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How to make this detuned stab

On 3:40 and 3:44 you hear a detuned stab in the background. I have a waldorf blofeld and what I'm looking for is to make some stabs and / or chords with a really distinct sound like you hear the song. ...
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Is there any standard parameter to use L2 as a limiter?

If I keep the threshold meter near -3dB and the outceiling near 0.5 dB,will that be okay to make a perfect Nuendo project?
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Should I use filter and compressor in FX Channel (aux send) in Nuendo?

Is there really any difference if I put only reverb through FX channel or put compressor and filter through FX channel reverb?
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Help identifying software

I have a small youtube channel and I was interested in a music making software I used a long time ago but I don't know its name, so I thought you could help me :) The software consist of a ...
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The volume of exported sound is not the same as the volume of the realtime sound

I have a 192 I/O soundcard and a Behringer Xenyx Control 1 USB as my monitor station and 2 KRK speakers. Whenever I export my session on Pro Tools, the volume is 4 to 5 dB lower than the sound I hear ...
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What settings Zoom H2n for live theatre

I am using my Zoom H2n recorder for recording live theatre (mostly musicals) for our regional company. It's mostly for the cast/archiving. What is the best settings for H2n WITHOUT patching the ...
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Fletcher-Munson curves: Applied uses and lessons learned?

There are a few posts about the Fletcher Munson perceivable loudness curves on here, more explaining what they are but not their function. I haven't quite found out if they have a function or are ...
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How do I make a good stabbing sound?

It's a person being stabbed. I have recorded some watermelon being stabbed but it needs more oomph.
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Sound recording for 360 video - sound field or stereo tracks?

When recording 360 degrees of sound (for a 360 virtual reality video) - so far i have heard of 2 main methods: 1) The use of an ambisonic microphone (sound field) 2) Put 2 microphones on each of the ...
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Looking for a certain synth

I really want to know what instrument is used for the main lead in the Spice Girl's 'Say You'll Be There', I've been looking for it for ages but with no luck. Starts ...
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What software do you use to catalogue your recordings and sound fx?

I use Logic Pro X at the moment for basic sound design stuff. I'm trying to find some software which I can use (like several of the online download sfx libraries where you can type keywords to locate ...
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Playing FLAC in home theater system that doesn't support it? [closed]

I just bought a Sony DAV-TZ145 Home Theatre System (5.1). I didn't do proper research on it and got to know that it doesn't support FLAC format. Is it because of sampling rate limitations? However, ...
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Why is poizone's sound altered in Fl studio after saving?

I use poizone plugin in my song. My problem is that when I play song in FL studio it sounds amazing, but after saving song in my computer it changes only the poizone's sound.. In FL studio the sound ...
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Can I set a timer to auto record with an 744T?

I recentley got an sd 744t. I love it and was wondering if i can pre-setup a recording for later that night. For example I leave the recorder in a certain place and want it to record for 3 days at 00:...
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Person with role of overseen sound post production in documentaries referred to as a "supervising sound editor"?

I am wondering if the person with the role of overseen the sound post production and its crew (if any) in documentaries is referred to as a "supervising sound editor"? I've searched some documentaries ...
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Good voice over software?

I am a Noob and trying to make my first video using quicktime screen recording and iMovies. Somewhere in the video, I need the voice of a child. It is not possible for me to get a real child to record....
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Home Studio Echo Problem

I've got a room 5x4x2,5 m set up for a Home Studio. Before it was a much larger room that I made smaller by using plasterboard with insulating material. Now in the room I've got some forniture on ...
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How to make the music sounds like playing in the picture

I am editing a video(by adobe premiere) which is a friends' chatting in a restaurant. I would like to add a background music which sounds like playing in the restaurant. I tried lower the db of the ...
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What property of sound disturbs us?

I am not sure if here is the right place to ask my question. But I will ask. I want to build some kind of sound detector circuit to prevent sleeping baby from disturbances. But, it should detect ...
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How do sound engineers maintain levels in live performances?

When I watch videos of live performances, like rock concerts, I notice that when the vocalists use the microphone the distance to the mouth will vary somewhat, sometimes significantly, and I would ...
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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 on big festivals is sometimes horrible

Can someone explain me what is wrong with the sound on big festivals these days? Everytime I stand in a festival hall/tent there is a lot of rumble, mainly from the bass, sometimes it gets better when ...
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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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Laptop for music production

I want to work with music production - in particular with Sibelius software. I same time I need new laptop and I am wondering - does laptop build-in sound card/chip makes any difference in quality of ...
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Is there any tradeoff to get the best quality/file size ratio for mp3 conversion?

We record vocal sound via the Creative - Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD soundcard and its dedicated recording software. the settings are : 96 KHz 24 bit depth I would like to convert it to mp3 with ...
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How do I make this sound?

I heard this awesome song and I was wondering how was it possible to make the plucked sound that pops out in the drop (1:36) It's something like my favourite song ever, so I'd like to know how to ...
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What microphone and wireless speaker to choose for large audiences

I often have to make business presentations to 30-40 people in rooms with no audio equipment. At the end of the week, my voice is almost lost .. so I had to come up with a solution to make my ...
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How to make owl sounds

i'm currently working on a mobile game, in wich you have to run a zoo and take care of a dozen of creatures. One of them is an owl. The idea is to make the owl sounds cute and nice not screechy and ...
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Water / Snow Movement

I am working a project that involves a lot of water sound effects and movement. Since, it is an hour in length I have been trying to come up with ways the sounds of the water and movements won't sound ...
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Any good literature about sound design inTerence Malick's "The Thin Red Line" movie?

I've just found out that Michel Chion wrote a whole book about the film "The Thin Red Line" and I've just ordered it but in the meantime, I am now looking for something shorter, like a good review or ...
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Is that a microphone?

Can someone determine if that's a microphone and tell me the model or brand?
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Why is Compression and Expansion of Signal to Noise Ratio used in Wireless System signal transmission?

"The 90 dB SNR is squeezed to 50 dB or less by a audio compressor circuit before frequency modulating the RF signal for the Antenna. On the receiver side, once the RF switch has the strongest signal ...
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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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Beyerdynamics dt880 32 ohm crackling noise on high volumes

I just purchased Beyerdynamics DT880 32 Ohm version. And hooked it to my Asus P9X79 motherboard. When i keep volume on windows at about 40 % - there are no problems with the sound - everything is ...
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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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Can one speaker be used as equivalent of two speakers?

I have a two channel audio output device for PC. For some reason one of them is broken down. So, I have logically an one channel audio output device. Can I still use it to hear sound outputs belonged ...
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How to recreate a specific sound in FL Studio 12?

THE SITUATION: I would like to recreate a specific sound. Here you can hear the it: From 0:02 to 0:05. It repeat itself three times. I spent a lot of time in FL ...
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Sound Design cutting throught Music

I'm currently working on a project where there is a particular scene where on one hand there is music and at the same time, we should hear heavy reverbered steps. It getting tough to make the reverb ...
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Should i buy amplifiers? [closed]

i'm gonna buy some speakers to my car. I got a regular radio. My doubt is: do i need to buy amplifier? Or just the speakers would be enough and right?
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How are professional "instrumental" soundtracks created? [closed]

I would like to know how professional instrumental soundtracks and sounds for movies or other types of media are generally created. Here is a soundtrack from a video game in which I am specifically ...
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How to design punching or impact sounds?

I need to make impact sounds for a fighting game and I'm not sure how to go about it. The closest parallels I can find are the hit sound effects from Super Smash Bros Melee (the link should start at ...
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Play three mono audio files in three speaker

As a part of a psychology test, I have three mono audio files and I want to play them through three separate speakers simultaneously. To aim this goal I bought an USB 5.1 surround sound card (...
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The "first sound is the right sound" problem

The "first sound is the right sound" problem..also known as the "affection to a sound" dilemma: It often happens to me , when I start choosing and placing some sounds, that those sounds will remain ...
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How can I match/adjust two clips together with a smooth transition?

Currently I'm trying to replace the last refrain of a song with the first one (in the last one I didn't like their screams which weren't contained in the first one). Of course the transition between ...
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Friends, share your experience of how you found your full time sound design job, please [closed]

I have just finished my BA in Music and I have been working on different sound design projects throughout studying. Now what I want is instead of proactively searching for gigs to present my sound ...
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Shaky sound from speakers? [closed]

I am pretty new to this, just trying to get everything to work. I have an Onkyo TX-8050 receiver hooked up to a set of Paradigm Atom V7 speakers. I am playing from a turntable Audio Technical AT-LP60 ...
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Good book about sound basics

Can anyone suggest a good introductory book explaining basics on how sound is created from the math & physics point of view?
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How can I make my voice recording sound more integrated with the beat?

I got a yeti mic with a gain adjuster on it and a pop filter. I even put the mic in a big box lined with 2 inch foam acoustic padding but my voice doesn't sound like it's actually on the beat like I ...
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How can a speaker be designed so that it stops moving as fast as possible when the music stops?

How can a speaker be designed so it can dissipate energy and stop vibrating as quickly as possible? For example, when classical musicians are playing loudly but stops suddenly, dampening their ...
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How to make the sound of Light Bike Tron Legacy

After watching "Tron Legacy" I've thought that the sound was really good, and particularly the sound of the Light Bike. So I've started wondering, how did they make these sounds? Of course there are ...

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