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What are some ways of creating rat sounds for a short film?

I unfortunately don't have a way of recording actual rats but I don't really want to buy a sample as I prefer to make sure all my work is my own. I am going to experiment with my own voice by chaning ...
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Make Ardour plugin send / receive Sysex

I am using the plugin Dexed with Ardour. The virtual MIDI in and outputs of the plugin are connected to a hardware MIDI interface for this channel. Using a MIDI keyboard, I can play the plugin, and ...
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Choose between AAX or VST

I am getting a plugin for Ableton Live named Spire which is a synthesizer. Should I get the AAX or VST version if I use Windows 10?
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Any tape vst plugin out there with accurate Tape compression emulation. Most Available are only saturation?

going through all the tape emulations none gave the good tape compression, they only produce the harmonics for saturation and a very bad crush compression when push hard. Is Acustica tapes the closest ...
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How to get this sound?

I wondered if you guys could help me to get this sound: 4:08 - 4:12 Btw I use Fl Studio 12.
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How do I transfer VST plugins from FL Studio to Ableton Live?

So far, I've tried creating a new folder for VST plugins and filling it with the plugins I have from FL studio, and changing the source folder in Ableton to that folder, to no avail. Any suggestions? ...
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Multiband Compressor or Octave-Band Filter plugin

I am looking for an octave-band filter which will allow me to adjust the individual gains of each octave band in the range 63 Hz - 8 kHz (8 bands) with as close to a brickwall response as possible (i....
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How to design gunshots

I'm not native English speaker, apology for not being fluent. Right now I am trying to design gunshots. From what I've found out on internet, gunshots sfx are made up of attack(low), body(mid), punch(...
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Logic Pro X: arpeggiator active only with multiple active notes

A number of synthesizers I've owned or used (such as the Elektron SIDstation) have a built-in arpeggiator which has a mode where it will only be active if more than one note is being played - for ...
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How to reproduce these sounds (Rick and Morty, and Castlevania)

I'm absolutely new to this field. I'm building a laser harp, and I'm choosing the sound that the midi output will have. There are two sounds I'd absolutely like to reproduce in a software like FL ...
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Is there a plugin architecture for sequencer / piano-roll alternatives?

I'd like to use algorithmic composition techniques in a DAW-like context. At the moment I use FL Studio, Sonic Pi and am starting to play with Ardour and LMMS. Fruity and Ardour and LMMS can all be ...
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Add - Ons for experimental effects [VST, AU]

I'm searching for VST or AU plugins (best if it's free) for getting experimental effects. By experimental I mean uncommon results as opposed to flangers, phasers, reverbs, bit crushers that are the ...
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How to sync vocals in Pro Tools using a plugin?

I'm mixing an acapella choir in pro tools with 20 tracks. There are a lot of times when one singer or another isn't singing the same rhythm as others. I know there is a plugin that can sync the ...
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Add modal resonance to voice over

I am working with actor video where he unfortunately recorded on-screen in a room and off-screen in an almost anechoic space. While I have been able to get rid of a lot of the frequency differences ...
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Differences between Waves CL-2A and UAD LA-2A

I bought the Waves Classic Compressors bundle yesterday and wondered if there is a noticeable difference between those and the one from UAD regarding sound and CPU usage. Has anybody tried both and ...
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How important is “finding plugins”?

I'm totally new to this whole audio production thing; I've just started playing with Ableton the past few weeks. But I'm wondering, for later on, because I always hear professionals talking about all ...
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Is there a way to use Logic Pro plugins to modulate pitch?

I would like to attach an LFO to one of my tracks and have it modulate pitch/frequency. Is there any way to accomplish this using the factory plug-ins in Logic Pro?
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Can I use VST plug-ins in Logic?

Logic only accepts Audio Unit plug-ins. Is there a way around this to use VST plug-ins too?
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What type of plug-in is Fruity Loop's Gross Beat?

What is the name for the type of effect that Fruity Loop's Gross Beat plug-in creates? How does that type of effect work?
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Glitchy sound effects

What's everyone's favourite way of making glitchy sound effects and manipulating dialogue in a glitch-style way? I'm quite partial to just chopping up the waveform into tiny segments and stitching ...
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Vestax SPIN & Algoriddim Djay - Streaming online

I am using Algoriddim djay with a midi controller (Vestax spin). When I am mixing I can route the output audio and the monitoring (pre-cueing) output on my controller, it works fine. However, when I ...
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Does hardware DSP help with plugin processing?

I'm thinking of purchasing the UA Apollo, and run it using the optional Thunderbolt connection. I currently am using a Mac Mini with Komplete Audio 6, which is a major step down from the Apollo, and ...
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In Logic, can I change the settings of plugins on a group of channels at the same time?

My vocal recording workflow often involves having five or more channels with harmonies of the same part. They have to be pitch corrected and compressed independently and, since I greatly prefer to ...
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How to use CV Piano in FL Studio?

I have installed CV Piano (by TASCAM), which is in C:\Program Files\TASCAM\Instruments\CVPiano-GVI-Modeled, but I want to use it as a VST instrument in FL Studio. Now FL Studio can only be configured ...
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Which plugins does Wavelab 7 have (that Wavelab Elements doesn't have)?

I'm thinking about buying Wavelab 7 or Wavelab Elements 7. I'm not planning to do multi-track recordings, so I thought that Elements may be enough for me. But one major difference between the two ...
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Cubase don't recognize plugins

Today I opened Cubase 5 and it did not recognize most VST plugins that I have installed. Even those who are part of projects already completed and saved and had used without problems. The plugins are ...
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Is there a limit to the visual editor in Izotope Iris?

I've recently purchased the iZotope Iris sampler plugin. While experimenting with the visual spectrum editor, I find that sometimes the drawing tools appear to do nothing. It's as if I'm only alotted ...
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AIR plugins are missing

I just updated to PT 10.1.2 and now all my AIR plugins are gone. Has this happened to anyone? And how I can get them back? Many thanks!
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Which DSP / VST / AU / RTAS external units exists to offload audio processing from internal CPU?

I'm looking for a list of products that allows the user to install and run their own purchased VSTs, AU, RTAS or any other kind of audio plugin - on an external device dedicated for running virtual ...
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VST plug-in bridge for Mac OS X

I have some issues with some VST plug-ins and hosts (32/64 bit compatibility, OpenGL compatibility) on Mac OS X, therefore I'm looking for VST bridge solutions. Are there any free or commercial VST ...
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How to setup one instance of Kontakt to use more than one virtual instruments to their own outputs

So as far as using one MIDI channel per instruments, I understand that (somewhat). But how to route their output to individual channels in Reaper is a bit beyond me. Is there any way to achieve this? ...
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Pre-Film School Preparation

Hey guys, I'm going to be leaving for film school later this year and before I leave I was thinking of what would be the most essential things I would NEED to work on my school projects and other ...
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Which DAW, when rewired with Record / Reason, is better on system performance?

In general, I try to stick to Propellerhead Record / Reason to produce music. But now that I am investing in more natural-sounding external Sound Sample libraries (namely NI's Session Strings Pro and ...
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Which Choir library would be recommended for film scoring, regardless of the price?

I'm looking for a good choir sound library to use in film scores. Tonehammer's Liberis and Requiem Pro choral libraries seem to deliver quite an outstanding and realistic performance (if used ...
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What's the difference between a compressor and a maximizer?

Both plugin types increase the loudness. But what's the technical difference and in which case do you use which plugin type?
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Is there a sample player (vst) plugin which is able to adjust the sample playback tempo using MIDI time code?

I'm playing a e-drum set. I want to trigger samples which are quite long (1min) during playing. Since I'm not a perfect drum player my playing tempo may have changed when I arrive at the point where I ...
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What are the VST recorder plug-ins on the market?

I would like to record the audio in one point of my session in my VST-compatible host. What are the free & commercial VST recorder plugin available on the market? Thanks
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In which situations is Audio Expansion applied (opposite of compressors)?

I've encountered from time to time some plugins that allows a threshold and a ratio to be set so that quieter sound can have an even more quieter level (or silenced altogether). Ableton Live actually ...
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What is a good mastering chain to use in a DAW?

I realise that there is no one 'correct' answer to this (so maybe this can be marked community wiki), but as a hobbyist with a small home studio I would be interested to hear how others set up their ...
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Freeware Virtual Instrument VSTi's

What freeware virtual instrument VSTis can you recommend? Please link to just one instrument per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download ...
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Are there any free reverse delay AU plugins

I'm looking for a free reverse delay AU plugin. Specifically something that emulates the delay on the Boss DD-6 delay pedal, which does a reverse delay on phrases in real time.
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Freeware Guitar Amp Sim VSTs

What freeware guitar amp sim VSTs can you recommend? Please link to just one effect per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download features ...
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Freeware Reverb VSTs

What freeware reverb VSTs can you recommend? Please link to just one reverb per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download features ...
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Any plugins out there using GPGPU/CUDA/OpenCL for horsepower?

It looks like the dedicated hardware plugin boxes (UAD etc) use traditional DSP chips like the Analog Devices SHARC for their horsepower. Is anybody using graphics card processors via GPGPU (General ...
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Cubase 5 won't open projects with Guitar Rig after update 5.5.2

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate and Cubase 5 64-bit. Been working like a charm. Earlier this week I installed the update to 5.5.2. Afterwards, I noticed that when I created a new project and ...
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looking for adsr plugin (adsr)

i'm looking for a good adsr vst-effect - it should be fast and clean and support automation. any ideas? thanks
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Can a reverb processor compensate for a dead room?

Say a recording space, such as a simple isolation booth, has a very dead, overly damped sound, so there is little to no reverb trail on recordings made in that space. Is it possible to use a reverb ...
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Makers of best-in-class DAW plugins for recording/mixing?

I'm not too concerned about a particular kind of plugin or what formats, but trying to find out who are the companies in the market that are making the good stuff. On the high end On the cheap end ...
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Open-source alternatives for plug-ins.

Are there any open-source alternatives to VST/AU/RTAS that work across multiple OSs and can be used in host-programs such as Ableton's Live that are either in development or fully functional?