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wireless mics + Theater in the Round = No Feedback?

I'm a NYC based director. I'm trying to find the answer to a sound designer question. I was hoping you had a forum or could point me in the right direction. What is the best way to avoid feedback ...
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Synthesizing distorted guitar from MIDI

So I've been experimenting with generating music by computer program, and got a thing working with Python and fluidsynth, with a nice-sounding piano soundfont. I want to switch to distorted electric ...
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Bitrate changing in Audacity

I am experiencing a weird glitch in Audacity. My session went something like this: Import wav It sounds distorted, so I change the bitrate to 384,000, and it sounds fine The second time I try to ...
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Regular collaboration with a post studio: how much should I charge and how? UK rates

I will be soon starting to collaborate on a regular basis with a post studio based in another country. The job is clear: I will be mostly working on Foley, Dialogue and Backgrounds on 10 episodes for ...
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How to increase the volume of a sound while recording

This question is related to an earlier question I posted on StackOverflow here. Although this question may sound like it's a programming question, but what my intentions are to get the basics of ...
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No MME/DirectX audio when using ASIO

I've seen several posts about this, including this one. I'm using Windows 7 64-bits. In order to use ASIO in Ableton, I have to disable Speaks from the Volume Control, and refresh ASIO from its ...
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Compressor Questions and Making a 5.1 Mix with 95% in Stereo? [on hold]

I've been editing videos for a few years now and have always done my sound editing in Final Cut Pro (7).. But with this new big documentary project I'm working on, I'm hoping to make Soundtrack Pro my ...
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How to create rolling lfo effect

I was just researching about Virus TI products and I came with this patch ...
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1answer
39 views

cheap hand held sound meter vs smartphone app

For learning purposes i want to play around with a sound meter. Are the smartphone sound meter apps (have a droid 2) that accurate? Is a $30 hand held sound meter usually going to be more accurate?
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Good Drama Films/TV for Sound Design?

This has been asked before as general films Films to Study for Excellence in Sound Design, but most of the answers as well as the films recognized in awards are epic action blockbuster films: Star ...
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Why do we need power amplifier with hundred watts of power?

For normal home audio systems, the speakers usually have sensitivities around 85~90 dB. So according to the sound pressure chart, it's pretty loud already at 1 Watt of power. Then why do audio ...
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Is there a way to crossfade multiple clips of one track in one click with Adobe Audition?

I've got a project which has some background music clips which I'd like to crossfade, I usually make it by taking each clip and dragging it into the previous one a little, but I have to be very ...
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1answer
46 views

How to Synthesize a Cello Sound in Pure Data

I'm trying to make a sustaining cello sound in Pure Data. How do I make this sound? http://88.198.78.90/ct/files/mp3/cello/594.mp3 From what I understand, I'm working with a sine wave. With the ...
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36 views

audio interface to add additional outputs to computer for Skype and teamspeak

I want to use multiple applications such as teamspeak and Skype that allow me to select separate audio inputs/outputs from the system out. Note that I am on a mac. I would like to take said audio ...
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19 views

Logic Pro X House Organ Bass

In Logic Pro 9, there were a bunch of presets for the Tonewheel EVB3 Organ, they aren't in LPX. Anyone know where I can get those presets from? I'm specifically looking for the Class0c Organ Dry - ...
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Sixties' sound mixing

I would like to mix one of my compositions with a sixties mood. To better understand what I'm trying to explain, I would accomplish a sound like Gene Rains' Hana Maui. I know that it could be ...
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1answer
51 views

Sound Recording Noise in Different Places

I record sounds with the simple same equipment which consist of my laptop and a microphone, both in my home and my office. The sounds are very clear which I record in my office. But, in my home, there ...
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3answers
79 views

Can a digital sound wave take any shape?

I'm studying the topic of sound waves in digital audio. I have a basic understanding of the concepts of frequency, amplitude, samples, and how it all comes together to create a sound with a distinct ...
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37 views

Need hand-held recorder and mic for use in old courtrooms

I'm a court reporter working in old courtrooms with bad acoustics and A/C noise that overpowers the voices on recordings. I just have the little table where I sit so I can't stretch mic cords all ...
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25 views

kontakt exchange for post audio [closed]

anyone interested in exchanging kontakt instruments they've made? I'm starting to build more and more foley stuff as i see fit. It saves a lot of time using a controller VS pro tools chops
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2answers
48 views

Mobile application to turn smartphone into wireless microphone

I am lookin for an app (iOS or Android) that turns any smartphone into a wireless microphone for any kind of event. For example I can talk in my phone and sound is broadcasted in real time to the ...
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1answer
41 views

Why does changing the sampling rate, cange the sound of the tone? (Not pitch)

Okay, so I'm trying to make a sine wave in an audio file, however it doesn't work (the sound is really weird), even though the values generated resemble a sine function. I've been trying to figure out ...
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46 views

Outdoor recording with TLM 103 microphones

Is there a way to mount two TLM 103 microphones into a blimp? I'd like to have a compact stereo setup with those two mics, are there any options except two individual stands. I couldn't find ...
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How to connect my iPad Air and my Yamaha CP4 Stage Piano?

Let's say I have Garageband for the iPad (or other Synths and Apps) and want to play them through my Digital Stage Piano which has a USB Host Adapter. (meaning it behaves like a SoundCard and ...
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2answers
41 views

How does digital audio data capture 'texture'? (And not only pitch and volume)

I've been reading about digital audio. I now have a basic understanding of frequency and amplitude. To my understanding, frequency is the 'width' of a wave, and amplitude is the 'height' of a ...
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2answers
60 views

Leaving mic & preamp on for extended periods of time - problematic?

For a project i plan to use my good Neumann TLM 103 mics with a sound devices usbpre2 + laptop for 24 hours non-stop. Those 24-hour "sessions" will happen probably 5-6 times. (Not in a row) Could ...
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3answers
75 views

How can Imake the sound of fly or mosquito

I wonder how can I make the sound of a mosquito or a fly or any kind of insects ? I prefer a comic sound .
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36 views

how to make the sound of a metallic spring

I want to make the sound of spring I want it to be a little comic? IS there a material which I can make the sound?
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46 views

How do I know if I need a microphone preamp?

I don't often record with microphones (mostly with synthesizers patched directly to an audio interface, or in-computer with virtual synths). However when I do, I've never been very happy with the ...
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Propellerhead Reason 7 video window

Hey guys does anyone know if Reason 7 has an add on/patch to enable video playback (to make it a post production DAW)? It would be really neat if there is cos Reason is my DAW of choice, even though ...
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34 views

Protools versions that work with mavericks

so, now that i have just had a new hard drive and mavericks OS 10.9.4 installed, i come to find i may have trouble finding the right protools software, especially if it is an older, cheaper version. ...
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2answers
102 views

Designing household sounds using a synth

any advice, tutorial, video or even book you recommend for designing household sounds using a synth?? I work mainly in Live9 and in our next game I'm planning to design sound the majority of sounds ...
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3answers
34 views

Electronic Mic for very loud sounds

I would like record the sound a motor car, by fix a mic on the motor directly, the problem that I get is that the sound overload the mic, and I'm how that some here could tell me what kid of mics can ...
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1answer
24 views

How can more than one input trigger an operation in Pure Data?

I need an operation to be performed whenever a change in a control is performed. Operations are only performed when the left input is changed or it receives a bang. Right now I'm achieving this by ...
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19 views

Automatically Removing Duplicate Files in SoundMiner

all! This may be an extremely basic question but - is it possible to make SoundMiner remove the duplicate files from my library automatically? I've scanned and found all of my duplicate files, but ...
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The relevance of 5.1 ambiences

I am curious how much need there is for 5.1 ambience libraries of different locations. Are sound designers / editors looking for 5.1 recordings, or is it more practical to build 5.1 atmospheres from ...
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Multichannel soundeffects / different perspectives

I recently came across some independent sound library publishers offering "multichannel WAV files" for different mic perspectives of the same sound. Those are not traditional multichannel files (as ...
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Cheap, sensitive omnidirectional microphone

Can anyone recommend a cheap microphone for omnidirectional recording? I'm doing a project where I need to record some sounds from many different locations and I need to buy a bunch of mics on a ...
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Automixer gating versus gain-sharing

I have a programmable DSP with an automixer component that has two operating modes: gating and gain-sharing. What is the difference between these two modes, and what are good use cases for each?
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Foley: a rolling rock

I've got a scene which a huge rock is rolling down a mountain.how can I make this sound? Is there a material I can use to make the sound?
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1answer
7 views

Exporting audio in Nuendo five

i am using nuendo five on a PC, i have several tracks in my project and I want to export them as one stereo mp3. when I click file export - then audio mix down the export audio misdown box opens but ...
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49 views

How lossless is my lossless music?

I have ripped an audio CD using iTunes and saved it in Apple Lossless format. I used Spek to draw a specrtogram and here is the result: My first question is, why doesn't it go all the way up to 22 ...
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3answers
74 views

Why signal is overloaded when I use a low cut filter?

I have a stereo mix file at about 0 dbfs. When I put a high pass filter and cut below 30Hz it boost the signal +3db up. Is this normal? I tested it with different filters (plug ins only) and I had the ...
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1answer
37 views

School class recording

I'm a student and I have trouble taking notes and listening at the same time, therefore I wish to get myself a voice recording device so I can listen to the teacher's lecture again later. I'm looking ...
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1answer
23 views

How to make a good Pitch Pipe Sound in Pure Data

Here's the pitch pipe sound I want to emulate: http://www.harmonize.com/metropolis/images/Sounds/CNatural.mp3 I read through the synthesis techniques for PD here ...
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1answer
86 views

Replicating “computer readout” sound

Many films and television shows from the 80s and 90s (for example, Blade Runner, the BBC television adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, etc.) that depict computers use a distinctive ...
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6answers
165 views

How would one “morph” human vocals with a bat scream?

I am producing sounds for an old time vampire game. I have recorded human vocals in Latin that I would like to combine with a bat scream. It's (obviously) for a section in the game where the vampire ...
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2answers
43 views

Tuning out from world sound design

Hi can you recommend movies where the main characters get overwhelmed and they start to "tune out" from the real world and their surroundings? (The effect being that everything is slowly brought down ...
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1answer
43 views

What is the size and name of mic input nut?

In the below picture is the mic input missing a nut. Does anyone know the size and name of such a nut?
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101 views

Is it possible to remove the Pro Tools Unique ID from an audio file?

I'll soon have a number of projects coming in sequence for which I'd like to prepare some blank "stems" so I don't have to prepare them ahead of each project. The only problem is that Pro Tools is ...

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