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Infected Mushroom - heavyweight ( baby/cat crying lead sound recreation )

I wonder how i can recreate the baby\cat crying type of lead sound as heard here at infected mushroom - Heavyweight at 0.29 .I've done some research and i didnt find anything about that on the net . ...
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3D Illusion Magic Show, Floating Lightbulbs

I'm working on the sound design for a 3D illusion magic show. There is a sequence where a bunch of lightbulbs are floating through the air, they all flicker on and off throughout the sequence while ...
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Dialogue - what to listen for

Hi guys As noted in a previous post, I am soemwhat of a newbie in terms of sound design and ear training. My current focus is on mixing dialogue, and I know a lot of people have asked before 'how do ...
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How are dialog tracks treated for dramatic productions?

I've always wondered how dialog in films sound so clean and full, I thought it was just all the gear, great dialog editing/mixing and great ADR performances but after watching the Tron Legacy panel ...
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Teenage Voice “Cracking”

Hello Sound Geniuses!! Somewhat of a strange question, but I am trying to figure out a way simulate the way a young man's voice will crack during puberty. Basically to take an existing voice record ...
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Field Recordists: What is your post workflow?

Hi to all you field recordists out there: What sort of post-recording processing do you normally do on your recorded material. Specifically stuff you plan to put into your library and use ...
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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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Voice processing for audio ident.

I'm in the process of creating an audio ident for a website I'll be launching soon. I had a great voice actor record a number of takes and I have been playing with these for a few days now. However, I ...
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Processing audio

Hey there guys! I started my first lecture on processing sound today, we were asked to do some further research. I really want to get a diverse understanding from experienced sonic designers. Could ...
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Placing sounds in the distance, outdoors

I'm trying to work out the best way to create varying levels of distance and wondered if anyone would share their techniques? At the moment I'm especially working on gunshot and explosion sounds, ...
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creating a bouncing/springy effect

hi, i am sounddesigning for an animation film in which there are several scenes involving various interactions between two soft-looking balls. they collide, bounce, etc. i'm looking to achieve a ...
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Purchasing a new mac

Right now I'm currently running PT9 on a 2008 Macbook Santa Rosa with 4GB 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and am looking into getting one of the new MBP i7 quad cores. I can't decide whether or not to go ...
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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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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's your strategy behind 192kHz recording?

Lots of us record at at 192k for the 4x sample rate improvement, but how does that translate to a more useful or flexible sound file? According to Tim Prebble, plug-ins are more effective at 192k ...
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Creating “Vintage” Sound

I'm fascinated by "vintage" film making - the look, sound, acting, stories - from the early days of film. I'm especially in love with the sound of dialog and foley during the 40s and 50s. I ...
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What do you automate and what do you audiosuite?

What sorts of things do you automate and what do you like to audiosuite process? EQ? Reverbs? Volume? I know volume is a no-brainer because people love using faders to automate volume, but who knows ...
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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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Making flat background tracks come alive

Looking for tips & tricks on how to make those backgrounds, winds and crowds come back to life -- ie. how to effectively use amplitude or frequency modulation / EQ sweeps / delays to affect depth ...
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Making your track “sparkle”

Have you been in this situation? You spend days (and possibly weeks) creating your sound design masterpiece but find that it lacks that certain…something. It's hard to put your finger on it. The best ...
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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 ...