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Third Brony Anniversary!

Posted by Avohkah Tamer , in Ponies Mar 29 2014 · 170 views

Oh hey, it's my 3-year anniversary of when I first started watching MLP!
 
Since you guys probably know the drill by now, I'm gonna cut to the chase.
 
As you may have expected, I've recorded another cover. I was looking for a song with a male vocalist from this season to sing, but my only choices were either one of "Weird Al" Yankovic's many songs in Pinkie Pride, or John de Lancie's fantastic "Glass of Water" song as Discord. And honestly, I'm not worthy of even attempting to cover those.
 
So I continued looking for a different song to butcher cover, when I remembered having done these:"Hm, that idea couldn't possibly be applicable to an MLP song cover--
>Filli Vanilli
>The Ponytones
>Flutterguy song
 
...Oh yeah. I can make this work."
 
So, without further ado, here's my (pitch-shifted) Flutterguy cover of "Find The Music In You"!
 

 
Be sure to let me know what you think!
 
~ (A VTOAHMKEARH)
 
 

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an actual real life horse
Mar 29 2014 06:09 PM

holy crackers!

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holy crackers!

Holy crackers and cheese! KUTGW!
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I gave this a listen. Good work.

Part of me thinks I really ought to motivate myself to try covering some songs (both official and fan-created). But another part of me worries that there's not a whole lot of need within the brony community for vocalists who can neither write music or voice act, particularly male vocalists. And since I still live with my family, it's near impossible for me to practice singing or voice acting without somebody interrupting.
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Avohkah Tamer
Apr 02 2014 06:44 PM

I gave this a listen. Good work.

Part of me thinks I really ought to motivate myself to try covering some songs (both official and fan-created). But another part of me worries that there's not a whole lot of need within the brony community for vocalists who can neither write music or voice act, particularly male vocalists. And since I still live with my family, it's near impossible for me to practice singing or voice acting without somebody interrupting.

Thanks!

 

I know exactly what you mean about the family interruptions. That's actually a big reason I haven't actually recorded any song projects since a year ago. For this song, I was fortunate enough to have access to my office building over the weekend while it was empty, and I recorded it there. Turns out cloth cubicle walls are actually pretty great for eliminating background noise and reverb!

 

My advice: Take advantage of any opportunity when you might be alone for any decent amount of time, such as in a car while driving someplace, and practice. You can also record yourself with a cell phone and play it back to learn where you might need improvement. For voice acting, you can practice imitating other voice actors to learn some techniques, but definitely also practice on your own to improve your own natural acting. Practice and improve now, worry about actual projects later.

 

The biggest thing, though, is not to sing/voice act because there's a need in the community, but because you personally want to. I'm an amateur; I'm not very creative and I can't write music or play instruments, but I have a ton of fun recording songs and voice acting when I can.

 

~ (A VTOAHMKEARH)

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Who Is Avohkah Tamer?

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Name: David
Age: 24
Location: Illinois
Profession: IT Support Technician
Religion: Christian
Best Pony: Twilight Sparkle
Favorite Word: Defenestration
Interests: Computers, Video Games, Music, Ponies, LEGO, BIONICLE

Video Games:
PC: Valve games (TF2, Portal 1-2, HL2, L4D2), Minecraft, Mirror's Edge, LEGO games
DS: Metroid: Prime Hunters, Super Mario 64 DS, Mario Kart DS, Elite Beat Agents, Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 1-2
3DS: Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, Ocarina of Time 3D, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Pokemon X, Tomodachi Life
Wii: Super Mario Galaxy 1-2, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Mario Kart Wii
Wii U: Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8

Music:
Artists: Tally Hall, Jonathan Coulton, Jukebox the Ghost, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Lemon Demon, Cake, Weezer, The Beatles, Apocalyptica, Hans Zimmer, Murray Gold
Pony: Daniel Ingram, William Anderson, Steffan Andrews, Glaze, The Living Tombstone, DJ Alex S., PinkiePieSwear, SoGreatAndPowerful, Makkon, MandoPony, Replacer
Types/Genres: Video Game Soundtracks, TV/Movie Soundtracks, Alternative/Indie Rock, some Electronic/Dubstep (when done right), some Orchestral, some Classic Rock, some Jazz, some J-Pop/Rock, some Bluegrass/Folk

TV:
Current: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Gravity Falls, Avatar: The Legend of Korra, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Person of Interest, Arrested Development, The Walking Dead, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Psych, Sword Art Online
Old Favorites: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Death Note, Teen Titans, Invader Zim, Digimon (seasons 1-4), Stargate: SG-1, Firefly, Code Lyoko, Code Lyoko: Evolution, Fringe, Breaking Bad, Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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