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Tolerance level of background noise while recording

When i go out to record source material or ambiances i think about the noise in my environment. Its hard to get rid all of it even with every trick and trix in the book. How do you guys tolerate ...
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How to tell number of audio channels exposed to computer over USB?

I would like to record multiple separate channels on my computer. I.e. such that each input in the breakout box is exposed as an separate input to the audio software. It seems like a lot of breakout ...
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Help with vocal sort of sound

I am currently working on a track and there is a particular sort of sound that is just begging to be put into it. I have a pretty good vision of what it sounds like and a good example can be heard on ...
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2answers
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Bass drum and Bass guitar can damage Home Theater system. Myth or Fact?

We have a sony DVD player with home theater speaker system. Recently, we are using it for live band rehearsal. Does bass drums and bass guitar really damage home theater speaker system? Band ...
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Adding live band and choir to PA System

I have a similar task to do as with this question Sound system for home theater and band but mine has a different application. I am running an event venue To start, my challenge is to be able to ...
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Would it be Stereo or Mono?

I am recording ambience and sound effects for a room and there is one open window in the room with traffic outside. I was wondering if that traffic sound coming through only the window would be stereo ...
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The pitch shifting algorithm

I get that the algorithm ...
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27 views

Does ARC really passes real surround sound (either PCM or Dolby)? [on hold]

Firstly I'm not totally sure if I can ask this here, I searched through the other SE communities and I thought this is the most appropriate one. Sorry if I made a mistake :) Context before the ...
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How to control signal (red noise) generator by another one (Rocket engine effect - Subtractive synthesis of sound)

I am programming some sound effects in Java and exporting them into .wav files. Currently, I am trying to program a rocket engine sound effect. I want to do it in the following way: The sound of a ...
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1answer
10 views

Cubase AI6 and Xonar U7 - weird noise and overdubbing problem

Good morning to everyone here, Let me first describe my setup. The PC is a pretty standard one with Win7 x64 Pro and Cubase AI 6. The soundcard is ASUS Xonar U7 with 2xRCA main output, PHONES and MIC ...
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69 views

Whats the best way to learn set of laws so that I can begin building any sound? [on hold]

How can I learn a basic formula or set of formulas so that I can learn "dry" sounds cold that lead to great "wet" sounds? I know that the terms "dry" and "wet" have their different contexts in music. ...
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Having an interesting LCR (3.0) playback issue

I am teaching my students how to do LCR (3.0) through quicktime mov and when I ran a test in a teaching venue, we got all our discrete channels correct but when we disabled our centre channel which ...
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Turntable for playing Records [closed]

Can someone please provide some feedback on the following 3 turntables? Which one is the best option as an entry turntable that simply gives good sound quality. if you had a choice which one would you ...
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1answer
41 views

Recording goes from loud to quiet with constant sound

When I record with audacity (I haven't tried other programs yet) I have loud parts and very soft parts in the recording. Some parts are just missing (flat line). The microphone didn't move and neither ...
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2answers
88 views

The name of this sound?

I'm looking for the name of this kind of effect as I always end up needing it but have never been able to find something similar. It's kind of like a low-tech power up, power-on sound - associated ...
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2answers
52 views

DAW software for drum beat detection

Hi ladies and gentlemen, I'm a drummer and I'd like to monitor my play to find out how and why my beats lag or advance the proper rhythm/timing. So I need to detect drum beats of snare, hi-hat, bass, ...
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1answer
19 views

No sound from Superior Drummer in Reaper

I have been scouring the web for an answer to this. I am trying to use Superior Drummer 2 in Reaper to replace my MIDI drums with real drums, however I am not getting any playback from my VST. When ...
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27 views

Skype and Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6

I'm trying to use my KA6 with Skype. Plugging in the mic at Input 1 in the front works perfectly. However, I don't want to have the cable hanging around in my face, so I tried plugging it into the ...
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2answers
52 views

Create spatial sound illusions that work in headphones and speakers

I am curious if anyone has experience making fairly realistic / hyperrealistic spatial audio illusions (for instance the impression of someone circling around your head) that work both with headphone ...
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1answer
33 views

If I bounce a 192kHZ file within my DAW while its operating at 44.1kHZ do I loose that quality when I export?

I just realized something while working with some new audio files. I have been cleaning my audio files which are 24 bit 192kHz in RX then opening them in my DAW -Studio One, making edits, and then ...
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Bandsplitter vs Crossover. Same or different?

if any, which are the differences among a crossover filter and a band split? Are they, more or less, the same thing or actually different? And if so, which one is more suitable to split a stereo ...
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Amplifying just the troughs while keeping the peaks the same. (Audacity)

I recorded me talking/yelling to try out my new mic. I am wondering if I could increase the talking while keeping the yelling the same volume. Some parts are really quite but when amplified (by ...
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1answer
32 views

Help with setting up audio recording for retirement home meeting

First time posting on here. My mother's apartment complex like to record their board meeting and are on a small (< $300) budget. There should be four board members speaking, each should have a ...
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39 views

Mixing Without Subwoofers

It's certainly not the ideal scenario, but I'm just starting out in the world of sound design and music production and I could use some clarification on how to mix bass. Hardware Limitations I've ...
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1answer
19 views

Connect Aux Send to a phantom powered input (designed for electret mics)

I'm trying to connect a mixing console to a videoconferencing equipment, to send the audio out of the console to the mic input of the videoconferencing unit. We are talking about a Yamaha MG166cx ...
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1answer
18 views

Active noise cancellation on speakers [closed]

I was wondering if it is possible cancel out my voice during a phone call using active noise cancellation for people around me. The speakers of my phone could reproduce the signal recorded from my own ...
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1answer
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Distorted and weak sound on some backing tracks

When I plug my stereo backing tracks into dual mono or stereo inputs on my desk, some of them sound very tinny and quiet until I unplug one side. Any ideas? Thanks. Mick
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What type of filter is the low and high on my mixer

I have a mixer ( Yamaha n12 ). It has a high and low eq and also a mid with a separate q nob. In the manual it states the the high and low are shelving filters but explains no more than that. Would it ...
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1answer
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Recording multi fx unit directly to a computer

I have a Zoom G1on multi effects unit and it had a stereo 1/4 jack output. Is it possible to record from the fx unit straight to a mic input of a macbook, using to 1/4 to 1/8 jack converter? There is ...
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1answer
25 views

Dual Phantom Power sources?

I have a question if anyone would be kind enough to answer. I have a phantom power on my mixer and my sound card. I have only ever used the phantom supply on the mixer because that is where the mic is ...
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1answer
32 views

Use Adobe Audition to Remove Vocals

I am entirely new to audio editing, and one of the things I am trying to do is remove vocals from a song. I have tried using the center channel extractor to do this, but it has not worked properly. ...
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List of Fourier coefficientes to simulate musical instruments

I'm trying to find a list of Fourier Coefficients (frequencies/amplitudes, ie, spectral data) to simulate different musical instruments using additive synthesis. Are these data published somewhere? ...
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1answer
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How do you cache an audio (podcast) platform to playback immediately?

I use SoundCloud and Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts and both start playback almost immediately when I click on a show. Any idea on how they cache to achieve this?
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Why did the size of my flac file increase after cropping?

I have a sound recording roughly 40 minutes long at 24bit 96khz. I've found that after trimming off about 40 seconds total of leading and trailing silence (well, quiet background hiss to be precise) ...
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1answer
19 views

How to have different tempos in a Logic Pro X session

Is there any way to change the tempo for a section of a piece in Logic Pro X. I'm fairly certain that I stumbled upon a way to do this before, but have been unable to replicate it. What I need to do ...
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What is the solution for a 30 analog outputs sound card?

I'm looking for a setup with 30 analog outputs sound card. For now the only product I can see is the Motu 24io (2 of them), which seems to be out of date. Any idea of another hardware?
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47 views

Help me make a patch for this bass stab/pluck?

I'm trying to recreate this heavy and interesting bass stab/pluck that comes over the vocal at the drop of No Quarter by Zac waters. Here's what I'm referring too! If anyone out there can tell me ...
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1answer
9 views

Remove Buzzing on PC Line In Jack with Audio Compressor After Mixer

I have done some pretty detailed trouble shooting on this and just want to know what additional equipment or things to try to eliminate the electronic buzzing noise I get. PC Line In Jack Behringer ...
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1answer
46 views

Does it matter which recording software I use?

Supposing the mic, cable, audio interface, recording computer, sample rate and bit depth etc. are all exactly the same, should there be any difference whether I record with Cubase or with Audacity? ...
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1answer
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Quicktime for recording high quality audio?

First off, I'm completely new to sound recording, so pls excuse any dumb questions :) I just ordered a Focusrite Solo Studio Package, so what I need to know is.. Given the high quality (sampling ...
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1answer
17 views

numeric audio from computer to sound console

So, I'm working in a theater, and we start to use more and more computer, for light, video, and we'd like to use it for sound. But sound is kinda tricky, and usually sound cards on computer are pretty ...
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What is your top 3 of most used types of sound-fx for Cartoon Sound Design?

Do you have experience in sound-design or sound-editing for Cartoon Sound Design? If so, what is your top 3 of most used types of sound-fx? (e.g.: whistles, twangs, bounces, boings, rattles, whooshes, ...
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Decode mp3 including replay-gain

I have a bunch of mp3 which have different replay-gain setting. I would like to convert those to WAV, but respecting the replay-gain value for each track. I tried to convert something using Linux' ...
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Azimuth, spatialisation, psychoacoustics and whatnots?

Does anybody have some resources regarding psychoacoustics and things such as spatialisation, preferably height (above, below) and how frequencies act when they are coming behind you. I know that ...
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1answer
18 views

Loud Whining Sound with Start/Stop of Audio

I get an loud whining sound after a big pop oftentimes when my laptop is hooked up to my monitors and there's no music playing. My Setup 2 x Presonus Eris E5 M-Audio M-track (v1) 2 x female XLR to ...
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having to reselect the channel everytime I make a change in certain plugins in FL Studio

I have a problem with FL Studio as whenever I open a VST plugin (both 32 and 64bit) I have to re select it's channel within the step sequencer every time I make a change within the plugin before I am ...
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48 views

References on how to calculate directionality of sound?

Apologies for the possibly dumb question. I'm really new on this field. I don't really know enough to start articulating the problem more fluently. It's even possible this isn't even the right place ...
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Flip flops in foley

How do you people record flip flop steps in foley? The usual technic for othe kinds of shoes doesn't work, because of how the interacts with the foot and the floor. Thanks for any help!
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1answer
84 views

What is this 'white waveform' called and what's it's function in Pro Tools HD 9

I want to know what the white waveform means (it's underlined using red colour in the pic attacthed). Can you tell me what it is called and which function it has?
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What is the difference between SoundFont 2 and DLS sound formats?

I'm trying to understand the difference between SoundFont 2 and the DLS 1 and 2 formats. Wikipedia's entry on DLS says "The DLS family is closely related to the proprietary SoundFonts format from ...

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