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music libraries

What music libraries your are using? Can you advise some not very pricy ones with rock, ska, raggae, so modern music in good quality?
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Scanner/Radio/Transmission Fans out there?

I recently found this amazing site that mixes a live feed of carefully selected ambient music tracks from soundcloud with police scanner chatter from several cities (only one city at a time) that ...
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Big fish effects feedback needed

I wrote music for one program called Big fish and add some fx but I'm not sure whether they help it or not. [vimeo]20887044[/vimeo] What do you think about? Any feedback is welcome.
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Music clearance forms

Hello, Production is finished and now the US producer asks me to send the music clearance forms....? I know these in Holland, but not in the US Does anybody has an idea of where to get these forms, ...
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Telefon Tel Aviv - SSD Thread Tribute

Personally, the respect I for the group is just not normal. Talk about such all encompassing, engulfing, trancing, absorptive music. However, I wanted to start a thread about the techniques and ...
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Unmusical Items as Instruments in Music/Design

I wanted to ask everyone what their experience is with using household items, or really any other non-instrument to either layer in, or as itself, into music and sound design. For instance, I shall ...
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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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Music in a Demo Reel

It looks like Demo Reels are the big question right now, so I'll throw another one out there... How do you feel about music in a demo reel? I'm a composer/sound designer, and I plan to have a music-...
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looking for 8-bit sounds collection.

Hi there, I'm actually trying to make some old-style music using the portable tracker on the psp: little piggy tracker. I've made some old 8-bit SFX using Triforce VSTi, but I was wondering if there'...
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ADR Recording Software Question

I have a simple question/idea which some of you may have already cleverly worked out: I record ADR and music overdubs and while tracking, I use playlists to keep track of takes. I keep take 1 on ...
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Any music industry sound designers here?

I have read mostly about sound designers in film or video games. Has anyone here professionally had a career designing for producers, artists, software companys, hardware companys?
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Sound Design and Composition

For those among you who do both sound design AND composition, when you're doing both for one project, which do you start with? Obviously they will affect each other in the end product, but I'm finding ...
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Inspiration from the world of music production

Hello sound friends. This is is another 'list your top' question. Today: Which music producers do you feel created unique and inspiring sound design and in so doing made the albums they produced a ...
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nuendo4 as a music production program?

I know it's been a while, I'm proud to note though. that I'm sorted with nuendo4 as far as sound design is concerned. It is a steinberg product and the company is known for it's cubase roots. I'm ...
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Suggestions for controlling one aspect of a mastered music track?

So here's the setup: I am working with a piece of cello music that layers bowed cello with plucked cello (filling the role of percussion). The director is asking whether I can independently control ...
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Do any of you compose, as well?

I got into sound design when an open-source game I was on was flooded with composers, and we needed a sound designer. None of the composers on the game had anything beyond Finale but me, so I stepped ...
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Sequence in Mixing?

I've recorded voices for a good time now and I am currently learning how to mix. First question about mixing I have is: What is your sequence? Do you level the voices and balance the effects and ...
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Anyone done work for a music video before?

I'm curious, because I've never done any work for music videos. Specifically, I'm wondering if they use similar dialnorms to standard television programming. Is there anything that's majorly different ...
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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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Making dialogue more intelligible through M&E

Dear All, I have a question about trailer mixing that hopefully some of you have an answer to: When mixing a trailer, or any mixing for that matter, what's your preferred method for popping out ...
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converting Images into music masterpieces

I wrote a article on this subject at my blog and was wondering people thoughts on it. As in do you think that these forms of experimental music will they ever be able to build a real following like ...
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Best uses of contrapuntal music in film?

First off, if you don't know what contrapuntal music in film is (correct me if I'm not explaining correctly): Music opposite to the emotion expected from the narrative. So for example, to put it ...
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Composition versus sound design, what's the difference?

A documentary maker called me a sound designer. At first I thought he forgot to mention my composer role. I told my girlfriend about it and she was like sound design is what you do, a composer feels ...
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Types of Computer Generated Music Software

As an Artist and also a Software developer I have always Loved the idea of computer generated music. I was just wondering about all of the types that there are. I have written several myself in ruby.. ...