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How long is too long for a library ambience?

I have a question about your preferences with regards to library recordings. I'm putting together a library of ambiences from recordings I made on a trip to New York. Most of the recordings have ...
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Other than buffer size and sample rate, which other variants (hardware and/or software) play a role in latency?

For example: I'm looking for/designing/building an audio-focused system, and lowering latency is very important. What should I look for? RAM? Hard drive speed? Processor's speed and/or number of ...
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LAME bitrate and lowpass filters

Is there a formula or chart that specifies what lowpass filter LAME will automatically invoke for certain bitrates? I've looked around the net and can't find anything on this. And is there a specific ...
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Choosing a balance between soundtrack and voice

I've recently purchased a nice microphone and recording setup. However, my environment isn't as quiet as I would like. My goal is to make voice tutorials for software developers. I own a fair count ...
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How can wav sample formats be predicted?

I've been developing an audio synthesizer and it's pretty much all up and running, but I've run into a bit of an issue while trying to load various audio. Everything works as intended to the best of ...
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Drum shielding: Budget solution for back screen — what materials will absorb high frequency well and are cheap?

I would like to build a back-screen for a drum kit (highly reflective stage etc.) Currently I'm thinking of 6 2'x6' panel screen for the back, and I'm currently got a few materials suggested ...
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1answer
45 views

Microphone for six year old

My 6 year old son wants a 'real' microphone and stand just to sing with and pretend he's on stage like Billie Jo!! I'm confused with mixers and amps and microphone systems. I just want a cheap way of ...
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Is less compression better?

Is it better to do a minimum of compression while creating a track (in terms of sound quality) ? Or is it just all about how the compression is used in the track?
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30 views

Mouth and nose noises on M&E´s: helps or harms?

I would really like to have some perspective of when one receives the M&E´s and is preparing the version for that language / country. I understand and read here that a lot has to do with the ...
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24 views

Keeping or altering walla in M&E´s

I would really like to have some perspective of when one receives the M&E´s and is preparing the version for that language / country. I understand and read here that a lot has to do with the ...
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1answer
232 views

sound design for a quiet room

I need to design a couple of "room sounds" for our game .. thing is that they're quiet since there's no one inside for now I'm approaching this by having a room tone some occasional tiny sounds ...
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25 views

Is mains conditioning necessary to protect equipment?

I've had a request for a mains conditioning unit on a system that has run off mains for years with no problems. I've never heard of any surges or oddities like that and so I'm wondering what the value ...
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FL Studio 11.1.0 rendering crashes [on hold]

I am using fl studio 11.1.0 but the rendering does not work. for every project i first need to copy the project and all samples to my laptop before i can render it as mp3 my pc is 64 bit but i don't ...
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Best sound to use for ringtone

So I have never liked using ringtones. However my new phone has a weak vibration, so it seems I need to get one. I want a ringtone that is able to be distinguishable from a whole crowd of noises, ...
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Opinions on this little sound logo?

It would be really nice if I could have some opinions from more experienced people like you all for this little sound logo I did (for the ADSR Contest). Here's the link: ...
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Oxygen 2014 yosemite [duplicate]

Do M-Audio MIDI controllers (Axiom, Oxygen, etc.) work with OS X Yosemite?
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9 views

FL Studio strange wobbly sound

I have a pretty annoying issue with FL Studio. Basically, sometimes happens that certain notes I play start to sound strange and wobbly, and it doesn't seem to be related to a single VST. It sounds ...
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Is it possible to move patches around on the microKorg? [migrated]

I've so far just used my microKorg to play around with creating sounds, and am using it for the first time on stage in a few weeks. When practicing, I've noticed that it's very slow to move between ...
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big delay in ProTools Agregate I/O

We would record a VO trough a standalone software (called DEHUMANIZER) to protools, but the play back have a really big delay. (400-500) My method was the following: i set up the aggregate I/O ...
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Continuous music recognition [on hold]

I'm looking for a way of automatically recognizing short dialogs (10-20 seconds) from a streaming server. I will have a subset of short dialogs saved in a DB which I want to recognize from the whole ...
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1answer
11 views

Change organ registration in middle of piece in Logic Pro X

I'm using Logic Pro X 10.0.7. How can I change the registration of the pipe organ (i.e. the settings of the Church Organ plugin) in the middle of a piece?
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Telex and Mumble [migrated]

I am trying to make a Telex MP 2002 interact with a Mumble client. However, when everything is hooked up, whenever something plays on the computer, it is instantly echoed back bt the Telex. Is there ...
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77 views

Increase volume of sound without introducing noise

I am using Adobe Audition and would like to increase the volume of a sound file that I have. It should sound the same as when I increase the volume on my computer via the volume knobs. I have tried ...
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1answer
25 views

New to recording. Would like to make tutorials with recorded speech. Would like recommendations

I want to make a series of tutorials for use on the web, including extensive recordings of my voice. I'd like to try to keep the recording quality high. I'm willing to spend some money, though I'm ...
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3answers
61 views

Assigning a numerical value to clarity

Is there any way you could assign a numerical value to clarity of sound? For example, if you wanted to see how clarity of sound was affected by environmental factors (being outside, for example), over ...
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1answer
64 views

Sounds design with video seq and DAW

What procedure should I use if I have video clips from a game (animations/cut scenes) and I need to precisely set every sound in it to the ms. For example, I have a sequence with starting monitors ...
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Please recommend movie titles

have some projects lined up and doing research. Can you guys recommend good sounding movies of the following? Boxing War (civil war or early periodic war, so not as busy, think pre-machine guns) ...
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Good Outdoor GunTails libraries for Convolution use

I'm the Happy owner of the Guntales library from the Recordist and I had some experiment using these multi-miked recordings as impulse responses for multiple reverbs in parallel. This library focus on ...
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1answer
19 views

Recording multiple tracks with a analog mixer [duplicate]

I have recently purchased a Behringer Xenyx 802 mixer. It is a analog mixer that uses RCA to 3.5mm connections to my iMac's line in port. I am using logic to record single tracks at a time, but I ...
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Recreating a synth from tourists i can't keep up ft will heard

looking to recreate/tweak a sound from tourists song i can't keep up ft will heard. i think its a square with pitch bend and unison but can't for the life of me recreate it. I have massive and if ...
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3answers
64 views

Minimal length required for a human to register a sound

I work with automatic environmental sound recognition. As a limitation of my work, I use only audio without other contextual information to do the recognition. In nature, many sounds are very alike, ...
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1answer
12 views

Time code audio tracks in DAW?

How do you generate audio time code (LTC) tracks, if your platform doesn't offer them natively? Some DAWs can generate auxiliary LTC tracks, but many don't. Audible time code may not be useful right ...
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What websites/forums should I go to for critique?

Are there any good sound design websites/forums for posting demo videos for critique that I should know about? Thanks, Ian.
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Type of hard disk for mixing?

I am replacing a hard disk and started to look for a proper new drive. I have seen these "special purpose" hard disks which were designed for Network Attached System, using in datacenters, even ...
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The echo in microphone [closed]

I have a problem. Friends told me that I have an echo in microphone. I do not know what to do. I have a headset with a microphone. Thanks in advance for your answer.
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Is it possible to split a mixed track into two tracks if I have a complete sample of one? [duplicate]

(Nearly posted this in Video Production but I thought this would be a better place since it's mostly audio related.) I've been playing around recording gameplay footage with some friends for fun ...
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Production Dialogue — point at face or chest?

I teach audio in a film school, and when I was talking about proper production dialogue recording technique, a student said he had heard that the shotgun mic should be pointed toward the actor's chest ...
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Blue Yeti Humming sound [duplicate]

Ok here's the issue So I plugged my new Blue Yeti into my bro's computer and it had absolutely no background noise at all and it sounded absolutely amazing! (he has a 800 watt power supply) and when I ...
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Steve Angello - BASS STYLE?

How to make this drop bass style? What type of waves? I tried to recreate the sound with sawtooth waves but it was not the correct sound. ...
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Group conference call, struggling with audio. Better mic suggestions? Multiple mics?

We're often doing audio calls where each end has a group of 5-10 people. At the moment both ends are sitting around a lounge, and are using Blue Snowball USB mic's. For the people close the the mic ...
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27 views

What gear is necessary to start vocal recording?

I'm planning to involve myself in music recording, and I'm starting with the voice. Hopefully once I get more experience I'll also record instruments. For a starter, what gear is needed?
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372 views

Do M-Audio MIDI controllers (Axiom, Oxygen, etc.) work with OS X Yosemite?

If so, which ones, and with which software? Drivers for Yosemite have so far not been released by M-Audio, but I assume some controllers will work in any case. (I am considering buying the Axiom 61.) ...
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1answer
28 views

How can I blend a voice recording more in with an instrumental track in Adobe Audition?

Recently I started to record some friends singing to instrumental tracks in Adobe Audition. While the quality of both the recordings (made with Auna MIC-900S + Popkiller) and the instrumental tracks ...
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Disclosure Pad Sound

Hope you can help me programm a pad sound which is similar to a track of the disclosure guys... The pad is made with the gaia synth...bit i cant get close to this sound... Here is the sound..at 1:03 ...
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Using a crossfader in a passive circuit

I'm trying to build a really simple passive summing circuit for combining two line-level stereo audio sources (iPod + laptop or iPod + iPod), and I really want to be able to fade between the sources. ...
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Izotope Iris and Pro Tools 11 Issue?

I'm wondering if anyone else has had the following issue and if anyone knows of a fix. I cannot for the life of me get Iris to save Midi learn assignments in Pro Tools! The stand alone version saves ...
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Singer having issues with too much feedback and or being not heard well over very loud band in small rehearsal spaces

I am a female Hard Bluesy Rock singer covering everything Led Zeppelin to Alice In Chains, Godsmack and then softer rock such as Fleetwood Mac and Journey, have always been told I have a lot of power ...
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2answers
28 views

I'm trying to record two local mics, another over the internet, and my PS3

I have a YouTube series I want to do with a friend of mine in Australia. In a nut-shell, there will be two people on my end playing on a PS3 split-screen (Myself and another person) speaking to her ...
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Save resulting audio in Patchwork Synth

I am using http://www.patchwork-synth.com Is there any way to save the output in a file? I haven't found anything yet. Any help would be much appreciated.
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obviate extreme gain noise

Anyone knows about the lack of preamps to provide extreme gain setups? Even my sound devices 702 gets very noisy at the end of the gain range. Today i stumbled across this little device. It's a ...

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