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Isolating audio that is the same between 2 tracks [duplicate]

Let's say I have 2 audio tracks (A + B) and (A + C), I know that I can invert one of these tracks and get the difference between these 2 tracks (B + C). Is there anyway of comparing them to return the ...
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Extracting Dialogue From a Scene

I put together my own cover of a musical composition from How to Train Your Dragon, which I intend to put on YouTube. I want to sync it up with the scene from the movie where it plays, but I thought ...
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Isolate a subwoofer from the floor below

So, I live in a two story house, and I have a subwoofer. any recomendations to isolate my subwoofer from my floor to keep the room below me relatively quiet?
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“Super W” neoprene pads for electronic drum decoupling platform?

I am looking to build a platform for my electronic drums to decouple vibrations (mostly from the kick) to the building structure. The 'tennis ball' platform is a recommended DIY solution often found ...
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What devices do acoustical consultants use to measure sound?

What types of devices do acoustical consultants use to measure sound? In my specific case I am looking to measure train noise inside and outside the home. I suspect a decibel meter at the simplest ...
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Extracting common waveform from two clips

If one has an instrumental and non-instrumental version of a song, the vocals can be extracted by inverting the polarity of one of the sources, since the common audio cancels out. However, what if my ...
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Combining two clicky copies of the same record into one good recording

I have two copies of a Belgian 45 RPM single that are both rather clicky even after being washed. The pops occur throughout, stochastically, but occupy a small fraction of the overall time, such that ...
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How did Blank Banshee extract such a clean sample from Grandmaster Flash's The Message?

This song from Blank Banshee-- takes a clean sample from this classic song-- The original song being as old as it is and recorded ...
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Recording our dreams: Ideas for speeding up post-analysis?

My girlfriend talks in her sleep in a language neither of us have heard before. It's a rare occurrence: Since we started recording our dreams in early December, we've caught just a handful of words. ...
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Sound proof a room, car noise [duplicate]

I am trying to record my own voice in my room, and the main problem I have is the noise generated by the cars outside. My house is very close to the street (maybe 15m) and although my room has a UPVC ...
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Creating a Floating Sound-Proof (Sound-Isolation) Room

I am going to build a sound-booth, 100% for recording spoken-word vocals. My biggest concern is sound isolation from exterior noise. I live near many major source of public transportation and they all ...
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can I use Hearing protectors with my earbud headphones for a better listening experience?

I was in the process of buying some good quality headphones with excellent Isolation, and I came to the decision to save up some money and buy an expensive one which is something I can't afford atm, ...
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Software for vocal removal?

Is there any software which can take vocal out from tracks for recording purpose? I am aware with Audacity but it's not 100% First suggest me free one and than chargeable
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How to isolate certain voices in video?

I have several home vids I took with my phone, in which there are multiple people talking as well as music in the background. Is there any way I can isolate certain voices? If it helps, the main ...
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Is there any way to subtract or cancel background music picked up from a microphone, if I have the isolated background music?

Here's the situation: I'm editing a lecture presentation. This lecturer has spiced up his presentation with background music and sound effects, which worked well during the live presentation, but ...
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Is it really impossible to isolate the vocal from music clearly? if yes… what is this?

Is it really impossible to isolate the vocal and the music clearly? if yes... what is this? Isolated vocal only: original:
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Strip silence from voice recording

I want to remove or speed up small sections of silence in an audio recording, corresponding to the breaks between sentences and paragraphs. I have some audio files for a book that I need to listen to ...
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Speech separation of individuals from a phone recording

I have a phone recording of a conversation between 2 folks. I want to generate 2 separate recording each having one's conversation part in it. Is there a tool that can detect the 2 voices separates ...
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Isolating “common” portion of multiple samples

So basically, what I am attempting to do is design an algorithm that can take some amount of samples (say 10-20) that all have a common sound playing in them, but each with different noise (some with ...
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Can noise be reduced by 7 decibels with a curtain?

I would like to reduce noise in my room and found a site selling curtains which can reduce noise by 7 decibels. Is this kind of reduction really possible with just a curtain? I wonder if this is ...
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How to do frequency or spectral subtraction of two audio tracks?

I want to know how it's possible to substract one audio track from another. Meaning that you cut out the frequency spectrum of a audio file from another. I know how the phase inversion trick used to ...
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truncating silent parts of dialogue

Is there a way to throw out anything which is not speech? The track has only background noise, silence and speech. We need to isolate parts of an audio track that have speech. Speech is clearly ...
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Sound proofing of studio equipment

I want to build an acoustically isolated rack for some studio equipment, and would like advice on its design. I need to reduce the volume of the fans of the amplifiers. Their power dissipation are low,...
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Headphones for working on noisy trains?

I seem to be spending lots of time on the train at the moment, and I'd really like to use it to get some work done. My current headphones are Beyer DT250's, which I like but they aren't great at ...
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Isolating sounds

Hello, I was wondering what is the best way to isolate specific sounds out of a field recording. For example, one has a recording of a city centre and wants to isolate the siren of an ambulance ...
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DIY Studio Furniture Computer Iso box

By the end of the summer, I should be moving most of my "studio" out of my house and into a place not in my house that I can actually call a studio. Yay! progress. I plan on making one of the ...
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Managing Machine Noise in the Home Studio

Does anyone here have strategies, or more specifically successes, in limiting machine noise (computers and hard drives) in your home studio? There are people who build their own acoustic isolation ...
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How far from traffic should you be to get a clean nature recording?

How far away must you go to get a clean recording? I'm planning on recording some nature ambiences and want to know what people's experiences are.