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Normalize waveform level in Audacity

I´m in the process of digitizing a tape which features 90's dance tracks recorded from FM, but the problem is that some idiot (me at age 12) used to change the recording volume constantly between ...
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Music Production vs Audio engineering - Create my own music [closed]

I don't know whether this is the right site to ask. If not I request you to please redirect me to the correct stack exchange site. I have been playing keyboard for more than 15 years. I know the ...
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How to connect just one studio monitor to my laptop?

I have one Kali Ip-6 v2 studio monitor and I want to listen music on it, no mixing anything. How do I connect it to my laptop? I have try plug a 1/8 trs to 1/4 trs to the studio monitor with my laptop ...
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IMA4 file with wrong header

We have audio recorded as IMA4 file, and stored with incorrect headers, causing audio completely distorted. I am trying to fix the headers, to see if I can recover the audio. I tried with ffmpeg, hex ...
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How to change USB mode on the DacMagic 100

The Cambridge Audio DacMagic 100 is using USB 1. How to change to USB 2? Note, this might also fix a problem with it not working.
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Best way to counteract human voice/noise

I will move to a noisy environment (student dorm) soon. I'm very sensitive to noise and are easily awakened by all sort of noise. Therefore, I'm trying different equipments wore during sleep to reduce ...
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Why do MP3 files have a sample rate? (When they are just composed of sine waves)

I apologise if the title wasn't clear, but essentially, I am a little bit confused about MP3 files. I was under the assumption (in MP3s) that a Fourier transform is used to split up the sound wave ...
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play multiple sound files max msp

I have a sound card (fca610 – Behringer) with multiple outputs and have three audio files (mono). I am trying to play each audio file on different channel. Inn max I have added a DAC for audio output ...
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Sample rates- which rate should I choose importing files

I am new to using a DAW. I have been given audio files which have a sample rate of 96 khz. My DAW is asking me if I want to convert to 44.1khz or retain the sample rate of 96khz. I will need to import ...
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How do I get rid of hum in mixing desk when guitar plugged in?

I have an rcf f6x mixing desk, whenever I plug in an acoustic guitar I get a weird hum through the speakers, it seems to dissapear when I kill the bass on the guitar eq and the mixer but obviously ...
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1/8 mic to 1/4 input wiring?

I am trying to connect a headset with inline microphone to my computer through my NI Komplete Audio 6 audio interface. The headphones have a 1/8" TRRS male cable which I have plugged into a 1/8&...
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What vocal effects/reverb effects does far caspian use on their album between days? [duplicate]

Found this band far caspian on an indie Reddit forum and I fell in love with their unique sounding vocals, specifically the very wide reverb sounding stacked vocals that seem to bring a very airy and ...
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How to merge two audio outputs to one output

I'm trying to merge two audio outputs which are my microphone and VB-Audio Virtual Cable, to one output, and maybe make one of the outputs quieter when my microphone is making sound. I'm looking for a ...
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Grunts, moans, breathing, etc

What do you guys do about character sounds such as grunts in a fight or breathing, etc. Do you put it in the DX stem or the PX? Is it considered native dialogue to the movie or can it go into ...
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Dolby Atmos in Laptops?

i was wondering WHAT THE DOLBY ATMOS CERTIFICATION ON MODERN LAPTOPS ACTUALLY MEANS. Can those devices create actual dolby atmos sound, from above etc (via the common tricks of course) or is it just ...
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Sound recording app (iPhone) with GPS tagging [migrated]

Is anyone aware of a phone app that will record audio files of a set length on loop, while GPS tagging each recording? For example, I would like to capture, say, 1 minute mp3/wav files continuously - ...
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Resample 24 kHz to 48 kHz

What is the better filter steepness for resampling from 24 kHz to 48 kHz? Lower steepness makes the range of frequencies at the upper boundary quieter. At the same time, iZotope RX 9 manual does not ...
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How can I export an Audacity file for a Five9 phone system?

I'm trying to streamline our menu recording workflow, because right now we have to send off every audio file to be converted by our Five9 support rep. The issue is I can't figure out how to get ...
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Auto Noise Reduction and (after that) Volume (dB) Amplification

For podcast broadcasts, we have to edit half an hour of audio recordings 8-10 times a month. Each edit takes more than an hour. The most time-consuming things are noise reduction, amplifying the low-...
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Audio splitter with no backfeed

I have just tried to take an audio source and split it into a recording device and a headset. But the headset is acting as a microphone and feeding unwanted signals into the recording device. Is there ...
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If a speakers specification says it is a 30 Watt speaker, why can’t the formula for decibels be used to convert the 30 watts to dB?

In the following example, I try to determine how many watts would be required to create a 64.5RMB source output. But the result is too small, even though the equation appears correct.
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What format are old headerless protools files?

I'm trying to convert the audio files from an old protools version where the files were headerless and lacked any other indicator of format.
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Mixing PCM vs PDM Audio

I'm trying to understand what kind of differences pulse-code modulation (PCM) and pulse-density modulation (PDM) cause when two audio signals are mixed together. Mixing PCM signals seems to be a lot ...
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How to create the sound of hundreds of fists being raised in the air?

I am doing a sound design for a play and I wonder how to simulate the sound of hundreds of fists being raised in the air. Imagine a huge crowd of people raising their fists in a certain rhythm during ...
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How does room Size affect the dB level in the room?

So basically I had an early question and found out that if I have 15 machines running at 80 dB in a room it should end up being around 10*Log(15(10^7.5)) dB approx. 91.76 dB. But how would the room ...
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Quiet place sound meter

Is it possible to sense small audio signal like 30db with electret microphone? Is there any module to do this manually?
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What is the synth effect of the voice in 'Funkytown' by Lipps Inc?

I always listened to this song and the FX that the voice as in the verse always fascinated me. Now that I'm into producing and sound design I'm wondering how to obtain it.
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Is there a software that allows replaying pre-saved fader positions?

I'm designing an upgrade to an existing sound system, with the goal of simplicity for the operator. I've got a strong computer background, and a modest (mainly car) audio background. I've done some ...
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What does topology mean?

Apologies if this is not the right stackexchange for this question; I've come across the term "topology" being used in some articles about music/sound. As someone coming from a mathematical ...
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Minimum number of speakers needed for 3D Audio

I am planning to create a 3D Audio experience in a small room. For that I would like to place speakers around the center of the room. How many speakers do I need minimum to play sounds, for example ...
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Hybrid mixing dither question

I am starting to get into hybrid mixing. I’m using a Steinberg UR824 (24 bit) interface and Cubase Pro 12, using an effects loop to go through a Warm Audio 1176 and WA2A (LA2A clone). I’m working in ...
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How much many dB will a room be?

Hey I am not sure if this is the right community for this question, might check if the physics community can answer it. Basically, if I am going to have a room with 15 machines that produce 80dB each ...
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Is it okay to connect Belden 8412 to condenser microphone?

I know there is Belden 8423 which states that it's specially made for phantom power, but I currently only have Belden 8412, since I only had dinamic microphone(before you ask, yes I am planning to buy ...
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Audio format that keeps separate tracks

I'm looking for a way to render a 4-channel audio file where the channels are mapped to stereo, that is, two of the channels play on the right channel and two on the left. When I make a 4-channel file ...
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Match tempo between two tracks with Logic Pro

I have a multitrack recording of a song which is a great take, but has no vocals. I have the vocal from a different day. Unfortunately, it's also at a slightly different tempo. I have tried to use the ...
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How can one record a high frequency low volume sounds?

Wish to capture high frequency sounds (up to 20kHz) at low volume estimated ~34-35 Db. The sound is non-directional and thus, source yet to be determined. First objective: capture the sound to ...
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Bitrate and format (aac/mp3/ogg) for ripping CDs near-losslessly

I have a large CD collection that I'd like to rip to a digital format for my phone I don't think I have room for everything on my phone if I use FLAC, so I'd like to use a lossy format, with a high ...
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Difference between AC3 and EC3?

Hi I was studying the concepts of the structure of AC3, it is described as an object-oriented audio codec, is it right to define it as such and why? What is the difference in wave compression compared ...
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Audio interface and mic monitor for video conferencing

I am thinking of getting an XLR microphone for video conferencing. Will the mic monitoring output of the audio interface only output my voice or the audio from the video conferencing software mixed ...
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Fiber optic guitar, what is it and what are its advantages?

I'm not sure I can ask this kind of question here, but if someone understands the context I would be interested to know if they know more about it. In a fiber optic guitar, the musical notes and ...
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What is this new End-to-End Neural Audio Codec?

Soundstream is a new neural audio codec capable of efficiently compressing voice, music, and general audio at bitrates normally targeted by custom speech codecs. SoundStream is based on a model ...
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Improving audio (Adobe Audition)

I have a recording with sound quality that I would like to improve. Got Adobe Audition software and tried various things in there (mainly different Effects). However, I'm not a professional and ...
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Dealing with phase issues in sample libraries

I have just been checking a harp library that I'm using in Kontakt with a correlation meter. Some of the notes are fine and some aren't. And I can hear that those that show up negative on the meter ...
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Does human hearing beat Fourier's uncertainty principle?

I was reading an article on human hearing tests to question Fourier's uncertainty principle. The article states that according to these tests, physicists have found that humans can discriminate the ...
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Is there equipment capable of recording the entire audio spectrum (audible through ultrasonic)?

Title pretty much says it all. I imagine it would take specialized gear through the entire signal chain - more like lab equipment than studio recording equipment. Probably a combination of inputs to ...
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What happens when converting between FLAC and Ogg / Vorbis?

out of curiosity I was wandering around Spotify's resources regarding audio formats and how songs are accepted and reworked for publication. I have read that the three formats used on the platform are:...
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Features suitable for a home studio microphone

In an untreated room, so we are talking about a very normal home studio without particular sound-absorbing panels or soundproof walls, what is the most important technical specification to take into ...
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How do I make my songs sound more clear?

Whenever I export a song and play it on normal speakers (phone, laptop, etc.), the high end is sort of there, but the full body of the song is lacking in a huge chunk of the high end, and as a result ...
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How to find low base sound? [duplicate]

What equipment is needed to record low base sound? I ask people if they hear the low base sound but they don't hear it. This could be Infrasound or Low-Frequency Noise. Thanks
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Adding a tweeter seemed to also increase bass response

I recently added a pair of tweeters to my car's front pair and what "baffles" me is that after adding them, I hear more bass besides the added highs. (electrically, it was a simple parallel ...
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