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Can I use the sync voltage, OR the audio output from a Korg Volca to control a Moog Little Phatty CV input?

I'm not looking for necessarily clean results, as this is simply experimentation. But I also don't want to fry the CV in on my Moog.
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What is said at the intro of genetic transmission (dragonflyrecords 1994)?

I don't find a text that I think matches what is said. Is this what I hear in the intro It was a place. Smoke was clearing. He was holding back, he wasn't being cooperative, he wasn't giving me ...
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Are there any resources where I might be able to find post sound DAW screenshots for well known film and tv content?

first time poster and budding sound designer here, I often find that while watching great content that I'd love to know exactly how the sound was edited for a particular scene, particularly in regards ...
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*newbie alert* looking for a good course to start learning sound design

I am looking for a GOOD place to start learning creating cool sounds for games. I was so glad to find StackExchange had a sound design forum! I'd prefer an online course, but please let me know which ...
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Audacity records only 1 channel, inspite of being set to stereo

I use a Shure condenser mic with a Focusrite scarlett solo interface. However ever since the 1st time I connected it to the laptop , & recorded in Audacity & mixpad, It keeps recording only 1 ...
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Stereo wavs unwantedly combined to polyphonic wav

I've recentley recorded some stereo atmos's for a job and I have used sound devices wave agent to add meta data, This caused them to be combined to a polyphonic wav, which still plays as a stereo file ...
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Laser eye on CD player is not reading CDs

I have had this problem for a while now, a couple of days ago I cleaner it with a cotton bud and some spit. It then played CDs flawlessly for the next 2 days. But now it has gone back to how it used ...
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48kHz vs 44.1 kHz

I've been brought on for editing audio on a project (the audio isn't going to a video at all it is just for the audience to listen). The recording engineer has recorded this audio at 48 kHz, even ...
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Distort voice with free software?

Similar to Any free software to make speech sound different without making it "robotic"? I am looking for a software that can alter your voice in a way, that the output sounds more or ...
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Given multiple audio files, can I extract background music that has different sound effects over it?

Let's imagine I have a movie out of which I would like to extract a soundtrack (i.e., a piece of music). The problem being that the music is, of course, "tainted" with various sound effects and actors ...
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New venue, new live sound requirements

I need to pick the brains of people who are more experienced/skilled than I am. I run sound at a stand up comedy venue. When I started, the gig was quite small and held outdoors, under a marquee. The ...
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Getting a sub bass and a 808 kick to play well together?

I've tried various techniques, like scooping out space for the kick drum out of the bass range in the EQ, but I end up with a weak kick drum! I tried side-chaining the bass to the kick, so when the ...
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Recipe for producing a sub bass that is both loud and rattles shelves?

The best sound I can come up with is not a sine wave, but a triangle wave. The triangle wave creates a very nice upper and lower shelf frequency that you can both hear and feel. The bad thing with ...
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Is there sound quality loss in 6mm to 3.5mm TRS adapter?

I would like to know if there is any sound quality lost by using a 6mm (1/4th inch) TRS jack adapter to connect into a 3.5mm (1/8th inch) TRS slot. I would assume there would be some quality loss ...
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Using balanced audio to feed stereo monitor input with in ear monitoring?

Is this a dumb idea? It appears that we've been doing this for ages and so far none of the musicians have complained. My understanding is that you'll just get an out of phase signal which sounds like ...
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Microphone Input Playback (FMOD STUDIO API)

I got my microphone input working fine in my custom engine. I am getting all the levels, dominant frequency data i need from the microphone. The issue is i'm still hearing microphone playback. I tried ...
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Identification of VOX/ADPCM-like format needed

I'm dealing with an odd format here, and it seems similar to VOX ADPCM, 8000Hz, but it when played back as such, produces the most horrendous sound. It's definitely similar to VOX ADPCM or some ...
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How to connect 1/4" audio jacks to my current setup

I am new to this so please bear with me and I will do my best to describe my issue. I have a PC which I want to connect all my hardware to. The list is as follows. 1 x Roland System 1, 1 x Roland TR ...
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can you power the speakers through the same 3.5mm jack that you use to send sound to the speakers?

I wanted to know if the same 3.5mm cable that transmits the sound from the speaker to the player can be used to transmit the power required to drive the speakers. Are they in commercial use?
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Simplest Midi Editor Player with animated keyboard? [migrated]

I need a simplest program to load, edit (cut, add, modify notes, add, delete, merge tracks ...) I need to do some basic works on midifiles to suit my needs then save them. I also need to play back ...
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Solo Audio Track with DIfferent meter reading from Master?

So I've created and processed my own kick drum sample with a generator, bounced it to 24-bit wave file. and went to place it in my song. Now, this audio i have decided to process a little more with ...
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Preventing headphone chord from tangling while drumming [migrated]

I have a V-Drum kit with a pair of headphones I'm pretty satisfied with. However, since the audio jack is on the left side of the kit, the chord keeps interfering with my hands when I play. Is there ...
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What is the “level” of Frequency Modulation of many synthesizers?

I am currently working on FM synthesis and while I do understand the roles of carrier frequency, modulator frequency and modulator amplitude, I've been having problems with understanding how lots of ...
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Will Pro Tools remember the pan automation, if

I hope you can help. I am working on a film on Pro Tools 11, and will continue on a Pro Tools HD afterwards. I have a question regarding panning automation - There's a mono audio track. It is ...
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creating your sound workshop [closed]

hò time has come where I need to make a step further goal is to have a sound workshop where I can create "any" sound that comes to mind picture a carpentry...you have tools and you can shape a ...
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Does the shape of an acoustic/vocal booth matter for maximum isolation?

I am building a vocal booth at home, so I can do voice over work. Now I have some Wood lying around, & will build the booth with wood. I am confused as to, what shape I should build it in? So, ...
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Removing Vocals: Logic Pro X

I am trying to remove vocals from some songs in Logic Pro X. However I have not yet been very successful. If someone could help me it would be fantastic. If you cannot remove vocals using Logic Pro ...
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How can I make a sub bass that can be heard (at least a bit) on even on crappy systems?

I'm making a song in which the bass has to be as soft and deep as possible but I'd also like people to be able to listen to the song (being the bass an important part of this track) and hear, even if ...
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Volkswagen transporter t3 (vanagon) - sound

I'm looking for sounds of A Volkswagen Transporter T3 (Vanagon) but can't find any. Especially pass-by's. Can anyone help me further with that? Or An alternative? Thanks, Olaf
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Pre-amp/Mixer or USB Interface for vocals?

I am a newbie to studio recording (voice artist) . I have decided to purchase a condenser mic for my recording (audiotechnica). However, I am confused as to whether I should purchase a Pre-amp/Mixer ...
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pro tools auto generated regions

I have this error message it keeps asking me if I want to delete these auto generated regions, what if I do will it effect the session in anyway? You are currently not displaying auto-created ...
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What EQ's have an octave notch?

There was a software equalizer out there I saw a couple years ago. I think it was made by the now gone elemental audio. Whatever it was, it had a notch filter that would filter in octaves. I've been ...
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Help editing audio file for android Game [duplicate]

I'm trying to trim crop a WAV file for a game I'm developing for Android. I have used Wavosaur and Audacity for this operation but I have one big problem. All the exported files (WAV, OGG, ...) give a ...
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Sound Psychology an explanation

I am trying to work on covering sound design the same way I would approach anything visual. With Visual Design there is a vast amount of things to go into, such as Color Psychology With Sound ...
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Is there a standard panning compromise?

I know there are certain rules that are commonly shared when it comes to panning. Letting the kick drum and bass sit in the center, for example. I'm wondering though, do you believe there are "right ...
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Input Distortion on Zoom H4N

I hooked up a Zoom H4n to the "speaker out" jack of a mixer with an XLR splitter cable. So the Zoom H4n was on one side of the splitter and the room speaker on the other side of the splitter. I have ...
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Designing earcons for the web - mainly notifications

I have come up with a task of creating ear-cons for a website I am currently working on. I have never worked in the music / sound industry so I think this could be a challenge! What things should I ...
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Looking for sound effects of old vintage cars, circa 1950's to 1960's

I am part of a post crew doing the sound for a feature documentary, set between the 1950's and the 1960's. Throughout the movie there is a wide variety of period cars ranging from army jeeps, to ford ...
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How to make the “Trumpet” lead in this track?

I am really wondering how the artist of this track made such a clear "trumpet" drop. 1.15 @ Could someone please explain how this could be ...
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What is the difference between XLR and JACK out?

Hi I was just wanting to know what the difference is between XLR and JACK out is. I'm sort of new to this sort of thing. (So if someone could explain it as simple as possible would be great!)
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Best Mic for baritone vocals?

I am just starting out as a voice over actor, & I would like to know what would be a good mic for a baritone voice. I need something under 300$ . Ideally it should bring out my baritone voice ...
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How to dress when recording Foleys?

Just discovered a 2014 short called The Sound of COS. It shows two guys creating Foleys for a fashion commercial. The short being sponsored by COS, of course the two are dressed sleekly. However, I ...
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Extend pen drawing sound from 1s to 2.5s

On SoundDogs, I found the sound of a marker drawing on paper for ca. one second: Hi Liter Marker- Draw Line, Long; Pens & Pencils The problem however is that I need the sound of a marker (or ...
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Condensor Microphones diaphrams facing each other

I once recorded grand piano with two condenser microphones (AKG c414) and due to the length of the arms of the microphone stands had the two diaphragms pointing past each other (in a cardioid shape). ...
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Sound changes pitch upon converting and playback

I have a piece of music, and whenever it is converted (f.ex. from .ogg to .mp3) or played back by certain software, it changes to a higher pitch, and also seems to have its frequencies distorted. ...
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Replacement for Sony PCM D50?

My PCM D50 died on me after many faithful years of service. It got dropped in a bit of risky bicycle recording that caused a bit of damage about two months ago and only now stopped receiving any input ...
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Solving strange effects in audio waveforms

I have generated two similar audio waves, but one of them is presenting some strange effects when played. I have attached both files: Original Audio FilteredAudio They are both PCM 16 bits little ...
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Make the sound of gears grinding to a halt? [duplicate]

How would I make the sound of gears grinding to a halt? Edit: These would be metallic gears about 1 to 2 feet in diameter for a theatrical production
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Beamforming microphones to isolate individual performers in a group

A lot of conference room telephony gear has built-in beamforming microphones. They use an array of microphones and then process the recorded audio, incorporating the phase to isolate sound from one ...

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