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Obscuring voice recordings

I'm trying to design a relatively simple (electronic) device for obscuring/jamming voice recordings with a laptop microphone. I've read that playing white noises in the background doesn't mask over ...
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Examples of Synthesized Sound Effects

This question was asked a few years back and I actually supplied one of the answers (Examples of subtractive analog synthesis in sound design). I'm looking to expand on this and want to know of any ...
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How to make the sound of Light Bike Tron Legacy

After watching "Tron Legacy" I've thought that the sound was really good, and particularly the sound of the Light Bike. So I've started wondering, how did they make these sounds? Of course there are ...
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Recording ZipLine Sounds (Any Advice)

I'm looking specifically, to create the sound you hear when swat/military zipline down a buildings or from aircraft (10 seconds in length or so) What are some ways to emulate this, any ideas? I've ...
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Sound Design: any sound effects library with rolling ball bearing sounds?

Does anyone know of a sound effects pack or website that contains a decent set of rolling ball bearing/hardball (e.g marbles etc.) sounds? I'm specifically looking for a ball rolling along a small ...
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Designing Sound Effects For Digital UI

I'm trying to get better sound design and I wanted to tackle the area of digital sounds for UI that you'd see in a sci-fi thriller or something like that. Something like the sounds at the beginning of ...
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Does ayasugi bori affect the sound in a musical instrument ? if so, how?

I hope I am posting this in the correct stack exchange, I am currently researching on musical instruments, particularly the Erhu and Shamisen, and have come into 2 interesting constructs. I have ...
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Recreating Iconic Electric Zaps

I am working on some electricity zaps for a spell and have always wondered how these iconic zap sounds were made. I own some quality newer electricity libraries, but none of them have this zap sound ...
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Waves 360 bundle only works in stereo in Adobe Audition

My question: Why do the waves360 plugins work only in stereo mode in Adobe Audition CC? I add them to the 5.1 channels. I have a 5.1 speaker system for monitoring when mixing. Waves Um226 and s360 ...
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Favourite FREE sound design plug-ins?

Thought it'd be good to have a thread discussing everyones favourite free plug-ins that they use for sound design, everyone likes free. A useful resource for everyone! To get the ball rolling for me ...
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Human sport sounds and vocalisations

I'm working on a project at the moment that requires some human sport sounds such as tennis grunts, footballers calling to each other, heavy panting, those kind of things. Any sporting vocalizations ...
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How to create the uplifter sound effect in some Kawaii Future Bass music?

Some Examples: 0:50~1:00 0:30~0:37 How can I create it with basic synthesizers and filters.
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What is considered a 3d sound?

There is a person who makes sounds. I'm curious if this type of sound is considered a 3d sound. What defines a sound as 3d? When was the first 3d sound made in music? Has it always been around?
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software / plugin recommendation for creating sci-fi sound effects

I am relatively adept with serum synth creation and music production with Ableton, but i am also developing a 3D cartoon so i need to make unique sound effects for things like ray guns, ship engines, ...
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Transient shaping of kicks and snare drums

I use compressor to get that transient for my kicks, snares...but think it as real.. A drummer hitting kick or snare.,,if the bpm of song is low then the transient will be less powerful as compared ...
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making a tree crack and creak and falling with sound synthesis

I'm have a good grasp of basic synthesis but need to make some sounds synthetically quite quickly for a project, and am not sure where to start It is a the cracking and creaking as a tree or large ...
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How would you synthesize this kind of bass?

I like to recreate sounds from tunes I listen to, especially if they have something unique about them, to get a better understanding of synthesis and the possibilities I might have missed. But the ...
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How do I make a sound like this?

I really want to be able to make a lead that sounds like the one in the song below. I've asked the creator (Cargo), how he did it. Here's what he said: Used WW PanFlute from Nexus2 Turned legato on ...
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Quick and dirty slow motion effects?

I'm starting to work on a show, that has a ton of slow-motion shots (I mean a ton), in every kind of situation. Since I have to do an episode a day (50 minutes of program), do you guys have some sort ...
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Any recommendations for a Pre-show music for The Producers?

I am new to this forum, hell I'm new to sound design as a whole. I am currently working on a production of The Producers and was asked to do the pre-show music and intermission music. I was thinking ...
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How should I work with sync I/o?

I have one 192 io and a sync I/o . But when I hook up my sync l/o to hd core card . It doesn't work . I don't know wht the problem is. Is it the cable? Or do I need to do anything special on my ...
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How can I reset the Pitch Bend function on my Axiom 25?

How can I reset the Pitch Bend function on my M-Audio - Axiom 25 ????
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How to remove the robotic sound from an (almost) isolated vocals

THE SITUATION: I have look all around for tutorials about isolating the vocals from a song. There is good material and i have tried several of them. I obtained the best outcome by combining two ...
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programming for sound design and music

Does someone have any names of softwares/gears related to sound that allow scripting or/and programming. my list for the moment: Software - Language - Purpose: Ableton Live - ClyphX, Max/MSP - Clip ...
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How can a speaker be designed so that it stops moving as fast as possible when the music stops?

How can a speaker be designed so it can dissipate energy and stop vibrating as quickly as possible? For example, when classical musicians are playing loudly but stops suddenly, dampening their ...
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Mandarin Chinese Walla

Does anyone have any Mandarin walla they'd be willing to share or suggestions on where to find it? I'd be into doing a trade for some of my own field recordings. Preferably looking for something very ...
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What are the presets that can be used to emulate the rhodes through the Lounge Lizard vst?

I am looking for ways to recreate the classic fender rhodes sound with Lizard Lounge. If there are better Kontakt libraries out there etc. I would love to know about these too. I am looking for the ...
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Logic X Exporting Video (Issue)

Does anyone else have issues with Logic X exporting video? I import the video, compose sound around it, the export the video, but for someone reason, only part of the video is visable. I have the ...
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Is it worth using consumer grade speakers to do surround sound design?

I was wondering what options I have for getting a basic 5.1 mixing setup in my house for under £100-£200. I know that might sound mad but I'm only looking for something to get started on to do some ...
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How to make a powering up shield sound

I could use help going in the right direction for designing a shield being powered up sound.Thank you!
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Conveying Emotion in Non-audible and audible sounds

I have been working on this short film for a couple weeks now. The plot of the short film is a guy waking up on the beach, having no idea of where he is at or how he got there (he was shipwrecked). ...
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Good Outdoor GunTails libraries for Convolution use

I'm the Happy owner of the Guntales library from the Recordist and I had some experiment using these multi-miked recordings as impulse responses for multiple reverbs in parallel. This library focus on ...
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Final year university project, need a professional sound designer's feedback!

I'm currently studying digital media in Edinburgh and specialising in film sound. For my final year project I had to source a film which I could create the sound design for and write a dissertation ...
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examples of sound+video juxtaposition

Hi guys. Looking for a few good examples of film/CGI/games where sound and picture have completely different character, or even nothing in common, or there's any other disconnect between them, but the ...
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University Dissertation

Hi everyone, Im starting to do research for my dissertation and I really want to do it on an area of Sound Design. Im still pretty unsure on what exactly it is I am going to write about so I was ...
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Voice inversion plugin

Is there a plug-in available for Audition that will split and frequency invert (not phase invert) an audio signal, in the style of this post: http://www.windytan.com/2013/05/descrambling-voice-...
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isolating unique sound from two otherwise identical audios

I have two audios, one of which has an additional voice in it that I want to extract. I have tried noise reduction with the cleaner version as is suggested at https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/...
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Looking for a transition sound clip

I am creating a presentation that will be shown on a TV. I am looking for sound clip ideas that will be used for transition between sections of the presentation. For example a sound clip to transition ...
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Microphone Array

I'm using 4 microphones to built a microphone array. To interface them with my PC (running Windows), I bought four USB sound cards and using a USB hub I connect them to my system. Is there any ...
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Are the speakers in a good position?

I use two 12 EV Live speaker EV Link in a 8 meter space to stage. Is this position is good for this room with height 3 meters and 50 people in this room?
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How to extract the data coming in sub 20hz Audio analog signal

I need to extract some data which is coming in Sub 20hz Audio Signal. Please advise how can I do this. As I am not Audio expert, so simply pointing for the devices or a readymade solution would help ...
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How do I make this sound in Logic Pro?

I'm using Logic Pro X. I really like the keyboard sound in the melody that starts right at the beginning of this song: . To be super clear, the first note of the bar ...
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What is the sound source at the beggining of music: (Tina Turner - Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu)

I would like to know what is the source of the music: Tina Turner - Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu (0:02sec) is it instrumental or is it produced with electronics. How can I produce it to include it in my ...
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How to create missile sound effect?

Is there a specific method to create missile sound effect? What should i record and which plugin types should i use on it? Beyond the basics. Reverb, flanger maybe?
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Creating this Pitch bend noise

Hey guys Im trying to create this pitch bending synth sort of noise that I hear alot. I got pretty close to emulating this sound. You can here it in the following track at 2:51. It sounds like a ...
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Help making this cool guitar sort of lead

Im trying to make this cool guitar sort of lead (I use Massive btw). I got a pretty cool sound doing the following: Three saw wave oscillators The first two detuned by three cents and a third an ...
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Honours Project Feedback (Video Game Audio)

Hi There, I have been creating and implementing audio into the Unity 3D game engine for my Honours Project at University. I was wondering if anyone with experience in the Video Game Audio field could ...
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Share your sound design innuendos

Over the summer, while working a rehearsal, I decided to tweet a bunch of one liners relating to sound design with a somewhat dirty connotation. Mine are below. Please share any others you can think ...
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How can I send an audio re-recordered by whatsapp without distortion

The problem is that I want to send many customers the same explanation about something and I have to do it out loud through a voice note on WhatsApp, I can't send a file recorded with the audio ...
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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.