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So I didn't really want to make an account, but I couldn't resist posting this shit I saw on the tv...
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#59 - penileburglar (01/30/2016) [-]
'Subset' wouldn't really quite be the right word, it's just a type of relationship. Some people are friends, some people are lovers, some people are master and slave. It's not really even all that indicative of what they do, 'master and slave' relationships vary wildly person-to-person.
But no, #24 and #33 are right, wearing a collar 24/7 is pretty rare. Even amongst those who participate in standing S&M relationships (which are arguably outnumbered by casual practitioners to begin with) most of us do have day jobs, and slave collars are rarely appropriate wear for such--the only people I know who wear their collar 24/7 are those who work in the fetish community, either making and selling fetish products or working at fetish clubs.
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|#89 - First of all, when you do a cover you adapt the song to fit yo…||01/16/2016 on OPM English Cover||+1|
|#81 - So weak. The OP version was doing his own thing with the…||01/16/2016 on OPM English Cover||+1|
|#80 - I disagree. That version has no power. [+] (2 new replies)||01/16/2016 on OPM English Cover||+1|
#89 - jonluw (01/16/2016) [-]
First of all, when you do a cover you adapt the song to fit your style. I'm not saying I like OP's video's style better than the original, the original is best by a landslide. However, OP's video has good sound design, balance and power. The one you posted is mixed with no dynamics, hardly any bass, and the guy who's singing somehow sounds like he's holding back even when he's shouting. Somehow the whole song sounds muffled, like I've packed my speakers in pillows or something. Maybe he ran the entire thing through a compressor, and an equalizer on a really narrow frequency band.
What that adds up to is that OP's video to some degree achieves what the original does. That is, it makes you pumped, you can feel the song in your gut.
The one you posted on the other hand... I can only feel it in my head, and it certainly doesn't make me feel pumped.
Another factor: The one you posted has no backing vocals, it doesn't do nearly as good a job of filling the soundscape as OP's does.
Some examples. (It could be you only prefer the one you posted because you're listening on a bad sound system and thus can't tell the difference, so please before you listen to the examples make sure you're plugged into some proper speakers or a headset) :
Listen for seven seconds from here:
Then from here:
You can't honestly tell me that the second one fills the soundscape and sounds as powerful and alive as the first one?
Now listen for 4-5 seconds from here:
Notice in the second clip how there's something about how the second guy comes in on the "too strong"? I think it's about the guitars and maybe the vocals being a little late. There's sort of a snag there which just saps the song of any momentum he had going. He's just not on the ball there.
In addition to this, it's completely devoid of dynamics. Listen to the first clip. Do you hear how he increases the volume when he comes in on the "I'm here"? Also, he's on the ball with that new guitar riff, which is good because it preserves the momentum and fills out the soundscape with some good volume. Meaning he's making the song dynamic. The anticipation of the countdown is resolved satisfyingly.
Meanwhile, in the second clip, there is basically no difference in volume or soundscape, there is no tension and no dynamic.
That sustained note they're singing. It should be obvious who sounds better and delivers more power. The first guy sounds like he's singing within his range and does a good job of turning effort into vocal output. Second guy, not so much. Sounds like he's struggling with his range, and isn't able to properly turn effort into output. Instead he gets this constrained sort of whining sound.
As for the "Power" bit: In this part, I particularly don't like the first guy's "US teen rock" voice, but his superior mixing and soundscape still makes him sound better than the other guy who sounds unengaged.
As a sidenote, the first guy has also used a different translation, which better preserves the alliteration in the section after "get the power". Which drives home the main difference between the two. The guy you posted is a closer theoretical reproduction of the original, but OP's guy did something your guy didn't, which was to be able to recreated the spirit of the song.
I'd write some more, but I'm reaching the character limit and really starting to wonder why I'm putting so much effort into this. I guess it's because I'm convinced OP's version is pretty near *objectively* better than yours.