How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

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How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by adekoyote » Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:32 pm

I am looking for ideas, ways, methods on transforming a singer's voice in Fmajor to a whispered voice using technology at our disposal...I am doing a remix on a trance song and I would love being to process the vocals up a bit. :geek:

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Re: How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by Z » Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:38 pm

Only thing I can think of is using a noise waveform as carrier through a vocoder.

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Re: How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:11 pm

This also belongs in either Help or Sound Production.

Partial answer: Get to know your software well, use some nice low pass filter, change levels, get dirty.
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Re: How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by Zamise » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:31 am

Use a time/pitch stretch process on it and add some noise and or distortion.
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Re: How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:34 pm

None of those things are actually going to do a convincing job of turning singing into whispering. Get someone with a vaguely similar sounding voice and record them whispering the words.

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Re: How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by cram1960 » Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:53 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:None of those things are actually going to do a convincing job of turning singing into whispering. Get someone with a vaguely similar sounding voice and record them whispering the words.
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Re: How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by th0mas » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:39 am

run it through a reverb, record 100% wet

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Re: How can you change a sung vocal to a whispered vocal?

Post by nogginj » Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:05 pm

Logic's vocal transformer might get you close. If you crank the pitch up way high but leave formant intact it can start to get breathy.
Or I second the vocoder.

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