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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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Convincing Telephone Effect

I know this is probably been said, and I know there is a preset on the effects panel in Adobe Audition. Though using a preset feels like cheating and samples will sound the same. I want to know is ...
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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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Does anybody know this voice effect?

Does anybody know the voice effect used in this video. Please I've been searching for over a year. I love this effect but I can't get an answer to as what it's called. Here is the link: http://...
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Effects in Adobe Audition to make a voice sound like it's coming from inside a body / in your head

I'm editing a radio play and one of the characters is a heart, as in, the beating heart of another character. Does anyone know any effects I could use in Adobe Audition that I could use on the voice? ...
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Need help cleaning, and editing sound effects using multiple mics

So my question is this; I'm trying to figure out a good way to edit, and clean my sfx recording with 3-4 mics. My main question what are your general steps ? Do you import everything into PT first ...
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What can I research to back up my sound design?

I realise the question is a bit ambiguous but I couldn't think of a way to put it into one simple question. I am currently a final year music technology student undertaking some sound design for my ...
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Can I use the sync voltage, OR the audio output from a Korg Volca to control a Moog Little Phatty CV input?

I'm not looking for necessarily clean results, as this is simply experimentation. But I also don't want to fry the CV in on my Moog.
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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 do i create a Godzilla style roar and some giant sounding footsteps?

I want to creat a massive roar for a sound scape i'm working on but i'm new to this so any tips would be greatly appreciated =) thanks in advance
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Compressor Questions and Making a 5.1 Mix with 95% in Stereo? [closed]

I've been editing videos for a few years now and have always done my sound editing in Final Cut Pro (7).. But with this new big documentary project I'm working on, I'm hoping to make Soundtrack Pro my ...
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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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Real Time Control with Envelope

I like to do experiments. I'm trying to find a way to control multiples parameters like the frequency of an LFO or cut of a filter in real time. Of course i can do it in an easy way if i create a ...
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How to make a lead similar to a circular saw

How to make a lead like in Notre-Dame de Paris - La monture at the first 4 seconds? This sound is similar to a circular saw. It is often used to represent aridity. ...
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Transpose a track 6 octaves in Ableton Live in realtime

The "transpose" knob in Ableton Live 9 only allows transposing down 48 semitones, which is 4 octaves. In order to best approximate what a bat hears, I'd like to transpose down 6 octaves, which is 72 ...
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looking for a short film for a university project on sound design.

I'm currently looking for a short film that I could use for a university project that requires me to create the sound design for a film of 3 - 8 minutes in length. If anyone is willing to supply me ...
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Loop-able sounds created in Pro Tools?

I am was average to moderate user of the old Social Sound Design, but since it moved to stack exchange all my info seems to have been deleted. So many imaginary points, down the drain!! I read a tip (...
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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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How important is “finding plugins”?

I'm totally new to this whole audio production thing; I've just started playing with Ableton the past few weeks. But I'm wondering, for later on, because I always hear professionals talking about all ...
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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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What type of plug-in is Fruity Loop's Gross Beat?

What is the name for the type of effect that Fruity Loop's Gross Beat plug-in creates? How does that type of effect work?
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What Voice effects are used in Solomun - See You Everyday Alone?

What effect(s) is(are) used on the male voice in the song by Solomun "See You Everyday Alone (original mix)"? Is it a layer of effects? Towards the end the effect is much less and I can actually ...