Questions tagged [organization]

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I don't understand Ableton Live's workflow

I recently got Ableton Live, and I really really love it. The clean UI, the instruments, it just all feels very intuitive. Though I have one major problem that I just can't work at all because of it. ...
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Why are they called DX, FX, MX?

I've been using the abbreviations for quite some time now but I don't know why they are called DX, FX, and MX. (Well, FX I can understand.) For me, it's practical because it shortens the track name ...
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Audio G.A.N.G. - membership & benefits

Ive been think of getting a membership in Audio G.A.N.G.(Game Audio Network Guild) for a while now. Any members here? I guess its a good place for game industry networks? Does this help me in ...
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Sound “Palettes”: organization?

Hello everyone :). Inspired from the way painters,am, paint (haha), what is your favorite way of using your palette(s)? I mean, painters have their colors right to their sides, where they see them and ...
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Computer with 2 Hard Drives

Hello everyone!, this friday I will have my new mac mini server with me. My question is relating its 2 hard drives;how should I manage data? Should I install the OS in both of them? what should I ...
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prepping tracks for international release (M&E)

I have a general question but I think it's easiest if I ask it in the context of an example. So say you have a scene where someone is talking and opening a bag of chips at the same time. The ...
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Upsampling Sounds Prior to Processing

Let's say you've got a batch of raw sounds you're working on for your library, making versions of them that are more 'production ready.' Let's say that these sounds are 44.1 KHz / 16 bit. I find ...
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Using Sound Cloud or Google Music like Flickr?

I used to meticulously catalog and double back up my digital photos and scanned negative. I still keep all of the negatives in a binder, but my digital organization has fallen by the wayside. Why? ...
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A Patchbay for Anyone Who Is Broke.

I picked this idea up from some blog or another. Go to your work and nab a few of those cantilevered paperclips (the ones that really, really hurt when you stick your finger in and let it close). ...
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What Are Your Workspace Preferences and Why?

I know we're all generally creative types and what that means is that we all likely have our own very intricate and specific preferences as to how we like to set up, organize and decorate our ...
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Organization of Pro Tools Sessions

Hey all you professional peers, I am curious how you organize and keep track of different versions of Pro Tools sessions. How do you write the date? Do you have a standard naming convention you use?...
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Which program are you using to embed metadata in wav files?

I'm looking to add metadata to my library of effects. Which program are you using to embed metadata in wav files? Is this metadata readable by most database programs? (Soundminer, Basehead, etc.)