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Can noise be reduced by 7 decibels with a curtain?

I would like to reduce noise in my room and found a site selling curtains which can reduce noise by 7 decibels. Is this kind of reduction really possible with just a curtain? I wonder if this is ...
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How to do frequency or spectral subtraction of two audio tracks?

I want to know how it's possible to substract one audio track from another. Meaning that you cut out the frequency spectrum of a audio file from another. I know how the phase inversion trick used to ...
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truncating silent parts of dialogue

Is there a way to throw out anything which is not speech? The track has only background noise, silence and speech. We need to isolate parts of an audio track that have speech. Speech is clearly ...
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Sound proofing of studio equipment

I want to build an acoustically isolated rack for some studio equipment, and would like advice on its design. I need to reduce the volume of the fans of the amplifiers. Their power dissipation are ...
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Headphones for working on noisy trains?

I seem to be spending lots of time on the train at the moment, and I'd really like to use it to get some work done. My current headphones are Beyer DT250's, which I like but they aren't great at ...
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Isolating sounds

Hello, I was wondering what is the best way to isolate specific sounds out of a field recording. For example, one has a recording of a city centre and wants to isolate the siren of an ambulance ...
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DIY Studio Furniture Computer Iso box

By the end of the summer, I should be moving most of my "studio" out of my house and into a place not in my house that I can actually call a studio. Yay! progress. I plan on making one of the ...
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Managing Machine Noise in the Home Studio

Does anyone here have strategies, or more specifically successes, in limiting machine noise (computers and hard drives) in your home studio? There are people who build their own acoustic isolation ...
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How far from traffic should you be to get a clean nature recording?

How far away must you go to get a clean recording? I'm planning on recording some nature ambiences and want to know what people's experiences are.