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Radio Ready: Care to share?

Just curious who has had success recording the sound(s) of tuning an old-style radio. What did you use for a subject? for recorder? What was your technique? How did you isolate the tuning sounds ...
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Anyone have a moment to offer some critique?

Hello Sound Designers! I added a sound to the SSD Soundcloud group that I'd like some feedback from. It's the one titled "monster". I haven't done creature effects before, so I started messing ...
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Sound effects suggestions requested

Hi, I am currently developping a sample foley/sound effects library for Kontakt, EXS24 and Structure and I'm looking for suggestions. From your point of view, what would be useful and ...
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How do you create the rising cinematic sfx seen in most trailers?

Looking for some help on how to create all types of rising sfx whether it be for action movies or horror movies.
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Royalties with film

Hello, I'm doing some sound design work on a short film, i was wondering what your thoughts are on charging a flat fee for the project and how royalties might come into this if it made any money in ...
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Who is using the W735EQ plugin?

hi guys, i downloaded the demo and need to say, it's special but very nice! there are so many choices out there, what kind of equalizer do you prefer for sound-design?
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Opinion on website [closed]

Hi I would like to comment on my website featuring sound design, sound effects and analog syntehesis tutorials. You can also see my works on the site. Any and all comments welcome. link text a ...
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Music & The Moving Image Conference - NYU, May 20-22, 2011

Despite the name of the symposium, there are many conferences about sound design as well. So... Are you going? Anyone has attended past conferences? I would like to meet some of you this summer in ...
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Feedback please?

Hi Everybody Redesigned the sound for tthis gameplay capture video. Your feedback is much apreciated! [vimeo]20855046[/vimeo] Thanks!
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Feedback needed

Hey guys! I hate to spam with more videos with feedback required. But i need your help. I want to apply to do a placement in the summer or possibly even a year long placement (either in UK or USA, ...
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KORE Users - what are your favorite soundpacks/-FX? what's your workflow?

just interested because I'm planning to maybe get another soundpack since I was quite astonished by the quality of "Acoustic Refractions". I use those quite a lot as a source of inspiration. what's ...
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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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How to single out a sound

I have a track that I made with a synth patch that I've lost and am unable to recreate by ear. I read somewhere that it is possible to single out a sound if you have one track with the sound and one ...
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What do you differ to make something sound in front vs behind? [duplicate]

If a sound has two channels and you want to make it sound in front of someone in one instance and behind someone in another instance, what is the difference between the two sounds? Is it the stereo ...
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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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Programming Realistic Piano in DAW: Velocity of note

I want to make more mellow type piano... i.e. hitting piano note with low velocity ...but in DAW, lowering velocity just affect volume to decrease and in real piano playing with low velocity, its more ...
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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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Setting up Mics, Mixer, Guitar and Camera

I am not sure if this is right place or not. Me and my wife, we both, are like recording karaokes, and singing live. Until now, we were enjoying with apps in mobile phone. But recently we thought we ...
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Need tiger growls and roars

I imagine this might be as easy as browsing sample libraries but I also may want to really thicken up the sound as it needs to be real intimidating. Any ideas about layering or processing I could use ...
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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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Is it ok to put an unbalanced 1/4 inch line through an XLR stage snake?

I've been tasked with setting up and doing sound design for an upcoming live event.Unfortunately, the equipment I have to work with is somewhat lacking. The analogue mixing desk (Allen & Heath ...
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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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400 Watt or 700 Watt Speacker is best choice for special room?

I‌ want to buy a 12-inch dB‌ series Opera 512 DX Speaker that be a 400 watt speaker or Opera 712 DX that be a 700 watt speaker for a room with 90 Square Meter Area and has a height of 3 Meter. The ...
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Making noises you get from playing guitar

When someone plays the guitar, his fingers go over the snares creating the guitar sound we all love. But it also creates noises (try sliding your hand over the snares in the direction that they go). ...
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Clap or Hi Hat? Whipping noise

trying to see how to reproduce this sound that you here in this track. They do it several times in the track and every other time it sounds quite different. To me it sounds like a clap or hi hat ...
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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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Demo Reel feedback for student

I put together a short demo reel to submit while I am applying for internships, and was hoping that some of you wonderful folks could possibly give some feedback. I have lots of music recording ...
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Reverb On Mobile Game Sounds

So I'm in the process of creating all of the sounds for a game that will run on pretty much all mobile platforms. The game takes place mostly outdoors. My question is when you guys are exporting all ...
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Trustworthy Audio App Review Sites?

Hey Audio pals - in addition to forums and peers, are there sites that you trust most regarding reviews for sound design/audio/music apps?
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Elements to make a rocket taking off sound

I'm designing my showreel and have chosen a clip from the film Apollo 13 where the rocket takes off. I'm wondering what sort of sounds I could use. I was thinking something synth based for the low end ...
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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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Film/Animation content needed for Hons Project in Sound Design..

Hi all I know there are a few previous questions along these lines...but I was wondering if anyone could help / offer advice re suitable content.. I'm in my final year of Music Tech degree and ...
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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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Feedback on my clip

Hello sound designers! Please give me some feedback on my work. It's a intro/promo clip for my site Cvrgoje Sound. Here is the clip http://www.cvrgoje.com/demo Also you can find it on YouTube http://...
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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.
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How can I make this pluck sound?

At 00:17 you can hear the pluck, I'd like to make that. Could someone please tell me how to make it? I have Sylenth1 and I have some basic knowledge how ADSR works, and LFO's, but I have no idea ...
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How to properly create/find and use sounds realistically in a convincing way in Blender?

I started a short film recently. Everything is going fine except for the sound fx. The biggest problem I am having is finding sounds. I don't really know of any resources out there that have good ...
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Does anybody know of any way to create a market ambience sound?

Working on a project with a scene in a middle eastern marketplace. I've attempted to record a conversations between me and 2 other people standing far away from the mic, and then layering, but it ...
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Sound Design on Tribes: Ascend - Part 3

Thought I would share this info on Tribes: Ascend. We just released our largest beta patch. Many new changes, 16 weapons/ devices, new maps, character class customization, and more. The full list of ...
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What are some sounds that indicate we are in a night scene?

I'm editing a night scene at the moment. It's set in a suburban location, in Australia and I'm looking for ideas on sounds I can lay into the tracks to heighten the sense of tension. So far I ...
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PS4 and Gran Turismo Sport menu sound effects

I try to figure out how to do some ambient interface sound effects like in the ps4 menu and in gran turismo. I like especially the 3 sounds after second 14 of this ...
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bad audio vs bad video

I have heard it said many times that bad video footage can be ignored better than bad sound can. When watching film I have experienced this to be an accurate statement. Does anyone know of any ...
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Why don't speakers sound as good as instruments

In audiophile communities you often see a crazy amount of tweaking and gear designed around sound, but I'm curious on a technical level, are there known reasons why speakers don't sound as good as a ...
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How do create a sound to express a soft, baritone-like pleasurable emotion?

I studied sound quality in mechanical engineering. I want to create a luxurious car horn sound that can connect with emotions. Can you recommend how I might create a sound to express a soft, ...