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TRS or XLR to TRS? which one?

I wanted to get the xlr to trs cable but i dont know if there will be a sound quality difference between the xlr to trs and the trs. I assume this is a dumb question but i want to make sure.
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Does ayasugi bori affect the sound in a musical instrument ? if so, how?

I hope I am posting this in the correct stack exchange, I am currently researching on musical instruments, particularly the Erhu and Shamisen, and have come into 2 interesting constructs. I have ...
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Extract similarities between 2 audio files

I want to extract the similarities between 2 audio files. Here's an example so that you guys can get a better idea of what I mean: I have 2 files, one where someone says "Duck goose" alongside some ...
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Automated process to seamlessly loop music

I always loop audio tracks for my daily vlog. It's like audio track is 3 minutes but I make this audio like 20 minutes. I just find one point near the beginning that also appears near the end. Then ...
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How to single out a sound

I have a track that I made with a synth patch that I've lost and am unable to recreate by ear. I read somewhere that it is possible to single out a sound if you have one track with the sound and one ...
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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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Music but low / intermittent vocals

I found out today that if I plug my Apple EarPods into my laptop's 3.5mm jack almost all the way, but not completely in, I can listen to music where the background music plays nearly perfectly, but I ...
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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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What are the distorted sounds in 2 - 5 kHz range?

I have an mp3 128 Kbps music file with particular parts where a series of single note only on a cello is played initiated with a bell click. Less than a second after a bell click and cello note ...
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How to make a sound like this?

I couldn't find how to make a sound like the one that starts at 0:58 : Is there a plugin that enables how to do it or do you modify an instrument to do it? Thanks!
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Where to find free music

I need to put together an documentary/informational video. It's being submitted for a competition, so I don't know if I can use CC-SA or CC-NC-SA works like Magnatune. Where can I find CC-BY licenced ...
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Extract background music having some files with voice

Let's imagine I have some records of the radio program (for example, 20 different records). The background music is similar but voice is not. Suppose that audio is stereo. Is there a way to extract ...
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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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Getting started with Audio Production

I'm a musician with a classical background, and I'm really interested in the complete process of Music Production (Acoustic Conditioning, Recording, Post-Producing). I'd love to start learning in a ...
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Microphone to record piano in concert hall

I have been given the wonderful opportunity (mostly due to networking in the music department) to record myself on my school's concert Steinway grand piano in my school's concert hall. Unfortunately ...
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DJ mixing background music

Environment: 1 DJ mixer, 2 CD player We can mix 2 songs with dj mixer using fader and beat matching. As one cd player can play one song at a time. We can change the song to second cd player using ...
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What is the sound source at the beggining of music: (Tina Turner - Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu)

I would like to know what is the source of the music: Tina Turner - Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu (0:02sec) is it instrumental or is it produced with electronics. How can I produce it to include it in my ...
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How can i record my digital piano's sound on PC?

I have a roland rp-302 digital piano.I love it's sound the problem is that i have gone sick of the VSTS such as addictive keys,ivory etc. and want to use the real sound of the digital piano itself in ...
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Is there a good solution for hosting a sound design/music portfolio online?

Do any of you know of a good template-based portfolio site which caters for sound and music? I'm thinking of sites like http://carbonmade.com/ for visual media. Or perhaps the best solution is just a ...
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mixing audio live over the internet between mac & pc

Mixing audio on a DAW.. Trying to connect over the internet to share audio with the artist & live mix. Stereo wav quality HD if possible. Tight sync not needed.... Mac & PC Thank you GP
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Make my voice sound like The Beatles

DISCLAIMER: I know very little about working with audio!!! Okay, so I'm a MASSIVE Beatles fan and am trying to construct a GOOD attempt of their third reunion reunion song from the 90s which is ...
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Cinematic soundtrack recording - is it better to record instruments sections separately or all together?

We want to record something that sounds really cinematic. I've been in a studio twice before with a 50 pieces orchestra and although the quality of the recording was great, it didn't have quite that ...
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Need help to identify a sound effect/music

I hope you could help me, I'm trying to identify the name of the sound effect use at 5:07 in that video. If anyone find it you'll get my eternal recognition. Thx for ...
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How much should I charge for my music being used in a film

I was recently approached by a film producer and asked if I'd be happy to have my songs being used for their film (80mins). I agreed as it's a great way to promote your music. But they asked me what's ...
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How to remove background television audio from a phone audio recording

Hey guys this is what I am trying to do: I have audio recordings from my blackberry that have conversations on them. The only trouble is that there is music and tv playing in the background that ...
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Audacity: How can I blend my vocals within the music?

I've been using Audacity for a few weeks but I can't figure out how to blend my vocals within the music. My voice is hard to hear when the music is playing, even when adjusting the volumes. Sometimes ...
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How much sound quality will I lose using a headphone which works only with frequencies above 80Hz? [closed]

I don't mean like... voice messages, but, music! Specially blues, metal and rock which tend to have lower pitch tones.
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Basics about classical music ensembles recording [closed]

I'm not (yet) a sound design enthusiast, but I would like to acquire some basic knowledge about audio recording. I'm most interested in recording classical orchestra and choir performances. I'm ...
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How to blend vocals into music using Adobe Audition

Ever since I've started editing my vocals/music, I've used Adobe Audition. Something that I've never fully understood, was to properly mix the vocals so that it blends in with the music (so the music ...
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Is Music School worth it? [closed]

I'm 22 years old, and my dream is to become a Music Producer. I'm self taught and I believe I'm very good at it. I make money from it sometimes, about 100-200 bucks a month, but there are months that ...
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Background Music: When to make it disaapear?

When laying the dialogue over background music, let's say it's a party scene. Are you concern with portraying the reality, by keeping the music throughout the dialogue, Or you faded it out as the ...
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Are BRSTM files lossless?

Definition: .brstm is an audio file type that is commonly used on the Nintendo Wii and GameCube videogame platforms. Question: Is BRSTM a lossy or lossless file type? More Information: Although I'...
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What music streaming services allow for radio broadcasting?

I have a friend who works at a low-power, non-profit, community radio station. They already pay licensing fees to all the music licensing bodies, but we were discussing being able to use a streaming ...
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Virtual Instruments in film music composition [closed]

Are the use of virtual instruments in film music composition having a positive negative or both on the overall quality of film music?
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Background music for corporate video

This must have been asked before though I couldn't find any related question titles via search. I'm looking for recommendation for a resource (library / website) where I could find composed music to ...
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Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 Cubase

I recently purchased the Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 interface which comes with Cubase Music Recording Software, and I've been extremely frustrated with my sound when attempting to playback after recording....
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Mid-range Frequency Mixing

I use FL for scoring and hip hop music production. `My question is, Are there DEFINITIVE numerical frequencies within the 700-4000hz range that ought be raised or diminished to get a sound that ...
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A desktop app that lets me search for music (in an interesting way)?

A while back I came across this amazing Mac app that let me search for music by hovering my mouse over clusters of spatially organized files. As you hover, you'd hear snippets of the music (long ...
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Processing audio

Hey there guys! I started my first lecture on processing sound today, we were asked to do some further research. I really want to get a diverse understanding from experienced sonic designers. Could ...
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In general, what's a good dB level at which to normalize my audio files?

I'm a musician who extracts a very wide variety of audio samples from different sources. I then layer and arrange these samples together within music software to orchestrate songs. When I save these ...
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Finding high quality samples for music production

I'm having a hard time finding great, high-quality samples. Although I'm primarily looking for electronic, hip-hop, or house music samples your answer does not have to be genre specific. How does one ...
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Should i use Stereo expander? [duplicate]

Should i use Stereo expander (Wide field) on background music so vocal and music sound separate or is this really dumb question? P.S - I dont know if this is important but voice is recorded in mono....
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How to mix voice and background music like this?

I did allot reaserch before posting this question.I found no good answer. Question:How to mix vocal and background music like this. He is not cutting music with eq to ...
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“diagonal clipping” in recent pop music productions?

Thanks to the loudness war, most modern music productions suffer from bad audio quality, distortion and clipping. However, recently I noticed that some audio productions suffer from something I would ...
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How can I remove audio source from a file with the audio source itself? [duplicate]

Example: User has a audio file named A with multiple instruments The multipe instruments are : Drums, piano, bass, sax. User also has a audio file named B of an single instrument. The single ...
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Any tips for producing music for a video game?

First of all, I am an absolute beginner. I'm going to be developing a game for a Nintendo console completely by myself and I don't know where to start with sound design. What software should I use ...
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Any recommendations for a Pre-show music for The Producers?

I am new to this forum, hell I'm new to sound design as a whole. I am currently working on a production of The Producers and was asked to do the pre-show music and intermission music. I was thinking ...
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Workflow for detecting vinyl BPM?

I have around 200 vinyl DJ records that I want to catalog with BPM data. (Being DJ records, the majority of my collection would have a single value for BPM.) Gathering this data presents a challenge ...
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Royalty free action music

I'm currently looking for some music for my action/shootout sequences in a video. Is there a website (other than incompetech.com) that has a good collection? Many websites I searched have an audio ...
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How is DISCID made in cue sheet files?

We have for example REM DISCID D00DA810 from wikipedia entry. How is it calculated/where does it come from?