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All my mixer states gone - FL Studio

When i reopened my project all my mixer channels (besides the Main one) and their effects racks were completely purged. The effects volume states are still there, and when the sound plays the volume ...
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Heavy Metal Vocal Equipment and Processing?

I'm in an upstart metal band and, currently, we have little recording equipment. Because I work in video production, I have some audio software on my computer for the occasions that I need it (...
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Free VST Effects and Instruments

Hey guys, I'm Indian and I'm pretty cheap so I've never paid for plugins or VST instruments (yet) and I'm always on the look out for something free, so I thought I'd list some of the stuff that I've ...
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Where can I view the latency caused by an effect in Adobe Audition?

Where can I view the latency caused by an effect in Adobe Audition? I have crossposted the question at: https://qr.ae/TWGu9a https://forums.adobe.com/message/11102648#11102648
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What vocal effects do these heavy metal bands use for live shows

I have been trying to look for the vocal effects that singers like Brian Fair of Shadows Fall and Randy Blythe of Lamb of God and other heavy metal singers use, but i cant seem to get an answer to a ...
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What's this vocal distortion called?

I've heard it called 'vox' once but nothing seems to come up when I search for it. I've tried replicating it with overdrive and sample rate changes but I can't seem to get it.
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Why does Adobe Audition compute the effects that are disabled?

I noticed (by observing the impact on the latency between Adobe Audition's input and Adobe Audition's output) that Adobe Audition computes the effects that have been disabled. Is there any point in ...
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How to do live vocals effectson microphone input, using LMMS?

I am using LMMS on Debian Linux, and I want to take input from a USB microphone and run it through some of the effects (delay, pitch modification, etc) in LMMS. I don't want to do this post-recording ...
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Is it possible to raise/lower the volume of different voices?

This is probably an extremely easy question for you, but I'm very new to this. I found a video file of my niece talking and screaming on my phone, but I'm trying to hear the voice in the background. ...
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How to make feedback in Ableton Live?

I'm making a short film where one of the actors accidentally turns the fader on the mixing board all the way up thus making an immense feedback. We don't want to do this in reality because of the ...
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What do classical radio stations do to their tracks to normalize audio volume?

In contrast to production techniques applied to popular music, most published recordings of classical music can have a very wide dynamic range. This makes then less suited for listening in a car, on ...
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How to create beast's roar effect from recorded human voice?

I would like to create the beast roaring effect from a recorded human voice like in this video (1m46s-1m49s). Is it possible to get a similar result generated from human speech? By which effect can I ...
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what is this sound effect?

I hope you could help me, I'm trying to identify the name of the sound effect used at 1:38 in that video.
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How do you slow down a sample without losing so much quality?

I've tried a few different time stretch tools and they all yield the exact same results of distortion and no high frequencies. How do you slow down samples without making them sound terrible?
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What's this echo-like effect called and can I achieve it in Audacity?

I recently heard an example of an effect I'd really like to learn how to reproduce. It's like a combination of a fade out and echo/reverb used to link from one bit of audio to another, e.g. in a radio ...
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Should I use pedals for guitar effects while recording?

Is sound quality at all effected by using pedals before the interface, as opposed to recording a clean sound and applying effects in the DAW? I am using a Scarlett 2i4 interface.
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Emulating StarWars X-Wing Recv Communications Effect

I'm curious the best method to mock the effect used in the voice communications of the X-Wing and other ships that were garbled when received, There is some kind of modulation going on if I'm not ...
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Where are Audacity effects chain files saved to on MacOS?

Trying to import an effects chain file from my Windows 10 system but can't find the effects chain files anywhere in the Audacity Package Contents here on MacOS High Sierra.
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What is this effect called?

There is a type of effect in music which I would like to replicate when making music in Apple Garageband. It sounds as though the EQ is being played with causing the music to sound as though it is ...
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how do I make my voice higher without becoming a chipmunk?

So I'm working on making power metal. My voice is relatively deeper than i'd like. Using the basic tools in Audacity tends to make my voice not even squeaky, but more like a chipmunk. I need to ...
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How to create the muffled sound effect like hearing through walls?

I don't know what's the correct technical audio term for it. How do you create the sound effect to simulate hearing a sound source from far away through thick walls? Kinda like you would hear standing ...
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live effects using usb on mixer

I have a behringer Q1202USB mixer for live gigs. It has a USB port and can use it for recording etc. Is there a way to use the USB port with software or plugin to get reverb or other effects for ...
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osx system audio through a plugin?

i was wondering if anybody knows an osx tool/software that would let you run system audio (all sources) through a vst plugin? say you want apply a compressor to whatever you are listening to? thank ...
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How to achieve the strange vocal effect on this track?

Here's a link to Jai Wolf- Indian Summer How is this vocal effect achieved? I'm relatively new to production so go easy on me. Not looking for anything exact, just ...
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SoundFX review site where I can upload my own SFX?

I'm looking for a place specifically to post my own SFX and receive technical feedback to improve them. I know there's freesound. But important for me is, that there are interested people who give ...
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How to quickly find a pattern's effects in FL Studio

When I want to change the sound of a certain pattern, I first locate the pattern on the playlist. I then check in the channel rack, which is the playing channel in this pattern, I then locate the ...
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Looking for a vocal effects pedal to improve vocals

Current setup: SM58 straight into a Ibanez Troubadour TA35 via balanced input. My vocals are basically crap. Im working on improving that at the vocal end but would also like some help from a vocal ...
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Add vintage film sound effect to voiceover audio

I want to make a voiceover commentary on a video sound like it's coming from a 1960s tape or film reel. I suppose for that I need to reduce quality in a distinctly "analog"-sounding way, add some ...
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What effect(s) are used to make this sweeping delay?

It sounds to me like possibly a delay plus a filter that are both sweeping upwards, though I'm not sure if there is some other common effect that would accomplish this sound. https://www.dropbox.com/...
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How can I make a section in a song sound like it's coming from an AM radio?

I am working on a project in Logic Pro, and for part of my song, I want to make it sound like an AM radio is playing a segment from a talk show reporting on a sport event. What effects can I apply to ...
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Vocal Disguise Effect

Any suggestions on how to achieve an "Anonymous Vocal Disguise" Effect? Along the lines of: "Ransom Phone Calls" or "Anonymous TV Interviewee". I haven't started to experiment yet, seems to be a bit ...
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Tyre screech recreation

Hi I was wondering if anyone has any tips on how to recreate the sound of a car screeching to a stop. Thanks
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starting an effects rack, but not sure where to start or if needed

So I've been interested in starting an effects rack for months now after seriously getting into music production as a way to stay out of trouble. Don't get me wrong, music has always been a major ...
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Is there a similar site to this for moviemaking, film design, visual effects, etc?

I discovered this site through a friend who is into sound design. I love the Question/Answer format of this site. It acts a lot like a forum, but the better answers are easier to find and view, ...
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Need to know what I can use to sustain vocals or a vocal note live?

Is their a vocal effect box that I can get for live performances that can be used to sustain a note ? Or do I need to record in a loop before hand and play it as a loop by hitting a switch. thanks in ...
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How do I make my guitar sound as smooth as possible?

I am doing a guitar track that I want to put a reverse reverb effect on. In order to do this I record the guitar, put heavy reverb on it, bounce, reverse, put heavy reverb on that, then bounce and ...
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Can I use a guitar effects pedal for any electric instrument?

I am looking to buy an electric violin and already own an electric bass and a keyboard. I was wondering if a guitar effects pedal would work with any of these instruments.
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Sound Library Management

Hi there, I hope someone can help. I have been kindly given a sound effects library containing 20,000 plus sounds. The thing is, the sounds are indexed by reference of numbers; rather than naming ...
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Logic Pro X panning and effect change in the same track

I'm a complete beginner at Logic Pro X and ever since I've been trying to mix something there I get this question and haven't found any answers to this. Is there some way to change effects (or pan) ...
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How to make the most of my FX Loop send/return?

I have a Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84 tube amp, and one of the nice features it has is an FX send and return. From what I understand, this feature allows me to add effects to the end of ...
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Voiceover drowns in music. How do I make it more dominant?

Total newbie here, not sure if this is the right place to post this. I'm trying to record some station IDs for an online radio station thingamajig I'm doing. I'm using a Samson C03U. My voiceovers ...
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“Electro” radio voice - how do I do this? [duplicate]

At the start of this song, there's a voice which sounds really awesome. How do I make this effect? And what is this effect called?
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Add - Ons for experimental effects [VST, AU]

I'm searching for VST or AU plugins (best if it's free) for getting experimental effects. By experimental I mean uncommon results as opposed to flangers, phasers, reverbs, bit crushers that are the ...
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How to achieve this western sound on guitar?

I'm trying to achieve an especific sound on my guitar, and I don't know how to do it. The sound feels like those Wild West themes. I don't know if it's a banjo, or a guitar effect actually, so any ...
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How to make this effect in Skrillex' song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpwVCVVLfcI Minute: 0:45 How to make this, sort of, stuttering effect? Thanks
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How does one setup a simple ducker in ProTools?

This seems like a simple thing to do, but for some reason no one's been able to give me a clear answer at all. If I'm working with one stereo full mix track and one vocal track, how can I get the ...
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How can I send internal FX to monitors on a Behringer mixer?

How can I use built-in effects processor that goes to main to send to monitors?
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Compatibility between Yamaha FC3 sustain pedal and M-Audio 88 II keyboard

Does a Yamaha FC3 sustain pedal work with a M-Audio Keystation 88 II keyboard controller?
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How do you make BWF(metadata) originator info what you want?

Im using waveagent to deal with metadata and on the originator section it is labeled as either Fostex FR2-LE (my recorder) or Pro Tools (my DAW). How do I make this say what I want like my name (...
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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? ...