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What topics can I ask about here?

Sound Design is a site dedicated to questions and answers about professional sound design and production.

Questions that are on topic include questions about:

  • sound design in the film and video game industries
  • live production audio
  • mixing and recording in a studio from the perspective of the sound tech
  • field recording

As long as your question is about one of these topics and is:

  • detailed and specific
  • written clearly and simply
  • of interest to at least one other person interested in sound design

... it is welcome here.

Please look around to see if your question has been asked before. It’s also OK to ask and answer your own question.

Questions about instrument or musical sound design are specifically not on topic as this is not a Q/A site for musicians, though music related effects questions that would be asked by a recording engineer or mastering tech are fine. If you are a musician, then Musical Practice & Performance may be what you are looking for.

Note that if your question is about Audio for Video Production, it may also fit well on Video Production, however please do not double post your question on both sites.

If your question is not specifically on-topic for Sound Design Stack Exchange, it may be on topic for another Stack Exchange site. If no site currently exists that will accept your question, you may commit to or propose a new site at Area 51, the place where new Stack Exchange communities are democratically created.