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How to make this sound?

http://www57.zippyshare.com/v/k41qnbXF/file.html Sounds a bit like 303 acid but more natural and ''talky'' than usual. Does anyone know synths that sounds like that?
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Violin/Piano Recording Equipment

I've recently started writing classical-style piano and violin duets, and I've decided to start recording my work. As a newbie to the world of the home-recording-studio, I'm a bit overwhelmed by the ...
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22 views

What are the meanings of pan(ning) and pan pot?

What are the meanings of pan(ning) and pan pot? from what original meanings of pan and pot are the meanings in sound engineering derived?
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40 views

Mathematically what does phase reverse do on a signal?

In a stereo sound, phase reverse one channel and add it to another channel, we will cancel out those centered components. Mathematically what does phase reverse do on a signal? Can you explain that ...
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38 views

Accurately recording both voice and engine sound

I have just bought a ZOOM H5 in an effort to make my videos a bit less amateur. I have a project in mind which requires me to be talking in a (loud convertable sports) car whilst driving. SO There ...
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18 views

Can a single channel produce several timbres?

I learned that each channel controls a separate musical instrument or voice or synth patch, and therefore determines a separate timbre. Then when playing an audio file, which shows only one channel ...
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If a track contains two channels, is the track stereo?

If a track contains two channels, does that mean that the track is stereo? Conversely, is a stereo sound always stored as a track with two channels recorded in the track?
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24 views

Problem with LFE channel in mixing

I have question about 5.1 . Is this right that we shouldnt have any soundeffects on LFE channel and all the sound effects Need to be sent to that channel?(in protools)
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Cylon Eye Whoosh?

I've really been racking my brain about this, and it seems like it should be so simple, but I find that I have no idea how to make a sound that sounds like the Cylon eye whoosh. Any ideas? The sound ...
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19 views

Desk Speakers DIY [on hold]

Although I don't have much experience in building this kind of stuff, I would like to try to build my own desk speakers! I wanted to know if it's better to have active or passive ones, and if you ...
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28 views

Why is vocal centered while instruments aren't in a stereo file?

Why is a stereo file created so that the vocals are present at an equal volume in both the left and right channels, while instruments are louder in either the left or the right channel? I.e. what is ...
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21 views

Do each track and each channel hold only one signal?

From https://books.google.com/books?id=MFSilO_OEPAC&lpg=RA1-PA8&ots=CYMCOLez-K&dq=sequencer%20recorder%20difference&pg=RA1-PA9#v=onepage&q&f=false After information is ...
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27 views

Which methods exist for converting stereo to mono?

The typical way stereo signals are converted to mono is by summing left and right (and perhaps attenuate the result). Obviously, the sum approach does a poor job capturing the side material, as the ...
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30 views

How to send or play midi from one application to another [on hold]

I suppose you could say all DAW softwares can play back midi files. But I mean it as follows: I write some midi file. I import it into the DAW software. The DAW plays the imported midi data sending ...
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24 views

What does DS stand for? (sound libraries)

Folders are labelled DS and CK. I assume that CK means construction kits, whereas DS are the "finished" sfx. Just curious about the abbreviation.
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19 views

Is there software that lets me “quantize” old recordings?

I have some old demos I did many years ago on 4-track tape. I've digitized them but now I'd like to bring them into a DAW (FL Studio) and rework them. (Processing the audio, adding new parts over the ...
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1answer
9 views

Where is the default Windows 8 MIDI soundfont located?

I am trying to find the default soundfont that Windows 8 uses to play MIDI files so that I can have another program play them back and sound the same as Windows Media Player.
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Why does my studio monitor sound weak and compressed?

I connected my computer's 1/8" audio jack to my Yamaha HS8's 1/4" input. Songs sound very weak and compressed compared to my old Logitech Z4 speaker system and Mackie CR4s. Sometimes vocals are nearly ...
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1answer
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Extra AUX sends with Allen & Heath PA 28

We have the Allen & Heath PA28 in our church. We use the two FB1 & FB2 outputs for our primary stage monitors. We have one other AUX output that are using for recording purposes. Now we are ...
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57 views

What are the definitions of a track and a channel?

I would like to separate a mp3 file according to that it has different sounds played by my left and right speakers. So I am reading this link ...
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12 views

Open in-ear headphones [closed]

My wife really likes the Bose SoundTrue In-Ear headphones[1] because they are in-ear but "open", i.e., not sealed to the ear canal, and not noise cancelling. However, they are expensive-ish and the ...
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1answer
43 views

Best and simple way to dub a film for a newbie

I think there should be some software designed especially for dubbing (i.e. rerecording). It's a while i'm playing with Reaper to dub a film but it sounds a time-consuming process. Is there any ...
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2answers
41 views

What software for batch processing effects chains?

I want to do batch processing of vst effects chains. I know that Steinberg Wavelab 8 supports this. Been looking for other software that can do this, but no luck so far in finding it. Most support ...
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1answer
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Are there any acoustic piano patches which model the sound of a key being released?

When playing an acoustic piano, releasing the keys usually makes a subtle, dull thud as the key springs back up to neutral position, especially if this is done very quickly. I've been trying out ...
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1answer
16 views

Can I use a powered mixer as an unpowered mixer via the effects loop output?

Using the 1/4" Line Out of an Effects Loop, can I use a powered mixer as an unpowered mixer without damaging the mixer? I understand I would never send the speaker outputs from a powered mixer to ...
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50 views

How can I extract the volume from an MP3 or MP4?

I'm looking for a software program that will take an MP3 or MP4 as input and produce as output a text file with peak or average volume for each second (or some interval of seconds or sub-seconds). ...
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1answer
15 views

Insert Cables vs Stereo - split cable

I will need to test the Insert connections on my Zed 24 Allen & heath mixer as I'll be hiring it out, now to avoid any doubt I need to know a. whether I can actually test it safely without a ...
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Help me make the bass wobble in the intro of reload?

What I'm referring to: Another example of this wobble is found as a bass support to the lead melody in this drop: ...
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11 views

How can I build hand-made headphones/speakers? [closed]

I know I will need a magnet, a coil, a funnel, etc... But, are there any hints to control the volume and quality of the sound?
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46 views

Software to identify words or voices in a recording?

I have several legally obtained recordings ... too many. They're not labeled and I would like to see if I can "scan" these recordings for a particular voice so I know if that person is on that ...
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1answer
28 views

how do you make an actual *song* in Figure?

I've started playing around with Figure and I'm really enjoying it, but I'm a little lost. I've gone through the entire tutorial but it only teaches me how to make loops. it's great that a loop can be ...
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0answers
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Multiple same Sound Playback devices shows but only one was plugged in [closed]

My PC is connected with one Plantronics DA55 USB Audio adapter. But when I check my Playback devices, 2 PLTD devices show up, can someone explain why? my PC's specs are: Windows Vista Business SP2 1 ...
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33 views

Split mono microphone signal into two signals

I want to split a mono microphone signal into two separate signals for connecting to separate devices. So far I have found these two adapters: Which of these will work? I need the mic signal to ...
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16 views

Where I can find database of samples of FFT coefficients for different musical instruments

I'm experimenting with AudioContext API and wonder where I can find data to create periodic wave imitating musical instuments. For instance, here's how hammond-like organ can be imitated: ...
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51 views

Microphone suggestion for recording Hard Fx/SFX and Foley

I've never purchased a mic before, but I'm a sound design student at scad and I'm trying to build a sound library of my own. I want to record mostly "real World" sounds such as doors, locks, metals, ...
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Are there any VST audio to MIDI plugins?

In Pure Data / MAX/MSP etc. there's are objects that can take in an audio signal and output a control signal with the frequency. (So you can whistle a tune into the mic and have a synth play it.) Are ...
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1answer
16 views

How to use one mic with a computer and a hifi stereo system?

I need to connect one XLR microphone to both my laptop to broadcast online, and to my hifi stereo system with speakers in multiple rooms (including the room with the mic). I have tried connecting the ...
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1answer
18 views

Do all Focusrite Saffire range products use same inputs and outputs?

I'm going to buy my very first sound card, with an aim towards sound quality. I'm looking for both good 2+ inputs and outputs and nicely powered headphone output, since I'm not aiming to buy a ...
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27 views

Workflow for detecting vinyl BPM?

I have around 200 vinyl DJ records that I want to catalog with BPM data. (Being DJ records, the majority of my collection would have a single value for BPM.) Gathering this data presents a challenge ...
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1answer
21 views

System Overload. The audio engine was not able to process all required data in time.

I need to equalize my system, want to use software-based solution, preferably free. On windows computer I used Equalizer APO and was very happy with it. On MacOS i've found this excellent guide ...
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1answer
17 views

Using DAW with remote controller and stage piano together

I'm new to using external controllers with a DAW. I have Propellerhead Reason and I'm using a stage piano to play the instruments (connected to the MIDI input of my Scarlett 2i4). Now I'm thinking of ...
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1answer
46 views

Information on Kontakt file format

I'm trying to find information regarding the Kontakt file format, that goes into specific enough detail about the structure of a Kontakt sampler library file that one would be able to write a computer ...
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1answer
24 views

converting guitar to midi to use with learning software

I found a lot of music learning software like this which can accept midi input. Thing is I'm trying to learn guitar (and I don't want to buy a midi guitar). Is there software that can do something ...
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1answer
23 views

How can I avoid the self-noise of Electro-Voice RE-20 microphone?

I use my dynamic RE20 mic with Focusrite 2i4 preamp/USB-interface. I have some noticeable hiss with this setup. The least noise I can get is when the gain knob is on maximum (which is not what you ...
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PT11 Hardware Buffer Size fixed to setting of Tascam US-2x2

Last week I bought a Tascam US-2x2. It seems PT11 sets its hardware buffer size to whatever setting I have made in the control panel of the Tascam US-2x2. Does anyone know how I can have acces again ...
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24 views

What effect was used on these Crysis 2 SFX?

I am curious to know what effect was used on these Crysis 2 sound effects. They sound...gritty. Do you have any idea ? https://soundcloud.com/flopod-1/crysis-2/s-YJlYz
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1answer
54 views

Monitors and Audio Interface

I'm getting 2 KRK monitors and I know that the quality of the sound it's a lot better if you are using a audio interface, but my question is, would matter the computer that I have? I mean, would my ...
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1answer
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A more efficient way to input notes into piano roll without midi controllers. Logic Pro

Being from an FL Studio background and not one to use midi controllers but rather clock notes in with my mouse as my preferred way of working, Logic Pro does not seem to accommodate this approach as ...
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Connecting Casio CTK 810-IN to PC

I am having Casio CTK 810 indian keyboard. It has an output option of USB and audio out. My question is, how can I connect the keyboard to my computer and record and pls tell me which recording ...
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Should the phase shifting caused by using analog EQ be a serious consideration?

Is the phase shifting caused by analog equalization serious enough to require attention or even adjustment of some kind in a live sound reinforcement setting?

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