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How to Acoustically Treat kitchen-extension of room?

I have a room layout like this. The red panels are acoustic panels placed around the room, and the squiggly surface is gonna be a curtain. There's an extension at the upper part of the room that used ...
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Is a “spatial shepard tone” possible?

So, I assume everyone here probably is aware of the "shepard tone" audio illusion, which creates the impression of an ever-decreasing or ever-increasing pitch. What I wonder is, if you had a series of ...
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Perceptual Noise Substitution and AAC

What is Perceptual Noise Substitution and How it is used in AAC?
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Microphone Hiss with Gain at 0 and No Phantom Power

My recording setup is suddenly having an issue with microphone hiss. This hiss is overpowering in every recording that I do, and it shows up even when I set the gain to zero and turn phantom power off ...
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Change hardware output for Reaper

I'm using an USB audio interface (Roland Rubix 22) and its ASIO driver in Reaper (it's selected in Preferences > Audio > Device). I wanted to have Reaper's output sent to the Realtek card from my ...
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Using a bluetooth headset with aux support on a PC

I recently got a headset(Boat Rockerz 510). Its a bluetooth headset and has AUX support so that's how i use it majority of the time on my PC. I really need to get the mic working on the PC, so i got ...
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Picking a guitar amplifier for a home stereo [on hold]

Looking for a way to bind my Harman/Kardon Go+Play stereo with an electric guitar. So, as I understand, this schema requires an amplifier to make it work. Which one to pick? HK has a 3.5 jack input ...
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Is there any cable with jack 6.3mm male to jack 3.5mm female?

I'm trying to find an extension cable for my sound interface, which features a 6.3mm jack output for monitoring, since my headphones have a very short cable that is always stretched. I already have ...
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Home studio 5.1 mixing for cinemas [on hold]

What would happen if i MIX my Movie, movie trailer or short film in my Home Studio 5.1 (with no thx certification or whatsoever) and send a dcp to any cinemas¿¿ Would it play nice¿ would it play in ...
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making movie monster, need so advice about roars

so i'm in the middle of making a future monster movie, and i want to learn how to make a roar sound both powerful and terrifying. how would i go about doing that? are there any websites to produce ...
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Should each drum component be created separately when coming from a midi source, then mixed?

So like render the snare to audio, render the kick, etc. and then mix them all. Would that then reduce CPU usage?
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G35 speaker, soldering [on hold]

my G35 fell off the table and one of the speaker and the connecting cable got loose (right side). I glued all the plastic parts and opened it up to solder the cable. My question is: which cable (A and ...
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Ableton-like Warping in a VST?

I use FL Studio, and the one thing I miss is Ableton's Warping feature. I've looked at Newtone, but I don't really find it suitable for what I want to do, which is take full tracks that were recorded ...
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Bricked Rode Podcaster - use DFU to reflash?

I have a bricked Rode Podcaster. The bricking was done through installing incorrect firmware (https://www.massyn.net/?p=31). Can someone paste a lsusb for a working mic? For mine it's: Bus 003 ...
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Whats this speaker? [on hold]

I recently bought a subwoofer(?) at a local second-hand shop, and I want to connect it up to my amplifier, but to do this I've read that you have to add a circuit that cuts of the high tones but it ...
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M4A Split Tracks

Not sure if this is the right place to ask but I'll give it a shot. I downloaded a long video from youtube with an album of songs in an M4A file using, youtube-dl -f bestaudio[ext=m4a] --embed-...
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how to calculate a SNR?

i had some question.i have do some some filtering FFT using a matlab program.but,i need to compared the original signal,noise signal,and filtering signal based on SNR.but i dont understand how to ...
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Recording from XR18 to Tascam-DR40

I have a live performance that I'd like to record from the house Behringer XR18 mixer to a Tascam DR40. What's the best way to do this? What exact cable and output source to the Tascam should I use? ...
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Best speech codec for quality and compatibility

My company works with audio recordings of phone conferences. We record those as WAV then convert them to MP3 for storage. The stored MP3 files are the ones users globally can download. The problem is,...
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Make VLC sound like YouTube

ORIGINAL QUESITON: Does anyone know how I should set the equalizer settings in the android VLC app so the audio it plays back sounds similar to the android YouTube app? I have tried all the pre-set ...
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How can a single PC soundcard process multiple digital inputs to different analog devices?

How is it possible for a single PC soundcard, which I assume only have one DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) to process multiple digital inputs and route the analog outputs to different devices? For ...
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How can I recreate Grant's signature sound using a vocoder on a synthesizer?

So there is a music artist named Grant, and in most of his songs there is a signature style of sound design that he uses, and I am almost 100% sure he just runs synths (sometimes guitars) through a ...
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Is it possible to perform noise reduction using multiple recordings?

I have an interview recorded using a Zoom H1n audio recorder and and two DSLR internal mics. Is there a way that I can use all three tracks in some sort of noise reduction process that looks for the ...
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What is the name of this cinematic boom

What is the name of this kind of soft, intense, cinematic boom? If it has no name, how could I reproduce it with any electronic music software?
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interface adat from a yamaha ls9

I have the LS9 and the MY16-AT. I also have the Focusrite safire pro40 and the behringer fca610. has anyone hooked up ADAT to this setup? yamaha manuals are lacking for adat, even lack routing ...
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Software for achieving Automatic LevelGain between 2 AudioClips and Background Music

I am mixing for a 10hour long Audiobook.It consists of a vocal track and another for background music (mp3 file). I wanted to add Automatic level gain to the background music (mp3 file) when the ...
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How to read bass (low end of frequency) range?

I understand that in the frequency range the lower end represents the bass-y sounds and the higher end is the claritynor treble end. However there doesn’t seem to be a standard in the audio industry, ...
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Is it possible to record a short contained sound no longer than 60 milliseconds?

I wish to play a short sound in an app (60 Milliseconds is ideal), however I'm noticing glitches in the sound on the current clip I have made. I'm wondering if these glitches have to do with any ...
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How can I get a stereo Bluetooth signal converted to a mono one?

I am trying to build a small singe driver full range active bluetooth speaker using some of those cheap class D amplifier boards you can buy everywhere on eBay etc. Many of them comes with a build in ...
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How is this music/sound and video effect called? (Lowering volume with a filter combined with slo-mo)

The effect is like the music lowering it's volume down and with a kind of echo combined with a speed ramp to slo-motion, and then restore the music to normal volume as well as the video to normal ...
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How do sound designers for musicals avoid bleed?

I went to see a musical in London and they had two singers singing at the same time into each other's faces but there wasn't any bleed or colouration in the sound. But when I watch news shows that ...
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Expert Tips on Improving this type of Voice Clips

I am new to recording and editing audio, and I'd like to hear some input from the experts on the steps to improve this sample of a series of audios that I have recorded. I am asking for help in ...
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How do i recreate this arp synth in fl-studio 12?

It just sounds so cool to me but i had no success in recreating it. :(
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Feedback Within a Tube

Lets say there's a hollow tube with a microphone on one end, connected through an amplifier circuit to a speaker at the other end. This of course quickly leads to a feedback sound, but I'm unsure ...
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Can I use a trackball in substitution of a fader to write automation on Pro Tools?

I know I could click on the digital fader of the track in the mix window and write automation that way, but I recently found an app called "AudioSwift" that turns your Trackpad into a multitool "Fader,...
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Unique setup for spatial mic array and phase issues?

I am working on a project that uses a grid of 16 speakers roughly 8 feet on center. The speakers are ceiling mounted and down fire into a space. The playback/spatialization is a custom system that ...
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How do I shift the frequency of a track by x Hz?

I have been meditating using binaural beats for some time. I was wondering if the effects could be achieved by using an audio track instead of a static noise. My idea was to take a song, convert it ...
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Kontakt - loudness management when playing multiple samples concurrently

so I'm experimenting with Kontakt and I am looking for a way to ensure that my output loudness is consistent when I am playing multiple samples concurrently. For instance, one sample might be an ...
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Deep noise by FM synthesis

Is it possible to create a deep (eg. lower frequencies only) noise by the means of basic FM synthesis (like Yamahas DX system)? The usual procedure for noise is to raise the modulating operators ...
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Subtract music from microphone input while recording

I do have a Soundblaster 5/rx with a line-in, my mixer has an aux-return (and if that does not what I think it does, it has a headphone out too which I could use). The signal that is sent to the ...
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Is a cheap external DAC sufficient to connect 4x 250W powered PA speakers and an active subwoofer?

I want to set up a 4.1 surround sound "square" (5m x 5m) at the end of a long room (5m x 18m) for an art installation which will run for a few months, where participants will stand in the middle of ...
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Why does MIDI over USB appear to often have issues with latency consistency when peripherals such as mouse and keyboard deal with this effortlessly?

I had a digital piano for a while, and recently tried using it to record music via USB in Renoise. Input lag was inconsistent. A quick Google search reveals that the issue is widespread, regardless of ...
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How to apply an effect only during specific spans of time in a track?

I am working with some voice over that will be played quietly in the background, and am finding that even subtle sibilance, the sharp hiss or "ess" sound made when "S"s and "C"s are pronounced, is ...
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Methods for decreasing exported .wav file size

I am working on sound project using Audacity. Are there any methods for decreasing the exported .wav file size without damaging the sound quality? e.g. combining all track to a single one and then ...
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Can I stack Microphones on a Nexia mixer?

We have a small meeting room, and we just bought some new wired microphones to replace the wireless omni mics we had in there before. The sound is infinitely better, but we're realizing there were ...
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Why would the BBC have a requirement for recording dual mono?

I'm working my way through the BBC Technical Delivery Standards, and I came across this specification: If mono originated sound is used, it must be recorded as dual mono, so that it may be handled ...
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Acoustic pickup solution to *only* pick up percussive sounds?

I'm using a Fishman Rare Earth Blend pickup, which has a magnetic pickup but also a cardioid microphone which points inside the body of the guitar to pick up any percussive stuff. The problem is that ...
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Mics in a field recording array -techie acoustics question

I'm new to field recording, and about to build and experiment with a "winged barrier array" for various, mostly urban, front-focused (as opposed to omni) ambiences. I guess it's a boundary type ...
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Do USB Mixers and USB Audio Interfaces Provide New “Outputs” in Windows?

I've been podcasting with a really simple mixer for some time now. I've recently gotten into streaming and live podcast recording. I've reached the point where I would like to have a lot more control ...
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“Merging” multiple audio sources in Windows into single multi-channel virtual source

I'm doing a multilingual livestream using OBS Studio on Windows 10. OBS can detect and stream these multiple languages, provided they are all available as channels of one audio source. We would then ...

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