning the things I want to.  People can learn to produce music on their own, or to use photoshop on their own.With books, the internets and even other people one could learn without having even go to school. But for some reason..

I should pray for clarity concerning what to do now.