3
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1answer
79 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
33 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
23 views

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

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
13 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 ...
0
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0answers
33 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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3answers
38 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
35 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
19 views

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

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
37 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
16 views

Celtic and Nordic folk music, any relationship? [on hold]

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
72 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
107 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
102 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
31 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
10 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 ...
1
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3answers
59 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
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
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0answers
18 views

USB 2 ASIO Driver for Windows 7/8 - DacMagic XS [closed]

I recently bought DacMagic XS DAC. I really enjoy it on MacOS, because it natively supports Class 2.0 USB Sound with 192kHz. But on Windows I've installed the Cambridge Audio driver and it seems that ...
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2answers
28 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
141 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 ...
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2answers
39 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
14 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
80 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
25 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
160 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
194 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
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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
votes
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
39 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
votes
1answer
183 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
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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
68 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 ...
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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 ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Rode VideoMic upgrade

I currently have a Rode VideoMic and am looking to upgrade. I am currently looking at the Rode NTG-2 as I can plug it directly into my DSLR as it can power itself. However, after seeing reviews it ...
1
vote
2answers
51 views

iPhone application for making notes about sound script when on location

I'm looking for software that can make a professional sound script and/or could be used to take notes just for myself with short cuts. For example: false take, airplane, noise take etc... I ...
0
votes
3answers
53 views

Mavericks and pro tools 9

Has anyone found a work around for using Pro-tools-9 with Maverick? If not what is the best way to go back to Mountain Lion?
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votes
1answer
35 views

Violin melody (Vicetone-Tremble) [closed]

1:25 How can I get that ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Tascam DR-40 and DR-100MKII - Record into multiple files

Is it possible with the Tascam DR-40 or DR-100MKII, to record into multiple tracks from different inputs? So, if I connect 2 mics, the other sending the sound into different file.
1
vote
3answers
82 views

Field Recording with SD-744t - Do I need a mixer?

I have read a few posts with people adamantly suggesting a mixer before the 744t/702 etc. I am wondering what the advantages are. My application and work is mainly nature recording. I might set up ...
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votes
1answer
36 views

How do I run this setup?

I have an Audio-Technica AT2035 Cardioid Capacitor Microphone with an ART Tube amp. The mic has a Low Cut switch and an -10db to 0dB switch. The preamp has 2 dials: Input and Output, along with 4 ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Fixing FM8 to a given pitch OR filter MIDI notes and transpose to a given value

I'd like to make some percussive sounds with FM8, which I really love. I couldn't find where can I "fix" the pitch to a given value - in other synths I can switch off the "key follow" and set it to a ...
0
votes
3answers
110 views

Basic Ultra Low Budget Audio Equipment for Video

I am shooting a short series this summer and I have got a good camera, a good lighting set-up but I still am a bit unsure about audio. How are people supposed to get started in film-making when it ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Live vocal effect, dynamic dependant. delay & reverb

I was on live show yesterday, hear this what i will try to explain. When singer talks to crowd or just sing quiet her voice, effect can be just barely heard. But when she raise voice volume effect ...

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