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Tools For Making Sample Libraries?

I would like to create some sample libraries for music production. The samples will be used in samplers (Kontakt), drum samplers (Battery) and synths (Alchemy). The samples will also be used as source ...
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Creating distorted/dark/disturbing samples on stage

In the last 3 years, I have created what we call "samples" for a metal album for a band here in Montreal. The samples are distorted, loud and dark sounds of around 1 minute to fill the silence between ...
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Samples clipping in Ableton

When I slow down the tempo of a song that has samples in it (samples cut from other songs not loops) the samples start to clip. Shouldn't changing the tempo of a sample just change the pitch? Is ...
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Where to find walla/ ambiences suitable for historical drama?

I'm working on a radio drama set in ancient Rome and I'm having trouble finding walla/ ambience/ room tones that are inconspicuous. Most of the audio files I can get my hands on are only really ...
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Where to get Beats with constant Temp

I am looking for audio samples with very distinct beats and with constant tempos, does anyone know where I can find them? The tempo of the audio samples should also be available.I am looking to use ...
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Stock sample / voice acting request. (Or help finding the appropriate place)

I am searching for a sample of an older male, I imagine a 50 something Caucasian male speaking in a tone of voice of a military commander to his unit the words: "Keep 'em in the holding pattern." If ...
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Who makes sample packs and why?

Dubstep music is usually heavily loaded with samples. It's my goal to make my own high quality samples to be unique. However at times I struggle to make anything sound decent, so I resort to buying ...
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Looking for right Car Park ambience…

Hi, Been searching for the right ambience for this scene and all my car park ambiences are too busy, or in the daytime, or just not right. I'm wondering if anyone knows a sample library that has ...
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Samples of single notes played on various instruments

I am looking for a collection or database of samples of individual notes played on a variety of instruments, available in common audio formats (OGG, WAV, etc.). At a bare minimum, some kind of piano ...
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Which Sample Library was that? (Alternative sounds from conventional instruments)

Hi, I remember coming across a small boutique recording company that releases sample libraries of otherworldly sounds produced by placing contact mics on standard instruments or using alternative ...
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Find The Samples In VST Instruments

Many sample players like Kontakt have special files (nkx) that house the samples in which it uses within a DAW. Anyone know how to get to the actual wav files? I've heard this is possible.
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The power of many drums

I recently saw a performance of 10 drummers playing in unison. It has a certain power to it. It's loud of course. Although they played together quite well, obviously the attacks don't line up ...
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[transform sound library] I think this might be interesting for lots of people here!

hi all guys, i have lots of time to log in ssd cause of a hundred open projects of different kinds... (the latest completed is here... free Finger Trainer free Android game but thats not what this ...
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would you answer this short questionnaire to help with university research - revised

I am currently studying for a BA (Hons) in Music Production. Part of my assignment requires the creation of sample-based software instruments (namely, Kontakt instruments). I am creating a cinematic ...
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Need some train sounds ASAP

Hi guys, I need a few different train sounds ASAP for an advertising animation I'm working on. I'm looking for some onboard (but outside of the train) sound (so we can hear the train moving along ...
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Foley sampler instrument - Some questions to sound designers

Hi, I am a MSc Sound Design Student at Leeds Met Uni in the UK and for my final major project (starting now and handed in at the end of September) I am proposing to make a Kontakt-based sampler ...
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How many samples are in a frame?

I'm trying to find out the number of samples in one frame of SMPTE, does anybody know?
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pirate audio samples - how risky is it really?

i did a quick search for some information regarding sound design and legal issues, sound samples licensing, etc. though couldn't find anything too specific. for some time now i've been downloading ...
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Do you keep copies of your work?

If so, what type? Do you save the final mix and a video file in a Pro Tools session? Do you buy the DVD release or record it somehow? Is it smart to keep a copy of everything you have ever worked ...
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triggering samples with a computer keyboard (in Max/MSP)

hello there again. I have, with the huge amount of help of Andrew S., figured out how to have a bank of samples triggered by the keys on the keyboard. However, I cannot seem to get the samples to ...
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Max MSP and Computer Keyboard stuff

First off, hat's off to whomever decided this was a good idea, because it rocks! I have a question about Max MSP and triggering samples with the computer keyboard. I know this can be done fairly ...