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mike's brutal voice

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by s&a, Nov 17, 2002.

  1. s&a

    s&a New Metal Member

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    do you know how does mike make the brutal voice? Does he use voice disortion or it's natural?:confused:
     
  2. InMyKingdomCold

    InMyKingdomCold Serenity Painted death

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    Well to me it sounds about as natural as it could get. Just because he can produce incredibly brutal growls, doesn't mean its not natural.

    I'm just impressed he can pull off the clean vocals so well after those Death grwols.
     
  3. [KOTNO]Narrot

    [KOTNO]Narrot Eats and spits corpses...

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    it's not natural i guess....haha...check at opeth.com the equipment list!
     
  4. InMyKingdomCold

    InMyKingdomCold Serenity Painted death

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    Bloody Hell, just because the man can pull off those gorwls, doesn't mean they aren't natural. I can growl naturally, and my parents still have trouble distinguishing between me and my CD player.
     
  5. [KOTNO]Narrot

    [KOTNO]Narrot Eats and spits corpses...

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    but not growling 60 minutes at a live gig and sing clean...
     
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    Well normally it's just his natural voice, but he uses effects sometimes. like at the start of Demon of the Fall, around 7:30 in Master's Apprentices, and the weird shit at the start of By the Pain I see in Others.
     
  7. [KOTNO]Narrot

    [KOTNO]Narrot Eats and spits corpses...

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    those normal growls are natural...oh well

    and the stuff he sings in bloodbath :lol:
     
  8. Vandalle

    Vandalle Stikfa

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    Reverse that part, no special effects, just a simple reverse.
     
  9. wach0052

    wach0052 underneath the waves

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    Mike said in an interview that when he does them in the studio he sounds like a witch or something, but when they listen to them they end up sounding really brutal...strange.
     
  10. Minder

    Minder Demon of the Fall

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    I've seen Opeth live and I can say that Mike growls naturally. He doesn't use any distortion. When singing "Demon of the Fall" he had to cough before switching to normal voice at the end part.
     
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    Morgour Knight of Gondor

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    yeah its real alright.
     
  12. s&a

    s&a New Metal Member

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    If that's true they are not really natural..
     
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    no, it just sounds different because that's how his voice sounds in a recording booth.
     
  14. Statues_Turned_Dust

    Statues_Turned_Dust Damnations Wrath

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    im pretty sure some reverb and delay go into some of the growling parts,SOME not all most of the time in very subtle amounts but enough for them to affect the overall sound,A godsend of a voice he has nonetheless
     
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    the majority of it is mikael.

    some parts are obvious effects like by the pain i see in others "watery vocals" effect
     
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    His brutal voice is as natural as it can get. Listen to him in The Leper Affinity or Serenity Painted Death, no effects... just pure growling bliss.
     
  17. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius you like my new avatar?

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    Ha! I think everyone has to cough after growling... well, that's actually a big assumption, and you know what they say about assuming...
     
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    Never coughed that I noticed when I saw them.... maybe just wasn't looking at the time...
     
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    You look like a cd player? :eek:
     
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