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How to record an 'even' bass

I'm currently recording music using a focusrite 18i8 on logic pro x. I have Pro Tools 11, but have not yet learned how to use it. I am pretty unhappy with the results of my bass guitar recordings. ...
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List of Pro Tools plug in suffixes

Anyone know of a comprehensive list of the suffixes that Pro Tools plugins tack onto the end of rendered files? For example: MH4T. What the heck plugin made that?? UPDATE: OK, it seems that more ...
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Is it me or are GRM tools really expensive?

There are some pretty cool Things in here, but I feel like a lot of these do what Michael Norris spectral magic plug-ins do. They are free. I'm sure it is in no small part due to my very limited bag ...
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Looking for audio restore plug in

Recently (this week) I saw a plug in demo (video) online. It made low quality music sound like a good recording through some kind of processing with resonant filters or something.. From what I saw the ...
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Lexicon LXP Bug in Ableton Live 8

My lexicon LXP plug-ins have started to bug out in the most frustrating way and i don't know what to do about it. Every time i bounce out of ableton and i return to the sequencer from the export audio ...
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After many channel strip demos

I think I've settled isotope alloy two is my favorite. Any thoughts? Is there anything anyone who's been using it for a long period of time has grown to hate? I didn't have a lot of love for version ...
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Have any of you tried out SFX Machine Pro?

Audio-MIDI.com is having one of their "No-Brainer" deals right now, and it's for this SFX Machine Pro plugin, for 87% off. It's only $20, but I'm between gigs at the moment and don't want to blow $20 ...
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Audio effect: tune to a particular frequency

What software configuration or VST do you recommend for taking a realtime audio feed and "tune" it to a particular frequency (note)?
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Nuendo Pitch Shift Plug-ins

(Looking for a non-factory based graphical pitch shifter) So it seems like Nuendo has a specific plug-in type that just does not exist for the DAW Amazing pitch shifting plug-ins like pitch-n-time ...
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Charles Maynes plug-in matrix scheme in Nuendo

Hi! There is a great post on Designing Sound in which Charles Maynes talks about a cool way to work with plug-in effects: http://designingsound.org/2013/01/a-plug-in-vector-matrix/ I wonder is it ...
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Problem with duy z-room reverb in pro tools 10

Hey guys, I've just moved to PT10 on macbook pro, mountain lion and I have a problem with this plugin. Always when I run pt this plugin gets an error during initial start up, message box pops out ...
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Give one sound the characteristics of another

Hi, I swear I used to have a plug in which did this, but as many of you, the sea of tools at my hands has quickly caused my memory to drown. I'm basically looking to take around 30 tonal sounds, ...
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plug in creation

Any people out there developing their own plug ins for bespoke use? What tools are you using? Theres something about just using xcode which is un appealing :P, and although I would prefer to develop ...
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Programming an Audio Unit that hosts another Audio Unit?

I need help programming a Audio Unit that wraps a 3rd party audio unit. I am trying to develop an Audio Unit instrument using Xcode. I want my AU to load an instance of a 3rd party Audio Unit called ...
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Transient intermodulation distortion as a plugin

Hellu! I wonder if anyone here have a good suggestion for plugins that applies transient intemodulation distortion as an effect? Right now I use crappy old amps, really old reel to reel-tape, and ...
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Can files created by using Audio Suite plug-ins go bad over time?

So I've been working on a feature film project for a few months now and I had to use Rx at my school to get rid of some really bad humming noises that were in a few scenes. I don't have Rx at home and ...
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Hardware or Software effects for Post-Production?

Do people prefer using effects processing in a DAW, via Plug-Ins or outboard gear to have more hands on control for Post-Production? I do everything in the box because I've barely started working and ...
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SFX Editing & Layering - Audiosuite or Inserts?

Hi everyone, When you're cutting and layering multiple sounds in order to achieve a desired effect, how would you normally apply any plugin processing that's required? At the moment, I'm working on ...
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Who is using the W735EQ plugin?

hi guys, i downloaded the demo and need to say, it's special but very nice! there are so many choices out there, what kind of equalizer do you prefer for sound-design?
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HD Wipe - PT Plugins?

If I backup/wipe my hard drive, re-install pro tools, then replace the empty PT *edit*PLUGINS folder with the old one - does that work? Or will I have to install all my plugins again?
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Kill your plugins

I just came across this article by James Hogg, and it's incredibly intriguing despite being written for musicians. I know, for me, I have way too many plugins, especially considering I tend to rely ...
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What's the wackiest software filter out there?

For pure filtering mayhem, what are people grooving on these days? Is there anything approaching, or surpassing, devices like the Sherman Filterbank for extreme filter-based processing? There are a ...
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Ambiophonic plugins

Does anybody know of any ambiophonic plugins for PT9? I'm thinking about toying around with some stuff while I'm in school and have the resources. Advice? Thanks! Kris
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A simple, quick Audio Unit host?

While I generally work in Pro Tools for sound design projects, occasionally I wish to process a sound using a plug-in which is only available as an Audio Unit. Inevitably I have to fire up Logic or ...
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UAD2 Plug-ins - Have you used them?

Have any of you used these plug-ins? How do they sound? I'm demoing them now but I would like to see what you guys think of them if you've used them.
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Waves Native Power Pack

Right now Sweetwater is selling this package for $180. I don't have any Waves plug-ins and am still using the EQ and D-Verb that came with Pro Tools. Would this be a wise investment?
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What five plugins are the most essential for your sound editing?

This is obviously hypothetical, but if you were doing all the sound editing for a short film and were only allowed five plugins, which five would you choose? This isn't about mixing or music - you ...
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Free Level Meter Plug-in

I am using Protools LE 8 M-box 2 Pro and I want to do some mixing but I see there is no Level meter that is included in the package. And I don't have enough moolas to buy the DV TOOLKIT 2. Does anyone ...
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Your favourite strings plug-in?

Hi all, I was wondering what plug-ins would you consider interesting or industry standard to play as MIDI when scoring films with strings. I might use them at some point but my budget is pretty ...
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Building a surround sound room

If you could build your ideal surround sound mixing room what pieces of gear would you include? How about sound effects libraries? Surround plug ins? Speakers? Monitor controller? Anything and ...
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Waves silver plug-in bundel for sound design?

Im going with the waves silver bundel on saturday because it is only $418 right now at sweetwater.com here is the bundel http://www.waves.com/content.aspx?id=8675 Any reasons why not to get it? I ...
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Envelope-following bandpass filter?

Anyone use one as a plug-in that they like the sound of? I'm specifically working on something where this would save exactly one metric butt-ton of automation...
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How would you create a sound for a planet turning in its own orbit?

I want to create a sound for a scene, in which the camera closely travels along a big planet and the planet is spinning in its own orbit slowly. What would you suggest for this situation? Any ...
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Difference between Waves MaxxBass and Waves LoAir?

I could read the manuals but I'm feeling lazy today. Who has used both and can shed light on the strengths and weaknesses of each?
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Retaining High Frequencies when Varispeeding

Aside from recording at 192kHz with the highest quality mics and recorders, how do you reinvigorate your slowed down/varispeeded sounds after they've lost most (or all) of their airy top end? ...
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What do you use Waves Enigma for?

It's a pretty rad lil' plug, I was just wondering what kind of creative purposes you have used it for.
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Processing ADR to match interiors and exteriors

Hi, I have done some research into this but am still looking for some more techniques to each my students. What I basically want are some cut and dry approaches to matching ADR to a scene so that it ...
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Adverse effects on soundfields from plug-in processing

I've heard tales of plug-ins and effects processes doing bad things to the spatial perception of a soundfield. Of course, most of those tales come out of the music industry, where a mastering engineer ...
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nuendo 4 plugins

I've recently purchased the nuendo 4 pack after installing I was shocked to see there arent any denoisser or deesser plugins, where can i find them? I tried the steinberg site but I jsut want to knoew ...
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Pro Tools Plug-ins

Do Pro Tools 8 HD plug-ins work on Pro Tools 8 LE? What Plug-ins will work on Pro Tools 8 LE that you don't get with your Pro Tools LE package that are freeware and acceptable with Mac OSX?
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What's your preferred de-esser plugin?

I used the waves one and now i'm trying the Eiosis E2deesser: I found its approach really interesting and natural sounding. I use a combination of that plugin and multiband compression. I have read ...
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Favorite Doppler plug-in or software?

Recently I had to create some doppler effects of certain sounds and I'm working on Pro Tools 7.4. I saw at NAB that Pro Tools 8 has a Doppler plug-in, but due to hardware considerations (expansion ...
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Denoiser for Cubase 5?

Can I get a VST plugin of a denoiser for cubase 5? Steinberg products like Nuendo and Cubase are very similar, I would like to use Cubase 5 like I use Neundo 3 for dialgoue editing and cleaning.
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Techniques for making a crowd sound bigger and fuller

For the film I'm working on, the on-set recordist recorded some very nice and useful crowds and chants. But these where recorded in mono and with a group smaller than the films requires. Currently ...
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Sound off on Noise Reduction!

So, folks, what's the dirt on contemporary noise reduction for things like hiss, hum, and background drone noise? Are folks still using DINR, third-party plug-ins, artful gating? My two cents is ...
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What is your software secret weapon?

Not so secret if you share! And how do you use it? -=- I LOVE Paul's Extreme Sound Stretch. I used to run it in my Windows XP days, but when I switched to an Intel Mac, there wasn't a working ...