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What is this effect called?

There is a type of effect in music which I would like to replicate when making music in Apple Garageband. It sounds as though the EQ is being played with causing the music to sound as though it is ...
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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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High recording volume and quiet voice or the other way round?

I have a horrible, absolutely non-radio voice, but for some reason I have to do a series of voice recordings to be used by other people. Of course, even though my voice is horrible, I'd like to make ...
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Correct film crediting

I worked on a film earlier this year as the on set mixer. They are busy crediting the film and there is some confusion as to what my title should be. Can anyone please provide some clarity as to what ...
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Electronic Mic for very loud sounds

I would like record the sound a motor car, by fix a mic on the motor directly, the problem that I get is that the sound overload the mic, and I'm how that some here could tell me what kid of mics can ...
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Where to study advanced sound design? More inside

I am Sid and I am a Sound Editor/Designer/Recordist from India. I have been working on movies in India for about 3 years and have recently completed some major mainstream cinema films. I do ...
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What concerns are there when converting 24bit 48khz to 16bit-44.1khz (CD quality)?

My band is working with a somewhat pricey mastering engineer and we are wanting to keep the price down. For a price we're comfortable with, he will either provide us with hi-res masters (24bit, 48khz -...
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Is it legal to use a soundfont

I'm making video game music and found out I can import the soundfont of a game that was made in the 90's and use some of the exact same instrument they made for the game. Is it legal to use these ...
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How to choose a used Roland TR808?

I've been scanning the net for a used TR808 and 2 cheap Icould find are from ebay in the UK and also one from leboncoin in France. I live in Stockholm Sweden and there is no used TR808 for sale in ...
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tv show sound operations

Does anybody know what is involved from a sound point of view in doing sound operations for a tv talk show for example something like the Graham Norton. I am starting on live and prerecorded tv ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I recreate this sound?

can you help me recreating this? (The sound starts 0:06 - 0:13) https://www.facebook.com/kygoofficial/videos/1455768857819576/ Here's another example (The sound starts 0:00 - 0:05)
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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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Problems with xlr mic [closed]

So for about 2 months now i've owned a Audiotechnica AT2020, which has been working fine for the whole time i've owned it. It is hooked up to a Newer NW-100 power supply, and uses an xlr cable to get ...
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How to make wood reverberate less?

I use a "inverted" drawer as a support for my mouse and keyboard, the problem is since it's hollow it reverberates a lot, any thumb on it can be heard from outside my room. What can I do or which ...
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How do I make my interface (or OS) output stereo with a mono mic that outputs on the left channel?

I have a Scarlett Solo interface and I'm using a Shure SM57 mic, plugged in the interface mic input with an XLR m-f cable. The interface is connected via USB to my PC. When I record in a DAW like Pro ...
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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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Need help to identify a sound effect/music

I hope you could help me, I'm trying to identify the name of the sound effect use at 5:07 in that video. If anyone find it you'll get my eternal recognition. Thx for ...
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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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What is this sound? Some kind of LFO synth? Song: Heart of a Lion, Kid Cudi

I am wanting to create a sound like this one. It has something to do with LFOs with a degree of instability. [Shows itself at 0:25-0:30 as it rises in pitch and does so again a few times throughout ...
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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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Can you use HD-SDI cables to loop antennas for wireless mics?

We have Line 6 Mic recievers that you can rack together and loop the antennas from one to the next (see page 26 of the manual). You can buy the cable from Line 6 here, but you can get BNC-BNC cables ...
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Frequency modulation with sound instead of radio waves

I would like to be able to hear a simulation of what the actual radio waves sound like, should I be able to hear them directly. I understand the math of frequency modulation, and am willing to make ...
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Are there specific settings to focus on when wanting to create a talking sound?

I have been watching plenty of tutorial videos on creating sounds and instruments for electronic music, but I could not find anything about what to focus on if you want to create a talking sound/...
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Headphone Impedance Issue, L/R channels cancel each other out [closed]

I have a pair of Sennheiser PC360 headphones that I use with an amp to listen to music, movies, etc daily. My 50lb pitbull loves to get his legs caught in the cable and yank the headphones off my head....
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Need Speakers for sound masking

Simple setup.. I use a small form PC to play a white noise mp3 file loop but the problem is I don't know if its the cheap amp I am using, the speaker wire, or the speaker but there are cracking and ...
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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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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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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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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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Is that a microphone?

Can someone determine if that's a microphone and tell me the model or brand?
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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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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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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 accurately represent a wave form in respects to time of an mp3 file? [closed]

I'm trying to programmatically plot a sound wave that I have placed in a 2d array, however, I cannot consistently get the sound wave to reach the end of the window. For example, when you load a sound ...
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Sony PCM-D100 Mic In

here is a question I also asked on gearslutz: I'm planning to build my first field recording rig. I already have a 416 + Blimp. Until now, my plan was to get a SD 702 and a Sony PCM-M 10. For me, a ...
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Problem with LFE channel in mixing

I have question about 5.1 . Is this right that we shouldnt have any soundeffects on LFE channel and all the sound effects Need to be sent to that channel?(in protools)
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Audio codec with fastest decoding

I have an application that requires reading long (8h) compressed audio files. The quality and size of the file is not the main concern, but the time it takes to decode the full file is. WAV file does ...
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Copy metadata description field from soundminer to BWAV

I created some metadata in soundminers description field using soundminer 4.5 pro. But unless i am mistaken that data will not be readable in non-soundminer metadata software that only reads the ...
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Connect two separate Surround Sound Speakers with one Laptop [closed]

I have two separate Logitech Z506 Surround Sound Speakers (5:1) and wondering, is there a way to connect them together and make one system with two subs and 10 speakers? One of the idea is to use ...