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Bastion OST: Processing to achieve drum sound?

I'm very new to audio production. I love the drum sounds in the songs from the Bastion video game sound track. E.g. https://spotify.link/RZhjOTSpUIb (but the whole album is kind of characterised by ...
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Slight buzzing / hissing on a Zhiting TPA3116 Amplifier Board

I'm using a TPA3116 Amplifier Board, but getting some hissing / buzzing noise from it. In the AUX IN Jack F, I'm plugging an MP3 Player. In the Left Channel Out (L+ and L-) I've connected a cut Jack ...
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Reducing sound in church overflow rooms with a curtain [closed]

We have a church with a square sanctuary, about 50x50 feet. On 2 sides there are overflow rooms that are about 20x20 feet recessed off the main area. Those rooms both get used for discussion rooms ...
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Individual headphone mixes from a mixer with only XLR outputs

I have inherited the responsibility for a small music studio at the school I work at. It is currently in complete disuse and I'm hoping to make a few purchases to get it into a working state. Many ...
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How to use digital mics such as Neumann KM 184 D to avoid going through an A to D converter and input directly to the daw

I want to use several digital mics (such as Neumann KM 184 D) directly into the DAW. The problem is that I have not found a unit allowing me to connect the mics and then inputting all these mics into ...
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Vocal recording difficulties with certain frequencies

I've been trying to record some vocals for a song on my laptop. It's the first time I've ever recorded vocals with my own laptop, and I've run into some problems. I used two different mics to test my ...
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Achieving 20dB reduction with sound absorbers. Sanity check

I have a machine with a loud fan, its specified and measured as 73dB of noise 1m away from the machine. I have been asked to reduce it bellow 55dB. There is a cover that can be lowered that covers the ...
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3.5mm Dynamic Microphone Output into Mixer/Interface

I am hoping for a recommendation on the most simple product that can work as both a mixer (4 channels would be sufficient) and a mic preamp/converter for some variety of old/quirky microphones that ...
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Augmenting the Amplitude of an Audio File to Make it Louder

I've tried some experimentation with Adobe Premiere Pro and Audacity to make a file appear louder when played on a speaker. My source is an MP3 file of 320 kbps. However, I can only "gain" ...
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Can spectrograms tell us why one song is "more dynamic" than the other?

I have two songs shown here in a Spectrogram. The first one is significantly more dynamic than the second one. The song feels like it has more dynamic range, more mixture of different sounds/...
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Is there any tool to find out if a wave file is a interpolation of other?

I have two versions of a sample, one is 44.1 kHz and the other 96 kHz. Is there any tool to find out if the 96 version is a interpolation of the first? or how can I know it?
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Is it possible to design a wearable device with a noise reduction ratio (NRR) larger than 36 dB?

Wearing both ear muffs (whether passive or active) and earplugs simultaneously can't yield more than 36 dB noise reduction ratio (NRR), because: it does not prevent the sound to reach your inner ear ...
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How can I connect an active subwoofer to my mixer recording set-up?

I have a Kustom 7250 I bought from a church that I am connecting to my Seinburg interface that is connected to my Acer desktop computer. I have 2 passive speakers, a small fender amp I am using as a ...
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"frame" terminology as used in Veed

Question is specific to how Veed.io uses the word "Frame". In its upload link after uploading there is a settings button at the lower bottom left where you can adjust Frames Per Second. ...
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A filter to remove dynamic F0 and lower harmonics

I'm studying the perception of vowel formants and need to create stimuli where the signal below the first formant is removed. I have some naturalistic vowels (also a requirement for this study) which ...
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How to track/record infrasound

Not sure whether this is the right place, but we've recently in our house been aware of what feels like an ultra low frequency infrasound. It's almost like an engine idling, you don't so much hear it ...
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Higher-than-standard EBU R128 integrated loudness target?

Task at hand I'm mostly a layman as it relates to sound design, but I have a library of workout songs that I'm "normalizing" such that some songs aren't louder than others. For that I'm ...
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Animation VO rig build from scratch

I'm Tom I'm based in the UK, this is my first time posting here, so please go easy on me if I come across like I'm asking a dumb question, because if you don't ask etc. A local college (not a ...
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How can I make my friend's electric violin sound even more electric (almost like a synth)? (example sound provided)

I have a friend who owns a Yamaha YEV-5 5-string electric violin. Example unedited sound here: He wants to figure out the effects to make it sound practically synth-like,...
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Lemo connector parts for Sennheiser SK5212 body pack transmitter

I apologize if this question is off topic. I regularly repair DPA lav mics used for broadcast purposes. The failure is almost always that the mic cable shield has disintegrated right at the Lemo ...
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BM-800 Microphone doesn't work well with PC

I've read three or four other posts here about that microphone, althought none seems to have progressed much beyond "my microphone doesn't work." The volume is very low on mine. I recognise ...
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I want to listen to my keyboard through my interface without using a DAW and/or Audacity

I have a Juno-DS88 keyboard and a Motu M4 audio interface. Right now I have TRS cables connected from the outputs of my keyboard to the 1-2 inputs of my Motu interface. I also have cables connected ...
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Creating FLACs: maximizing sound levels

I want to experiment with FLAC to see if my aging ears can tell the difference between that and highest-quality MP3. I have been using AudioGrabber for mp3, which does its encoding via LAME. A ...
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Two inputs into one

The application here is a DJI (like GoPro) camera being used when motorcycle touring. We want the camera to record audio being received via a bike to bike comms system (Cardo Packtalk) as well as the ...
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I have a 24 track recorder. I want software that will let me download my tracks and mix the prerecorded tracks

I use a ZOOM 24 track recorder for recording my music. I want to download these tracks to a DAW and make adjustments to the sound, pitch and add effects. I don’t need a lot of plug in instruments just ...
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In what way, and to what degree, does a tear in a speaker cone affect its sound quality?

I just bought a used pair of Yamaha HS80M studio monitors for super cheap. They look like heck but I didn't see anything that worried me. I did test them briefly before purchasing and didn't hear ...
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Using RODE lav mics

I have the RODE Pro kit and I've been experimenting. I think I can record a stereo interview onto my Android, but I'm not sure how to do it. I've tried Dolby On on the phone and actually recorded on ...
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Recreate James Blake "Retrograde" synth chorus opening

In Cubase, I want to recreate James Blake "Retrograde" synth chorus opening (starting at 1:36). To be precise - since there are several synths layered there - I specifically want this one (...
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Recording from Behringer X32 into Reaper captures only inputs, not channel outputs

I'm currently tasked with recording our school's musicals using a Behringer X32 digital mixer and Reaper as my recording software. However, I've encountered an issue where the recordings only capture ...
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Buzz/Humm noise when using long unbalanced connection with no load on one end

In my setup I'm using a music player connected to an audio mixer in an unbalanced connection that runs over 15m. In general I don't get too much noise, but when the player is unplugged from the cable (...
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New to sound design, how do I recreate Shining - Black Jazz drum tone using plugins?

I'm new to sound design and recording, having been a bedroom guitarist for many years now. I'd like to recreate a drum tone like the following band Shining - Black Jazz: https://shining.bandcamp.com/...
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Can you trust the sample rate of a recording?

Say for example your DAW (in this case ableton live) was set to 96khz, but the macos settings for the capture device were set to 44.1khz. Is there any chance the software would just spit out a file at ...
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How to configure a mac (Sonoma) to output to the speakers both audio from Spotify and from aux karaoke mic?

I'm planning for a karaoke party and we thought that we would use wireless mics to sing along to Spotify. But I'm worried about audio feedback loops, or MacOS software not allowing for split audio ...
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How to unlink notes from each other?

I'm using Ableton Live 11. I've used the piano roll to create a bass line, but even though notes are (seemingly) unlinked from each other, the sound is played continuously and only its pitch changes ...
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Tools for splitting audio tracks [closed]

I have a few vinyl records from which I decided to extract the content. So I bought a turntable with mp3 converter and "downloaded" all my vynils onto a a flash drive in mp3 format. However, ...
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Can a sound wave be design by drawing?

Lets imagine that I have a simple sinusoidal wave form like this It is possible, to by design ended up. Like this : So that ended up having a new/different sound timbre? If it is possible, how this ...
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How to Connect Bridging Input Transformer to MacBook Mic Input

I am very new to audio and need some guidance. I inherited a setup where there is a mic and speakers in a meeting hall, and the audio output from that system feeds into a bridging input transformer. I ...
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Single narrator delineation between comment and response

I hope this is a proper forum for this question. If not, I would appreciate a pointer to a better place. I would like to volunteer to do some narration of articles that are essentially in a "...
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How to minimize sound latency when using virtual audio device on a Windows machine

I'm a newbie to working with sounds and I'm coding a VoIP-like system in Python using sounddevice and VB-Audio Cable, where two parties (a computer and a human) talk over the internet. What happens in ...
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TR-8 as master clock for eurorack system

I am trying to clock my eurorack with my TR-8. I have a 2-hp MIDI to CV/gate, which I feed with the MIDI out of my TR-8 (using a MIDI-to-USB cable as the 2-hp takes USB mini as input). I tried ...
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Mini-Jack headphone extension without cutting sound

On my digital piano the headphone jack is at the back which is impractical. Is there any jack device that can be plugged without cutting the sound, for example with a switch, so I can pull an ...
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Replacing old mic with new mic (Rode Wireless Pro) on Mackie mixer - volume is incredibly low on Rode?

I'm trying to connect a new microphone to an pre-existing mixer setup for a meeting room, and the volume is incredibly low no matter what I've tried. Photo of the existing setup: The mixer is a ...
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Wireless mic receiver in a flight case

I'm assembling a PA system that has to be portable, so I'm installing everything in flightcases. I have two Sennheiser EW100 G2 receivers, which have antennas on the back of the unit so the antennas ...
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How can I recreate the synthesizer at the end of C418's Équinoxe?

I can't seem to wrap my head around on how to filter this thing. (If the embed doesn't work here is the link) https://drive.google.com/file/d/13-P3nJGq7TSTqDalsL3kK2HdabDBNz0T/view?usp=sharing
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Multi-line output from laptop to several speakers

I'd like to play many (currently up to eight, but possibly more in the future) distinct lines of audio from my laptop, and play each line from a separate speaker. The audio source is a Java program I'...
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What do you use for setting loop points and crossfading? Do you know of an audio editor that lets you select the crossfade curve?

I'm trying to loop a sample so that I can sustain it on a sampler. I usually use Image-Line's Edison's "tune loop" tool but it doesn't always give me what I want. I was using the sampler in ...
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How to make a tone that theoretically sounds like it's coming from infinitely far away?

Short Version Is there is an element of sound theory that quantifies how "far away" a sound seems to be coming from? And is there a way to maximize that value in a sythisized stereo signal? ...
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How do I take a song's music and convert into single notes for a looping 3D animation video

I have this sound track that I want converted into single notes so that it can fit with my 3D looping animation: I just want the whole track converted into notes without ...
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How can I make my coloured noise sound better?

I created some coloured noise using Python, and have outputted it as a .wav file. It works, it's definitely the correct sound, however when compared to other coloured noise sounds available on the ...
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How do I build a speaker box?

I wanted to build an acoustic box for a woofer and a tweeter, and I wanted to knoe if anyone could guide me on how to make it. It is worth clarifying that it is translated with Google Translate ...
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