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Identify Sound Effect

What is the sound effect called from ~2:45-2:46 in the Nicki Minaj - High School video?
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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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How to extend wave in cooledit so it will be 5 sec long insted of 3

I have a small sound effect that plays for 3 seconds, and I need it to last for 5 seconds (I know this could modify the sound pitch, im ok with that). Is there a way to do this on cooledit? I was ...
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Scenes of helicopter

Hi everyone, I'm looking for scenes of helicopter on animated movie or movie. I would try the synthesis of this. So I need to impregnate the sounds with several scenes, several views, several sounds ...
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Recommended Sound Libraries - WW2 Vehicles and Weapons

Hi all! I'm about to enter production for a WW2 era short, but I'm somewhat limited by both the budget and my location (Australia) as far as recording original audio for vehicles and weaponry for ...
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MONO TO STEREO, basic question about foley recorded on mono dialogue track

I know i am going to make a very basic question, but: how to you manage all sound effects recorded on the dialogue mono track with the boom mic, do they stay there while everything else is ...
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Recording CRT sound effects

Hello everyone! My roommates and I recently decluttered the house. Once all the dust cleared, I found that we had 4 crt tv's that we're throwing out. Seeing them, I decided to hold on to them and use ...
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Really good modern fight scenes!

Off the top of my head I'm thinking "Hanna" and "The bourne" films. Working on something and was hoping to get inspired. Anyone think of some really "big" fight scenes from recent films? Not kung fu ...
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Light flicker sound

Hi all, currently working on a project and i'm in need of a fairly simple sound but one that I just can't seem to find or create that fits. It's the sound of a standard everyday light bulb ...
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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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Poor Mans Sound Library

Hello, I've been recording on my own for a couple of years now and have accumulated a decent library of sounds. But i decided i should invest in a “smallish” sound library to round out my collection ...
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Suggestions for creating a rope unravelling sound effect

I'm doing an audio re-skin of the opening bank heist scene from the Dark Knight. I'm looking for some suggests for recreating the rope unravelling sound when the criminal fires the grappling hook at 1....
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Can you stop an elevator?

Hey Sound Designers! It's been a while since I've been on the forums, but I'm back, and I have a question for you: How would you stop an elevator? A 1930's era elevator is careening down it's ...
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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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Cartoon spider feet — Any ideas?

Making sounds for a cutesy iPad game for little kids learning to read. At one point there is a cartoon spider that runs across the top of the screen. The producer has requested a sound for this. I'm ...
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Looking For A Birds Of Prey Library

I have found a ton of individual sites that have some good recordings here and there, but anyone know of a solid library that has a good range of birds from owls to macaws, eagles, falcons, etc etc? ...
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Energy Shield Disturbance WHUMP

https://soundcloud.com/dave-delizza/crazer-whump-v1 Quick background: 1vs1 strategy game, aerial sort of 3/4 view This is a sound that I have that occurs after the robot gets shocked with a large ...
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Industrial Laser sound

I'm not sure what i'm looking for, it's a CRACK not a zzzzap or buzzzzzzzzaw Is that like an arc welder spark? I'm looking through a ton of my samples, and I can't seem to find anything. The welding ...
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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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Trautonium, Martenot Waves

Hello everybody ! Do you know where I can find trautonium and martenot waves and theramin sound effects? THANKS
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Sound effects for alucination

Hello everybody !I'm a student of lightning and sound design for theatre and I'm looking for sound effects' websites that could help me to find several sound fx for a person's alucination Can you help ...
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Sound is playing slowly in After Effects RAM Playing

When I play my composition in RAM Playing, the sound of my composition is being slowed down a lot, so it is completely changed, but in my render the sound plays at the correct speed... My After ...
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Filtering sounds to make it appear underwater

Is there a commonly accepted filtering process to make sounds appear as if they are recorded underwater It could be a generic low-pass/band-pass filter? What cutoff frecuencies could I use?
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Match two sounds with a level of certainty

For instance I would like to tell with what percentage of accuracy a recorded sound match those given by a preexistent library of sounds Plus, is there any tool or algorith that could be used?
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Looking for ambient sounds that could pass as 1830's London

I am working on a project that needs ambient street sounds from London in the 1830's. I have been trying to build this up from nothing and it is going well, however I need some sort of underlying ...
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Creating sound effects for beginners?

There are sites to find free pre-recorded sound effects. But how are new SFX created when designing a reality for a scene? Could you recommend some resources (books, videos, tutorials, etc.) for ...
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is there a way to replicate the doppler effect (shift)?

I was wondering if there is a way to imitate how the doppler effect or shift sounds. The specific way I'm planning to use it will be for a build up using a bass type synth, but that may be irrelevant. ...
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How to create a pneumatic wheel sound?

I have to create the sound of a pneumatic wheel. In the video there is a pneumatic that goes on the road for 15 sec. It starts with a road in the summer time and it turns in a winter road with snow. ...
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[How To Question] Specific scrape sound

Hey there, I'm trying to reproduce this spesific SFX, but i couldn't figure out how to create that scrape. Regular sword (fish slice) scrapes just won't work. Any ideas? the sound: http://snd.sc/...
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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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Airplane sound effect

Anyone know any sites which supply fighter jet recordings for download? I'm looking for specifics.. RAF/Eurofighter planes.
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Suggestions for mastering a sound FX library?

I want to put together a sound fx library which will have some processing. I'm wondering the best way to master the effects so they all have the same timbre and overall level. Is this typically done ...
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Cartoony stretch sound

Any ideas on how to get that classic rubbery stretch sound that is popular in cartoons? I tried a lot of different props, even tried using som screetching and creaking, but it's not working very well....
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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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What's the vocal effect for the Vogons in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series?

What's the vocal effect for the Vogons in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series?
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Interior room tone for exterior

Have you ever done that? I was just looking for a very quiet air ambience for exteriors and found myself trying some air conditioner and ventilation noises, mixed with a lot of discretion. Sincerely, ...
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Cell phone ringtone midi instrument pop music

Hello everyone, I would like to know what's the best online resource for cell phone ring tones of pop music. What I'm looking for are some "cheap midi instrument 8 bit phony lame versions of pop ...
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What kinds of adhesive tape are essential for a sound recordist and Why?

Whether it's for sound effects recording or production sound mixing.
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Getting the funk guitar sound from Funkytown

One of the sounds that fascinates me the most is the guitar in Lipps Inc.'s 1980's disco track Funkytown. The features I like about it are its attack and super rich mid-range. Any ideas on how it'...
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Legality of Sound Bites

In some dance songs, there are sound bites used before the break (drop). Do sound bites fall under fair use, or does a producer need permission to use them legally?
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How should you mix / master when producing music for Video Games?

Should anything be done differently when mixing and/or mastering for Video Game music, considering it will play along with various other game SFX? Should a certain range of frequencies (or multiple ...
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Does correcting the speed of audio captured from vinyl at the wrong RPM degrade its quality?

I sent a record of mine to an analog -> digital conversion service, and the CD that came back sounded like chipmunks. They had played the record at 45 RPM on their capturing equipment instead of the ...
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How to make nice whooshes??

Hi! I'd like to start thread to share some secrets on how to create nice whooshes, everyone has their own technics and methods so how do you make fresh, new whoshes???
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I'm creating a sound effects pack

For my Masters final project I am creating a sample pack of car sounds. I've been making test recordings and taking advice wherever I can get it - there are some very friendly and helpful people ...
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Motion Waterfall sound

Trying to get some ideas on how to recreate the sound that comes out of those cheap motion led waterfalls, I have raw audio of waterfalls I have recorded, and some bird song to throw in there, but ...
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Sound effect vocalisations

I have just finished reading Mouth Sounds by Fred Newman, and was wondering if anyone had any experience working with someone expert in sound effect vocalisation? How common is it to use sound effect ...
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SOUND OF HEAVEN

Hey guys. I am currently working on a film. Its still in its pre-production stage. There's a scene in which the protagonist is in an empty room, which HE thinks is HEAVEN. The script mentions that the ...
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Live “gunshot” sound- cant use blanks- ideas?

I'm doing the sound design for an adaptation of a Sherlock Homes novella this summer. The venue is outdoors, a raised stage in a field. The play has a number of gunshots, and Production has some ...
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South African Sound FX? [closed]

Hey there. Anyone based in S Africa, or have good recordings from there they'd be willing to trade? Working on a show based there - could do with some more specific recordings - preferably crowd bgd ...
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Im trying to find Sounds from old bike dynamos

trying to find Sounds from old bike dynamos. I have found a few but need more and better variation. Director can spot fakes easily... Would be very happy to know where to find some

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