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Why is my input from my microphones so low?

I have 4 Behringer microphones (around £20) and a “SOUNDLAB 4 CHANNEL MONO MICROPHONE MIXER WITH EFFECTS“. I am attempting to start a podcast. When I record the audio, unless it is on full blast on ...
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Public domain children's songs

I am making videos and podcasts for children, want songs in the episodes, and have no budget for a musician or to buy copyrighted music. My preferred alternative is to use melodies from children's ...
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Yamaha HS7 Sounds Odd

A month ago, I bought a "Like New" Yamaha HS7 off eBay. I didn't have a cable to connect these to my computer until today when I got a 1/8 inch to dual XLR cable and connected them to my ...
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What steps I need to make and what equipment to use to make mastering of piano music?

I want to make mastering of piano music. These will be piano pieces. Each will last from two to three minutes. I will combine these pieces into the album. The album will have from eight to ten pieces. ...
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How can I reduce hi-fi amplifier latency?

I've currently got a semi-home-studio cobbled together using bits and pieces that I had lying around. I've noticed that when I play my instrument through speakers, there's noticeable latency, about ...
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How to get good at Music Production?

How do you think music production could be understood? How do you guys learn and improve your production skills? Youtube?Udemy courses? Having a degree in music production? Also, those who have been ...
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Noise/Buzz when recording with TC Helicon Voice Live 2

I keep getting buzz/noise when I'm recording vox with the Voicelive 2. My chain is Fet 47 > TC Helicon > Duet > Computer. I've played around with Line vs Mic IOs but the same noise is there ...
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Latency compensation not working in any DAW

I have windows 10, and no matter what DAW I try (audacity, Ableton, amplitube), the computer does not put into effect any latency compensation I adjust on screen through each program’s appropriate ...
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How to remove a background song mixed with another?

I have a mp3 file which contains the master song but somehow some other is also playing alongside. Main song is little louder than the background one. I tried audacity it doesn't show 2 tracks where ...
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Making a nursery rhyme for kids

not sure if this is the right stack site to ask this. I have a channel for kids in a non English country. We want to make a song ourselves for a video and we need an instrumental to sing the song with....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Can a burned music that is separated from another folder be played?

I don't know where I should post it but it's some kind of related to music. So, I burned music with my CD, first I make folder where all music that will be burned placed, then I burn it through ...
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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?
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Windows Media Player 12 idiosyncratic (?) ripping/encoding behavior, mp3s [closed]

Hopefully I'm in the right section, please ignore/delete if not! I've noticed that it sometimes, for some albums, or even songs, WMP 12 doesn't even remotely offer the predicted 20.5kHz cutoff ...
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How to come up with great melodies [closed]

I got fl studio. I know it from the ground up but I still cant make good melodies I have seen a lot to tutoirals they all say to just write music and I can't do that I really need help.
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How to use pan effectively

I don't exactly know the use of pan in electronic music. When should I use pan (other than Left=Right), and how can it be used effectively?
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Is it always necessary to dub violins on movie sets?

High Strung, a recent movie with a lot of "violin-playing action" (never thought I'd say that), dubbed all of the violin playing. The actors are good violinists, but I am also a violinist and so it ...
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What's the difference between monitors for music and sound post?

I'm planning to buy a LCR Setup for my little home studio. Mainly I will do all works of sound post (dialogue editing, Ambience/SFX, sound design, foley as well as rough mixes). Critical mixing ...
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How to create the Kygo Pluck?

I searched for help so long! I really want to know how to make the exact same lead sound in any synthesizer as it can be heard at 1: 15 Please help me! I have no idea ...