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DVDs with Original Theatrical Mix for Reference?

First time poster here: I've just begun to learn post-production sound, and I'm at the mixing stage for a short film that is going to be sent out to some festivals. I'm mixing in stereo at a decent ...
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Waves 360 bundle only works in stereo in Adobe Audition

My question: Why do the waves360 plugins work only in stereo mode in Adobe Audition CC? I add them to the 5.1 channels. I have a 5.1 speaker system for monitoring when mixing. Waves Um226 and s360 ...
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Trying to mix a Symphonic Rock/Metal song

(Just to note, I am NOT just trying to show my song here. I am asking a valid question about mixing this track that others may find helpful for their productions as well.) I'm sorry if this the wrong ...
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What are correct dialogue loudness levels for mixing across different content types?

So I'm interested in what the correct dialogue loudness levels are for different content types. Assume I am mixing in an environment that is aligned for -20dBFS Pink Noise (single channel) to deliver ...
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I tried to match the sound of this song but it sounds very different, what am I missing?

I originally asked this question in the Music stackexchange, but they suggested I ask it here, so here it goes. I'm an amateur music producer, I have little experience. I tried to create a cover of "...
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Stereo Spread on a 3.2 Channel System

I just set up a new speaker system in my work place. It is a 3.2 Channel system with three center speakers (left, center, right) and two subs. These are used to play music so the input audio is ...
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How to produce this vocal effect?

How do you create the vocal effect done in this video at 2:19 , the "urban" part?
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Does Bluetooth Multipoint allow for paying music on an iPhone and a tutorial YouTube on a PC at the same time?

I am having trouble establishing whether Bluetooth Multipoint can stream (and therefor mix) two separate audio streams from say an iPhone and Windows PC for listening to music from the iPhone quietly ...
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Is it worth using consumer grade speakers to do surround sound design?

I was wondering what options I have for getting a basic 5.1 mixing setup in my house for under £100-£200. I know that might sound mad but I'm only looking for something to get started on to do some ...
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5.1 to Stereo, Making an AC3

FYI in case its applicable : I work in a 5.1 environment (Using pro tools 11 HD) that's acoustically treated (by professionals of course) and my system is calibrated. My room is smaller so I find I ...
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Master Faders, AUXs - 48 bit vs 24 bit in stem/mixing workflows

So, I've been thinking a bit about mix workflows and routing. In the past, with dialogue, for example, I've hard-bussed all my dx tracks to an aux track where I normally just throw a bit of ...
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Identify music file “remixing” utility

I'm hoping to identify a shareware utility that I first came across several years (maybe 5-10) ago when it was the subject of a package on BBC Radio4's Today programme. Basically, it was capable of ...
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Automatic mic level control for PA

I have a conference room that's big enough to require some voice amplification (15x7 m, seats ~50 people, acoustics not optimal with hard walls and a low ceiling). We currently use an ordinary analog ...
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Logically ANDing two tracks together

I have two audio tracks, X and Y, which are similar, but both have things added to them. I want to take X and Y, and produce a new track Z with only the lower value of every frequency of each track ...
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SoundWire server is already running

I use SoundWire software. I want to launch multiple servers at once, so I could stream Audio to multiple channels to multiple users. It is written here http://georgielabs.net/SoundWireHelp.html that'...
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Software for achieving Automatic LevelGain between 2 AudioClips and Background Music

I am mixing for a 10hour long Audiobook.It consists of a vocal track and another for background music (mp3 file). I wanted to add Automatic level gain to the background music (mp3 file) when the ...
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Connecting a 3.5mm Microphone on headset (Logitech G230) to a mixer (Behringer 1202)

So I have two of these Logitech G230 Headsets, and I want to connect them to my Behringer 1202 mixer. I'm using it for commentary during gameplay for Super Smash Bros. Melee for our tournaments. I ...
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Weird popping artifacts in audacity

When I record two separate tracks, they have a little weird anchor looking symbol that I cannot remove no matter what point in the audio I delete it. It "pops" at that point. When I pan the tracks in ...
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Doing a 5.1 and a stereo soundtrack with same source material in Adobe Audition

I'm a CC member so up to date on the software. I have some video clips with audio, and I am doing the sound mastering in Audition. I have the following clips to work with: A: Stereo input from XLR ...
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Client asking for AES Channels 1 & 2 render

Hello, I've rendered audio content for radio and TV/commercials before, but rendering out a simple wav or mp3 has always been sufficient; as long as the ceiling was set to the appropriate level. ...
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I want to recreate a quirk that comes from mixing TRRS plugs with TRS sockets

First, let me point out that I'm illiterate when it comes to sound design and only learned of the terminology just now, but to sum this up: I have an old mp3 player, a Creative Zen MX, that doesn't ...
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How to create music mashups

My question is about how to create music mashups from about 3-4 songs. I am a beginner and would like to learn. The proper software etc.
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Layering and mixing synths

How do you usually layer them? I would do the following: different sound for each layer trying to use something that would occupy different frequencies in the spectrum to not over-charge the high-end ...
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Doing Sound effects, How the atmos pan techniques are using for getting good image?

How the pan techniques are using in atmos. what is basic logic in that. can you explain your work flow in that doing sound design. for example in a rain scene do we use the track in top speakers. ...
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Saturators similar to URS Saturator (without ilok requirement)

Disappointed in the need for ilok with URS software, the saturator is what i'm after, multiple models/algorithms, a saturation amount knob as well as in/out gain control. I'm looking for a saturator ...
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Combining surround stems to proper order — Wave Agent can't handle large files?

ProTools exports surround mixes as LCRLsRsLFE but I need to send as LRCLFELsRs. Usually I use Wave Agent to combine the mono stems in the proper order but it won't handle files over 4gb. Anyone know ...
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Trouble with Microphone levels

I have a Shure SV100 mic, plugged into a behringer 1002USB mixing board, and I am having trouble getting my levels normal. In general I find that the mic audio is very low, often showing up at -18 or ...