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2answers
17 views

hum noise when recording

Guys I have just connected a studio microphone to the phantom power which inturn is connected to the sound card (m audio) which is also in turn connected to my PC using a usb port. The problem am ...
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1answer
20 views

How can I hear the sound during recording with a simple DSLR?

I have a Nikon D7000 and RØDE VideoMic Pro. The DSLR has only a jack for the microphone, but no second jack for the headphones, unlike Nikon D4. RØDE microphone has no jacks for a headphone either. ...
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2answers
29 views

Mic-ing cars without capturing Dialogue

I have a scene where we had to ADR the actors for their dialogue in a car. What was crucial was that the scene involved the car going faster and faster and the passenger talking louder and louder. ...
0
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0answers
7 views

MIDI vs USB keyboard controllers

I have always used MIDI-based controllers (Roland A-37) and synthesizers (Korg Triton Rack, etc.). I am thinking about adding a new controller, but I'm not sure if I should pursue or avoid a USB-only ...
2
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3answers
232 views

If studio monitors have flat response, what makes some better than others?

I am looking into replacing some consumer stereo speakers with proper studio monitors for my home studio. I understand that studio monitors have a neutral, flat response whereas consumer speakers ...
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3answers
28 views

How can I use the output of a wireless mic reciever as a wireless monitor and get audio on both sides of my headphones?

I referred to this Q&A, but I'm still confused: Stereo and mono cables and jacks? What happens when you cross them? I have this wireless lav set: ...
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2answers
48 views

Slowly pitch down/up a sound [on hold]

I would like to slowly and smoothly pitch down or up a sound in the most easiest way.
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1answer
42 views

Reverb bus workflow for features (and bouncing DX+M&E)

I've read in forums that people have reverb busses (around 3-5) to send dx-fx-mx to. Is this per food group (3 for DX, 3 for FX, etc..) or for everything since you want the DX and FX to be in the same ...
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0answers
17 views

VST alternative for TSE x30 Default Settings

I've currently found a nice set of Guitar impulses that I'd like to starting getting in to, unfortunately they all require the TSE x30 on default settings. As I'm on a Mac, I can't get this specific ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Cubase 5 doesen't recognize Guitar Rig 5 [on hold]

So the problem is that my Cubase 5 doesen't want to recognise Guitar rig 5. I don't know why. I've installed Guitar rig propperly and put .dll file in a proper Cubase VST Folder and it still doesen't ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Looking for an email or contact for the Sound Collectors Club

Just as the title says. I am trying to find out some additional information about the Sound Collectors Club, but on the website there is not a single point of contact listed that I could find. The ...
4
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1answer
100 views

Stereo Hydrophone Technique

I've got a stereo pair of JrF hydrophones which I've not used very much, other than just testing them out around the house. I'm planning a trip to the coast in a week or so and want to give them a ...
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0answers
38 views

phase aligning on strange mic waves [on hold]

Hi, i need help understanding how to align this 3 mic kick drum tracks. Waves are really different, i need to know why. Please help. Thank you!
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0answers
41 views

SFX Request and a Community Project: A Boeing 777 Plane Flyby Remembering MH17 [migrated]

I'm sure most of you would have heard of this tragedy so I'll just get to the point. I'm trying to add a plane flyby to all my projects on hand as a tribute of sorts to the lives lost on this flight ...
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0answers
14 views

nuendo 5 PLSSS HELP {unexpected error save your project} [on hold]

if any one could help me with this fix then possibly nuendo 5 would work fine for every one as for now i assume that every one has some kind of problems with nuendo 5 hope you guys help me to find a ...
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0answers
46 views

Altiverb 7 PC - Does it finally actually work?

Yebo good people! I was using Altiverb 6 for years until I upgraded to Nuendo 5 (also years ago), and truth be told, good as it sounds as far as reverbs go it was never really particularly stable, and ...
0
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4answers
59 views

Does converting an mp3 format audio file to m4a format makes audio quality better ?

Does converting an mp3 format audio file to m4a format makes audio quality better ? I was just wondering if mp3 is lossy. How it can generate lossless m4a file after conversion. I know mp3 can be ...
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1answer
48 views

How was this snare made?

I'm wondering how this sample was made? Is it just a snare with A LOT of reverb on it? I've tried doing it but i just can't get it right! ...
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1answer
21 views

Hardware interfaces constantly crashing, suspect USB 3.0 issue? [closed]

So I've been trying out some USB audio interfaces on a less-than-a-year-old Macbook Air. First the Scarlett 2i2: the moment I plug it in it crashes, and it never stabilizes. Next I tried using a ...
2
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1answer
42 views

Cutting diegetic SFX for 5.1 — C or LR? (mono / stereo)

Just curious how you guys decide when to use stereo or mono SFX when cutting for a 5.1 feature. By SFX, I mean diegetic sounds. I mean this as a question about channels, when do you put these sounds ...
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0answers
17 views

Celtic and Nordic folk music, any relationship? [closed]

When I played video games (primarily Japanese RPG) when I hear a "ancient-epic-and-fantasy-melody-ish" I can identify it as Celtic-contemporary song. (By searching in YouTube I think I was right) but ...
2
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2answers
107 views

Sew a dead cat from fake fur

I was wondering if I could sew a dead cat (furry microphone cover) from normal fake fur I could get at a fabric store or is the fabric used for a dead cat significantly different from fake fur? pic ...
2
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1answer
132 views

New approach to sound design

We've prepared a short video showing a prototype we are working on at Audiogaming. It's a sound design tool thought for everything related to movements and expressive sound design. We'd be happy to ...
4
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4answers
122 views

Video game music setup

I'm a musician/programmer and I'm looking to begin creating video games. In terms of sound production I'm lost. I want to make sounds reminiscent of SNES mario games/zelda Closer to the super meat boy ...
0
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0answers
11 views

sennheiser ew 100 g2, using balanced cable

has anyone used on receiver ek100 g2 a balanced cable instead of the unbalanced cl 100? i have made by myself some cables but soldiered in a canonical way, sleeve to 1, tip to 2 and ring to 3 but on ...
1
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1answer
34 views

Prolems with mxl 770

I'm a voice actor and I'm trying to record a few tidbits. Now I'm just doing this in my apartment, but it's pretty quiet in here and all of my fans and such are off. When I plug up headphones directly ...
1
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0answers
11 views

Fitting a Yamaha DB50XG to a Korg NS5R? [closed]

I recently bought a second hand Korg NS5R, and was interested to find that it could originally be dealer-upgraded using a Yamaha DB51XG card (making it equivalent to an NX5R). Coincidentally, I have ...
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3answers
66 views

How do you make this synth sound?

This is probably a silly question, but I've always been wondering how to make one of the most typical acid/rave synth sounds. You can hear it, for example, starting at 2:37 in Unix - Overdrive Your ...
1
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2answers
36 views

USB input high-pitched whine

I've yet to find a definitive answer to this, but Google shows hundreds of people asking questions. I have an M-Audio M-Track, a $100 USB-based audio interface. Across all 3 computers I have tried ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Latency in plugin while recording MIDI [closed]

I use Cubase 5, add MIDI track and on this track applied a plugin. I record MIDI from my electronic drums. When the track is recorder and I play it, it is played back OK with no latency at all. But ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

Can anyone offer examples of valid BWF files for study?

I'm writing code to create BWF files from scratch, and it would help me to have a couple of working files to use as reference. I have the WAV part down, been doing that for years. But adding the ...
1
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3answers
149 views

Name this sound effect

TLDR: Its loop pedal effect that we are talking about. Guyz have been pulling my hairs for quiet a while, just cant figure out what this effect is called or what term should I use to Google, for any ...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

Reducing Noise in Feynman Lectures

There are quite a lot of old Feynman lecture recordings on YouTube, that unfortunately suffer from very noisy audio. I'm not a sound-design professional, hobbyist; in fact I'm quite possibly tone ...
0
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0answers
15 views

VST Connect connection error - You are already in a session

We are using VST Connect Performer SE version 2.0.2. We are attempting to connect to a computer in China (not sure if China might be blocking something). On the computer in China, which is trying to ...
3
votes
1answer
82 views

Used Gear / recorders - When is “too old”?

I am in the process of getting a proper rig for sound effects recording and have been looking into buying sound devices gear, either mixpre-d or 722 used. I know they have a reputation of being very ...
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0answers
26 views

How does Kastle make this synth sound? can someone point me in the right direction

https://soundcloud.com/kastle/stay-forever-tour-vip-remix @ 31 s there is a chord that is bent and then it retriggers and then bends back down . (i) what kind of waveform is it? sounds like a saw ...
3
votes
3answers
165 views

Compact high quality sound effects / ambience recording rig

I am new to field recording (being a musician and sound designer)and am looking to create a portable stereo recording rig to record sound effects and ambiences. So far i only recorded indoors. (except ...
0
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0answers
15 views

How can I view the track times and pauses on an audio cd? [migrated]

There used to be a few audio players on mac that would display the track times, pause time and duration. I can't find anything anywhere that can tell me that information now. Anyone? Thanks.
2
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1answer
83 views

Looping Gun Sounds Quantization

Just wanted to pick some brains here regarding the best way to approach looping gun sounds. It will be my first time working with loops for game audio as opposed to either granular or polyphonic ...
0
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0answers
23 views

African American Walla

Does anyone know of sources for wallah\crowd librarys focused on African American \ AAVE (preferably southern) voices ?
4
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7answers
216 views

Sound Design depicting mental illness in film

I'm currently working on a film about a woman suffering from schizophrenia and was wondering if anyone had any more left field suggestions for films with interesting sound design depicting mental ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Finding Sound Recordists interested in collecting unique gunshots

Are there sound archivists who would be interested in setting up field recordings of unique gunshots? If so how might I go about finding them in my vicinity? I don't have serious recording ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

Naiant X-X omni miniature mics

investigating for a pair of miniature omnis I came across the Naiant X-X. Did somebody ever had a chance to test or even compare them against the much more expensive Rode Lavalier or DPA 4060?
3
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3answers
83 views

International mixes

I've finished a mix for a feature film and now they want an M+E and a Dialogue stem, i guess for dubbing? It wasn't in the original deal for me to supply them with this but what I've supplied they ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Logic Pro X Automation from Midi file cannot be undone

so I imported some old Midi files into Logic and the volume/panning automation was still intact, however I couldn't override or disable it. I hit the 'show automation' button and select 'write' on ...
6
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1answer
184 views

Origin of the traditional Hollywood silencer sound?

Does anyone have information on the origin of the traditional Hollywood suppressed gunshot that sounds roughly like a punchy whistle, or "pteew!"? Nobody who shoots modern suppressors has ever heard ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Missing parameters in my rack Ableton Live

Hey guys, i am missing the part where the gain and all those other 8 parameters are. Do you know why and how i can open it? See screen shot for explanation. Greatly appreciated.
2
votes
2answers
47 views

Turning a stereo track that peaks in one channel, into a mono track that doesn't (Adobe Audition)

I have a stereo track of someone alternating between screaming and whispering. When he whispers, the left channel sounds great. When he screams, it peaks, but then the right channel sounds great. Is ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Minority Report Sonic Gun

It's been a while that I have this question : Is there anybody who knows how the sound of the Sonic Gun in MINORITY REPORT has been done ? I can't find how it's been done, and I've always wondered ...
1
vote
5answers
47 views

Batch convert the bit depth of several audio files from 32 to 16

Is there a reasonable way to batch convert the bit depth of several audio files from 32 to 16? With Adobe Audition, I can open a file, then "Save As..." and change it to 16 bit. But I have hundreds ...

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