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Wobbly sound FL Studio

I am writing a song on FL Studio, but when I have another instrument along with my main melody, the main melody sort of quietens every beat of the secondary instrument. It's very strange. I have ...
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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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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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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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help with a string like no other

This string sound I have tried so many variations and I still can't nail, many forums later no one else can seem to either you can hear the string on it's own @1.23 State Of Grace - Not Over Yet ...
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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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Violin melody (Vicetone-Tremble) [closed]

1:25 How can I get that ...
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Recordings the Americas by motorcycle

I posted this same question on gearslutz, but I'm sure I'll find plenty of useful insights here too. So in a few months, I'm going to be traveling by motorcycle from New York to Ushaia, Argentina ...
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Sound Design Etiquette?

This is a question from a novice sound designer, but one that I don't see discussed much, for obvious reasons. When approaching professional sound design projects such as movies, game cinematics, ...
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Feedback on my Music Video Without Music [closed]

I'm looking for a bit of feedback on this work I'm doing for my portfolio. https://vimeo.com/96135692
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Where to study advanced sound design? More inside

I am Sid and I am a Sound Editor/Designer/Recordist from India. I have been working on movies in India for about 3 years and have recently completed some major mainstream cinema films. I do ...
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We are putting speakers in the trees in parks and need some design suggestions for systems [closed]

Sounds Art project in the Parks. We are putting speakers in the trees in parks and need some design suggestions for systems. We are putting 3 x out door speakers in seprate trees in the park and we ...
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Professional looking for a post graduate course in sound design for film

I am Sid and I hail from India. I've been working in the bollywood film industry for a while now and want to now move out. I have about 12-15 major motion pictures under my belt for which I served as ...
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looking for a short film for a university project on sound design.

I'm currently looking for a short film that I could use for a university project that requires me to create the sound design for a film of 3 - 8 minutes in length. If anyone is willing to supply me ...
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Distorted visual sound design

Ok judging by the title I am sure you are saying..."what???" If so, let me ask/explain. I have recently been tasked to designing some audio for a visual piece that entails a corrupted video feed with ...
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First memory of manipulating sound?

We all have memories of our first listening experience (ie the first memorable sound we heard and rememebred) but what was the first sound you heard, captured & manipulated in some way & went ...
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How can I make this sound with Sylenth1 or Massive? (FL STUDIO)

How can I make the bigroom drop sound (pluck) of this track in sylenth or massive? I know it has some kind of delay effects etc., but I really don't know what kind of waveforms produce this sound.. ...
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How can I make this sound (doesn't have to be exact

I have bumped upon a sound that I need a lot. ...
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Mixing sound design with heavy music?

I was wondering if anyone could share any tips for mixing sound design with music, especially electronic music or trailer style where a lot of the frequency spectrum is already covered. I guess a lot ...
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How do controllers fit into your design process?

Do you use physical controllers for designing (not mixing) sounds? Perhaps you use a keyboard, or other more exotic type of controller? What do you control with it? Is this to speed up the process or ...
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how can I get my sound design work to american companies?

I'm a student in the last year and i have some good videos online with sound design made by me, how can i get my sound design videos/portfolio to american companies? These are my sites. ...
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Tips for Television Sound Design?

With close to 30 years of Sound Design experience in live theater, I would have thought doing sound for a television series would be quite easy. I'm surprised that it's actually a bit of a challenge. ...
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Which Plugin Bundles and Sound Libraries to start with?

I'm jumping into post production (movies, games) and also sound design. Which would be more essential or worth buying? Are any just way too many plugins than I'd need? Here's what I've been looking ...
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Which DAW should I use when editing ambience recordings?

Hello, I have been recording alot of ambient sounds the last weeks and now i got over 100 of 1-2 min clips that im going to edit into useble ambient sounds in 48.1kHz/16bit from 48.1kHz/24. What DAW ...
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Sound Design & Foley thesis

Hi everyone! I'm an italian Electronic Music student and I'm about to start writing my final thesis for the course. Sound design & foley are a new subject for me, they do not teach me anything ...
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vocoder challenge

Greetings jedis how would I go about creating a vocoder with just pro tools 9 plugins, can it be done without downloading plugins? I recon it is just a matter of linking an audio track to a midi track ...
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Where do I Begin in Sound Design?

Hi I wonder if you folks on this site can help me out. I just graduated from university doing Digital Media. For my honours project I did sound design for a short animated film and it’s given me the ...
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Sound Request- Baseball Bat hit

Hey guys, Currently working on a student's Baseball short and I'm looking for a sound effect of a baseball bat hitting a baseball. All of the ones I possess don't contain that iconic snap and thwack. ...
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any tips on creating tech based sounds like this

http://vimeo.com/37278827
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Tips on analysing sound design on films?

Hi, I'm currently writing a comparative sound design study for university on the differences of live action films and animations. As one of the chapters i am analysing a number of films on each side ...
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Oblivion - Drone sound design…WOW

Outshone some of the acting in my opinion... Drone sounds were so powerful, functional, also had such an air of menace... Brilliant work. Anywhere I can read about this? Kind of reminds me of the ...
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Comparing your sound design to other peoples'

Hi folks. I’m currently writing my dissertation on sound design for animation for my university honours project. I’ve got more than 30000 words would you believe. Anyway, in the last chapter which ...
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Getting into the Sound Design Department of Disney Imagineering…?

I've been working professionally as a sound editor/designer for various TV shows and movies for the past couple of years. My absolute dream however, is to design the sound for disney theme parks and ...
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Recording app with video playback / remote solution

Hi, I am trying to find a solution to record foley in my recording booth while seeing a looping quicktime movie on my ipad. Is there any app that would allow me to do this? To avoid all the file ...
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Film that shows progress of sound design

Hi, I'm working with a group of 1st graders on a film project. The approach I'm taking is very sound driven. We started by listening to an unusual recorded sound and they drew what they thought it ...
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Regarding Showreels/Demo's/Etc on SSD

Although I think it's very smart to ask for comments on showreels and other sound design projects, I don't think this is what SSD is meant for. I get the feeling people are using it as a means of ...
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Please fill in my sound design survey (on animation)- you get 100 free flacs effects!

Just click the link, fill the survey and whehey i get some answers you get some samples, nice! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KPV5JMM thank you my fellow geeks
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Can you stop an elevator?

Hey Sound Designers! It's been a while since I've been on the forums, but I'm back, and I have a question for you: How would you stop an elevator? A 1930's era elevator is careening down it's ...
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Your favourite sound design tricks

Apart from the usual suspects such as: recording sounds, pitch, reverse, delay etc.. What cool sound design tricks have you discovered?
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URGENT. Subtle air movements

So, I've been asked to play cleanup man on a sound design of a network logo. There are a lot of "literal" things going on which have been cut, but I'm going to nix them and ultimately I want to just ...
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Video courses on sound design for film/tv ?

Hi!! new member here.. I'm looking for dvd's or video courses on sound design for film/tv. I would like to learn everything from recording the right way to adding audio effects or anything needed ...
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Sound design education vs “School of Audio Engineering”

This may be a vague question but I really want to get some formal education and a degree in the sound/audio world so I have been looking at some schools for it. Getting straight to the point, what is ...
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Game Sound Design/Audio - What should I study in order to advance to a paid job?

Hi everyone. I have always known I want to work in audio. I enrolled on a film course at University, which is great. It has a lot of emphasis on sound and storytelling, both practically and ...
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Film Sound Design Contracts

I am a theatrical sound designer, and a play that I worked on has recently been filmed and they have approached me with a seperate contract. They want to give me $5000 for full rights. Should I ask ...
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creating big creature jaws snapping?

Hey all Ive tried recording my own mouth doing this, and have pitched the recording down, but it is not really aggressive enough (afraid I might loose a few teeth in the process). Also layered with ...
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How to create a pneumatic wheel sound?

Hi guys, In these days I have to create the sound of a pneumatic wheel. In the video there is a pneumatic that goes on the road for 15 sec. It starts with a road in the summer time and it turns in a ...
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Power of sound design in film / Favorite scenes

Hi! I was wondering if you guys have your favorite scenes, in which sound effect or effects that somehow affect your body, for example, making your heart to go crazy, or impacting your emotional ...
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Slow motion foley?

I am working on a short that is mostly slow motion (shot MOS). Not severely, but enough to give it a surreal quality. This is opening the door for a lot of sound design moments, which is great, but I ...
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Ropey old recordings of radio broadcasts about the Vietnam war?

Hey everyone, I've searched YouTube etc but was wondering if there's some kind of old historical database where old radio reports would be stored? The quality really doesn't matter - in fact the ...
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Sound Design course - London School Of Sound

Hi Everybody, i'm an Italian guy who will graduate at the conservaotry of Padova in this december as sound engineer. Recently i discovered (and start to love) the figure of Sound Designer into film ...