Song Surgeon - [www.songsurgeon.com] - is a software product used by all types of musicians, but it is especially popular with guitarits. One of the newest features built into Song Surgeon is the ability to reduce or dampen the vocals. No need for words. The video demonstrations does a much better job. Song Surgeon does much more than just reduce vocals, it also slows down music (changes tempo), chnges pitch, creates practice loops, converts between file formats... check it out today at www.songsurgeon.com.