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Does Paul Rodgers use correct distortion technique?

Lately I've been listening to alot of Paul Rodgers with Free, Bad Company and his amazing new solo CD "Royal Sessions." I realize that Ken is also a big fan of Paul and I was wondering if Paul uses correct compression/distortion technique?
I would like to incorporate some of his style into my own singing but I was wondering if the way he does distortion is damaging vs. the way Ken does it.
While Ken distorts on the soft palate while cutting back the air it seems like Paul sometimes distorts a bit on the cord.
Anyway, if someone could help me with this I would appreciate it.


  • highmtnhighmtn Administrator, Moderator, Enrolled, Pro, 3.0 Streaming Posts: 15,346

    Ken distorts on the cord.  He just does it very gently.  He explains how to do it in Volume 3 and also in the Advanced PRO Forums Videos.  If you do it incorrectly, you can get into trouble.

    Yes, Paul is one of Ken's favorite singers.  Paul is still going strong after all these years, and I suspect that he learned to cut back the pressure and how to support correctly quite some time ago. 


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