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Synths with different stereo spread / width?

I was wondering if anyone had some tips for getting that kind of stereo feeling on specific sounds? Here is an example: I love the way this ...
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Is it worth using guitar effect pedals on a DI signal?

My current recording set up is a guitar going into a Line 6 GX interface, into SONAR Artist. I use the built-in amp sim (TH2) to get my sounds. It works fine for demoing but that's about it. My ...
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How to route digital audio output to headphones?

I have a Behringer Firepower FCA610 (PDF) external soundcard connected via USB which has multiple stereo/digital outputs in the back and 2 headphone outputs in the front. Ableton uses the ASIO driver ...
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Balanced output to stereo unbalanced input

My preamp gives a balanced TRS output instead of unbalanced stereo which is what my input device requires. Is it possible there is a reverse DI box of sorts that converts balanced mono to unbalanced ...
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Help recreating a synthesized hit sound

Any pointers of recreating the sample at the beginning of this MDX composition with a synth(preferably Harmor or Massive): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3FbCURTShmeM2F4QXE1SldmUjA&authuser=0 ...
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Looking for a musically oriented outline of analog signal processing circuits

Is there a musically oriented outline of analog signal processing circuit design? My final goal is to be able to design and build pedals for me and my friends. I know the basic physics of electric ...
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Is it worth using consumer grade speakers to do surround sound design?

I was wondering what options I have for getting a basic 5.1 mixing setup in my house for under £100-£200. I know that might sound mad but I'm only looking for something to get started on to do some ...
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Inside a phone booth

I want to create an EQ or other approach that mimics a person inside an old style enclosed phone booth. Any thoughts? Thanks
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How to filter speech so you can hear the tone of a voice but not the words?

I have video files and I want to edit the sound so you can interpret the tone of a voice but the words are uninterpretable. Is there a way to accomplish this?
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From simple to advanced mix techniques

In a few words, I know how to mix a fairly simple track (drums, bass, guitar, vocals...). This means that I know how to blend things together because each "instrument" is quite easy to isolate in ...
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Removal of repeating sound in sound space

I'm not entirely sure if this is the right place to ask, but here goes. From my bedroom window I can hear a faint repeating beeping. Always the same beep, always the same period apart. Sometimes I ...
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Local Council needs recording device for barking dog matter

Ive been tasked with finding options for our government council to purchase an outdoor recording device we can possibly attach to a fence, post, car or tree to monitor some of our VIP Nuisance barking ...
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Recordings on Marantz PMD620 have random beeping

I recorded some simple foley audio using a Marantz professional PMD 620. I was monitoring the audio while recording, and noticed some annoying beeps, but I figured they were just some fault with the ...
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Intermittent Hiss with Varying Volume

We have a strange hissing sound that manifests occasionally in one of the channels of a church auditorium. Once it starts, it doesn't go away. Unplugging and replugging the microphone seems to make it ...
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Using the digital snake with the X32

If I use one S16 digital snake with the X32, can I route it with channels 17 thru 32 and outputs 9 thru 16?
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converting 4 pin TRRS headset jack to 5 pin XLR headset jack

First off, I hope this is mostly on topic. I am in the process of modifying the design of a raspberry pi like device to fit it with a 5 pin xlr jack for connecting a stereo intercom headset. I know ...
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high voltage/arc/tesla sfx texture

if I have to use granular synthesis such as an max msp patch, how would I go about creating high voltage/arc/tesla sfx...I tried loading different industrial material sounds such as plastic and ...
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Is it possible to mix MP3 Files into an audio mix a long mp3 without degredation?

I want to add and crossfade multiple mp3s into a long mix. Is there software that can mix many mp3's without re-encoding? If i use a normal mixing program and decode-re-incode, how much worse is the ...
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Plugging in and removing XLR mics while device is on

Is it ok to connect and disconnect XLR mics from a Zoom H5 while the device is powered on?
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Any Good Ideas With Karplus Strong

do you have any experience with karplus strong and your thoughts on it...what are the good and bads of this algorithm in sound design...any max msp heads out there, do you use this method with ...
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Strange amp buzz

I have an Ampeg BA-10B small bass amp which is kind of fine for me, but one thing drives me crazy: a strange buzz I hear when playing notes. I can't hear it via DI though. That's not your usual 50/60 ...
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Two plug-in power mics and a y adapter

Is it ok to connect two plug-in power mics using a Y adapter to a single mic jack? Specifically, to a Zoom H5. Edit I have been using two battery powered mics for a year going through a y adapter ...
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Spontaneous video interviews in crowded convention center w/o lav

I regularly video interview comic artists and writers who are behind tables at comic and anime conventions. They are in large, open rooms with loud, packed chattering crowds, so lots of ambient noise. ...
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Impulse Sweep and Phase

can some one tell me how the sweep profiles the phase of each frequency, and how this is reflected on the impulse sweep...I can see that when the sweep moves across the spectrum to profile a systems ...
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What kind of microphone can I get away with using to measure HRTFs?

It's not for anything super-professional, I've just been learning a little more about this stuff and I wanted to measure my own. In terms of placing microphones in my own ears, I've been assuming ...
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Preamp for Sony ECM MS907 mic

I'm pretty new in the audio world, I'll try the best I can to explain. I recently bought a Sony ECM MS907, a capacitor microphone with the idea to do some voice recording and maybe music. At first, ...
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Searching for a Sound Designer/Foley Artist for short film [closed]

i'm searching for a sound designer/foley artist for my newest short film. The final piece will be around 20 min. You can find an excerpt from it here: vimeo.com/125259836 pass: wandererteaser I need ...
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Real-world use of analogue mixing and digital recording equipment combined

(If this sort of question has been asked before - I apologise, I've used the search function and can't really find anything similar. Please merge and close if so!) I currently own a Behringer 8-bus ...
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Vertically shifted waveform

I'm trying to make a vinyl rip sound clean as a digital copy in several steps and the first is increasing high frequencies slightly and turning down the overall gain to prevent clipping. Whoever wants ...
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Recording ZipLine Sounds (Any Advice)

I'm looking specifically, to create the sound you hear when swat/military zipline down a buildings or from aircraft (10 seconds in length or so) What are some ways to emulate this, any ideas? I've ...
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Disable Audition playhead “Follow Song”

In Adobe Audition, how to have an audio track playing, zoomed somewhere, and have the "portion of the audio track that is zoomed in" to not follow the playhead? In case I want to fine-tune the marker ...
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how to rip your own acapella

I've been looking through many tutorials online and none of them really seem to work for me. Ive tried using Audacity but it was a major failure. I've tried the inversion technique. There is a remix ...
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How do you produce an immersive soundtrack?

As well as using a multichannel format to immerse the viewer, what other methods would you use to make a soundtrack immersive? I have just started working with a director who is making two short ...
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Scales vs. Harmonic Notes

If an ambient sound is to be generated with specific frequencies, would it, in general, sound better if those frequencies are notes selected from a specific scale, or frequencies that are all harmonic ...
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How to achieve 180 degree dispersion from one speaker cluster?(live pa)

As a live performer I am often set up against a wall in the middle of a restaurant playing easy-listening music with diners in front and on both sides of me.A Bose system is supposed to be able to ...
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How to shift frequency of whole audio file?

How can I shift the frequency of a whole audio file. So as if there was a sound at 500 Hz and I wanted to shift the audio by 50 Hz, that sound would then be at 550 Hz, and a sound at 1000 Hz would be ...
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Using an unpowered microphone on a mixer board?

I just recently bought a Mackie 402VLZ4 and trying to use a set of microphones on the board. The microphones I'm trying to use are as follows: A lavalier microphone (mini to XLR adapter being ...
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How can I control the patch in cubase 5?

I use cubase and I control my instruments with MIDI. Now I want to know how to control the patch. Specifically I am using a MIDI file where the patch makes a reset where the sound is reset to patch ...
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Importing an AAF file into Protools 9

I have read the PT manual on importing AAF's but I seems to be doing something wrong. Whenever I import the AAF file from FCP X the sounds are missing. I believe I have embedded them but then when I ...
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Topics to be covered in a sound design video tutorial?

I am currently preparing a sound design video tutorial for cinema and games (in french) that would last around 5 hours. According to you, which subject should not be forgotten ? What would you expect ...
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Compress more than once? (VO multi-mix)

I'm a bit new to all of this, so I just wanted to get some advice from some pros. I'm doing VOs for different segments that are all going to be strung together into one final track. In stage 1 of ...
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Wave synthesizer software

I would like to know if there is a software that can generate a waveform where I can adjust modulation and pitch visually over time. I'm trying to make basic animal sounds.
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Creating percussion from found sounds?

Our stock music library is working on a found sounds album (using sounds recorded from an environment, like a kitchen etc.). I recorded a few sounds from the kitchen, but I'm wondering what the best ...
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Designing the sound of a 20“ *ahem*… ”Member"

So I'm currently posting a rather dark comedic short and well the title beats around the bush but I need to design the movements of a flaccid enormous cock to put it quite bluntly... I have a ...
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Is there such a thing as Balanced stereo cable?

From the look of it, left and right channels have common ground, but still all the cables I've found so far are just two balanced cables glued together. Why no one created 5-wires cable and saved 20% ...
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Storing ambiences in to a post-prodution house library

When adding ambiances into an library to be used in a post-production house, what is good to think about? For example, does post houses have all sounds in a library saved at the same sample-rate and ...
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Post-production houses needs in ambiences?

What are post-production companies looking for in ambiances? Its my understanding that it varies from production to production, but what basic guidelines do sound recordists follow when recording ...
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(First) Hardware setup for ambient

I'm looking to get my first gear ever, my main goal is (lo-fi) ambient and ambientechno. My initial idea for setup would be something like that: Novation X Station or SH-101 if i will find cheaper ...
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Need software-based, resonant filter for 90's ROMpler

Any suggestions on how to add a resonant filter to a keyboard that does not have one? I have a Alesis Quadrasynth (QS4) and want to do midi-triggered filter sweeps in real-time. Thank you! Dan
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How is this sound created?

I've been wondering how to create the following sound (by using a synth) (which wave etc..) Starts at 0:19 ...

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