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Region editing in arrange, audible clicking at start/end

I'm using Logic Pro 9 as a musician (mainly electric bass parts). However, this may be DAW-agnostic. When editing, I often would like to move, repeat, and otherwise work on regions that are as ...
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Cell Phone noise wanted

I actually want to amplify and enhance the cell phone interference you often hear when speaker setups are un-shielded. I wondered if I could reverse tactics people are using to get rid of it? The ...
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Filter applause from videos

I asked this question before on stackoverflow ( https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5299338/filter-applause-from-videos ) and got the hint to ask it here: I am currently watching a video from ...
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Noise Removal, Self noise Hum

Hey, does anybody have any suggestions for removing the low level hum of a microphone? It's noticeable enough to be heard across cuts. I've tried removing it with Izotope but I'm not confident that ...
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Any good use for digital distortion?

I recently worked on a lot of dialogue that was digitally distorted probably because the microphone was damaged. Can anyone think of a time or place where digital distortion is used beneficially? It ...
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How do you remove rain noise?

So I have an entire mountain of dialogue that has rain noise all through it. There is also a good deal of clipping throughout the movie. Does anybody have a clue about how to remove the rain ...
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evil locust swarm

Hi, I was asked to create the sound for a locust swarm, however not a usual one, but one that is characterised by its evil and metallic buzz, sort of otherworldly, mutated... Now my main problem is ...
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Dialogue cleaning, Tron

Hi guys, I was watching the Tron Legacy sound panel and Ms Whittle(sound supervisor) mentions a specific software or hardware (i think its called nova) that they used to clean up the dialog ...
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How do I fix USB Mic Static through a preamp?

I am trying to setup a semi-pro recording area for creating a podcast and I am quite new to audio recording. I have a KAM C3 (Bottom one on the site) Mic going into an ART Tube MP - Project Series ...
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Using Zoom H4n handy recorders in windy condition

I had a very bad experience recording ambiances on the mountains with the zoom recorder.It was very cold and windy.I was using the on-board XY mics and windshields(which comes along with the recorder)....
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What is this incredibly annoying noise?

Hey all, I've been getting this noise out of my set top box, desktop and laptop audio outs into my mixer. I've also tried using usb soundcards out ($5 from ebay) and they don't eliminate the problem. ...
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Vuvuzela silencing techniques

Last year's soccer World Cup in South Africa brought about many vuvuzela silencing tools. What are the characteristics of vuvuzela noise that allow it to be silenced? What are some of the common ...
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How to eliminate 50 Hz noise from microphone?

Can anyone recommend a good technique on microphone grounding and elimination of 50 Hz noise? Update This is a simple headphone mic. When I touch mic's body the noise is decreased significally.
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Noise removal vs. adding bed noise

I've been recording podcasts and screen casts for a while now. I've always ran all my audio through Audacity and used the noise cancellation to clean up the audio. I've been happy with the results ...
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Sound system noise from lighting system

I'm doing a lot of work in a relatively old theatre this year. The space is part of a church that probably hasn't put any money into maintenance and upgrades for the theatre (except for light bulbs, ...
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Managing Machine Noise in the Home Studio

Does anyone here have strategies, or more specifically successes, in limiting machine noise (computers and hard drives) in your home studio? There are people who build their own acoustic isolation ...
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How to eliminate guitar amp hum (software and hardware amps)

There's nothing quite like the sound of a guitar playing into a warm tube amp with the pre turned up high and the post turned down. There's also nothing quite like the hum you get out of one of these ...
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How can I clean up my laptop's sound card input?

My Windows XP laptop has a sound card that's integrated with the motherboard. I've tried doing some recording directly into Audacity using my headset microphone, but I always get an unacceptable ...
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How do you remove white noise from recordings?

Specifically from recordings that other people made.
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Cleaning up Raw Audio with Isotope Rx

Next week, I'll be getting a copy of Isotope Rx to clean up some audio on the film. Today, I came across the Raw CNN video of the Wikileaks founder walking out of an interview. Although they are in a ...
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Remove cloth sound from radio mics

Hello forum, I was wondering, how do you guys deal with cloth sounds on radio mic recordings. Is there any way to get rid of this? I tried to deal with it with the normal noise reduction tools, but ...
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Removing camera noise

Hi there, Does anyone know any good techniques for removing camera noise from location sound recordings. I lecture and we have very old, loud Arri's and one of my students is struggling to remove the ...
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How many folks going into record and walk away in quiet settings?

when recording nature sounds and ambiences I often setup and get out of the way . . . literally! How many folks going into record and get out the way when overlapping your recordings is a high risk.
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External noise in field recordings.

So I'm finally wrapping up the Doors project (I know. I procrastinated. I apologize - I'm really busy, though! That's my excuse!). I couldn't help but notice while being out field recording: THERE IS ...
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Who makes the quietest microphone?!

We're preparing to do an interior foley-type recording session that requires extremely low self-noise microphones. Schoeps? DPA? Earthworks? Your opinions are appreciated!
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most annoying sound ever

What sound annoys you the most? I'm not a football fan at all and ever since walking through Galway last weekend and hearing that bloody annoying drone coming from every pub I've been enjoying the ...