My hindi attempt - Tere Bina (female solo)

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Movie: Aandhi (1975)
Music: RD Burman
Singers: Lata, Kishore

Thanks to Srividya Kasturi for the track. I like Lataji’s style of singing Kaash aisa and Jee Mein aata (with a pause) but I like Kishoreda’s singing without a pause even better. So, I have tried to sing without a pause. Pardon my diction (I have sung Qadmo as Qhadmo… sorry!) and any singing errors. Enjoyed singing it.

I have also recorded this as a mono track and mixed it. I could hear it from both the speakers when I played it back. Can someone tell me if this sounds ok?

Please listen to it when you get a chance. Comments are welcome.

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Vishak Subramoney said

wonderful song this. very nice singing with nice expressions. few things to note:

minor issues with tempo (u were rushing at times)

ur voice was very feeble in the mix.

as far as i know, recording mono is the right way of recording. and then during the bounce u would have options to make it into stereo or other formats.

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Sudha Kumar said

Great pick, Uthra, and lovely singing.
2nd antara (Jee mein aata) was perfect! As the song progressed, you got more into the groove. Start could have been better…I bet this was your one and only single Take! :-)
I think your voice needs more presence (compression and gain) in the mix…
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Uthra said

Vishak: Thank you. Your comment gives me some confidence that I can sing with expressions. Temp issue – first line la I felt so near koi but do you see that in many places? Can you give me the timestamps? I recorded it in mono but didn’t change any format. Added reverb effect. Mixing nightmares :)
Sudha: Thanks. yes. one and only take – not able to break that habit knowing that it is affecting the output (and not trying to make it perfect) but just enjoying the satisfaction I get from such recordings.

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Harshan Nambiar Pro user said

Uthra very commendable and sincere attempt. Overall it came out good….even not much issues with hindi diction. Just felt that you should try and reduce the volume as you end a line…it will add to the overall feel…in some places the volume became more at the endings……I liked this sincere attempt…keep it up.
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Deepesh A k(indefinitely on and off) said

A very gud effort ……Liked
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Jaishree Pro user said

Very nice Uthra. Liked your singing :)

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Tara Balakrishnan said

very nicely done Uthara.

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Adithi said

Very wellsung Uthra! This is one of my most fav solos of Lathaji. I do agree with others above that your voice is very feeble in this one but that is only to do with mixing- singing wise, awesome! :)
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Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Uthra, good pick. Well sung-enjoyed it. Vocal mixing has not done justice to your singing. Congrats!
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Srividya Kasturi said

Good effort Uthra, though found some tempo issues in the beginning….
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Uthra said

Paras: Thank you. You made my day!
Harshan: Thank you for the pointers. Thank you for encouraging every attempt. It means a lot to me.
Deepesh, Jaish, Tara: Thank you
Adits: Thanks dear. You made my day too with such sweet comments. Mixing – ayyo… kekadha :)
Rajeev Sir: Thank you
Vidya: Thanks. Aware of the tempo issue at the first “koi” – anything else that you can point?
Sai: Thanks.

Thanks to those who ‘liked’ my attempt.

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Biju Ramachandran Pro user said

good choice uthra…
as sudha pointed out,start was bit feeble.but as the song progressed yu got into the groove.
v well attempted.keep singing…
all the best.
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Kumar Srinivasan Pro user said

Very good attempt Uthra – good feel. Some sustains were flat and could be improved with better modulation. Vocal volume could be increased in the mix.

-Kumar.

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Krishnan N v ( nvk ) said

Nice song well attempted by you…Pointers already mentioned above…

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Uthra said

Biju, Kumar, NVK Sir: Thank you.

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Sukumar R ( far away ) said

gud job uthra…unforgettable song…

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Swamy Kitcha said

Well done Uthra. I love this song too. Feel the same as others. Voice is so much down in the mix. But very nice singing.

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Radhika Nair (away) said

Beautiful pick, Uthra – a fav of mine too. Pallavi start could have been better, but you caught on to the song better as it progressed. Aur kahin and its equivalent in second antara line – minor pitching issues? aansuon was v good. Very good breath control too.
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Kaushick M said

@ Uthra … very nice song to pick and nice singing too… minor issues have already been pointed out … on the whole a pretty good effort… your voice is your asset…. it’s very original.
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Uthra said

Sukumar, Kitcha: Thank you
Radhika: Thanks. Will pay attention to those lines. Thanks for the pointers. Why don’t you post this one? Would sound good in your voice.
Kaushick: Welcome and thank you for the comment.

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Dr sridhar saxena said

Great singing Uthra ji…I somehow missed this one earlier….it would have been more charming if vocals were a little more in front in mixing….anyways I loved it….my fav
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Uthra said

Thank you Sridharji.

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Gopu. k said

Dear uthra,
this is one of the wonderful song of yesteryears.
I have requested Jenefa to try this song and also sent the song from you tube. Ur rendition has been very good. I appreciate ur multilingual singing ability.
best wishes
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