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Pro Tools Problems?

Greetings everyone, I'm making a Pro Tools "Community Wiki" on here since we seem to get a lot of Pro Tools related tech questions. It seems a bit unnecessary to clog this place up with tech issues ...
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“Stoker” - sound design moves background to foreground

I've just come back from seeing Stoker - what a great film. Very strong, and potent storytelling. One of the features was a forensic-style magnification of detail, and lots of space and time for ...
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Large Hadron Collider Sounds and Music

I found this interesting competition on the web today. Remix Contest: Sounds from the Large Hadron Collider What I thought was interesting is the sound samples that are presented for use. The ...
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DIY Portable Anechoic Chamber

I would like to perform some measurements of the microphones (i.e. frequency response, SNR, etc.). First and best option would be to use the Anechoic Chamber- obviously this is not an option because ...
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How can I set PulseAudio to use convolution

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and PulseAudio. I made impulse to correct bass response on my speakers and would like to use it globally. I can set Jack through jack-convolve plugin to use my impulse, but as ...
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Sounds for your downloading pleasure - “Machines in a Bullet Factory”

Hey Everyone, A while back I was on a shoot in a bullet factory, and had a bit of time between setups to run around in the production facility to record some of their machines... I gave no idea what ...
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Multiple loop phrases in Ableton looper?

Using my floorboard controller and vanilla Ableton MIDI mappings, I've managed to figure out a way to juggle two phrases with loopers. However, the MIDI assignments are a pretty clunky. The basic idea ...
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PT 10 “Hack” Track Presets

Some of you may have already seen this recent "hack" that was discovered by a former instructor of mine at the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences. But for those of you that haven't... ...
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What bag do you use for your field recorder?

When I bought my Sound Devices 722 I also bought a purpose built Camrade bag for it: http://www.camrade.com/products-page/audio/other/ab-sd-01 which seems good in terms of being waterproof, but I'm ...
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Is there any reason that AudioEase couldn't make an IR from the Tenman Horn?

Just heard about this 80 year old technology making a comeback on NPR this evening. A 27' horn loudspeaker? Yes, I think it would make a great IR: ...
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Does cpuscaling have any signifcant effect on audio production?

By default most Linux distributions have the cpuscaling service on by default. In principle, it should "get out of the way" and run the processor at full speed once there is significant load. ...
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Year end sonic-mash!

Hello Everyone! I guess most of you might have seen this post on Designing Sound. This is just a reminder to contribute a sound if you can! If you don't know what I'm talking about: I’ve been ...
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Transcription of interview with Dane Davis

I interviewed Sound designer Dane Davis (The Matrix, Speed Racer, Aeon Flux...) on November 8th 2010, and posted most of it on my blog at https://studentofsound.wordpress.com/2010/11/23/interview/ ...
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Stereo Width in Oktava M/S recordings

I wanted to experiment with M/S as I had not tried it before so set up a cheap rig using a couple of Oktavas with the figure of 8 adapter. I've done a few recordings outside my window and mastered ...
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Design parameters for combo organs

What are the typical tremelo and vibrato characteristics for electric organs, like the Vox Continetial and Farfisa organs? I'd like some ball park parameter values, i.e. modulation frequencies around ...

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