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Recording ants: mic recommendations?

I have been recording ants for some time now, using the simplest Korg clip-on mic. I am in search of three things: A better contact mic that will pick up less environmental/ambient sound. A contact ...
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How To Make Cicada Sound

I'm here because I've met some troubles in the project wich i'm working in. One of the most important character in the movie is : a cicada. The problem is, i have to make the cicada lives with the ...
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Free Kontakt Wings Instrument

Who wants a free Kontakt instrument? This one is a "Wing Machine" I built and decided to share. It's useful for designing the sound of small winged creatures - dragonflies, beetles, fairies, etc. ...
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help synthesizing cicadas

https://soundcloud.com/eduardopolitzer/cigarra-premix Hi audio-people I've been trying to create from scratch some cicada sounds, maybe someone here can help me in this crazy idea. the link above ...
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Cartoon spider feet — Any ideas?

Making sounds for a cutesy iPad game for little kids learning to read. At one point there is a cartoon spider that runs across the top of the screen. The producer has requested a sound for this. I'm ...
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Recording the 17 year cicadas in Virginia

Totally random, does anyone plan to record the 17 year cicadas in Virginia/West Virginia this summer? http://www.cicadamania.com/cicadas/category/brood-i/
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Creating insect and meadow ambient noises without recording insects or meadow abients?!

I'm working on a little personal project in which I'm attempting to use 100% my own recordings and designed sounds, trying out new techniques and getting a bit creative etc. At the moment I'm ...
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Insects love boom ops!!

So here's the scenario. You are boom opping in the forest (or anywhere in the countryside for that matter) and in the middle of a really important shot, you feel the prick of a fine needle, and as you ...
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Supernatural bug sound?

For a little while now I've been trying to get a good sound for these 'bugs'. They look a bit more like moths but they're out and about during the day. Anyway I don't want a bug sound. It can't ...
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Creating insect-like voices for talking flies

I've been asked by a friend to help create some convincing and comical voices for talking flies in a stop motion short. After thinking about how to do this the best I could come up with was to pitch ...
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keeping insects away from furry windscreens

Not sure how common a problem this is for people... Lately I've been recording in 'buggy' places to capture ambient nature sounds. I recently upgraded to some decent cardioid mics which always need ...