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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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What equiment/software does Skrillex use?

Does anybody out there know what kind of equipment skrillex uses to make his mixes fused with dubstep? Is it purely software or does use a mixed setup? I am curious how he sets up his samples, and ...
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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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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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Ventilator/Respirator foley sound

Trying to recreate this sound - Tried a few things but had no luck. Any ideas? Thanks!
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What is this build up sound effect?

At 4:50 in this video, there is a dramatic buildup sound effect that seems to be an engine. Does anybody know the source?
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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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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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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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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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Can someone tell me the name of this sound effect, or better, where I can find it/

At around 0:25, there is a cute baby sound that seems to be very common in YouTube videos, but I just can't find it not matter how hard I try... I've used many different keywords like shy, cute, laugh,...
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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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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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1950's sound effect

I am trying to identify and/or recreate the metallic "rolling" sound effect the was a staple of 1950's science fiction movies. It was often use for spaceship flybys. It kind of sounded like ...
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Audio effect that adds a natural sounding vibrato to a vocal track

I'm looking for an audio effect (on Windows) to add a natural sounding vibrato to a vocal track which has virtually no vibrato. I don't mean the singer didn't use much vibrato, I mean I have ...
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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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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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How to match voice on a record to one hears?

As you all know, the voice one hears when s/he is speaking and the voice one hears from a record differs. There are many articles and videos explaning this phenomenon. What I'm wondering is how can I ...
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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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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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Does anyone know where this sound effect is from?

I'm trying to find the sound effect from this Chinese cartoon from the 2000s. It sounds generic, but also unique.https://youtu.be/7rjLKEL9WXA?t=566
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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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Help defining/sourcing a mechanical “tak tak tak” sound

Hi, I am currently in the process of imagining and testing sound designs for a robot that is up to bad things, going after people (think Terminator type of hunting, not necessarily fast but obviously ...
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Sound effect library management on Windows?

I'm starting to have a little collection of various sound effects, and I was looking for a program to help me find them more easily than with iTunes or searching through Windows. I know of Basehead ...
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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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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 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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“13 Ghosts” voice effect

I just want to find out if anyone knows how to create the "ghostly dialogue" in 13 Ghosts. What effects are used and how did they mix it together?
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You might be a sound recordist if

You are recording yourself typing right now. You've just destroyed an expensive piece of equipment during a session, but you're OK with that because it sounded cool. You accidentally dropped a ...
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How to make low-tech microphone sound effects?

I'm an amateur singer, and I work with my band on some original songs. I'm looking for a way to add some vocal "effects" to some portions of our songs. Naturally, if we ever record our songs ...
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How to make a voice sound like it is underwater?

The goal is to alter the sound of voice so it sounds as the listener is underwater or in the womb. I've got some experience with Audacity, so I'm most interested in how to do it using Audacity. And ...
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How to remove DC offset from normalized white noise?

I generated a 10 second audio file containing white noise, using SoX : sox.exe -n witteruis0.wav synth 10 whitenoise sox.exe witteruis0.wav -n stats The resulting "witteruis0.wav" is more or less ...
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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 do you LICENSE your sound effects?

There was this thread awhile back, "How to Make money with sound design." I wanted to delve back into the issue if anyone cares to share their expertise or experiences. I would love to start a ...
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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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How do you create the deadliest sounding gunshots?

I have been experimenting with different layers to create a perfect gunshot but they all fail and sound like toy guns. What do I have to layer in order to create a deadly sounding gunshot?
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Tips on Car Recording?

I was just wondering if anyone had any tips on recording car engines/cars in general? I'm thinking of hiring a Marantz PMD671 to record with, and as for mics, I was going to hire a few different ...
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Recording experiments at 192kHz: what to record?

In the near future I'll be renting out a Sound Devices 702 in order to experiment with recording various sounds at 192kHz - and I'd like some suggestions on what will yield the most interesting and ...
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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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What sound bursts your bubble?

When enjoying media for entertainment purposes, what specific sounds shatter your suspension of disbelief? For me, it is the call of a loon. I grew up in Muskoka, which is a cottage district in ...
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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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