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Does a Headphone Amp Increase Output Volume?

I just bought an electronic drumkit and it works great when playing it through a drum kit amplifier. But the volume is too soft when I try playing them through headphones (I know it's not the ...
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How to find non-audible (“subliminal”) messages by using Audacity?

I bought a programme which consists of a set of mp3 files. The authors claim they put subliminal messages (i.e. messages at non-audible frequency but received by the brain) in these mp3s which make ...
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Funny sound effects needed [on hold]

Please let me know resources,links,websites that lets you procure funny sound effects.. funny sounds that makes u laugh instantly.... are those already available? can they be purchased? Context: ...
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Sound Design for Games

So I'm starting out as an independent game developer and I'm curious about the best way to design sound effects. I'm not sure if this is necessary, however my game engine is two-dimensional, with ...
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Do studio monitors need an audio interface?

I bought 2 pioneer studio monitors (sdj-80X) but I don't know if i need an audio interface to get the best sound. I was told that I could connect it with just a connector from jack to mini jack. Is ...
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37 views

How to go about synthesising this type of sound?

At around 1.15 mins in a ...
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59 views

How can I make 3D binaural sound in an automated way?

I've heard incredible videos of "3D binaural sound" on Youtube, where the sound appears to have a position in space around the listener, and even move. Although these are often generated from simply ...
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2answers
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5 loudest and 5 softest points in an audio file

Is there a way with Audacity (or any other software) to find and and mark the 5 loudest and 5 softest points in a movie audio file? It seems like this should be easy to do. I know next to nothing ...
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Tascam DR-44 WL for sound effects gathering

I am thinking about buying the Tascam DR-44 WL for SFX farming. Do anyone of you guys have any hands-on experience from using it? I must say, it looks like a big improvement from the DR-40. And the ...
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Making dialog appear “distant”

I have some dialog that i want to match into the soundscape to be a background voice. (turning it into Walla basically) Since it has been recorded like a closeup VO i am wondering what tricks / ...
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What is wrong with this setup and why am I getting muffled sound? [on hold]

English is not my mouther tounge so sorry for bad grammer and choice of words.. I have recently bought an amp, a pair of spearkers and a woofer. The devices I bought are: MJ Acoustics PRO 80 MkI ...
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How to connect my guitar to my pc for under £20?

I have a copy of native instruments guitar pro 5, and I've been told I need something like this audio interface in order to connect my guitar to my pc, but it's a bit more than I'm willing to spend. ...
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1answer
22 views

Help on programming this synthesizer sound?

I am new to StackExchange and I just have a few questions. The sounds I would like to replicate are in this song, being around :40 and 1:15 to hear it the clearest. It sounds like more of a bass sound ...
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1answer
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Troubleshooting amp clicking and muting the speakers

I am trying to use an old amp (marantz pm47 - nominal 40 watts per channel into 8Ω) with a pair of speakers (Kef Coda 7 - nominal 10-70W at 6Ω). Every so often it clicks (the same like the power-up ...
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1answer
29 views

Will audio interfaces power any headphones?

I want to buy a pair of headphones with these stats: Sound pressure level (SPL) 97 dB (SPL) at 1 mW, 300 ohms And I have this audio interface but I can't tell by the specs if it can power these ...
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1answer
24 views

Pro tools 10 crossfade shortcut

When I use this shortcut - Ctrl+Start+F (uses last selected fade shape) it actually always does the normal crossfade instead of the last used crossfade (the one with steep curves). Is that a bug or is ...
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1answer
21 views

Creating noise using signal to noise ratio

I'm working on a project for university and part of my project at the minute is adding noise to a .wav file. Originally my supervisor wanted me to generate noise by "specifying a given variance and ...
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1answer
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How do I properly test an analogue desk?

We have a 24 channel analogue desk, and I want to ensure that all the sends and inputs work consistently and soak for a long time. I also have a few other boxes that I need to test, as we have an ...
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1answer
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What is the Sampling + license?

In a site where i wanted to download a sound track to use in my project, i read that the license of that sound says: "This work is licensed under the Sampling+ License." link What does this mean ...
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How can I reproduce a similar synth sound as in “Netzwerk” (Klangkarussell)?

I really like the synth sound in "Netzwerk" from Austrian Electro Producers Klangkarussell: ...
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12 views

How can I remove one speaking voice from a video that has another speaking voice I'd like to keep [duplicate]

I have a video of an announcer at a game. I'd like to keep his voice. There is another voice that is added over the top? of the announcer's voice I'd like to remove. Is this possible and how? Any help ...
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5answers
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Why is a pop filter necessary?

I'm doing recordings for YouTube videos and would like to know whether a pop filter is really necessary. I, of course, care about audio quality, but I'm on a tight budget. Do I really need one? I'll ...
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2answers
32 views

AC3 stereo fold down

My 5.1 mix is finished, dial norm came out to -26. I'm ready to make an AC3 for the screening test. The Question: How do I ensure the stereo fold down of the AC3 doesn't clip? Is there a some kind ...
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33 views

Program for mixing multiple inputs and outputting to single stream

Is there some software that I can use that cane take multiple audio inputs, say from a mic, and two virtual audio cables, mix them so I can change volumes and gain and all that, and then output to ...
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1answer
30 views

How can I have get rid of having delay while recording?

I'm working with protools 10 hd .my sound interface is audio komplete 6 and my recorder is zoom h4n.whenever I record something(even without plug ins) I've got delay. I wonder if there is a way to not ...
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1answer
19 views

How to join two sound interfaces?

I'm using protools 10 hd in 2diffrent systems with two different audio interfaces. Is there way which I can have my two systems synced?can I join my interfaces in order to get the same time code?
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0answers
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Crossfade m100's vs master tracks vs monster DNA's [closed]

So, I have a pair of DNA on ear headphones from monster. I'm looking to upgrade. They have horrible durability. As it stands, I'm just wondering, since I can't find any comparisons in any blogs, ...
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1answer
19 views

Best free online Pro Tools beginner tutorials

I've started a one month trial of Pro Tools. As well as playing with it and learning, i'd also like to follow an online tutorial to help expand my knowledge and pick-up on what I'm missing. Can ...
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Is the Pro Tools Field Recorder Track feature only available in HD versions?

According to Avid's site, the regular version of PT 11 has Field Recorder capabilities. However, when I right click my audio tracks, all I see is this tiny menu: Is this a pro feature or not? ...
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1answer
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Track Configuration Pane in Cubase is GONE

A few weeks ago I was working on some project and I guess I hit a keyboard shortcut without knowing it, triggering the configuration pane usually left of the tracks list (I don't know what the ...
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1answer
26 views

Combine two mono mics into one stereo signal, such that each mic gets its own channel (left and right) [duplicate]

I am recording with Zoom H1. I have two ATR-3350 lav mics. They are self-powered and have 3.5 mm (1/8") mono miniplug. I would like to combine them into one stereo signal such that the left channel ...
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5answers
58 views

Environments / DAWs for writing scripts to process audio files

I was looking for advice on any program where you could write scripts (as in code, eg Javascript etc) and use them to process audio files, using the usual range of audio effects, cutting/pasting etc. ...
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1answer
17 views

Is there anyway to change the tempo in Logic Pro X?

I'm trying to script Logic Pro X only using keyboard commands. So far I can do everything I need to do except change the tempo. Is there anyway to change the tempo only using the keyboard?
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3answers
35 views

WAV file recorded with wrong header

I have some WAV files that whose actual sound contents are at 44100Hz, but the headers incorrectly state that the sample rate is 48000Hz (I think this is due to the DAW setting its own sample rate OK ...
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1answer
15 views

How do you get “midi through” to work on Focusrite USB interface with Reaper?

I've a midi keyboard going to 'midi in' on a Focusrite 18i20 USB'd to Reaper on a PC. I can record a midi track using Reaper with this keyboard. I can also play back the track on an external midi ...
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1answer
45 views

WHat hi hat is it?

I'm looking for this hi hat sound. As you can hear it's a lower one. I'm really interested into this sound and i couldn't fin it. Supose that any of you knows what sound it is or what library contains ...
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2answers
26 views

Relevance of digital recording and mixing techniques to analogue equipment

I'd like to begin learning about sound engineering, and am considering going to college for it this year, but I could do with some advice first. It's analogue music production I want to work in, but I ...
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21 views

Cheap, ready-made class-d power amplifiers [closed]

I have followed the hype with class-d amps: they have excellent performance and a very cheap rig can outperform multi-thousand dollar classic power amps. My problem is that I have no knowledge or ...
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1answer
20 views

Hearing the AUX send mono signal on both ears of stereo headset or speakers

I have a small mixer (Soundcraft Spirit Folio Lite) with 2 AUX sends that I want to use for monitoring. I'm plugging one of those AUX sends to the CD/MP3 in of my POD HD500X guitar multieffect so I ...
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0answers
13 views

Is there a simple device I can put between an amp and a speaker to reduce volume? [closed]

I have a home stereo, that for whatever reason doesn't contain a control on the bass. The bass amp is within the main unit, and it connects to the bass speaker via the two wires. There's no way ...
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0answers
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How to stop USB Audio Interface distorting sound in Ubuntu?

I have very simple USB interface (Line 6 Tone Port UX1), and I would like to use it's microphone and instrument plugs, to record some things in Ubuntu. The interface works very well in windows. In ...
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22 views

Highlight peaking parts on a waveform?

When I edit voiceovers I normalize several times: First I normalize the entire track then search for peaking parts and isolate them, normalize again and find more peaking parts until I'm satisfied. ...
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1answer
18 views

Mixing a patterrned, complicated sound, without separating its components

I have a patterned rhythm (a loop) and its components are a bass drum, a snare drum, and two different hi-hats. I would like to mix them, but I can't really separate them. It would have to be a ...
4
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5answers
209 views

Why is my mix sounding dull and amateurish?

I've spent days trying to mix a track I've done for a local vocalist. There is EQ, panning, a little compression on the drums and some reverb and delay effects. It's not a complicated song, yet I ...
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0answers
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What is the best shape for passive sound amplification

I'm asking this to make a passive sound amplifiyer. In the web they usually do a HORN shape that looks like exponential function mirrored about 'x' axes. But I wonder is there a better shape for ...
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1answer
11 views

Resonator guitar pickup

I bought an used resonator guitar from eBay, and I found out it has some kind of pickup. A pickup is a nice-to-have feature, no must-feature. I have not seen a pickup like this before. It has no ...
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0answers
23 views

Headphones vibrate annoyingly with bass? [closed]

I got these headphones a while ago, and they were cheap, so I was expecting problems, but listen to music with a lot of bass has become hard, as every time I do, I get a small vibration in one of the ...
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0answers
22 views

How would you recreate this bass sound?

How would you recreate this bass sounds? I wonder how he can get that wavy effect. Thank you
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1answer
60 views

Capture sound waves

I'm trying to capture sound wave patterns from mp3s. At the moment I'm doing screen grabs from audacity, then fixing them up in photoshop. Does anyone know any other software I could use for this? ...
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2answers
28 views

Recording multiple songs that share channel settings and characteristics

I'm planning to record a few songs using Cubase 7.5 Artist. The arrangement for those is typically "rock", so several guitars, bass, synthies, and drums. All of the songs are a little different. For ...

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