Author Topic: The Singing Game  (Read 23370 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline TheAtliator

  • Sixdegrematichaos onachristmasmorning
  • Posts: 1554
  • Gender: Male
    • Dennis youtube
The Singing Game
« on: November 06, 2013, 09:03:33 PM »
For singers and non-singers alike! A very simple game- one person names a line in a DT song, and everyone who wants to participate shares a small piece of audio or video of them singing that part. The person who came up with the line chooses a winner and that winner names the next line. The winner you choose is entirely your choice; it can be the person who sang the line the most on-key, most entertaining, most professionally, the funniest, most like the original, best overall- whatever you want!

You can upload your video or audio to whatever site we can all easily access and hear. Also, if you'd like to choose a line that's already been done before, that's perfectly cool if there's more people who want to try it, or want to try it again.

First line..... "Shaman take my HAAAAANDD!!"

Go!

Offline Lucien

  • composer
  • Posts: 4505
  • Gender: Male
    • my music
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 10:14:10 PM »
Deserves a bump, will probably participate sometime

Offline TheGreatPretender

  • The Second Dancing Turtle
  • Posts: 6861
  • Gender: Male
  • You are reading these words.
    • Brolific Opinions
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2013, 12:33:58 AM »
Yeah, that's the thing. I'll definitely participate... SOMETIME... I'll probably record it tomorrow night. Even though I'm sick, but who knows how that'll turn out. Maybe it'll sound cool.  ;D

Offline Enalya

  • Posts: 257
  • Gender: Female
    • Portfolio - Digital artist
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2013, 05:34:29 AM »
I'm wanting to join, give me time!

Offline Ruba

  • Posts: 3662
  • Gender: Male
Long after the others are dead, Myung will be found in a temple on the top of a very very high mountain. One must climb up, arrive nearly dead before being granted a moment of his infinite wisdom.
R.I.P. Mike Scaccia

Offline Sycsa

  • Posts: 1618
  • Gender: Male
  • The Strong, Silent Type
Sycsa is perhaps the most brilliant and insightful man I have ever encountered.

Offline ?

  • Apparently the best username
  • DTF.org Alumni
  • ****
  • Posts: 11051
  • Gender: Male
  • Less=Moore, Even Less=Wilson
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2013, 07:50:07 AM »
I had heard that version like once, but never managed to find it again. Thanks for the link! :lol

Offline 425

  • Posts: 4034
  • Gender: Male
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2013, 11:04:39 AM »
No one wants to be the first one to subject their singing to DTF's critical ear?

Fine, I'll go first.

Just a few things:
1. I am not at all a singer. I have had no vocal lessons or anything. My singing experience is entirely "singing along with music I like." Just wanted to clarify exactly where I'm coming from.
2. This is the best of several tries. Whenever I do record my voice, sometimes I think it's fairly good and sometimes I hate it. I can't always find a singing voice that sounds good to me. And I think this is also demonstrated by the fact that some people have complimented my singing voice and others have insulted it. Again, I'm not at all a trained singer, so my voice is very inconsistent.
3. Please please please for god's sake be honest. Like if this completely sucks tell me that (obviously tell me why it sucks so I know what to improve, but definitely tell me it sucks if it does). I don't want to wind up being hopelessly deluded about my singing abilities like the infrequent DTF visitor who will remain nameless.

Alright, here is my lovely and delightful rendition of "Shaman take my hand" from Bridges In the Sky: http://youtu.be/ecZlEgEs5dM

Offline olliemedsy

  • Posts: 404
  • Gender: Male
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2013, 11:56:35 AM »
No one wants to be the first one to subject their singing to DTF's critical ear?

Fine, I'll go first.

Just a few things:
1. I am not at all a singer. I have had no vocal lessons or anything. My singing experience is entirely "singing along with music I like." Just wanted to clarify exactly where I'm coming from.
2. This is the best of several tries. Whenever I do record my voice, sometimes I think it's fairly good and sometimes I hate it. I can't always find a singing voice that sounds good to me. And I think this is also demonstrated by the fact that some people have complimented my singing voice and others have insulted it. Again, I'm not at all a trained singer, so my voice is very inconsistent.
3. Please please please for god's sake be honest. Like if this completely sucks tell me that (obviously tell me why it sucks so I know what to improve, but definitely tell me it sucks if it does). I don't want to wind up being hopelessly deluded about my singing abilities like the infrequent DTF visitor who will remain nameless.

Alright, here is my lovely and delightful rendition of "Shaman take my hand" from Bridges In the Sky: http://youtu.be/ecZlEgEs5dM

its fine but not even in the right octave

Offline olliemedsy

  • Posts: 404
  • Gender: Male
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2013, 11:58:15 AM »
i will partake when no one is home haha

Offline GasparXR

  • Your Local Canadian Temur War Shaman
  • Posts: 2838
  • Gender: Male
  • Why would I put something personal here?
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2013, 02:19:31 AM »
I would like to present my gift (lolpun) to this thread: http://www.mediafire.com/?7173ccaeta5aekl

Offline Sycsa

  • Posts: 1618
  • Gender: Male
  • The Strong, Silent Type
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2013, 05:46:31 AM »
I would like to present my gift (lolpun) to this thread: http://www.mediafire.com/?7173ccaeta5aekl
I edited the pitch back to somewhat normal, but it didn't really help.  :biggrin:
Sycsa is perhaps the most brilliant and insightful man I have ever encountered.

Offline Enalya

  • Posts: 257
  • Gender: Female
    • Portfolio - Digital artist
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2013, 08:19:16 AM »

Offline Sycsa

  • Posts: 1618
  • Gender: Male
  • The Strong, Silent Type
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2013, 08:21:22 AM »
That was lovely. I'm not being sexist, but we have a winner. I really liked the articulation and accenting, too.
Sycsa is perhaps the most brilliant and insightful man I have ever encountered.

Offline theseoafs

  • When the lights go down in the city, and the sun shines on the bayyyyy
  • Posts: 5573
  • Gender: Male
  • Hello! My name is Elder Price
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #14 on: November 11, 2013, 10:11:50 AM »
I'm not being sexist, but we have a winner.

???

Offline Sycsa

  • Posts: 1618
  • Gender: Male
  • The Strong, Silent Type
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2013, 10:23:39 AM »
I'm not being sexist, but we have a winner.

???
Cause apparently I'm not giving the guys (vast majority of DTF) a chance after this. It's also a play on the extra attention girls tend to get on typically male dominated forums. Interesting that most DT cover bands I know of (2, that is), have a female singer.
Sycsa is perhaps the most brilliant and insightful man I have ever encountered.

Offline Enalya

  • Posts: 257
  • Gender: Female
    • Portfolio - Digital artist
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2013, 11:52:01 AM »
Interesting that most DT cover bands I know of (2, that is), have a female singer.

Logix, it's just the absurd high notes he does (being male) that are more normal for a woman's voice. Or James is a bit female.

Thank you btw, but TheAtliator should decide on this right?

Offline TheAtliator

  • Sixdegrematichaos onachristmasmorning
  • Posts: 1554
  • Gender: Male
    • Dennis youtube
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2013, 12:55:44 PM »
I'm loving this so far  :biggrin: and I'll wait a little longer in case there's a couple more. Nice job so far!

http://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=27949.0

 :biggrin:

That's a cool thread. That video was funny

Offline The Stray Seed

  • There is no greater Evil than the indifference of Good men.
  • Posts: 869
  • Gender: Male
  • non mihi, non tibi, sed Nobis.
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2013, 03:17:08 AM »
^ Too bad most of videos/files are not working anymore :-\

As for the lady's attempt: it was really a nice one with that A# touch, even if the real version is an octave higher and ends with a troublesome A4. I won't even attempt to do it since my range goes up to F4 at best.
« Last Edit: November 12, 2013, 03:33:28 AM by The Stray Seed »

Offline Enalya

  • Posts: 257
  • Gender: Female
    • Portfolio - Digital artist
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2013, 05:11:16 AM »
As for the lady's attempt: it was really a nice one with that A# touch, even if the real version is an octave higher and ends with a troublesome A4. I won't even attempt to do it since my range goes up to F4 at best.

The real version isn't an octave higher.

Offline TheAtliator

  • Sixdegrematichaos onachristmasmorning
  • Posts: 1554
  • Gender: Male
    • Dennis youtube
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2013, 09:25:20 AM »
Yea the real version is A4. And she sang a Bb not an A# :glare:

Haha

Offline GasparXR

  • Your Local Canadian Temur War Shaman
  • Posts: 2838
  • Gender: Male
  • Why would I put something personal here?
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #21 on: November 12, 2013, 02:47:24 PM »
As for the lady's attempt: it was really a nice one with that A# touch, even if the real version is an octave higher and ends with a troublesome A4. I won't even attempt to do it since my range goes up to F4 at best.

The real version isn't an octave higher.

Yeah I was gonna mention that too, it was definitely the right octave. It could be mistaken for an octave lower because, at least to me, it sounded like you didn't have to strain your voice NEARLY as much as JLB or any guy would have to, being a girl and all. It almost sounded like it was comfortably near your speaking pitch.

Offline TheAtliator

  • Sixdegrematichaos onachristmasmorning
  • Posts: 1554
  • Gender: Male
    • Dennis youtube
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #22 on: November 19, 2013, 02:54:53 PM »
Ok and the winner is.... Enalya! You pick the next line  :biggrin:  :corn

Offline Enalya

  • Posts: 257
  • Gender: Female
    • Portfolio - Digital artist
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2013, 04:03:18 PM »
Thanks!

Next line: "Hopelessly drifting, bathing in beautiful agony." (A Nightmare To Remember)

Offline Enalya

  • Posts: 257
  • Gender: Female
    • Portfolio - Digital artist
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #24 on: December 02, 2013, 02:01:31 AM »
So, no one is daring enough or the game is considered dull after just one win? :lol

Offline Ruba

  • Posts: 3662
  • Gender: Male
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #25 on: December 02, 2013, 04:33:13 AM »
It is in my range, but I don't have a mic. :(
Long after the others are dead, Myung will be found in a temple on the top of a very very high mountain. One must climb up, arrive nearly dead before being granted a moment of his infinite wisdom.
R.I.P. Mike Scaccia

Offline Ad134

  • Posts: 147
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #26 on: December 02, 2013, 09:38:27 AM »
Disclaimer: Poor microphone quality, untrained, etc...

Here's mine.

Sad to have missed the first one, I would have loved to belt out a good HAAAAAAAND...

Offline El JoNNo

  • Posts: 1778
  • Gender: Male
  • EMOTRUCCI
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #27 on: December 02, 2013, 10:30:38 AM »
I'm at work or I would participate. I may not be able until the weekend though.

Offline Nefarius

  • Named Nefarius since before it was cool.
  • Posts: 434
  • Gender: Male
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #28 on: December 06, 2013, 12:07:07 PM »
I couldn't resist this one, here's my take:

singinggame_nefarius_beautifulagony.mp3

Greetings...
Nef

Offline El JoNNo

  • Posts: 1778
  • Gender: Male
  • EMOTRUCCI
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #29 on: December 06, 2013, 12:15:52 PM »
Awesome good job! Mind if I ask what effects you used on your voice? I tinker around every now and then with recording but I can never seem to get the recording to sound right. Then I give up for a while.

Offline Nefarius

  • Named Nefarius since before it was cool.
  • Posts: 434
  • Gender: Male
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2013, 03:28:16 PM »
Thanks! Just a touch of software reverb, 80% dry, 20% wet, and actually applied after the mixdown of the vocals and guitar tracks.

Greetings...
Nef

Offline TheAtliator

  • Sixdegrematichaos onachristmasmorning
  • Posts: 1554
  • Gender: Male
    • Dennis youtube
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #31 on: December 06, 2013, 06:05:27 PM »
Wow Nef your voice really shines on that. Hard to beat but here I go. The volume is really low for some reason, so turn it up if you want it louder!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/1vfqk95cbyh5mlr/NTR%20beautiful.mp3

Offline Enalya

  • Posts: 257
  • Gender: Female
    • Portfolio - Digital artist
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #32 on: December 08, 2013, 09:59:04 AM »
Thanks to the participants! It's cool how you all recorded the second voice.

TheAtliator has a badass voice haha, but just as he said, I think Nefarius is hard to beat. He is the winner to me :)

Offline Sycsa

  • Posts: 1618
  • Gender: Male
  • The Strong, Silent Type
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #33 on: December 08, 2013, 10:18:02 AM »
I couldn't resist this one, here's my take:

singinggame_nefarius_beautifulagony.mp3

Greetings...
Nef
That was great, I really liked the character and the accent (or lack thereof, wherever you're standing).
Sycsa is perhaps the most brilliant and insightful man I have ever encountered.

Offline Nefarius

  • Named Nefarius since before it was cool.
  • Posts: 434
  • Gender: Male
Re: The Singing Game
« Reply #34 on: December 09, 2013, 12:47:09 AM »
Thanks again! First I was all, "cool, now I can choose a line". Then I thought, "damn, that's harder than I expected it to be". :biggrin:

But I got one:
"The unbroken spirit, obscured and disquiet, finds clearness this trial demands" (Take The Time)

A lot of words in only a few seconds.
Looking forward to hearing the clips!

Greetings...
Nef