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how do I make a song sound like its another song

A while back I saw a song edit on twitter I sparked an interest with and I wanna see if I can do it myself. Anyway how and what program I can achieve this with? https://twitter.com/Waltmann13/status/...
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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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Laptop won't detect condenser microphone

I have recently purchased a condenser microphone and a mixer which supports phantom power. I connected the microphone to the mixer and then connected the mixer with my laptop by using RCA. The green ...
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Is the sound really decreasing according to the inverse square law?

Sound propagates according to the "inverse square law", that is well defined here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverse-square_law So the intensity equals 1/distance^2 Like the image in the above ...
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I have a sound project. For blind children ages 3-10 years to consult

I have a project for blind children 3-10 years old. This project is about listening. Because I have to provide information on various listening environment or other. For example As the blind child is ...
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What does 100Hz 12dB per octave mean?

I have been trying to understand what 100Hz 12dB per octave means in a low pass filter. What does it really mean in full details? Any material can be of help.
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How do you change the equalisation of an individual song/audio?

I've been looking for weeks, and I have nowhere else to turn to. I really thought this would be very simple to find, but I'm looking for any type of software that has a 5 band equaliser, that allows ...
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What is the use of an insert slot in a sound mixer?

What is the use of insert slot on a sound mixer.
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How do Channel Sub-groups work?

Stupid Question sorry. I'm trying to grasp subgroups. Analog board (see below) So I have the four subgroup faders, (1-4) and an example channel fader on 16. Let's say I have drums on channels 1 to 5,...
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Behringer C1-U Microphone Static Noise In Background

So I got my Behringer C1-U Microphone for my birthday on the 19th of November, and the Microphone has been amazing since just recently, all of sudden there has been a super annoying static sound in ...
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Recreating the Bass sounds of Daft punk's Voyager and Avicii's Peace of Mind

I was trying to recreate the quite similar Bass sounds of Avicii's Peace of Mind and Daft Punk's Voyager. I suspect they used a saw wave and pushing the resonance on the filters, but I fail with my ...
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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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Is it better a wall close to the sound source or far from it, for max db reduction?

Suppose a sound has to go from point A to B and there is a wall in between: A -------||--------->B Is the volume of the sound reaching B louder if the wall is close to A or if the wall is close to B?...
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Record Very Low Sound

I want to record very low sound. This sound can be heard by ear, so it is in the range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz , but i think it is more between 20 hz to 200 hz . The sound that i want to record is ...
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Hospital Reception Sound Recording

I'm new to this forum but have quite a few questions packed in one for a shoot I'm doing soon. We want to record a scene with a subject waiting in a hospital reception (no dialogue), and create a ...
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Placement of monitor speakers: Is it normal to hear a lot more bass when stepping back?

I recently purchased my first pair of studio monitors, KRK Rokit 6's. The instruction manual states... ...and accordingly I've placed the monitors 5' apart and 5' from me, with the acoustic axis ...
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Looking for sound evaluation parameters

I have a collection of live recordings of very varying sound quality. I have graded them in a first pass (along with tagging them) but I'm afraid that evaluation was rather inconsistent. The grades ...
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How do speakers work?

My brain just can't comprehend how all the sounds and frequencies at one single point in a song (drums, vocals, guitar, etc) can be created by one single vibration of a membrane. All at once!? I ...
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BM-800 Condenser Mic Not Working in Windows 10 Acer Laptop

I recently bought a bm-800 condenser mic and is now configuring it to my laptop, however, I thought it was plug and play, (without a phantom power), when I tried recording and listened to it, I feel ...
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Does sound lose quality if sped up and then slowed down back to normal speed?

I am trying to research and find whether audio quality degrades if sped up and then slowed back down to it's normal speed, on the one hand its shortening the track so there is bound to be a loss of ...
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Mechanism to always have a specified decibel level output

I'm a novice in this and planning to build a small inexpensive audio interface for myself. It will have: 1. One AUX input, that can be connected with a 3.5 mm jack. 2. One output, that can be ...
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How can I record frequencies from 0.1 to 20 Hz?

For my experiment I've recorded a sound during the day with my webcam microphone, and accelerated it 900 times, to hear whats going on there in the street at very low frequencies. Effects was ...
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How to fix the buzzing noise from external speakers [closed]

I have been experiencing this issue since ever but never knew how to fix it. When my TV is connected to external speakers, there is a slight buzzing noise from the speakers. It increases when the ...
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New BM-800 Problems

I recently bought a BM-800 condenser microphone set and as i'm hooking it up, I want to be able to use my headphones with it, but the split USB input and output won't allow the mic to work in the ...
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How do I fix an m4a file that that has no sound beyond the 1st minute? [duplicate]

Now sure how these files got corrupted, they were recorded using the default Android Sound Recorder app. There is no sound beyond the first minute but the file is large showing there is info recorded ...
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Why does my sound so dull?

I use beyerdynamics dt770 to mix. I heard someone say that there was a problem with my EQing. When I eq what I do is, I sweep for sounds that make the audio in question seem too resonant, like boxy ...
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Sound Proofing For use of power tools in a room located in a house located in a residential area in the utmost clandestine fashion possible [duplicate]

As the title as pretty much covered, I am a night owl and my mother goes mental if I do anything more than type on my computer. What do I buy from a the local hardware store would be a huge help
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G35 speaker, soldering [closed]

my G35 fell off the table and one of the speaker and the connecting cable got loose (right side). I glued all the plastic parts and opened it up to solder the cable. My question is: which cable (A and ...
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Selection Shortcut for Adobe Audition

I hope it is the right place to ask an Adobe Audition specific question. I'm trying to get audio clips from a large audio file. When I play and pause a sound in Adobe Audition's Editor using Space, ...
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Approximating SPL from dBFS?

I am attempting to try to find a relative measure of SPL using a value of dBFS. Stats from the audio data are derived from SoX using mean/max amplitude values from -n stat I know there is no direct ...
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Sound System Setup for Live Band (Acoustic Violin,Guitar & Digital Keyboard)

So I run a local live band in my hometown. Aside from performing, my job is also to find cost-effective sound system from 3rd party. The sound system is only used for my live band and for the MC. ...
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Source moving at speed of sound

What frequency sound would be observed by observer at rest is source is moving away from him at speed of sound? And Why so?
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Sound Design: water, river, streams etc using a synth

working on a game here and need a whole bunch of water-y sounds like rivers, streams etc .. of various sizes and characters... but given the abstract visuals having realistic water recordings simply ...
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How can i remove noise from sound coming from my computer mic jack ?

Normaly The signal comming from the computer audio jack should not have any noise. But when i connect the signal to my oscilloscope i see a lot of noise in the signal. How to solve this ?
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best material to absorb Sound

The Loft that I live in used to be a city hall building. The hallways and lofts have very high ceilings and have a horrible echo problems. I am considering hanging some type of sound absorption ...
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Audio formats safe to re-render as multiple times without noticeable degradation?

Okay so my understanding is that each time I render/export audio as anything it compresses itself and u lose quality. Even exporting it as itself with no changes once more, loses quality. That its ...
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Did hdmi ever not support audio? [closed]

My professor was going through slides and said “Oops, that should say hdmi supported. I wrote these slides when HDMI didn’t support sound.” Is this true? I can’t find anything saying that HDMI didn’t ...
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i need a singer simulator or virtual singer?

i am going to generate artificial human voices like a singer do you know a tool with such ability ? like this
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Headset plugged into Yamaha piano and Laptop at same time. Does not have to be wireless

What audio cord/jacks do I need to enable use of Digital piano and lap top to 1 headset-does not have to be wireless right now
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what is this sound effect?

I hope you could help me, I'm trying to identify the name of the sound effect used at 1:38 in that video.
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Sound of racing cars passing by at different velocities

I'm currently trying to generate the sound of racing cars passing by at different velocities from this single sound of a racing car passing by at a certain velocity: ...
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One of my speakers won’t play high frequencies until volume is raised very high

My hifi has two speakers The left speaker, when I start to play something (after having had the unit switched off for a while) will reproduce low and mid frequencies fine. It will not reproduce high ...
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Mackie studio monitors cut out a second or two after turning on with mAudio interface and Windows 10

I'm having issues with getting sound out of my studio monitors. Today I bought a new M-audio interface thinking it might have been the problem because I thought maybe my other interface was faulty, ...
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I have a high pitched squeal that I can't eliminate

I have a PV20 USB sound board with Berhinger power mains and run a laptop for music. I run a VocoPro UHF-8800 wireless mic setup and have the high pitch sound that isn't constant, it just shows up ...
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can't figure out why my mic wont work right

if you guys can take a look at this video and give me any tips i have floureon bm 800 mic and a 48 v phantom power supply i have a feeling its my mic but i dont know any tips will help a whole lot ...
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bm800 mic no sound but static issue [duplicate]

I've got a Floureon condenser mic and cant figure out how to get it to rec my audio all it does is rec static i do not have a power supply with it so that might be the issue please help thanks
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removing controller noise when recording

I record gameplay through Nvidia Shadowplay using a Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone with pop filter, shock mount and foam cap. The audio is very clear but it picks up my ...
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Is there a sound quality difference between RCA (analog) and optical (digital) connections?

All other things being equal, if there's an option for connecting two components using RCA cabling or connecting the same two components using an optical cable, is there any reason to prefer one ...
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The headphone works only when different levels for L/R are set [closed]

My headphones suddenly became strange- the voice was pure. I solved the problem, setting the L/R levels 40/60. That's to say, the voice is OK only on different L/R levels. I can configure it on my ...
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How do 7.1 VSS speakers know where the sound is coming from

While playing games like Call of Duty, 7.1 VSS headsets can really enable you to hear where enemy footsteps are coming from: left, right, above etc. How do the headset know where these footstep sounds ...