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Is there a minimum repeating length of noise that we stop perceiving as repetitive?

When I hear white/pink noise looped I can tell that it's being looped, and pick out parts of it even if it's repeating every few seconds. I was wondering if there's a length of noise that we won't ...
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Experienced Sound Designer needed for evaluation

I am currently in my last year of uni and I was wondering if anyone is kind enough to evaluate my honours project. I can do this over skype and it won't take any longer than an hour.
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No sound in VST & Audio (Cubase LE 5)

I got myself this Tasscam US-122 MKII audio interface and Cubase LE5 bundled. As I was testing it I was able to record both audio & VST, but can't hear no sound, just the click. There's no sound ...
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32 views

Good Microphone to record engine sound (cars and bikes) on track

I'm looking for a nice microphone to record sound of cars and motorcycles on track (from outside). I'm going to put it on this camera: http://shop.panasonic.com/shop/model/HC-V750K I'm going to ...
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41 views

What are some techniques to make MIDI string instruments sound more realistic?

I've been working on a MIDI piece, and I've been using the Violin instrument. It seems to me that string instruments seem to lack variation or expression. What are some techniques to make them sound ...
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FLAC mastering best practices

A musician friend, who is producing his own album, asked for advice about how best to master the FLAC edition of the album. It will be distributed as a physical CD, as MP3 files, and as FLAC files. ...
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Write error using Synth1

I have recently started using LMMS, and I'm having trouble writing a sound to Synth1. I'm using VeSTige, and all the knobs work and I can use a sound, but it give me an error message when I attempt to ...
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86 views

Jump in Sound Design

My name is Riccardo i'm 23yo from Italy. I'm trying to abandon my work as sound engineer and jump in the world of Sound Design. Until now i've always passed lot of time working with Ableton Live on ...
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10 views

Can I use the mbox pro with my Macbook (not Macbook Pro)?

My Macbook (not Macbook pro) does not have a firewire input. Ive searched on several sites and forums and they all talk about macbook pro. Can I use the mbox pro with my laptop? Will a firewire to ...
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63 views

How would you modify a voice such that it sounds like a parrot?

I have a restriction for this: the time duration of the sample cannot be changed, because I need to use input from the microphone and play it back asap. This means pitch shifting via playing it back ...
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65 views

Which virtual instruments can be used for sfx?

I'm trying to have a "safe list" of virtual instruments, synths, samplers and anything in between, that can be used for sfx production (mainly for videogame production) but it's often hard to ...
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86 views

Where to find gusty wind recordings

I'm in a bind and I'm looking for some wind with a lot of whipping and dynamics. The project I'm designing is very ethereal in nature so I will probably be doing a lot of panning/modulation work but ...
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1answer
47 views

Which of the two audio interfaces (M-Audio M-Track plus and Focusrite Scarlett 2i2) should I go for to record violin?

I am a Indian classical violinist. I want to record my violin along with a software instrument from the iPod at home. So I need a 2x2 usb audio interface. I will be recording the violin by a Cherub ...
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Recommend low-end open headphones?

I listen to streaming music and mp3's from my computer both at work and at home. At work I keep Sennheiser HD 201 headphones. Although these are very inexpensive, I was really surprised at how good ...
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1answer
56 views

mixing a project in ProTools with automation is it possible to suspend the automation during playback as if it was automated turned on/off

I'm trying to save DSP on my computer and my current mix session has alot of tracks with automation... Is there any way to set the plugins through automation to suspend during playback on and off ?
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Any free software to make speech sound different without making it “robotic”?

My boss doesn't really want my, or any coworkers, voice on our videos. Instead of waiting to have his wife record the audio I'm looking for more practical solutions. Is there any free software out ...
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Good, Cheap (!), Microphone for Recording Speech

I'm just wondering if anyone has any recommendations for a high quality, cheap computer microphone for recording speech. I want to record the reading of books, not singing/similar. I'm not looking ...
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0answers
19 views

Decent Free Windows DAW / VST for use with Korg PadKontol?

I'm just getting started with windows. I have been using my Korg PadKontrol with garageband on a Mac, but I can't seem to even get it working with windows. I've tried both FL Studio and Ohm, but I'm ...
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2answers
55 views

Downmixing audio on command line

I am converting files from one format to another using afconvert in OS X. The files are stereo and now I am trying to have them come out as mono by mixing the two channels into one. There seems to be ...
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20 views

how to fix headset [on hold]

I have a headset that has difficulties producing sound consistently(bumping it can make the sound go out). I figured out that the problem is likely a loose or damaged cable in between the volume ...
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4answers
77 views

How to provide power to a lavalier microphone?

I bought a Sony ECMCS3 lavalier mic, but I can't use it with my Mac because it's not powered. What do I need to buy to make it work? Ideally it should be portable, and cost less than $30. If this is ...
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60 views

How to use sample as an instrument?

I'd like to use a recorded sample as a virtual instrument. Mostly I'm using FL Studio, but maybe there is a way which is DAW independent (maybe a VST plugin or something). For FL Studio specific: If ...
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1answer
18 views

Scarlett 8i6 Line In to Windows audio

Does anyone know if there's a way to take the line in from my Scarlett 8i6 sound card and pipe it to my windows audio? (In addition to using the usb connection and hearing it through my monitors) I ...
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0answers
24 views

Glitch / legato vocal effect with sampler

What should I do with vocal sample and what kind of instrument should I use to play and pitch sound like this? Below some examples with this kind of 'legato' vocal effect: 0:58 sec ...
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1answer
18 views

Ableton - Sound Wont Play in Midi Editor

I don't know if this is the correct stack exchange site for this question. I am new learning Ableton Live 9. In the MIDI editor, I earlier was able to use my computer keyboard to play the midi notes. ...
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117 views

How is Audio Compression possible (file size)

I understand that compression works by exploiting certain psycho-acoustical characteristics of our auditory perception, but I'm still confused. I mean ultimately, the waveform must be recorded ...
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1answer
42 views

Testing for where noise is produced

I've lately been trying to record my guitar/bass using logic pro X as a bit of a hobby but unfortunately I get ridiculous amounts of noise when I try to record. I am not sure where this noise is ...
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1answer
36 views

From mp3 to wav and back to mp3. What's the best method for loosing the less quality possible?

Supposing that you have to enhance and clean up an mp3 file. After the clean up you export the file in wav format and you import the file to a DAW to make a final mastering. Then you export the ...
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1answer
77 views

What's the shortest sound perceptible to the human ear?

How long would the shortest perceptible sound last? I'm guessing there'll be a frequency at which we can hear short sounds best but I don't need to find that. Admittedly this is also completely ...
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0answers
37 views

Portlandia Credits

There is all kinds of great music and sound design every week on this show and the only credit given is Larson studios. So my question is how does this work? The show says "we need sound" and ...
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1answer
84 views

Can anyone tell me latest music instruments that trends in 2014?

i'm going to gather list of new technology and instruments that are used in sound mixing and production. can someone please help me?
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44 views

Why does unfreezing a track in Ableton change the tracks sound?

I'm using Massive synth inside Ableton and I need to freeze tracks to save on the CPU usage. The problem is that when I unfreeze the synth tracks the sound of the synth is different from when I ...
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3answers
104 views

Which are the best sound effect packs? [closed]

Sup guys.. I have been looking for some sound effect packs for a movie project for the last 7 days. Before i make my investment i would like some advice from some of the members here. I have found ...
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3answers
86 views

Professional looking for a post graduate course in sound design for film

I am Sid and I hail from India. I've been working in the bollywood film industry for a while now and want to now move out. I have about 12-15 major motion pictures under my belt for which I served as ...
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1answer
64 views

Sound sync problem

I have a bizarre sound synchronization problem which I am really puzzled with. I recently recorded an interview with the video camera capturing the sound of the interviewed and an external sound ...
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1answer
44 views

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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44 views

Relatek ALC1150: Drivers and 5.1 audio configurations [closed]

I just bought an Asus Z87-Pro motherboard with Realtek ALC 1150 HD audio onboard. Since nVidia nForce4 chipset drivers I didn't found any valid audio driver that allows me to manage 5.1 sound sources. ...
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133 views

As an independent film maker, where can I find sound designers to work with?

I am an independent documentary film maker, and am looking for a creative sound designer to collaborate with. I have just finished a short self –produced documentary film, which is a cinematic ...
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0answers
25 views

Recording Both Stereo Mix and Hardware Microphone

I'm trying to record a conversation-type thing with a few friends of mine through Skype; I'm trying to figure out how to record both my physical microphone, as well as my computer's "Stereo Mix" ...
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2answers
54 views

Spatialisation/diffusion of sound across 24 channels

I am looking for a tool/technique which would enable me spatialise diffenent sine waves across a (circular) 24-channel system in various speeds. This is not to be done live, but using playback of ...
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2answers
102 views

XLR output vs. 1/4 inch (6.3 mm) output - Which one is better for recording?

I got an Ibanez AEG8E acoustic guitar and a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 interface. The guitar has two outputs, a XLR output and a 1/4 inch (6.3 mm) output for instrument cable. The interface provides both ...
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1answer
38 views

Bad to connect a different speaker in each channel of a stereo amp?

Will it damage the speakers or amp if I connect non-matching speakers to it? For example: a Paradigm speaker (7seMk3) to the left channel (it's tweeter doesn't work, but the 2 woofers are nice and ...
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0answers
20 views

Batch Insert Audio Clip in an Audio Album

I want to insert an audio clip across several tracks in an Audio Album at pre-defined places Can you advise / suggest how we could achieve this or someone who could develop this for us.
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1answer
44 views

How can I record using two USB microphones at same time? [duplicate]

Trying to start a podcast and I want to record it using two different USB microphones. I can only get Windows to recognize one mic at a time. What program can I use to make this work?
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102 views

Role of surface in sound recording

I have been recording keypress from laptops using my phone and it seems that I get better results when both the laptop and the phone are placed on a hard surface like a wooden table than when they are ...
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0answers
52 views

How Do You Record An Underwater Effect On The Fly?

I have a 16 bar loop using JS: Liteon Moog 24DB fx with the cut off set to 50% so the loop sounds like it's underwater. No problem there. That's the correct starting point I want for the cut off. ...
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39 views

when going nearly the speed of sound how fast does sound seem to go?

if one were to calculate the speed of incoming sound as one travels closer to the speed of sound what is the speed of the incoming sound for the observer?
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59 views

How do I get touch tracks working in Logic Pro X?

In my Logic Pro X file, I have created a Touch Tracks layer in the environment. I have also assigned a track in the arrange window for Touch Tracks. Also, I assigned midi loops to the touch track ...
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0answers
34 views

What is better for mobile audio: LibPD or JUCE?

What is better for mobile audio: LibPD or JUCE? What has the most solid basic tools similar to sox?
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57 views

How can I simulate the microphone response of a bullet's reflected shockwave?

I am doing a project on gunshot acoustics and I need to simulate a realistic microphone response of a supersonic bullet for the same. I have to include the shockwave, the muzzle blast and their ...

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