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How to acquire the H158 Holder part for a Roland SH-101? [on hold]

I want to buy the Holder H158 for a Roland SH-101 but I can't find it for sale anywhere. Could you tell me where I can find one? It's the part the is on the other side from the modgrip. My goal is ...
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33 views

Sine wave making no sound

I'm experimenting with generating sound programmatically. As I understand the math, I think I'm creating a 5-second long mono-channel sine wave at the frequency of "middle C," but when I play back the ...
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31 views

Medieval skirmish loops

So a little introduction to a part of what I'm working on. I'm working on creating SFX for a real-time-strategy game with a medieval setting. Okay, one of the main needs of SFX for the game is a ...
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1answer
27 views

Should I offline convert my samples to 32-bit floating point?

I have recently learned that all(at least the ones I use) DAWs and VSTs essentially convert audio to 32-bit float in realtime. The problem with this is that going from a fixed point to a floating ...
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1answer
26 views

5.1 channel order for home theaters, computer, and cinema

i am working on the post production for a film. It's the first time, and i am a little bit confused about the channel order and the various standars. The SMPTE standard (L R C Lfe Ls Rs) is for home ...
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2answers
30 views

is knowledge in computer science and/or electrical engineering beneficial to audio production?

Also, should i go to school to learn audio production or should I just try to learn on my own through internet tutorials and stuff? If I go to an audio production school it seems that they teach you ...
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5answers
90 views

What does warm mean?

It seams like there is one magical word in post production, sound design and music production that describes everything from compressing and distorting signals to expanding and filtering signals: ...
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1answer
38 views

Connect powered speakers to powered mixer?

I would like to know if it isn't dangerous to connect a pair of speakers (Edifier r1000tc power supplied) to Beringher PMH2000 (power mixer).
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1answer
43 views

Sound Devices 633 or Sony PCM-D100

These are very different devices that ultimately do the same thing. I am a documentary photographer/film maker and I also have a hobby of making field recordings. I currently have a Roland R-26 ...
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3answers
37 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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2answers
31 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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46 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. ...
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2answers
30 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 ...
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3answers
256 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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4answers
37 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
56 views

Slowly pitch down/up a sound [closed]

I would like to slowly and smoothly pitch down or up a sound in the most easiest way.
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1answer
43 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
25 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
12 views

Cubase 5 doesen't recognize Guitar Rig 5 [closed]

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 ...
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1answer
30 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 ...
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1answer
106 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
42 views

phase aligning on strange mic waves [closed]

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} [closed]

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
57 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 ...
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4answers
61 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
49 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! ...
2
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1answer
45 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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2answers
112 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
141 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 ...
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4answers
131 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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
36 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 ...
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0answers
12 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
69 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 ...
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2answers
39 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 ...
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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 ...
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2answers
30 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 ...
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3answers
152 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
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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 ...
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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
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1answer
84 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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28 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
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3answers
172 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
85 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
218 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
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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
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0answers
46 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?

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