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Looking for Sound/Voice advice for an Audio Clip I'm editing in Pro Tools!

Im new to audio production and I am creating a cartoon for youtube. I was wondering if anyone could listen to this audio clip and tell me why it doesnt sound very good. Then let me know what I can ...
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how to adjust audio level across multiple editors?

Alright, so this is a tough one for me to word in a google search, and I'm somewhat new to audio engineering. A video was shot, not by me, and the audio was monitored, also not by me. I edited the ...
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What can I expect from this pc when producing audio?

Quick specs: 8 GB RAM 256 SSD drive and the weak part, CPU: Intel Celeron J1900 quad-core 2 GHz (turbo-boost up to 2.41 GHz) It’s a bargain laptop from aliexpress for 325 bucks here What job can ...
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What microphone should I use to record therapy sessions?

I need to know what would be the best type of microphone (and cheapest) that could record a therapy session (2-4 people) in a medium-sized room. The only "rule" is that the microphone has to be able ...
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What is this microphone connector?

It's from a 70's Italian mic (UMC 7103), a unidirectional condenser microphone. I need to substitute the original jack cable, with a XLR, but i don't know what is this connector (it screws on the mic)
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Phantom power through a Line input

I'm looking to buy an audio interface for recording guitar. I'm planning on splitting my signal chain into 2, with 1 channel going direct into the interface using the line input, and the other going ...
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remove static noise from audio recording

I have a recording with a static noise added throughout the audio. the longest silence period I could extract was this: audio_file however, it contains some moments of new sounds of flipping pages. ...
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Crackling in Camtasia Studio with Scarlett

I am using my Scarlett 2i4 to record inside Camtasia. Everything was fine for a while, but now I get an annoying popping noise all the time. Only happens with the 2i4, my lifecam is fine.
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How to record wav file in bit depths lower than 8 bit?

First of all, sorry if this is not the right stackexchange site to ask this, but here it goes. For research and learning purposes I want to record wav files at different sample rates and bit depths ...
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ESI Juli@ - 2 channels in control panel, but Audacity recording only 1

So I am trying to capture audio from my Marantz PM5004, everything is plugged in just fine and ESI Juli@ is detecting the audio playing from both L and R channels, but when I try to record it using ...
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Recording multiple microphones tightly synchronised

I would like to record sound from multiple microphones (at least 3) to a computer, tightly synchronised in time. This is for some research into signal processing. Specifics of what I'm looking for: ...
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How do I keep my guitar signal from clipping in logic pro x with UA Apollo Twin?

Using a UA Apollo Twin with Logic Pro X, I cannot record guitar without it clipping. I've tried messing with input levels within Logic and UA Console, but then the signal is weak and quiet compared ...
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Howto enable sound recording from the pc and not from microphone?

How can I record sound from the computer (not microphone) with standard tools ? In the sound settings I see only microphone active.
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Boost volume and improve quality of soft speech from audio track (Dropcam)?

I have some clips from a Dropcam, and I'm trying to improve the audio to make some soft human speech discernible. The speech is quite soft and fuzzy sounding, as the speakers are away from the camera ...
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Should I use EQ before my Digital interface, Focursite?

I have a focusrite 18i10 and i feel the guitars can get easily to clip but i keep the tracks to low they seem weak... i know i should not worry because the extra 5+ db can be added in mastering phase,...
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Subtle high-pitched tone from Samson C02

I'm wanting to use a Samson C02 going into a Zoom R24 to dabble a bit in recording music, gameplay commentary, and other miscellaneous things. However, whenever I use the mic, there's a rather quiet ...
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Are there any significant differences between using a dedicated audio interface and a field recorder with audio interface capabilities?

Are there any significant differences between using a dedicated audio interface (Focusrite 2i2) and a comparable field recorder with audio interface capabilities (Zoom H4n) in a direct audio interface ...
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Apollo twin and Sterling ST55

I plugged my ST55 into the Mic one channel of my Apollo twin. The cable is XLR and I turn on the +48V phantom power. But even if I crank up all the gain to the max in the apollo console, I get ...
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Automatic EQ creation to get similar frequence response from two sources?

Is there some kind of plugin / tool (preferably ladspa, lv2 or at least open source) to compare two recordings of an identical source, done with two different mics & recorders and create an ...
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Music Muffled nosie

I am trying to figure out how to make this music sound muffled, but I need a certain song, but I just need to have to sound like maybe that you are standing outside of a wall with loud music.
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How can I setup my M-Audio soundcard on Windows for multi-track recording?

I'm hoping this is a proper site to post this question on. I will give some context before asking my question. So this is how my setup looks: 32 channel Analog sound board, each channel having a 1/4 ...
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Why can't computer software “shift” the recorded audio by whatever the latency is, thereby eliminating any latency in the track?

Why, in 2016, is latency still an issue in recording applications? Once you are finished recording, why can't the software simply calculate the latency and then shift the whole recording ...
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What sounds (not frequency!) can dogs hear?

I know dogs can hear well over 50khz. I've been searching for a while now for actual examples of things they are able to hear but we can't. There's a lot of generated sounds like this but that's not ...
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UX2 and Cubase, Input does not work

Im using Cubase Elements 7 (and in the future I want to introduce Guitar Rig in the loop). I have a Line6 UX2 device connected via USB and it works fine (I can user guitar rig and latency is fine) ...
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iMovie with Audio USB Interface

I am using iMovie for recording audio during a Lecture (I nees to see video during recording) with a M-Audio M-Track interface (two XLR microphone). The thing is that I can only record first ...
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Behringer C1-U noise

I bought Behringer - C1-U microphone and I would like to ask about this noise I get when recording. You can hear the noise in this short recording https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Grand Audio Engineering/Mixing and Mastering Course? [duplicate]

Does anyone know courses or playlist(s) that shows how to get into the world of mixing, mastering and recording in a progressive manner? I'm a complete newbie and would like to learn but I don't know ...
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How does direct monitoring work with a directly plugged in guitar in the Scarlett Solo?

I am thinking of buying a Focusrite - Scarlett Solo interface to record my guitar. I would like to plug my guitar directly to the interface and hear me playing while I'm recording, but would like to ...
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REQUEST UPDATE: NYC sound effect (still) needed

I've had not a single response to this question! Can anyone help?? -- Seeking someone to gather a particular sound effect for me. If you're in NYC and have access to the Chrysler building, pls PM me ...
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Loud buzzing noise using Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 on Macbook

I just bought a used Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 from Guitar Center online. The focusrite website says that no drivers are needed for the mac, and don't even have any links for downloads. I have a '15 ...
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Record 2 microphones on one mic-in port (basic consumer audio)

I am recording sound from two outputs, but one of them is closer than the other, making it a bit louder than the other source. I am recording with a 3.5mm mic-in port on a basic consumer audio card (...
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Best setting for digitizing vinyl

I would like to digitize my vinyl collection which consists mainly in electronic music. My setup is the following: - 2 Technics 1210 MK2 - Ortofon Concorde DJ E Cartridges (Frequency range at 3dB - ...
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How should I set up equipment for recording instrumental music?

I am planning to record two pieces: A cell piano duet A cello, piano, guitar piece I have a room available at my university which, I am told by a professional composer, has excellent acoustics for ...
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Is it possible to remove weird noise which increases with volume?

I am totally newbie in topic of audio-video recording. Usually I got no problems with recording meetups using Go-Pro clone camera with built-in microphone but this time something weird happened with ...
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FL Studio: How to register the actual keyboard sound?

THE SITUATION: I have succesfully connected the keyboard to FL Studio 12. If I select a a drum or whatever other sound inside FL Studio i can play it using the keyboard. That's cool. But I also ...
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Connecting electric guitar to XLR

Is it possible and safe to connect my electric guitar to XLR input in my Focusrite - Scarlett Solo? If so, will I be getting worse signal from XLR than instrument input ?
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Do I need a DI box to record guitars with a USB Interface for re-amping?

I am currently searching if I should use a DI box to record active electric guitars for re-amping. I currently have a M-Audio Fast Track Pro USB interface. I am planning to record guitars at home and ...
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Utilizing PCI-E USB extension card for Less latency on Lynx Aurora for Windows

I'm facing a situation, where I have a high end Lynx Aurora 8 A/D and D/A converter, and I was initially running windows 10. I experienced high CPU spikes and problems with audio, but absolutely no ...
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Intermittent noise from Audio interface

I bought a new Steinberg UR22 about a week ago to get to start doing some recording but straight away ran into problems. I tried it out recording into garage band but I started getting loud ...
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Zoom H2 recording echo

I just started using my Zoom H2 for recording screencast audio with a new laptop. It is connected via USB and setup as external mic. I am using it with Camtasia. For some reason I get sound bites ...
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Recording a headphone output using USB sound card microphone input

So the setup that I have is that I have a device that traditionally outputs sound from a speaker but also includes a single headphone output via 1/4" jack that, when plugged in, turns off the speaker. ...
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How to pick drum notes for a song?

First, I would like to say that Im not sure if this question belongs in sound or music stackexchange since it is related to the musicality and the mixing of a song. I know that each part of a drum ...
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Recording from Sound Board to Zoom Handy Recorder H4n

How do I get my Handy Recorder H4n to record directly from an Alto Live 802 mixer via the Aux Out port?
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mono balanced to stereo minijack lead

i was making a lead to attach a balanced shotgun mike to a Panasonic NV-GS230 DV camera, minijack stereo mike input. This is now interesting because i made the lead, Ring to negative polarity for ...
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Audio Signal Difference Extraction

I'm from visual arts background and so, I'm not familiar with technical aspects of sound design. But I'm exploring and learning everyday. Currently, I'm working on a sound art project, for which I'd ...
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Merge multiple 3.5mm or USB microphones into a single multi-channel USB audio interface

I'm playing around with USB audio recording on android, and I'm looking for a way to create multi-channel input over USB from multiple microphones, where each microphone is on a difference channel. I ...
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What determines the quality of a sound recorded with device into which a mic is plugged in?

Let's say we have one good boom mic and several recording devices. For instance boom mic plugged into zoom h1n, zoom h2n, zoom h4n, smartphone, dslr etc. What technical features of those recording ...
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Which built-in mic should I use

I need to record some audio, but I don't have any of my mics with me. I have a macbook, a samsung Galaxy, and a canon T5 camera. Which device has the best internal mic?
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Lower audio output volume on audio input (speech)

What would be the prefered way to lower the volume of my audio output whenever I speak? Similar thing is being done on some radio stations with some continuos music playing in the background. I'm ...
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POD Studio UX1 for professional DI recording

Me and my band will soon start recording our first album. To do that, we chose to record tracks our self in clean direct input then send them to someone to have them sampled, mixed, etc My question ...