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What should I improve about my music? [closed]

I've been very interested in music production, so I've been trying to make some songs. The thing is that I know some music theory, but I don't know much about sound design. I use FL Studio and I make ...
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Advice on Building a Portable foley stage/pit

I'm starting prep on building a portable, decent sounding, foley stage/pit. I'm not yet based in a space,just a home studio, so the design needs to be something that can be folded away and/or renting ...
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Should I start mixing my first ever produced track?

I've started learning Ableton Live about a week ago. Now I've created one track, and I actually do like it already as it is, but I see some problems like sound goes too high in few places. As I ...
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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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Tips for Blending Voice with Hang Drum (or other instrument with similar frequencies)?

I have a track thats 95% female vocal and hang drum and I'm struggling to make them sound full without competing. They seem to both shine in the 1-5k range. What are my options for making them full ...
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Famous songs recorded and edited with Audacity?

What famous songs (classical or any other genera) have been recorded and edited with Audacity? In other words: Do professional sound engineers use Audacity for production releases?
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What is a good synth for a beginner to learn on?

I'm getting into production and song writing, and want a proper synth to learn on. I've played around with VSTs, but I don't feel very engaged with them - I don't feel like I can play them like an ...
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Linux music production workflow without a low-latency kernel

I would like to do some music composition on my linux mint pc, but I have run into instabilities while trying to install and use a low-latency kernel (system freezes, possibly due to conflicts with ...
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How did Blank Banshee extract such a clean sample from Grandmaster Flash's The Message?

This song from Blank Banshee-- takes a clean sample from this classic song-- The original song being as old as it is and recorded ...
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How to record the audio of one person's reaction to another person's line without overlapping audio?

I was told that it was best to record audio separately for every talent so that it would be easier during audio post if I want to increase the gain for one of the tracks etc. So if I only have a ...
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Layering and mixing synths

How do you usually layer them? I would do the following: different sound for each layer trying to use something that would occupy different frequencies in the spectrum to not over-charge the high-end ...
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What synths and pads are those, and where to find?

I've been listening to a modern (not EDM, but not acoustic as well) band, and I'm pretty amazed by their sound quality. I'd like to know what library I need, and which is best to achieve those sounds. ...
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How to mix all sound to make it become complete song? [closed]

I just start to become EDM artist.These is something i can't get it. why this song: https://splice.com/marshmello/alone-contest , I mean, how did they mix all that sound to become one song really ...
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How to use two computers simultaneously for production (CPU sharing)

I am investigating ways to use two (or multiple) computers simultaneously for music production, for either Ableton Live or Apple Logic. The main reasoning behind this is CPU sharing. I have two ...
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Saturators similar to URS Saturator (without ilok requirement)

Disappointed in the need for ilok with URS software, the saturator is what i'm after, multiple models/algorithms, a saturation amount knob as well as in/out gain control. I'm looking for a saturator ...
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Logic Pro X: How to send input of bus1 to bus2?

My snare has two busses. Bus 1 is for echo and Bus 2 is reverb. When I play the snare track, the initially hit produces echo and is also reverberating, but the subsequent echoes themselves are not ...
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Regarding vidpro xml lavalier microphone

Would the above mentioned microphone work with a laptop,to create audio for dubbing and podcasts?if not,then what do you guys suggest?
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Tips for mixing BASS with other low instruments

I'm recording some songs and in one of them I'm using a Tuba, and in another one a pretty low distorted hammond. Should I produce a bass and use it as well or is it better not to record two low ...
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Should I keep the songs of the same album similar to each other?

I'm recording an EP for my band, and we were struggling to find a style, which I think it's important. The problem is I've been making up songs since I'm 15 so I had so many different songs on hand ...
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Actual Audio Standards in the Industry

Where can I find docs about audio standards in the industry (max DB, Sampling rates...). Best if they are classified by domain (TV, Cinema, Video games, music). Actual standards would be well ...
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Can I record in stereo using Scarlett 2i2 and Audition?

I have purchased a Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface and will be purchasing an Audio Technica AT2035. Am I able to record in stereo using the Scarlett 2i2 from my standard output jack on my Mac, or would ...
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Studio Package vs Self-Assembled Studio

I enjoy producing house music using my computer. However, I am looking to upgrade to a budget home-studio; mainly because I am interested in recording vocals. I am aware that I require various ...
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Half tempo too slow?

Suppose I'm working on a track that's at a tempo of around 191 beats per minute, and I want to have sort of a "half tempo" interlude somewhere in the track, say underneath a chord progression that's ...
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Music Production with FL Studio

I'm currently doing bedroom DJing at the moment and uploaded some mixes to Mixcloud, but I also want to enter Music Production and I'm learning to use FL Studio, but I've barely any music background ...
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Looking for Sound Design Masters in Europe [duplicate]

I want to do Masters in Sound Design from Europe. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Currently I am working as a software developer in a leading company. Can ...
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How to produce finger snaps sounds for a particular intention?

I'm trying to add a finger snapping effect to a song that sounds like the one used by Oh Land on her song Rainbow I would like to know your ideas on recording and ...
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How is the mixing step separate from the parameter adjusting done during arrangement?

I'm new to audio production and am learning FL Studio and trying to understand the basic steps to producing a song, and this is something that confuses me. My mental model follows 3 steps: Make song....
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how to rip your own acapella

I've been looking through many tutorials online and none of them really seem to work for me. Ive tried using Audacity but it was a major failure. I've tried the inversion technique. There is a remix ...
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What essentials are needed to have a small bedroom studio to make music?

What is some of the best affordable hardware and software for producing music? I just want a basic starter kit that will help me get to know the basics. I only want the absolute essentials for now.
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The ways to improve a piano recording production

There is the good quality piano recording, except the <100Hz noise: There is my recording: The recording have a list of problems: 20k noise; 2.5k-3k noise; 1-1k noise; <100 noise; small ...
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Piano vibration recording

How to record a grand piano vibration, but not a sound? Ok, we all know, the vibration is a part of the sound, but anyway?
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How can I reproduce a similar synth sound as in “Netzwerk” (Klangkarussell)?

I really like the synth sound in "Netzwerk" from Austrian Electro Producers Klangkarussell: (especially from ~00.00-00.45) I tried several synths (Arturia's V ...
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sound design a scene where different radio programs playing at same time

I am working on a short film and I am stuck in a scene where a busy city is seen from a tall tower...here different radio stations are to be played at the same time with different programs..one ...
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Compressor vs Volume

Is it better to raise the volume or to use a compressor to do so? (In terms of clipping) Because when I use a compressor ofc I can make the sound louder, but by doing so I squash the sound, right? Is ...
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What EQ's have an octave notch?

There was a software equalizer out there I saw a couple years ago. I think it was made by the now gone elemental audio. Whatever it was, it had a notch filter that would filter in octaves. I've been ...
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Ableton Mastering: Is It Recommended That I Use Maximizers/Limiters Before Everything Else?

I recently asked a question regarding increasing the loudness of my mix, and after receiving a lot of helpul tips + knowledge, I am now curious as to wether or not I should be using my Maximizers/...
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Tips for Mastering my Track in Ableton Live

I am a drum and bass (Jump Up) producer using ableton, I have been producing for about 8 months now and I would say I have proggressed really well with it. I have got to the stage with it where i am ...
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Electronic Music Production Help [closed]

hope you;re all doing well out there. For a very long time I've wanted to be an electronic musician. You know, making my own music, posting them, touring, helping people etc. I list to a lot of ...
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How are those drums on Lorde Royals made?

Those Drums on Lordes Song Royals, especially the Big Verb style kick. What is it? Is it an Electronic One with reverb or accustic? Any help aprecciated!!
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Getting started with Audio Production

I'm a musician with a classical background, and I'm really interested in the complete process of Music Production (Acoustic Conditioning, Recording, Post-Producing). I'd love to start learning in a ...
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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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Battery3 is playing monophonic for unknown reason

I have a simple quarter note bass drum and a snare on the backbeat (2 and 4). For some stupid reason, Battery decided to cut out the bass drum on the snare hits. Is there any reason for this? I've ...
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First Production Sound Job in the Industry

Hey Fellow Sound Enthusiasts, I just finished college and was able to score some gigs in Los Angeles for a Production Sound Company. It will be my first professional audio industry job. I was ...
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Why does this simple clock in Reaktor always display 0?

This clock, with the output set to a "Numerical Readout" and the max of the numerical readout set to 44100Hz (or anything, for that matter), always displays 0. Either the clock's not working or the ...
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what mic are they using in this trailer/preview

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/20wfrt/www.newsday.com/entertainment/movies/behind-the-scenes-on-jack-the-giant-slayer-1.4792722/
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Is there a standard way to prepare lyrics for a singer?

I'm making some electronic music, and would like to prepare it for vocals. I know what the vocals are and where they should go, but would like to know if there is a standard way to prepare it for a ...
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Low Dialog Recording

Hey Everyone, I accidentally messed up two days of location audio, by my FP-33 being set to Mic Level on its outputs, instead of Line. I know that my signal to noise is now completely ruined, but is ...
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Finding high quality samples for music production

I'm having a hard time finding great, high-quality samples. Although I'm primarily looking for electronic, hip-hop, or house music samples your answer does not have to be genre specific. How does one ...
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Live field recordings or recreate by foley?

Obviously this depends entirely on what sound you are trying to create. Sometimes sounds will be made by using both sources. But i'm interested in what makes people decide if they are going to head ...
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How do I achieve a cleaner sound?

All producers want that world standard sound. Since production has gone digital, this is possible from a home studio with the right knowledge. I attempted to achieve the fullness of sound created by ...