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Individual headphone mixes from a mixer with only XLR outputs

I have inherited the responsibility for a small music studio at the school I work at. It is currently in complete disuse and I'm hoping to make a few purchases to get it into a working state. Many ...
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How to track/record infrasound

Not sure whether this is the right place, but we've recently in our house been aware of what feels like an ultra low frequency infrasound. It's almost like an engine idling, you don't so much hear it ...
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Animation VO rig build from scratch

I'm Tom I'm based in the UK, this is my first time posting here, so please go easy on me if I come across like I'm asking a dumb question, because if you don't ask etc. A local college (not a ...
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Need Help Playing Voice Memo

I recorded a voice memo that 13+ hours long. It will only play the first 4 seconds. Can anyone help me?
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Audacity crahed mid recording and now the exported audio recording is broken

I started to record the audio of a meeting to listen to it later via audacity, but right at the end of the meeting my laptop shut down because the battery was dead. I immediately started my laptop ...
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I want to keep my recording on zoom H4nPro as long as 2-3 hours in only one file, so it doesn’t jump to the next file, causing a gap in the recording

I want to record live rehearsals and performances so that they remain in one file instead of jumping on to the next one. I mostly record with the on board mics.
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Strange POP and loss of audio during Logic playback...?

First, I apologize if this is too vague a question for this group -- I'm perplexed and I don't have much data to work with. I think it's probably impossible to solve, given the limited data, but I ...
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How to create digital sounds?

I'm a software developer, totally amateur at creating sounds. But for my app I need to create new sounds that are unique. How is it possible to create digital sounds, as is often the case in ...
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The input level is temporarily lowered during recording

I usually record the engine, motor sound of the train as a hobby. Recently, I bought a new ZOOM F3 recorder and Clippy EM272Z1 microphone and recorded it, but sometimes in the underground section, the ...
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Strange clicking modulation in audio recorded with smartphone (m4a format)

My dad recently recorded a 3h long meeting with a smartphone app (I don't know the name, but I can ask him) and this app records in .m4a files. The only significant sound in the ambiance were human ...
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Are "fake rimshots" really viable, and how can they be done?

I've heard a couple anecdotes of a drummer in a studio who wanted a rimshot sound from the snare and was told to not play rimshots- so that the engineer could use compression later to make the normal ...
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Can I retrieve sound from laptop speakers that has been cancelled unintentionally while recording from a microphone?

Is it possible to retrieve any sound from laptop speakers which has been cancelled unintentionally while recording from a microphone in Windows 7? I left the option to remove speakers' "...
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Recording ambient sound while minimizing phase issues

I have an inexpensive Zoom recorder with mics swappable into X/Y position. How should I go about recording ambient sound (street, etc.) while avoiding phasing issues? Is that even a possibility in ...
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can audio from direction speakers be recorded with a smartphone? [closed]

I wanted to know if directional speakers can be recorded by a smartphone and if not how to record them.
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Tascam DP 006 Stereo Recording

I'm very new to multitrack recording and I'm stumped by something on my Tascam DP 006. I have a left and right out of my loop station going into the A and B inputs on the DP 006 respectively. When I ...
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How to bootleg live concert using android phone? [closed]

I am planning on recording a live concert in 32 bit float 192khz sampling rate stereo using an android phone What app should I use? How do I prevent the audio from clipping? Thanks.
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BOSS RC-300: how to record from AUX? [closed]

Is there the possibility to record from AUX (phone, etc.) into a track in the RC-300? Thanks!
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Recording live guitars and vocals

I am going to record a live show (two acoustic guitars and a voice, small appartment, little to no spectators) and was wondering if my setup for recording this would be good for this. I have a zoom H5,...
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Can wood cause interference?

I've already troubleshot and resolved the issue, my recording's come out well so I don't need help on that end, I just want to know how this issue that I had happened. I have a wooden bookshelf, real ...
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I need help with Steinberg ur22 interface on Mint Linux

I have a Steinberg ur22 mk2, but they do not support it on Mint Linux. Where can I find compatible drivers?
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How to record a multi-host podcast with a dedicated microphone on an iPad

Trying to get a podcast started with two host that are working remotely. The simple environment I am trying to work with recording with a discord bot. I have a gaming headset that I want to try using ...
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Recording quiet sounds in a loud environment

Is there a technology which allows to record relatively quiet sounds even in a (very) loud environment? To perhaps better explain what I'm after, picture a small ballerina music box at a loud ...
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Can i edit home audio to hear whats going in the background about a loud tv (sensitive subject) [duplicate]

Is it possible to make make TV quieter and what's going on in the background louder on a audio recording ( sensitive subject)
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Emulating tape distortion of low-level audio signals

I'm working on a tape echo emulation in Reaktor, and I've based the frequency response, tape speed warble, high-amplitude saturation and tape hiss on a paper I found about the Roland Space Echo. ...
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How to delete after last marker without pausing the recording?

I'm recording a voiceover for a slide show in an Adobe Audition multi-track session. For each slide, I often need multiple attempts to get a good take. To mark the boundaries between slides and parts ...
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How should I mic my upright piano?

I would like to record myself playing a piano part on my upright piano at home. Things of importance: The piano is in a smallish room with very little resonance/reverb going on. I have to hand a ...
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Cubase stops recording when Sibelius reaches the end of the score

If I have a score open in Sibelius at the same time I'm recording MIDI in Cubase (AI Elements 8), the play position in Sibelius moves to the score time corresponding to the time in Cubase, and when it ...
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My brand new AT-2035 mic sounds EXTREMELY muffled. Can someone help me solve the problem?

I have the mic hooked up to a Scarlett Solo and just as of recently my vocals are so muffled to how it sounded just a few months prior. I haven't recorded in a while and when I decided to start ...
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Logic Pro X: How to avoid loosing comp selections after new vocal take/recording?

In Logic Pro X when I record multiple takes and choose my comp selections. After already choosing the selections I want to come back and record another take, but then I lose my previous comp ...
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Should i upgrade my Microphone or my Interface first? [closed]

Good Day, Im searching for my next upgrade in Hardware. At the moment i am working with: Steinberg UR MKII (Audio Interface) Rode NT1A (Microphone) KRK RP5 G4 (Monitors) My Room is sound-treated. As i ...
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Electronic Artifact in Recording [closed]

This is a continuation of my previous question about ear fatigue. I continue it here with a better audio example and more clarity on the culprit. Basically...my recordings give me ear fatigue, like ...
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Synthesizing Locomotive Engine Sounds from Videos

I'm working on a project to equip model locomotives with sound boards. I'm in the process of designing the board at the moment, and the idea is to allow users to load their own sound files onto an SD ...
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Reduction of Reverberation Time in a home studio from blankets, textile, and foam

I am setting up a home studio in an empty closet with a dynamic or condenser microphone. Recordings have some echo and I would like to reduce reverberation time by about 75% to be barely noticeable. ...
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What kind of output does an active acoustic guitar pickup provide?

My kid has a Cort AD880 acoustic guitar with a built-in CE304T active ceramic pickup (amplifier and EQ). I failed to find any documentation about this piece of electronics, but connecting it to my ...
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If carpets are bad for recording room treatment, what about curtains?

I am preparing a home recording studio and considered carpets and drapes, two low-cost and easy additions repurpose a room. I read in multiple places that carpets are bad for room treatment, for ...
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proper way to control a condenser microphone volume

I'm setting up a home studio microphone with an Audio Technica 3035 (discontinued). My current setup is: AT3035 -> external phantom power -> Cloudlifter -> Focusrite 18i8 -> logic pro x ...
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Why is my input from my microphones so low?

I have 4 Behringer microphones (around £20) and a “SOUNDLAB 4 CHANNEL MONO MICROPHONE MIXER WITH EFFECTS“. I am attempting to start a podcast. When I record the audio, unless it is on full blast on ...
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Logic Pro recording forward on Behringer X32

Hi I'm try to record keys on x32 via Logic Pro v10.4.8, and strange bug happened. When I record track, its recorded little forward, and after rec I need move track little back to match with metronome ...
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Is the microphone's self-noise the main source of background noise in a quiet room?

I am preparing a DIY home recording studio. I did four experiments a new Samson C01U plugged into a Mac computer and recording into Audacity. I recorded background noise in one room without furniture ...
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How to record left and right hand as separate tracks in Cakewalk?

I have some midi files that when played in Cakewalk, I can see that the left and right hands are separate tracks. I have seen in programs like PlayPerfect and MIDIculous, the software attempts to ...
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Microphone with wider frequency range or higher sensitivity for better qualtiy?

For instance I've put my eye on two mics (cardioid condenser ones). One has -90dB sensitivity and frequency range of 20 - 20 000 Hz. The other on has -46dB sensitivity and frequency of 50 - 15 000 Hz....
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Is this blip due to the voice actor or the recording equipment?

I am starting direction and audio production. In my recordings with a Sennheiser MD 441 dynamic microphone, I often hear a blip and I wonder if it's due to the voice actors or to the recording ...
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Can I use guitar cables to connect my keyboard to my audio interface?

I have a Yamaha MX synthesizer and would like to record in stereo using the Scarlett 4i4 audio interface connected by two TS cables I use for my guitar. Should I use the TS cables or should I buy two ...
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A "newspaper in the photo" but for audio? Audible hash/signature/password/watermark for timestamp? What (live?) audio channel validates Proof of Time?

TL;Dr: Is recording by livestreaming your own audio 24/7 the securest method as an individual, to get a "newspaper in the photo" audio proof? (Withstanding latency...) Is there any better ...
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What dB level corosponds to the lower 8 bits of a 24 bit pcm/wav file?

I'm wondering, what is the maximum peak amplitude, in decibels, that will register in the first 8 bits of a 24 bit wav and leave the upper 16 as 0's? Would something like -99.85dB be low enough or ...
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Recording sound on an iPhone

I need a colleague to do some recordings for voice-over publication and because of confinement I cannot give them my material, nor can they go to a studio. They have an iPhone 7 and recording on it ...
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Can I use one of these common USB audio interfaces with Sony F-99B dynamic mic?

I got an age-old Sony F-99B dynamic microphone lying around while I was looking for gear to shoot an interview-style podcast. Now, I understand that dynamic mics output mic level signals that should ...
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Recording using multiple lavalier mics

I have an interview-style recording to do that involves multiple people. I suppose using lavalier mics would be ideal for this. I couldn't find a way to properly record audio from more than one ...
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Unknown polar pattern on MXL 990 mic

I just got MXL 990 Heritage Edition, for recording guitar and vocals. However, when opening the box I saw the polar pattern on the box. It's something like this. It doesn't fully resemble a cardioid ...
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Voice recording for deep warm voice (spoken)

I need to record a male voice for narration. I want to strengthen the natural "warmness" of the voice. I am not sure what the technical term would be, but I am looking to get a warm, deep voice. Think ...
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