How to isolate Vocals from my favorite tracks?

Discussion in 'Karaoke Files' started by Saboral, Nov 15, 2004.

  1. Saboral

    Saboral New Member

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    I have a large cd collection but I want more karoke tracks to sing to any ideas?
  2. mine

    mine New Member

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    There are a number of free programmes that do this via the web. Most work by comparing the mix between the left and right speaker and removing the sound that is ballanced evenly in the middle (usually the vocal) however in my experience they leave a lot to be desired.
  3. fidelio

    fidelio New Member

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    "a lot to be desired"
    Exactly!

    Those softwares can remove vocals, certainly, but with impredictable results; it all depends on how the vocals were recorded in the mix.
    You'll have them removed 85% or more in some songs, but in some other songs, they just can't be eliminated.


    In any case, your mp3/wave outputs will suffer from these terrible flaws:

    1.Your beautifully surreal Stereo song now becomes as flat as an LCD monitor screen, minus the beauty.
    It's like listening to a 1944 AM broadcast.

    2.The centered-recorded sounds are gone, usually: drums, bass.
    A heavy metal rock song without drums? arrg!

    3.You''ll also get a lot of unwanted artefacts, noises in your new partially-devovcalized flat mono mp3.
  4. jo blo

    jo blo New Member

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    metal sucks anyway

    :exasper: :exasper: :exasper: :exasper:
  5. 7up

    7up New Member

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    quite simply its not posable to isolate vocals for a fully mixed song

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