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Posted: 17 Apr 12, 14:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi fellow Queen fans!

When it comes to covering a Queen song, I'm the first to point out anything thats wrong with it! I'm a huge Queen fan!
That's why me and my band spent a whole year in our little recording studio working on our cover of Bohemian Rhapsody.

We aimed to get as close to the original as possible! And let's face it, when it comes to doing covers, this is the BIG one lol

Any way, here it is:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv5ftAubc1Y

We hope you like it! Please comment, subscribe and share!
If anybody knows Brian or Roger, tell them to give it a listen haha :)

Dave

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Posted: 17 Apr 12, 16:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

not sure about this, on the surface it sounds good...but i think the autotune button has bene used a bit too much

like the loyalty of the video tho


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Posted: 17 Apr 12, 23:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The singer can't match Freddie's range, but hey who can? Hell of a good effort all around though, obviously a labor of love.

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Posted: 18 Apr 12, 08:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks guys! ...I can assure you that there was no autotune used at all, we're very much against it!! We believe that if you can't sing in tune then you may as well not sing at all lol :)

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Posted: 18 Apr 12, 11:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

so what vocal effects are you using then?

because there's definitely some phasing (or such)
listen to 1:22 to 1:28
which sounds not unlike what you'd get out of
antares autotune or celemony melodyne


apols for being "picky" but, you appear to sing "mama, LOVE had just begun"
..you do know it's "LIFE" ?



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Posted: 18 Apr 12, 12:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No worries matey :) Of course lol I've been working on it for a year, I know it backwards haha :) If someone else had done this cover then I would be picking at it too lol

The only vocal effects that we use are compression, eq, delay and a touch of reverb. The phase sound at 1:22 - 1:28 is Dan (our singer) doubling himself in the chorus :)

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Posted: 19 Apr 12, 05:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Would it be asking too much if we requested to see screencaps of all the VST/rack plugins and settings used on the final mix, to verify your claim no autotuning was used at all?

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Posted: 19 Apr 12, 06:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


Hi inu-liger,

First of all please let me apologize for all the comments made by our management on the youtube vid, we had no idea they were going to do something like that! I'll remove all the comments just to keep things clean and tidy :)

We don't want things to get ugly, what would freddie think eh! lol

I've tried to attach a screen cap of the mixer window with all the plugins, as it shows that compression, EQ and reverb were the only effects used :)

I'll try and upload the audio of just the vocals as well :)

Best regards,

Dave

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Posted: 19 Apr 12, 07:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Here's the audio of just the vocals, with effects on. Granted, the first chorus does sound like its auto tune, but its just dan doubling up, you can hear in some places that both takes aren't exactly the same. I don't know any other way to prove that there is no autotune anywhere on this song! :)

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Posted: 19 Apr 12, 07:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you. Although your second file link didn't work there (our forum has many bugs, unfortunately), the PNG file did work, and I think it's highly suffice enough to back your claim.

I've retracted my comment likewise in kind. I wasn't expecting your (rather unprofessional) management however to respond in the manner that they did, which I felt was very uncalled for. I really hope you will consider a change in management after what they hurled at me there! I do accept your apology in any case.

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Posted: 19 Apr 12, 10:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


Thanks very much :) I hope we can put all of this behind us :)

I could try and upload it as an mp3? Maybe it might work then.

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Posted: 19 Apr 12, 16:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

MP3 might work better. Alternatively, you could use Mediafire to upload the file and just paste the link here.