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A spectrographic Analysis of vocal Techniques in Extreme metal for Musicological Analysis

  title={A spectrographic Analysis of vocal Techniques in Extreme metal for Musicological Analysis},
  author={Eric Smialek and Philippe Depalle and David Brackett},
Extreme metal genres such as death metal and black metal force music analysts to seek alternative methods to Western notation-based analysis, especially when one asks what means of expression their vocalists may draw from in order to seem convincing and powerful to fans. Using spectrograms generated by AudioSculpt, a powerful sound analysis, processing, and re-synthesis program, this paper demonstrates a mixed application of spectrograms and conventional music analysis to vocals in two separate… 

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