Isolating vocals from a song in the past has had a high barrier to entry. It is now an easy thing to do . Here are the various methods.
1. With the browser
This is done entirely online. Open a browser, go to a upload a song and get vocal and instrumental stems. This is a simple method which relies on third party websites to process the music.
The only requirement is a browser.
- Go to moises.ai
- Create an account
- Upload a song
- Wait for the isolation to be done
- Enjoy !!
Here’s a sample of the results
- Can be done from any device with a browser even a mobile phone
- Requires no special knowledge
- Easy user interface
- Only 5 uploads per month
- There’s a queue that may affect your waiting time
You can use ezstems.com as an alternative for more upload options and it works in a simmilar way.
2. The App Method
This second method is simmilar to the first, but only uses the computer’s resources.
This method only works on windows
- Download and install the latest version of Python
- During the installation make sure add to path checkbox is selected.
- Download SpleetGUI
- Extract the zip file
- Install SpleetGUI
*I have no idea if it is safe to use
3. Command line Method
This last is done entirely from the command line and is great for those familiar with.
For this method, you will require git and conda already installed on your computer. Then type the following commands:
$ sudo apt install git
$ python3 -m spleeter -i your_song.mp3 -p spleeter:2stems -o output
For more detailed information, check out the documentation here
This is a great tool that can be used to get clean vocals from almost any song. It also works well to de-noise a track.