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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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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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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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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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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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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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Audio equivalent to QR code

I'm wondering if there is any protocol which would allow to encode data through audio in a human tolerable kind of way ? An example would be the LTC protocol which is not at all human tolerable (my ...
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How to get a clean audio where one voice has overlapped in a conversation recording?

I am using Adobe Audition and Audacity to clean an audio recording of an interview recorded using OBS Desktop. The problem is that the interviewee's audio is distorted. I hear overlapping in the ...
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Add pedal to each measure of piano midi

I have downloaded various piano midi files from the internet, but when I tried to play them in e.g. Garage Band, it sounds worse than ones I've created that have sustain pedal applied for each measure....
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How can I play music at more than 10 locations while controlling them all from one place?

I was tasked with finding a way to play music in more than 10 super markets, all are in different locations (which all of them are on the same network and being controlled from the HQ). The question ...
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How can I convert from PCM to EVS audio file and decode back to PCM?

everybody. I have a problem with converting to 3GPP TS 26.442. If I want to convert from .48k to .192 file, how am I supposed to get original audio file? Do I have to convert from any audio file (eg. ...
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How do people find just raw audio from a song? [duplicate]

I have found a lot of youtube videos and the like that have just the raw vocals from a song (sometimes called the acapella version). The quality often sounds like it has these remnants so it sounds ...
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How is it possible that there's volume being played during a section with a flat waveform?

I found an audio file that's confusing me. This audio clip sounds like a distorted mess, which makes sense, but the volume is consistent, even on the low amplitude parts of the waveform. The two ...
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Can i ad a (active) sub to this simple set?

I have this set: (How)Can i add this active sub?
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Voice consistency across multiple recordings?

If you record yourself say two sentences and play them sequentially, this would sound unnatural as the end pitch of the first sentence would likely differ from the beginning of the second sentence. ...
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Has anyone built an audio equivalent of this?

This is a tool which generates imagery based on text prompts using machine learning tools. Does an equivalent for generating audio clips exist? https://github.com/pixray/pixray
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How do I connect a USB mic to a bluetooth (also has a 3.5mm audio jack input) maybe via my laptop to have a small megaphone? [closed]

I have a Fifine K669B USB mic, a laptop (Ubuntu as OS) and an Anker Soundcore 2 Bluetooth Speaker, that also has a 3.5mm audio jack. Is there a software or a way through an inexpensive hardware, using ...
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In what order do you edit your dialogue audio?

I'm a novice to audio. When it comes to removing background noise should you do it first or last? Different YouTube videos recommend different things. If I remove background noise first it comes back ...
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Audio sample analysis - Comparing two audio samples, the original sample with a reproduction capture sample

Introduction I'm currently working on a project where I'm implementing a basic software phone, which connects two users. Since I'm implementing both server service and the client applications, I'm ...
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How to create a sense of motion in stereo audio

I have a :15 mono audio file of a car driving by. What I would like to do is use that as the input to create a stereo audio file where the sound 'moves' from left speaker to right for better realism. ...
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how to separate an audio file based on different speakers

I have a conversation recorded of 2 different people, the conversation contains a gap before every sentence or person to make it easier for the algorithm recorgnise the voice. I want to try to split ...
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Detect shift from sports live stream to advertisement using audio

Namaskaram, I am a software developer. I am trying to build software that mutes the audio or shows a video of wisdom as soon as the advertisement starts during a sport live stream. The live stream ...
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Need advice on hardware and software to manage sound from microphone into Mac for interviews

I am occasionally interviewed via teleconference platforms (sometimes Zoom, sometimes through web interface applications). I need to improve the quality of my audio. I have a high-end (fast) Mac, and ...
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Steinberg UR22 and UR24C signal is panned

I have a problem with my Steinberg UR22, the sound has started to feel stronger by about 5-10% in the left channel (headphones). I thought it was a HW problem so I ordered a new sound interface, this ...
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Combine audio files with silence gap between each file (What's best software to do it on bulk)

How to merge audio files audacity with 0.8 seconds of silence between each clip like automatic way? It's many tracks, and usually, I was able to align them by "Select All> Tracks> Align ...
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Behringer 1204USB, mic shows as input device but why doesn't electric guitar? [closed]

I have a behringer 1204USB with an XLR mic plugged into it. In my Recording Devices on windows I have 'Microphone 2-USB Audio CODEC' as an input device. I plugged an electric guitar into the Line 2 ...
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Why does acoustic foam control reverb but not stop sound from leaving or entering a room?

Acoustic foam, e.g. made of polyether or polyester, with a thickness of 2–3 inch, is often used to control reverb and enhance acoustics. It works through absorption of sound, and the foam’s absorption ...
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No external mic input can be given to Laptop

I have a ASUS A555LF laptop. I facing an issue with microphone, my laptop only detects in built mic but any other external mic source like headphones or condenser mic. I used OBS as audio monitor for ...
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Redirecting audio interface input to computer output [duplicate]

I'm using an audio interface (scarlett focusrite 2i2) and connecting my guitar to one of its inputs. The audio interface is connected to my Windows PC. What I would like to do is route the digital ...
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Opus adds "unexistent" frequencies to the audio spectrum?

I admit that I am more than a newbie in terms of audio compression and everything that surrounds that world, but I was doing some research on how audio codecs work and how they actually cut off ...
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I have two audio files of same song one is from vinyl and other is from CD source, I want to compare those and technically see the difference between

Music comparison for getting vinyl effect in CD recording conversation from CD rip to vinyl rip
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Focusrite Scarlett Solo wind and rumble noise

My Focusrite Scarlett Solo interface is plugged into my HP Omen computer and when i plug my Blue Spark condenser microphone into the XLR port on the interface i get a loud wind and rumble noise when ...
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Can i edit home audio to hear whats going in the background about a loud tv (sensitive subject) [duplicate]

Is it possible to make make TV quieter and what's going on in the background louder on a audio recording ( sensitive subject)
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Headphones (presumably without mic) Shows Microphone Output when Plugged into Mic Port [closed]

OK this is probably a really dumb question, but I haven't been able to google my way out of this. I have some headphones I want to ensure do not have a mic. I'm 99% sure they don't, but to be cautious ...
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Would the Focusrite Scarlett be a good pair with the Samson Q2U

I'm looking at getting an XLR interface for my Samson Q2U as right now its just usb and while it works fine I want to keep improving my setup. The Samson Q2U claims it has a sensitivity of -54 db ...
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Mono adapter on stero output

My soundcard (Sennheiser HDVD800) has a 6.35mm jack output that I'd like to adapt to listen on my earphones (3.5mm connector). However, I'd like to retrieve only the first channel (L or R) outputted ...
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Automatically split audio before and after music

I have an audio file of a person answering several questions. Between each answer, there are seven seconds of music before the person starts to speak again. The audio is originally from a video and ...
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Looking for aux cable that splits surround into standard left/right/ground cables

I have an old Dell Dimension 8300, and it comes with a 5.1 surround + subwoofer system. The speakers have proprietary connections that connect to the subwoofer, where the subwoofer has 3 audio jack ...
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How to connect the 6.3mm headphone to USB? [closed]

I bought a headphone and a 6.3mm-to-3.5mm adapter, but my notebook computer is Zenbook 14 which has no 3.5mm jack. Can I just connect the headphone to the 3.5mm adapter and then to the USB adapter? If ...
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what are audio recording formats/types?

i am working on my final year project at the university. I am implementing AI on my project in baby crying detection. the problem is that i am recording live audio using max9814 which gives values ...
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Missing Audio despite wave form being present

After recording audio via a mic, some of the audio won't play in sections, despite the audio being visible. If the audio wave form was missing in parts I'd assume its a faulty mic or cable, but the ...
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Focusrite 3rd-Gen Solo Bundle - Mic Mounted on a Boom Arm Noise Issue

Below is image and voice sample for recording by using Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen Solo Studio. Its mounted on a boom arm shock mount. Its got noise. I am touching it then noise goes away but if I ...
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Ticking sounds in my screen recordings

I have some issues with my home audio setup. I use a Mac Book Pro and when it comes to gear I use Shure SM7B, DBX 286S, Scarlett 2i2, Screenflow to record screen, and Audio hijack to capture audio. ...
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My brand new AT-2035 mic sounds EXTREMELY muffled. Can someone help me solve the problem?

I have the mic hooked up to a Scarlett Solo and just as of recently my vocals are so muffled to how it sounded just a few months prior. I haven't recorded in a while and when I decided to start ...
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Does the device I'm looking for exist?

I'm looking for a simple USB interface that would provide multiple 3.5mm jack audio inputs to my computer. I've been searching on the web but all I can find is too complicated, with professional ...
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Behringer UM2 weird white/static noise problem

I have recently stumbled up upon a weird problem with my audio interface. I'm using a Behringer U-PHORIA UM2, with an Audio-Technica AT2020 mic connected to it. When I first got it there was no ...
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How do video editors do audio downmix?

What mathematical formula do video editors use when they create a final mix of audio tracks? Suppose I have a mono track pcm_f32le and 2 stereo tracks pcm_f64le. How do they calculate the loudness of ...
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I need help extracting instruments or finding a sounfont for the Yamaha PSR-280

I acquired a Yamaha PSR-280. It came with audio issues that I temporarily fixed but it then returned. I found out that It was a hardware flaw. Some chip kept loosening or something. This is when I got ...
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