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Vocal effect on broken social scene stars and sons
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Vocal effect on broken social scene stars and sons

I’m trying to figure out how they got the whispery vocal sound on this song. I assume they just used a ton of gain on the pre and compressed the hell out of it. Anyone have any ideas?

https://youtu.be/7SZtXkEwZXk

Thanks for your help!
Old 2 weeks ago
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The voice and singing is obviously the key. But in addition to that and your ideas there’s perhaps some vocoder with noise as carrier and some nice distortion/saturation.
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It really does sound like that's just how he sang it. So, yeah, plenty of gain, plenty of compression, and presumably some scooping out of low-mid frequencies, and some boosting of the 1k and air frequencies.
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