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I need help getting a professional sound

So I've been messing around in Fl Studio for quite some time, and I've been gradually learning different things from watching tutorials and messing around. I am able to make a track and put it all ...
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Considerations for moving monitor mixes to the stage

I am involved in a band with six members, one of which plays several instruments. In an effort to improve our chances of getting a good sound check by relieving the FOH sound engineer of the monitor ...
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Managing dozens of wireless stage mics

I watched the past two seasons of NBC (US)'s show "The Sing-Off" which pits acapella groups against each other. The groups range in size from five to fifteen or so members each. For opening numbers ...
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sound device bag back support

Hey guys I have a sound device case like this one http://www.sounddevices.com/products/cs3/ I was wondering if I could get some advice, I added a strap to go around my waist so I do not get back ...
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SoundCraft Si Compact 24 - Link fader (L / R) with BUS [on hold]

My church acquired SoundCraft Si Compact 24. I have a PC audio connected in the console (INPUT 22). As the church has a SIDE (Return, BUS 9), while playing up a CD, which would lower the volume for ...
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SoundCraft Si Compact 24 - Recording mixed channel [on hold]

How can I save settings / filters / volumes for each channel? example: MIC 1 is the microphone of a mixed and filtered to his voice singer. If another cult, or day, he'll get another microphone, ...
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Help identifying source of unwanted noise [duplicate]

Edit: Clarified this question to point out the differences between this and the one marked as a duplicate I have a Blue Snowball USB microphone plugged into an HP PC running Windows 7. Whenever I ...
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how to manually make sound of 7 mirrors breaking

Re-creating old radio episode of Fibber McGee and Molly- need to manually create the SOUND of (for live audience to see) 7 mirrors breaking in succession - safely. Thanks for your suggestions.
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Recording multi channel / track - SoundCraft Si Compact 24

Can I do multi-channel/track recording on a SoundCraft Si Compact 24 with the USB port using the software console? Would I have to purchase the Si Multi Digital Card for this? I wanted to record ...
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Hitting a leq(m) spec

Doing sound design for materials that need to hit an 82 leq(m) spec which is the TASA standard for cinema ads. But all I have is an LUFS meter. Any ballpark range I can mix it to, at least to pass the ...
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68 views

How to visualize alarm sound

I am new in dealing with sounds. I am not very sure if I am asking the right question, but I will try to explain what I am looking for. I want to be able to distinguish and visualize a specific alarm ...
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59 views

How To Create a Net Launcher Sound

I need some help folks, I have to create the sound of the net launcher, in fact near from the one in the "Fitfh Element" of Luc Besson. It's a big powerful gun who fires a net over the oppents, So It ...
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Help with connecting my gear

I put together a diagram to see how close I am to getting my gear connected. I would like to know if what I have done so far is correct. I also need help with the midi wiring. I get confused with the ...
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1answer
95 views

Using basic EQs to correct for uneven mike response

I would like to know what are exact characteristics of the mixer's 3-zone EQs, namely of the one of Behringer Xenyx802. My problem is the following: I plan to get a microphone (Shure SM35), but its ...
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4answers
130 views

Recommended sound effects library for designing system sounds?

I would like to create some system sound effects for a sporting device. The device needs sound effects for actions such as play, stop, pause, error, clicking a slider etc. Is there a free sound ...
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1answer
30 views

Best quality encoding when exporting “8-bit 8kHz Mono WAV” sample in Audacity?

I would like to know if there is a difference in the quality of audio when choosing between 8-bit WAV formats in Audacity Export? My Current method: Change "Project Rate (Hz)" in the bottom left ...
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2 pin DIN to minijack [closed]

I don't know which stackexchange forum this question belongs in Anyways i have got these to awesome old speakers, that I want to try and connect separately wirelessly with a little rocki box. My ...
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3answers
68 views

Tools For Making Sample Libraries?

I would like to create some sample libraries for music production. The samples will be used in samplers (Kontakt), drum samplers (Battery) and synths (Alchemy). The samples will also be used as source ...
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“MONITOR 8Ω” to audio line-in [duplicate]

I'm trying to convert an old audio mini-tape to digital by playing it on my tape recorder and recording that on my computer. The tape recorder I have can either play through its speakers, or play ...
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1answer
60 views

Is multi-threading important for DAWs?

I read an anandtech review of AMD's 8 core Vishera CPUs (sorry could not find the exact review) a little while ago which benchmarked them against intel's CPUs of similar power\cost. According to ...
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Qualities of headset microphone for singing

I have actually two (closely related) question, please tell me if it were better to split the question into two. I plan to give life performances some time in the future, not really professional ...
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20 views

How to Hookup My Delay [closed]

I have have never had to use a delay before in my set up, but since I have a second speaker stack 50' out from the stage I have a delay. I have no idea how to hook it into my mixer properly though. I ...
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4answers
149 views

Mic recommendations for high frequency capture that will be slowed

I'm looking to buy a mic for recording various things indoors, then time stretch the recordings to get hopefully weird, strange and wonderful sounds! Could anyone tell me what would their mic ...
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3answers
94 views

Don't get mad, but do I NEED a sound mixer on my film shoot?

I will be shooting (producing) a super low budget short for 4 days out in the country. There is no dialogue. One scene features a struggle that ends in someone getting stabbed. My former colleagues ...
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59 views

Home recording / talent? [closed]

What do you guys think how long does it take to be able to produce decent electronic music? (including everything: arrangement,mixdown,mastering, etc.) Is there a need to be talented?
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Doing the best possible Job in a situation that demands ADR

While working on my first small budget feature I encountered a problem I was unsure how to handle as the Audio Mixer. We were shooting inside a warehouse and one morning there was a heavy rainstorm ...
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2answers
57 views

Stereo Width in Oktava M/S recordings

I wanted to experiment with M/S as I had not tried it before so set up a cheap rig using a couple of Oktavas with the figure of 8 adapter. I've done a few recordings outside my window and mastered ...
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1answer
66 views

What is the 'phenomenon' happening when two identical digital sounds are played nearly at the same time?

In video games there are audio and sounds playing when e.g a gun is fired, or when a sword is smashing something. Sometimes, when two identical sounds, (e.g the same sword-sound) are played at the ...
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69 views

How to Foley bicycle?

I am currently recording some extra scenes for a post production project. I was wondering if anyone has any tips or experience on recreating the sound with Foley techniques for a person riding a ...
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2answers
72 views

Mastering : 41000Hz or 96000Hz?

Which sample rate should be used when exporting mastered audio? Example : I want to export my mastered electro track.
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41 views

How to build a 3.5mm jack distributor

I'm really new to working with electrical components, so please bare with me here... I'd like to make a sound distributor with 3.5mm audio jacks, so for example the pc outputs an audio signal and the ...
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1answer
103 views

Fun with broken fluorescent lights

The project I'm currently working on has a lot of scenes in an abandoned research facility with flickering and broken fluorescent lights. Instead of relying on library sounds for that I'd like to ...
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191 views

Pro Tools 9 on Mac OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks)

Is there a downloadable patch that allows Pro Tools 9 to be compatible with Mac OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks)?
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99 views

Bud Spencer Terrence Hill - Hits Sound Design

how where those sounds made? Some sound like hefty reverbed claps some sound like foley some like white noise or extremely distorted foley. Do you have some information on those? Thanks, Tobi
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Verification of upsampled audio file

I hope this is the correct forum. I started to do some programming involving sound recently and have encountered a lot of technical terms that are all foreign to me. I am slowly learning about them ...
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Design parameters for combo organs

What are the typical tremelo and vibrato characteristics for electric organs, like the Vox Continetial and Farfisa organs? I'd like some ball park parameter values, i.e. modulation frequencies around ...
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29 views

Cover an unplugged audio cord so it doesn't create a hum [closed]

When I have my laptop at my desk, I plug in my computer speakers to it. When I move it to my bed, I have another headphone cord that runs there, which is also plugged into the speakers. The problem is ...
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1answer
74 views

Are any special steps needed to combine two or more audio files without quality loss?

Let's say I have two audio files, both at 60 seconds length, .m4a or equivalent. When I overlap these two files, I get one audio file at 60 seconds. What is the technical necessary process to minimize ...
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Understanding why routing doesn't cause phasing [duplicate]

I've read a bit about side chaining and routing, where we send the signal to another place which can have it's own unique processes applied but, I'm confused as to why this doesn't create phasing. If ...
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3answers
154 views

Serial Sound Design?

I'm looking for a way to create sounds in a serial manner, so that Sound1 feeds into Sound2 which then feeds into Sound3 etc. I noticed when using Operator (in Ableton) today that 4 simple sound waves ...
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2answers
67 views

How does a DCP work?

How to DCPs work? Do they hold several versions of a mix (ie, atmos, 7.1, 5.1, stereo) and play according to what type of system is detected? Or does it simply carry the mix with the highest channel ...
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5.1 DVD Audio Formats

Making DVDs : When a dvd is made. Is it true that they usually put it in this order : 1.L - 2.R - 3.C - 4.LFE - 5.Ls - 6.Rs - 7.Lt - 8.Rt - and when the dvd is read and a 5.1 audio system is detected ...
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5.1 to Stereo, Making an AC3

FYI in case its applicable : I work in a 5.1 environment (Using pro tools 11 HD) that's acoustically treated (by professionals of course) and my system is calibrated. My room is smaller so I find I ...
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What is the audio equivalent of a pixel?

What is the equivalent of a pixel in the realm of audio? I know that pixels are the basic components which are used to form a picture so what basic component is used to form a sound?
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A microphone for video streaming from a tennis court

Can some one Please advise on which microphone to use to record sound for live video streaming from a tennis court, both indoor courts and outdoor courts. And I will also appreciate any advise on ...
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Annoying problem with the microphone when muted

I got a new HyperX Cloud headphone and I cant find a solution for a problem what I have when I mute the microphone using the switch (which disconnect the microphone completely), it makes a very ...
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1answer
92 views

How to filter guitar sound to create a backing track

I was wondering if there's kind of a "rule" to filter guitar sound from a track. My idea is to create my own backing tracks, e.g. I did not find any backing track of "Roxette - Listen To Your Heart", ...
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93 views

What is a “violator”?

I'm exchanging email about specs with a video editor who was going to send me materials. He asked me if I needed a "violator" in the video to do my audio work? What is a violator? Is it a video term ...
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How to create a transparent multiband splitter?

I've been trying to create a multiband fx splitter for awhile now since I know of no plugins that do this. Basically I want a multiband compressor but instead of a built in compressor, have each band ...
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1answer
72 views

Sine wave making no sound

I'm experimenting with generating sound programmatically. As I understand the math, I think I'm creating a 5-second long mono-channel sine wave at the frequency of "middle C," but when I play back the ...

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