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Sending drums and vocals to the in-ear monitoring mixer on stage

We’re configuring a setup for in-ear monitoring on stage for our 4-piece band. We’re going to get a mixer which will recieve instruments on the inputs and then send individual mixes to the band ...
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Searching for live natural soundscapes

I'm looking for live and all day long soundscapes of real natural places. I know these things are rare but maybe someone knows sites with this kind material?
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Reproducing effects on recorded track, in LIVE performance

I am looking to reproduce some of the effects I have filtered my vocal tracks through in recordings, live, and I am wondering how to best go about achieving the effect. What equipment would I need in ...
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Sound System Setup for Live Band (Acoustic Violin,Guitar & Digital Keyboard)

So I run a local live band in my hometown. Aside from performing, my job is also to find cost-effective sound system from 3rd party. The sound system is only used for my liveband and for the emcee. ...
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How to input sounds live during a podcast

I've been recording sound for a few years now but I'm still learning through trial and error. I've done a few short student films and local commercials as well as very basic seminar recordings. my ...
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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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Behringer Eurolive B115D for keyboards

I was thinking of purchasing a speaker for my keyboard. I was looking at the Behringer Eurolive B115D [1]. Based on the specs, would I be able to connect my keyboard directly to the speaker OR would I ...
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Signal loss from a JBL Eon using a XLR to 1/8" cable [duplicate]

I looking to jump from a JBL Eon G2 10 to a ION Plunge Bluetooth Speaker. I have to cover around 50' and I'm hoping to use a XLR - 1/8" connect. Will there be any signal loss? Thanks in advance! ...
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Getting started with live foley work to movie picture in a small room

I would like to do some live foley work to movie picture can Audition or Logic Pro X do that? And what do I need and what are the steps to To get me started?
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3.5 mm adaptor shortages/poor connection?

Every single 3.5 mm adaptor I have purchased or worked with throughout my career and life has had a short in it. Some of the frequencies will come through, but not all. Sometimes it's the highs and ...
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Microphones for live Interview in cheaper

We are doing some question/answers in live with public,so we need suggestion which microphone will be good for us, We found one on ebay.in on following link: http://www.ebay.in/itm/14-37-Pro-Video-...
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Is there a way in Max For Live to actually write code that manipulates the signal?

I want to write code that gets a signal or audio samples in, manipulates them and they go to the output. I don't want to be messing with all the 'visual programming' fancy crap, unless I am in a hurry....
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Sound on big festivals is sometimes horrible

Can someone explain me what is wrong with the sound on big festivals these days? Everytime I stand in a festival hall/tent there is a lot of rumble, mainly from the bass, sometimes it gets better when ...
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Automate MIDI pitch in Ableton w/ 3rd Party Plugin Instrument

Checked out this but it didn't help me all the way N.I. Massive assign Pitch Bend Wheel to Macro I have an ableton rack with an instance of massive. I have my MIDI clip opened, clicked the (E) ...
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Live Keyboard MIDI Setup Ableton Live 9 [Max for live]

I'm running two midi tracks within Ableton's session view. One track is a NI Massive instrument containing the midi notes that play within the song ("LIVE KEYS BACKUP") and another is an instrument ...
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How can I get my bass to come through?

Bass loses volume: Mackie sr32-4 board, Crown xls2500 amp and a Jbl monitor. The bass comes through the amp but literally the volume drops to nearly nothing once all the other instruments start ...
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How to make sampler?

I was on a concert with orchestra and there was a player performing sampler on the keyboard. The player played from the score which had a standard notation. However when a tone is pressed on the ...
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Can FX send be used as an extra AUX send on mixer?

We have the Allen & Heath PA28 in our church. We use the two FB1 & FB2 outputs for our primary stage monitors. We have one other AUX output that are using for recording purposes. Now we are ...
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How to manage multiple singers on a live show when they are exchanging roles of lead vocal and background vocals?

I am regularly mixing live shows for a band having at least 4 vocals. How should I manage the situation that they exchange role of lead vocal after almost every song and others are doing BGVs? Is ...
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What hardware do I need to feed samples + click to a drummer and samples only to the mixer?

We have a few songs where we'd like to play samples in the background. These need to be aligned perfectly with the song, so there's a click track, too. Currently, we have the drummer using a laptop ...
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How do I combine several instruments into one Line In, in live performance?

Reading the help pages at Sweetwater and a few other sites, I see a Line Mixer “Live, line mixers let you combine multiple sources such as in-the-booth playback devices into a single output, freeing ...
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How to restrict the dynamic range of a vocal without thickening it?

The context is live PA, not recorded. So I deal with a singer that has a very full voice -- the power is all over the low mids. It's actually a great strong voice. There's a catch... Her mic ...
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New venue, new live sound requirements

I need to pick the brains of people who are more experienced/skilled than I am. I run sound at a stand up comedy venue. When I started, the gig was quite small and held outdoors, under a marquee. The ...
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How can I use the output of a wireless mic reciever as a wireless monitor and get audio on both sides of my headphones?

I referred to this Q&A, but I'm still confused: Stereo and mono cables and jacks? What happens when you cross them? I have this wireless lav set: http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-EW-112P-G3-A-...
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Creating distorted/dark/disturbing samples on stage

In the last 3 years, I have created what we call "samples" for a metal album for a band here in Montreal. The samples are distorted, loud and dark sounds of around 1 minute to fill the silence between ...
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Recording software that will record multitrack streams to different formats (live)

What i need is pure recording software, so it does not need to have an UI like a DAW, none of the editing, moving tracks or effects features are needed. I want it to have the following features: ...
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What software and Speakers are these in this picture?

Could anyone help me? I would like to know what software/Interfaces and what speaker (the ones with the yellow ring) in this pic. Thanks!
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Produce 'wavy' sound in pitch?

I've been trying to mimic a high-treble instrument I heard in a song where it basically goes between octaves in a wavy, smooth pattern. To do this on a piano you hit the note F3 then F4 repeatedly. ...
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over my head: looking for an inexpensive way to mic both my flute and violin for live performance with mic'd acoustic group?

The more I look at microphones and amplifiers and PA systems and pickups (oh my) the more I am realizing that I have no idea what I am doing. (sorry the question is so long, it's kind of a stream of ...
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Will live music damage hifi speakers (assuming compression, etc is used)

Today, you can cheaply route the input from a mixer into a good soundcard and through VST effects like compression before sending them out to the speakers. I have read plenty of information online ...
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Setting up a small PA system

My band has a Yamaha PA system and a small Behringer mixer. Both the PA amp and the mixer have mic sockets so which unit should the mics be plugged into? Any help would be most useful Stuart Hillier
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App for audio feedback frequency detection?

For curiosity I've started writing a mobile application that would detect when there's audio feedback on the live stage and what's the feedback frequency(ies) so that an sound engineer (SE) can turn ...
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VST .wav Player

I'm wondering if there are any VST plugins out there that are designed to play (not sample) a .wav file exactly how it was recorded without any changes at all. I'm using a live VST host, so you can't ...
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avconv screen recording to FLV, audio drifts out of sync

I've been using avconv to capture my screen and audio input and stream live to twitch.tv, but the audio is always about a second or two behind the video. This doesn't seem to be an issue on the remote ...
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Simple recording for live broadcast, crowd mics, compression configuration, etc

I am working on a small rig for doing live internet streaming of a variety of shows (bands of varying genres, DJs, etc.) in a variety of venues (indoor, theater, stadium, outdoor, etc.). The ...
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How to deal with a reverby room…

Hello, Basic question. Was sound engineering in a school hall/food mess and the acoustics were something horrible. Reflection city, which resulted in an extremely muffled (especially the low-end) and ...
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Software as substitute for a VJ (auto VJ software)

I am looking for some software what could react to music in realtime and could create some visual effects from given presets. Simply I am looking some kind of software what could partiality replace ...
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Rechargeable batteries for wireless mics?

Has anyone had any positive experience using rechargeable batteries with wireless mics? In particular 9V as they are quite expensive. I’ve tried metal halide in the past with poor results, but I’m ...
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'Future-proof' Live Audio Capture & Broadcast

I'm looking to implement some live audio broadcasting functionality within a Ruby on Rails site for a client and was hoping I could get some input from people who have tackled this type of thing ...
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Miking a drum kit with a cajon - 2 or 3 mics?

The situation: My band is playing this weekend, and the drummer has decided to bring a larger kit than usual. We're planning to record the gig using a multitracker with 8 mic pres, which gives us ...
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Best software or hardware for playing back SFX in a live broadcast environment.

For example, a morning show that requires instant playback of samples or sound effects on triggers such as a keyboard or other device. I was checking out Playback Pro - anyone have any experience ...
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How to reduce wind noise / audio overload on built-in microphones?

I have 2 cameras with on-board microphones (Nikon D5100, Canon Powershot G7), and I'm predictably having problems with high wind noise, and when recording short clips at gigs (with permission) with ...
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handling m-audio mobilepre USB outputs in Apple logic

how can I redirect a single instrument in Apple logic to different outputs on my mobilepre? I would like to send all my track instruments to mixer and just the track where I have prepared a click ...
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Balance Main Mix Between Multiple Speakers

I'm designing a small PA system. I currently have the following setup (stereo main mix into 2-channel amp with 4 speakers [front and rear in parallel]): +------+ +---+ +------+ |...
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a de-esser request…

working on a live tv show where a 60 second show needs to be turned around in 25minutes. The client has come back and feels the female presenter is too essy? SSSSSy? sibilent? Due to the tight time, ...
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What's a semi-objective way to evaluate a live audio setup for a small-medium sized acoustic band?

So I'm hoping this is "answerable" :) We are a small band (two vocals, two acoustics, keys, sometimes an electric guitar, sometimes drums). Stopping by a Guitar Center there was a lot to look at, ...
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Looking for someone experienced in sound for Live Television

I might be called upon to help out on a few live TV show recording/mixing gigs. Do you have any experience in this area or know the specifics on things like types of microphones, recorders, signal ...
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Is TC Helicon VoiceLive 2 good in the studio for vocals?

I want to know if anyone has tried the famous TC Helicon VoiceLive 2 in the studio. This effect pedal is made for live performance but the website say that it can also be used for studio. I can't find ...
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Is there a sample player (vst) plugin which is able to adjust the sample playback tempo using MIDI time code?

I'm playing a e-drum set. I want to trigger samples which are quite long (1min) during playing. Since I'm not a perfect drum player my playing tempo may have changed when I arrive at the point where I ...
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Setup for live wedding performance

Okay I need some help...I'm going to be performing a song at my brothers wedding for an audience of about 400-500. Here's the deal... I produced the track which is a electronic, pop love thing. For ...