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Suggestions on designing the sound of an animated skeleton?

For an animation project I am doing the sound design for a stop motion animation, where there features a animated dog skeleton. I'm curious as to how one would go about try to designing the sounds of ...
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Any documentary films on Sound Design in Film?

I've a bit of free time at the moment so I've been watching some films and documentaries. I've watched some docs on the topics of film v digital (side by side) and other docs on video special effects. ...
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Sound Effect Used in Dubbing Foreign Movies/ Translation

In many of the dubbed tv episodes of discovery channel and Nat Geo, the voice of the language of the speaker is converted but the sound seems to be the same. I have seen this in even dubbed movies. ...
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How do I make whispering in ear sound convincing?

I made a mono recording of whispered speech and I'm trying to make it sound like someone is whispering right into your ear. I work in Live 9 using mostly the native effects and some free VSTs. The ...
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Why does everyone use the same dolphin sound effect?

From Zoo Tycoon (Microsoft) to Plants Vs Zombies (Pop Cap) to Inside Out (Disney), when there's a dolphin involved, it always comes with this sound effect: What would ...
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Audio effect to transform a local language to a “foreign / weird language”

My objective is take a video that I understand (in my case in Portuguese) and apply an audio effect that transform the conversation in a not understandable language, something similar russian, chinese ...
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Name of effect and mathematical underpinnings

I am studying computational mathematics and so we often deal with sound manipulation algorithms. As this study has piqued my interest in the subject I was wondering how to go about learning some of ...
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What type of sound is this? How can I make something simmilar?

I am working on a game project and I began searching for sounds. I stumbled upon one that sounds really good to me and I want to create something similar. Any ideas how to do it? The sound: http://...
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How to recreate the sustain pedal effect on a mp3 sound font?

I'm creating my own midi player, so when I press c4 on my midi keyboard it goes into a sound bank (mp3 files) selects the c4.mp3 and plays it. If I release the note it stops, it also stops if c4.mp3 ...
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How can I create, or where can I find a decent neck breaking sound?

So I am currently busy doing the sound design on a student film which has a character snapping another character's neck with her hands. Thus far I have cut in a sound effect that I found of someone ...
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Meteor sound Design

I'm doing the sound design for an animation movie. There are a couple of scenes with a meteor shower. Could someone suggest me ​​any trick of how to sound design or replicate the sound of a meteor ...
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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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outputting 3 different signals from sound card

i am trying to generate 3 different Frequencies like (1.75k,2k,2.25k) in my pc using LabVIEW software. but i'm getting only 2 outputs. how to get 3rd output from my sound card. any one can help me ...
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How to make a “Roar!” sound?

Is it possible to produce a lion "roar!" sound without actually recording it from a real lion roaring? like... only use the sound editor resources to produce a sound that sounds really a "roar!" ...
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What's the main effect on this vocal

This is the song The vocal begins at around 0:20, and it seems to have some kind of saturation that I wasn't able to figure out. Or would that be a consequence of the delay? I tried some tape and ...
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Audio Management/Organization Software for Free.

I am an editor and designer with thousands of SFX on external drives. I could really use some software to better organize all of them using the SFX meta data. I know about sound miner, etc. Do you ...
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Creating the sound of a thousand legged monster! Ideas?

I am doing most of the sound for a short horror movie and it features a monster that looks like a centepede but atrociously gigantic. I have tried a lot things like messing with the sound of other ...
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Gear for stylized cinematic sound design project

I'm due to start work on a project next month which I'll be editing and sound designing. It's a 5 minute short film/commercial which requires a lot of heavily stylized sound design elements. There ...
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Any tips for producing music for a video game?

First of all, I am an absolute beginner. I'm going to be developing a game for a Nintendo console completely by myself and I don't know where to start with sound design. What software should I use ...
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What is that sound effect that they put in almost every movie/TV show now whenever the scene turns dangerous/menacing (an echo-ey metallic scraping sound, 2-4 secs long)?

You know what I'm talking about- it's in literally Every Single Show now (movie, TV, game, whatever) & it's the new go-to audio cue for "something dangerous is happening". It's a spacey metallic ...
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Best use of sound design in a comedy?

OK, we've covered "favorite sounds" and "best sound in a thiller", but what about comedies, where the sound effects usually cower in fear of dialog and music? And what is it about those moments that ...
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What records well to tape?

I never had the privilege of cutting tape and splicing tape. However, the studio I work at owns a couple great tape machines. What sound effects do you think would sound great on tape? I know Horns ...
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Can I take “historical” sounds from non-fictional movies for my project?

I am working on a project that may be intended for commercial use. Would it be possible to extract sound from, say, a YouTube video that shows only the sound of a real WW1 airplane and then use that ...
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Sox how to normalize volume of multiple audio files

I'm trying to integrate multiple sound effects (46 files), and multiple background music files (7 files) into an iOS game I'm currently developing. The volume levels of my downloaded audio assets are ...
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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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Making a “Gears turning” Effect, and then grinding to a halt

What would be a way to acquire this sound without actually building or finding metal gears that turn?
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Cheapest windows alternative to mainstage with sound effects

I am doing a musical for school, in which I will be playing on a keyboard, which will be connected by a MIDI-USB to my laptop, which will then apply a range of sound effects (synthesisers, electric ...
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Recreating A big taiko drum sound

I'm trying to recreate a big taiko drum sound. I have a 28" bass drum with synthetic skin head. Anyone have any ideas on how to layer the sound to get a big taiko drum sound. I'm sure there's a ...
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Recommended sound effects library for designing system sounds?

I would like to create some system sound effects for a sporting device. The device needs sound effects for actions such as play, stop, pause, error, clicking a slider etc. Is there a free sound ...
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How to create the “dead jedi” sound effect

Seconds 2-4 from of "Use the force Luke". It's a trailing echo, but I'm not quite sure how to achieve it as I'm relatively new to sound design. I'm using Audacity as ...
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Adding metadata to wav files without .bwf extension

Wondering what the current protocol is for adding metadata to a Sound FX Library? Are people embedding metadata as broadcast wav files (with a .bwf extension instead of .wav) or simply leaving .wav ...
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MASSIVE: Is there a way to use macro so you can control OSC pitch and Rate of Dimension Expander/Reverb?

Is there a way to use macro so you can control OSC pitch and Rate of Dimension Expander/Reverb with the same macro button ?
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What is this sound called?

So I'm trying to make some stuff which is unimportant for this thread and I want to use a sound. The problem is, I can't find the raw sound, anywhere! It's probably because I don't know what it's ...
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How to create rolling lfo effect

I was just researching about Virus TI products and I came with this patch At 0:21 there is a rolling lfo modulation. I was wondering if I want to create such effect ...
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Game Design favourite Plug-ins?

I am searching for good plug-ins for mobile/tablet design. I have some Sound Toys plug-ins that i really like. I need some plug-ins that really alter the sound. What do you guys use? Thanks.
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How would one “morph” human vocals with a bat scream?

I am producing sounds for an old time vampire game. I have recorded human vocals in Latin that I would like to combine with a bat scream. It's (obviously) for a section in the game where the vampire ...
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Educational app sound effect in FL Studio

Our team's new project is an educational app which needs some button (Back, repeat, ... ) sound effects and two background music! Can I produce sound effects in FL Studio? If it is possible, How ...
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“Filling” drum sound

I'm looking for a technical description of how a particular drum sound can be made. Prodigy have it at 15th second in for couple of seconds soloing. I think those are ...
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Add - Ons for experimental effects [VST, AU]

I'm searching for VST or AU plugins (best if it's free) for getting experimental effects. By experimental I mean uncommon results as opposed to flangers, phasers, reverbs, bit crushers that are the ...
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How to create the 8-bit-ish effect near the end of Nero - The Thrill (Porter Robinson Remix)

How can I create the effect at exactly 3:34, 3:39 and 3:42?
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Where can I find generic animal sounds for a childrens game?

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find free sound effects? I'm making an iPad app for children and need some generic, high-quality animal sounds. Any ideas where I can find some? The majority I'...
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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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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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Diesel truck library

Anyone know of a good one? I have alot of heavy trucks to cut and im trying out AudioGaming's AudioMotors. Thanks
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Sound Effects Retail - Download Plugins

Hi everyone, I've set up my website via wordpress and am now having some issues trying to find a shop plugin that allows large file sizes to be downloaded. I've managed to surpass the wp upload limit ...
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Are there any plugins or production techniques that can tranform a male voice into a female voice

I know how to achieve this with hardware (TC Helicon VoiceLive) but I'm hoping to find a way to manipulate vocal gender in a DAW like Ableton. I'm especially interested in knowing if it's possible to ...
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What exactly is thick plate reverb

I've been trying to achieve a certain sound that I hear in a lot of break beats and beat slicing. One of the steps in achieving this sound, I've been heard, is to process the sound through a thick ...
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Sound Designer/Editor needs?

I had a question of what other stuff I might need to be a Sound Editor and/or Sound Designer. I have a shotgun, condenser, and a pair for stereo - recording on a sound devices 702t. Edit and design on ...
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Billiards/Pool Table Sounds

I was wondering if anyone has or know any sound libraries that consists of Billiards and/or Pool Table sounds? I can't find any anywhere so that is why I am asking. -Thanks
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How to create the sound of old antique style recordings?

What are some other ways you all go about antiquing recordings? Things I have been experimenting with Izotope vinyl boscomac The cornet reaktor ensemble flexing individual words in logic flex time ...

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