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Films that push the boundaries of Sound Design?

For example in 'Irreversible', the first 30 minutes there is a underlying sound frequency of 27hz - this makes you feel physically sick and disorientates you. Do you guys know of any films that use ...
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Completely cut frequencies below a certain threshold

I'm warming up to Ableton Live by attempting to manipulate songs into how various animals would hear them. For example, idealized bats hear roughly between octave 7, starting at 1.28kHz, to octave ...
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Is bass boost harmful?

I recently bought a Sony headphone which has "bass boost", and I really love it. I love it so much that I increased the bass (low frequencies) on every device I use it on, with like 7db and decreased ...
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Frequency response of ears when covered with hands [closed]

just as in the title. Anyone know if there is some info on this available. I know its very relative as to how you cover your ears, but an approximate/median graph would be useful to me.
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Sound - for the purpose of creating vibrations

What is the best way to distribute noise from more than one source (I'm envisioning a system with many), within a dome, with the ground as its primary target, at optimal frequencies and volumes to ...
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Sound Frequency and Healing

I was wondering if anyone new about the phenomenon of frequency and brain healing. I got a call from someone who is doing an art installation and wants to use the frequency or frequencies which could ...
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Formula for the sound pressure of a pure tone

What is the formula for the sound pressure of a pure tone of 500Hz, ex-pressed as a function of time?
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How wide are critical bands?

I hope this is the most appropriate SE site to ask a question about psychoacoustics. I don't quite understand critical bands. As far as I know, if two pure tones which frequencies are inside the ...
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how can I make sounds of different frequencies appear subjectively equally loud?

I'm making an experiment where I play pure tones of three different frequencies (220 Hz, 440 Hz, 880 Hz) at 75 dB SPL. I've noticed that they don't sound equally loud, and I would like them to. I ...
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Why can cheap mics be eq to sound like expensive ones?

Other than frequency response, what makes a mic sound good? Say there is a cheap microphone, and an expensive microphone with same frequency response/selfnoise/sensitivity/polar pattern. Now we ...
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the formula for 10 and 31 multi band eq frequency ranges

hi again nother quick one, I hope you guys can help, I know there is a formula to calculate the bands ranges of an eq on a mixer, the first few are each doubled i.e 20 25 31.5 40 50 63 80 100 125 160 ...
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Un-easy frequencies used in film to create tension?

Hello soundies.. I was wondering if anyone knew an example of when a film has used a single tone frequency (or if they ever have) that sits below the mix and creates an almost subliminal 'uneasy ...
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Noise Frequency

Im just wondering, as there are lots of kinds noise that creep into our recordings. what are the typical frequencies where noise is mostly present as so I can apply filters etc.. And also, what type ...
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Is there scientific studies into certain frequencies relating to colours/light/mood?

Hello. I'm working on a little web project (I'm a web developer by trade) where it's basically a mouse controlled synth inside a browser. Nothing fancy, but it's letting me get to grips with some of ...
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International Travel with a wireless kit?

Hi guys! I'm looking to buy a wireless mic kit to use for on location recording for a upcoming documentary. The problem is that this docu is going to be shot in different locations all over the ...
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Sync audio -Harmonics of sync (not frequency)

I'm clocking in some freebie hours, re-aligning audio for a project that was butchered with plural eyes program and I'm seeing patterns of sync that remind of of the harmonics after a Fundamental ...
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Frequency and emotional response

I remember that a few months back, someone copied a link to a site that had a great display on the frequency bandwidth and what frequencies affected which emotions and what instruments and or sounds ...
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What are your favorite spectral tools?

What are your favorite software tools for spectral analysis/manipulation? And what do you use them for?