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I there a name for an effect that periodically fastens the signal?

Lets say that I take chunks of signal S at a frequency F and I apply curve C accelaration of each chunk indepently so that each chunk starts whith the original speed and then fastens up (or down). Isn'...
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Processing clean audio to sound like degraded shortwave radio

I'm trying to mimic the sound of a cold war era shortwave radio signal from halfway around the world. I've identified a few things to get me close: Bandpass to reduce frequency bands to a narrow ...
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How do I add a growl to an audio file of me speaking?

I'm trying to use Audacity to make a "voice of God" sound with an audio file of me reading some sentence. I've already added the following effects: Echo Delay time (seconds): 0.25 Decay ...
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Can anybody recognize this sound effect?

Im trying to find out what kind of soundeffect this is? Does anybody recognizes it?
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What vocal effects/reverb effects does far caspian use on their album between days? [duplicate]

Found this band far caspian on an indie Reddit forum and I fell in love with their unique sounding vocals, specifically the very wide reverb sounding stacked vocals that seem to bring a very airy and ...
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What is the synth effect of the voice in 'Funkytown' by Lipps Inc?

I always listened to this song and the FX that the voice as in the verse always fascinated me. Now that I'm into producing and sound design I'm wondering how to obtain it.
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What software or service should I use for indexing my massive sound effects libraries?

I am looking for a software or service to index/search similar to soundminer, but simpler (just metadata indexing/search with automatic indexing of new content). At this point, we simply search for ...
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Creating a sweep by automating an oscillator's frequency

I'm looking into designing a kind of ambulance siren sound. How would you go about sweeping between 600Hz and 1500Hz, while having control over the curves (exponential, linear, etc)? My thought was to ...
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What vocal effects does Far Caspian use?

I've been listening to Far Caspian for a while now, and how the vocals sound in their songs. It makes me want to try and imitate it myself in my own songs but I don't have any idea how to do it. ...
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Merging files recorded at different times (Adobe Audition)

I had to record the second part of my podcast after the first part was recorded. However, I noticed that the two parts sound differently (although recorded on the same computer with the same equipment)...
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How to make effects for default sounds as they were far away with specific reverberation and position (e.g. sirens inside a canyon behind 1km away)

I wonder how to imitate such effects? Maybe there is some kind of software where I can place sound at scene, choosing materials and position etc?
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How to make gunfire like in Cave arcade shmups?

I am very new to sound design and have been struggling to create gunfire sounds for my arcade-style shmup which emulates classics in the genre (for example, any Cave game). I have ripped examples from ...
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Mic with character, or transparent + DAW?

Condenser, small diaphragm microphones are known for transparent sound, while the large diaphragms often have an (appreciated) coloured sound. That is my understanding, correct me if I’m wrong. ...
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What kind of sound effect was most likely used for the sleeping drawer in Sesame Street?

First of all, I hope this doesn't appear to look like a shopping list recommendation or anything. I am only asking to see if anyone is familiar with the sound, and whether it meant anything at all. ...
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Convert TTS audio as recorded microphone audio

I created a TTS (Text To Speech) audio file, the audio has a very good quality, I tested the audio on others and they said it was a real human talking, but it was not. Now I want to change the audio ...
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I have two audio files of same song one is from vinyl and other is from CD source, I want to compare those and technically see the difference between

Music comparison for getting vinyl effect in CD recording conversation from CD rip to vinyl rip
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Live reverb effect to all audio linux

Is it possible to apply live reverb or hall effect to all media that is played on linux, and how? I know how to apply an effect to a single file but I want to add a reverb effect at a low-level that ...
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What is the name for creating sounds using Synthesizers

I'm trying to find stuff relating to creating sound effects with synthesizers, but I keep getting stuff like music creation. What do you call sound creation which is specifically creating sounds with ...
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Name of this terrifying, distorted guitar-like sound?

I've been looking on SoundEffectsWiki for the name of this certain sound that always creeped me out as a kid. It sounds like a very detuned electric guitar with heavy feedback, and the sound first ...
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Trying to identify a stock sound effect

There's a sound effect I've heard every now and again, mostly in videogames. I really like the sound of it and want a nice sample of it for potential future projects, and I'm reasonably sure that it's ...
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How can I digitally recreating water sounds

I need a digitally created water sound, that is convincing enough but also not too realistic sounding. I have good ableton live and a bit MaxMSP knowledge but i don't know how to design this specific ...
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How to pitch shift female voices to male realistically?

I have a friend currently gender transitioning and he is struggling with having too high of a voice. He'd like to make YouTube videos and podcasts, but the voice pitch is a serious problem for him. He'...
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Need help identifying a sound effect

So there's a sound effect that I can't seem to identify. I thought i'd ask for help here. Here it is. That sound effect is also used throughout Rom di Prisco's Trition track from the NFS3:HS ...
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Creating notification sounds in GarageBand

I'm trying to use GarageBand to create some short notification sounds to use in software I'm writing. Unfortunately my musical skills are non existent and I'm struggling to create anything that sounds ...
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Any ideas on copying this voice effect?

Trying to copy the effects from this video: mainly the ones at: 0:30 - 0:40 2:12 - 2:42 5:31 - 5:47 I'm only really able to use Audacity and Adobe Audition so ...
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Glamdring sound effect

I would like to know if you have any tips to recreate the sound when Gandalf takes Glamdring (the sword at 2:17)? Or if you have a similar resource to share? Thank you. Regards, Samih.
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How to achieve a 3D sound effect with limited processing power?

I am working on a project where I need to use a geomagnetic sensor data to drive a prerecorded sound such that the sound effect creates an auditory illusion that the source of the sound is always ...
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How is a hiss removed "under the hood"?

What I mean is, not which app/option/button to use to remove a hissing sound, but how does the tool one uses to remove the hiss do that. Does it remove every low-volume noise? Does it break the sound ...
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What is this explosion sound effect?

I am looking for that explosion sound effect used at 0:41 in that video:
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Is it possible to change the frequency of an audio?

If I record myself singing, can I change the frequency of the audio signal that is generated and listen to it at any frequency? If so, how can I do that? Is there any software available?
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How to replicate specific sound effect

so I would like to know how to replicate this specific sound effect that plays in this video. I would like to note that I am attempting to use Audacity to replicate said sound effect. The sound effect ...
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How do you get a muted guitar sound in FL Studio?

Can the palm-muted effect be added on a guitar loop that I previously made in FL Studio through a plugin? For instance, is there a way to tweak the velocity of notes to create a muted guitar sound? ...
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How to create radio/static interference?

I have a scene with dialogue coming over a radio/telcom speaker... I want to introduce the sound effect of radio interference and static cutting in and out... Any ideas on how to do this?
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Audacity and loop: Loop doesn't work properly upon exporting from Audacity

I've looped a gunfire sound on Audacity and it loops okay when playing in Audacity. However when I export to wav or mp3 and play it, it doesn't properly loop. This is also the case in the game engine ...
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Effect of sound waves striking an object

I am trying to understand the effect an acoustic wave has on an object. I have two speakers, one on top of another, and both emitting a Sine wave of 64Hz generated in MATLAB with a sampling rate of ...
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Build My Own Sound Effects Library to Meet SMPTE Specifications

I'd like to start build my own sound effects library from the ground up for the use in motion pictures and gaming. When building this library, is there a standard from SMPTE to meet? Are there better ...
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How do I detect the sound files used in an audio file?

There is an audio file with a soundtrack, SFXs, and voice-overs. I have all of these included elements separately as original audio files. I need to detect which file is used in what point (...
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Ventilator/Respirator foley sound

Trying to recreate this sound - Tried a few things but had no luck. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Can someone please tell me the names of these sound effects and where I can find them?

I found some sounds from the TV Show "Deal or No Deal" and I was wondering where I can find the full, clean versions of the sounds. The sound when the contestant accepts the deal: https://send....
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how to interpret the magnitude of FFT

In one of my project, I record an audio using a mic connected to a PC, and calculate the FFT using Python. I used PyAudio for the recording. Upon calculating the magnitude, I noticed that its range ...
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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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Is it possible to record a short contained sound no longer than 60 milliseconds?

I wish to play a short sound in an app (60 Milliseconds is ideal), however I'm noticing glitches in the sound on the current clip I have made. I'm wondering if these glitches have to do with any ...
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How is cinematic sound produced?

This could be a bit subjective, but I think broadly most people know what "cinematic sound" means. At least, in my mind, it is sound that: Has extraordinary depth Quite a bit of warmth Richness and ...
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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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What is the best microphone type for recording natural outdoor sounds?

I am currently working on a game, and I wanted to take on the challenge to record the sounds myself. I will need a lot of outdoor natural sounds, like flowing water, trees in wind or footsteps on dirt....
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How to make a troll attack

So, I have a film I'm working on, and I have a fight between a troll and a couple normal sized humans. I have the humans down, but I'm stuck at the idea stage for the troll. I have a lot of different ...
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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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Can someone help me figure out this sound?

It is NOT a horse, donkey, elk, creaky door, yak call, pig, moose, a rubber chicken, antique car horn, coyote, rooster, or a elephant. Please help I have been struggling for a week!
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Super wet reverbed instrument into a vibrato pedal

I would like to send a long-tailed-reverbed signal (guitar/violin) into an analog vibrato pedal. I'm talking about a 10 seconds decay reverb (or longer), and a vibrato with a rate way under 1 Hz. The ...
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How did they do it ? Sound spacialisation at mixing - Daft Punk & Agnes Obel

Without being a sound engineer, I've always been impress by how real engineers manage to give a 3D feeling to a song. I've been wondering on how it is physically possible. Especially when I listen to ...
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