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How do I make this guitar sound?

I'm a new musician trying to become comfortable with FL Studio 11. Most of my difficulties lie in creating the sounds that I hear in my head. With that in mind, how should I go about making or finding ...
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Recording a group of people [closed]

I am going to be recording a group of six people, who will be in two rows (three people in front, three behind them), facing a camera. This is for a marathon livestream in which the people will ...
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Studio Flooring - The Great Debate

I'm moving my studio from a room that has carpet to a larger room with tiles. I've researched online and there does not seem to be any flooring that is favored, so I wanted to get some opinions for my ...
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Replacement mic for an AKG D202E1 for studio spoken word recording

Not been the best of nights at our Talking Newspaper studio tonight - one of our five AKG D202E1 mics has died! (the metal barrel part of the barrel was a bit loose, and it seems to have been twisted ...
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Home studio set up ideas

I am looking to build a better home studio than what I currently have. At the moment I am plugging a phantom powered mixer straight into the microphone jack in my Windows PC. I then use a condenser ...
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Is it possible to create a soundproof studio in an apartment?

I have a 70 square meters building apartment, and two pretty decent rooms i could use as a studio. Is it possible to soundproof that good that it's possible to play drums and amplified guitars without ...
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Would you rather Mix/Edit with decent headphones or cheap inexpensive monitors?

I can't afford good monitors currently so I'm just curious.
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Studio - Bass traps & Accoustic Panels - Is there a limit?

I wonder if there is a limit on how many basstraps and accoustic panels you should use for a room? I mean, could it be negative in having to many on your walls?
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What's the most cost effective way to build a foley pit?

Hey guys I'm looking to start building a decent sized foley pit for my studio and would love to hear from anyone who has done this before. I know it's mostly just squared off blocks of wood with ...
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Using Digi 002 with Yamaha MG24

I am upgrading my home studio from a two channel mbox to the 002. I made a patch bay to go to the front of my rack for inputs (front vs back issue solved). In an effort to get the cleanest sound ...
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What is the best TV to have in a foley stage?

Hi! I am building a new studio dedicated to sound design, and I was wondering how to choose a TV to have in the control room and in the foley room. I've seen some LG LCD TVs that have a very good ...
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General (studio) headphones question; impedance, tonality, mixing

I picked up a pair of beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (250 ohm) headphones a couple of days ago. My reasoning being I don't have a decent pair (I borrow a cheaper pair occasionally, AKG K77s), and my room has ...
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what is the different between field mixer and studio mixer?

please tell me the difference between that, i know it use to serve same purpose.
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NTG-3 Shotgun Mic for Indoor Studio to remove ambient noise

Hello all and thank you for having me. I have a video studio which is great however I need help with the audio. I have the following: Matrox MX02 - XLR Audio input Sennheiser MKE2-P-C, condenser ...
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messy jobs in the studio - how do you protect the floor and walls

At work we're planning a smashing and impact recording session which is going to be very messy with lots of broken glass, crockery, fruit and anything else we can get our hands on. We'd usually do ...
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Reaper and Native Instruments Studio Drummer

I've installed Studio Drummer and Reaper. I've done the basic setup in Reaper for the VST plugin and can pull the pre-recorded tracks from Studio Drummer into Reaper and it appears in the track as a ...
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Is TC Helicon VoiceLive 2 good in the studio for vocals?

I want to know if anyone has tried the famous TC Helicon VoiceLive 2 in the studio. This effect pedal is made for live performance but the website say that it can also be used for studio. I can't find ...
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How do you get a job in a recording studio?

I have no idea, so any advice would be helpful. The research I've done shows that opinion is divided. As an idea of my current situation, I have just graduated with an MMath from Oxford, and I'm ...
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Samson GT Studio Monitors

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has had any experiences with the Samson GT Studio monitors. I have heard some good things about them and there are some interesting reports out there regarding their ...
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Best hardware / performance setup for softsynth storage and usage.

I'm interested in improving my home studio setup with better production performance gear. Lately I've been looking into Native Instrument's abundant collection of plugins & sound libraries. I've ...
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Creative Spaces

So, in my iTravels I've spent a ton of time reading through acoustics threads on message boards like GearSlutz and TapeOp. The information on those sites really is top notch, and all the people seem ...
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Triggers on drums in the studio, why?

I've been in one band for about a year, and we're going into the studio to record new songs soon. Last time they went to the studio, they had an incredible drum kit there, (the drummer said so, he ...
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Audio Furniture (Desk)

I purchased an "audio" desk that featured a central rack mountable section with shelf space above for video monitors. Not taking into consideration the height, I soon began to realize that the video ...
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mixing 5.1 in a small studio ?

I have the experience of Dolby digital mixing for songs in my decently big film school studio.We have big industry standards JBL speakers for LCR and 3 to 4 LS and RS speakers each ( called pulz). Few ...
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Studio Pre-Amp with Low Noise Floor

Can anyone recommend a studio pre-amp with a low noise floor for recording foley? Don't worry about the $$$$££££, maybe just best in each price bracket! Edit: I'll mainly be using it with a Neumann ...
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Computer keyboard/mouse location

I have a new control room currently under construction, and I'm trying to decide where to put the keyboard and mouse for the Mac (running Pro Tools). I'll have a D-Command control surface and dual ...
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What is “latency” in a digital recording studio?

What is "Latency" in a digital recording studio? Do I need to be worried about it? What is an "acceptable" level of latency? What's the best way of reducing latency?
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Internships - What studios should I be looking at?

Hey guys, I was wondering if you had any suggestions to which sound studios I should be looking into for an internship during the summer? Any help would be appreciated!! Thanks Jessey
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If you were to buy a studio pre-amp - cost no issue - which one would you buy and why?

No cost limit for a studio pre-amp - solid-state or tube, doesn't matter which. Which one would you buy for: Vocals - (Katy Perry, etc. - contemporary pop) Drums (any type of drum) Voice Over (if ...
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In the studio, should I have a sub or not?

One of my early teachers in music production indicated that having a subwoofer in the recording studio will skew the true nature of the sound. We can all agree that without proper room treatment, ...
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nearfield monitors

I've put together a home recording studio - MacBook, Logic, Puredata - I need some monitors - probably active, nearfield monitors. Money is an issue, but I only want to do this once. Any advice would ...