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Audio delay (several minutes) solution

Trying to find a solution for an audio delay/buffer device (in the order of 10-15 minutes or so). I have an analog audio source providing line level audio which I want to delay by a fixed amount (we'...
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Recreating Specific Female Vocals

This artist called jacaszek uses some specific delay, EQ, & reverb settings for his female melody lines. At 1:24 the female voice comes in. Can anyone help me ...
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Why am I experiencing unsynchronized audio during recording?

I've run into an issue while recording audio with MXL-990 using Behringer U-Phoria UMC204HD. We're recording audio with the above devices and video+audio with a video camera. The audio does not sync ...
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In regards to live sound, what is "Mix Coherency"?

I attended a training for a major console maker today. The rep mentioned the console and processing being totally time aligned / delayed and that this made it "mix coherent" or "fully mix coherent". ...
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Understanding the Wet/Dry Knobs & Feedback for a Delay Plugin

Note: I'm using Logic Pro X and referring to the "Echo" delay plugin specifically, but I'm sure all delays are the same. The "Echo" plugin is seen below: Does the "wet" percentage refer to the volume ...
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Distorted sound and echo while recording with Audacity and loopback in ubuntu

I want to do a recording of radio news with background music which fades in and fades out while I am reading. I don't have proper device, so I decide to enable loopback mode, so that I can record ...
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Find the delay between an "almost" echoing signal in a recoding

I use the SoundWire software with an Android phone(audio over network), that's all good but, there is a delay. What I want to know is how much of a delay it is between the audio coming from my ...
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Can delay pedals output the delayed audio without any additional effects?

Can standard delay pedals be configured in such a way that all they do is buffer the input signal and output it delayed, but otherwise unchanged, i.e. without adding any effects like reverb/echo? ...
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Effects order in sound design

A producer told me that if want to use both a reverb and delay, i should put the delay first, so that its feedback does not clash with the decay of the reverb. Does the effects order you add to a ...
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Tame Impala/Kevin Parker Vocal recording

I really like the vocal recording on Tame Impala's debut album Innerspeaker I'm trying to achieve a similar result. I know that it involves double tracking, delays ...
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Why do mp3 files have a time delay when compared to wav files?

At first I thought this was a tempo issue when exporting my stems from fl studio to cubase. But when I zoomed in close enough and lined up the tracks they were perfect (ie. no stretching). The mp3 ...
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The pitch shifting algorithm

I get that the algorithm for pitch shifting used in the video above simulates Doppler effect, the formula of which being : f_out = f_in ( (v_sound + v_observer) / (v_sound + v_source) ). It is ...
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Live vocal effect, dynamic dependant. delay & reverb

I was on live show yesterday, hear this what i will try to explain. When singer talks to crowd or just sing quiet her voice, effect can be just barely heard. But when she raise voice volume effect ...
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MIDI input 3 second delay lag

I luckily found the answer to this problem, so I'm going to self-answer this. Problem: MIDI input lags by 3 - 5 seconds (not a buffer size issue). Setup: For me: Yamaha YDP-S30 digital piano E-MU ...
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Delay issues while using iZotope RX3 for noise reduction and restoration

I just recently purchased iZotope's RX3 suite and beginning to incorporate it into my workflow. When I use it as a plugin within Pro Tools, some plugins from the suite cause a delay. Activating Pro ...
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How to adjust the repeat interval and duration for delay effect in Ableton Live?

I remember in Cubase the audio delay effect had parameters where you could dictate how often a delay repeated, and for what duration.. Is there a way of adjusting these parameters in Ableton? Ideally ...
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Outdoor Reverb/Delay?

I'm doing some sound design for a scene that takes place outside in front of a farmhouse, but all of the sound for it is being recorded indoors. I've got the outdoor ambiance sounds covered just fine, ...
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Early Reflections?

I'm confused about the subject of Early Reflections. I am trying to learn how to mix for film, and I have recently learned how insanely important creating the right space with reverb, EQ and delay is....
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Phasing between Boom and radio mics

i am editing a fiction where the sound needs often the help of the radio mikes (what i do not like very much) i have allways between 3 an 12 samples offset between the different mikes. does there ...
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Does "true" stereo panning exist?

I know that panning in a DAW is basically just turning the right/left channel up, making the sound pressure in one ear greater than the other. But as far as I know, in the real world, the perception ...
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How far apart temporally can two sounds be heard while still sounding like they are playing at the same time?

I am trying to synchronize music played on different computers. I've been collecting quantitative information to try to identify sources of asynchrony. I would like to know how far apart in time two ...
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A Feedback Compressor

I was perusing website a few days ago and ran across the routing/bussing schematics for a "feedback compressor." Now I can't find the page and I'm wondering what exactly a "feedback compressor" is? ...
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Behringer xenix 1202fx: delay audio output

We have a Behringer xenix 1202FX audio mixer, and we need to delay the audio output two or three frames. The video signal has a slight delay due to signal processing, but audio from the mixer does ...
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Reverb in Surround

I was watching the Tron Legacy video on SoundWorks Collection and it brought up some questions for me and my wife in regards to surround mixing. Having never mixed 5.1/7.1, I did not think about how ...
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What do you use delays for?

What do you use delays for? Thickening? making wierd effects? I never use them even to thicken, maybe that's because my delay is too long. Whats up world!? depth?
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