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LC Low Pass Filter Design

I am attempting to design a low-pass filter for a subwoofer, as the audio amplifier that is connected to it does not filter any of the sound coming in, and it is getting pumped full of high frequency ...
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Trying to re-create the New York Transit Authority Bass sound on FL Sudio 12

I'm trying to re-create the New york transity autority bass sound. IT can be heard here. It sounds very simple but I'm new to creating sounds in FL Studio. Any help ...
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Better to mix subs in headphones or through monitors?

When making sub basses for a rubbish trap song is it better to mix through speakers or headphones? I have BX5 M-AUDIO monitors and Audio Technica ATH-M30 headphones.
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Designing a sub-woofer enclosure - suitable for an amateur?

This may not exactly be the correct place to get this answered, but i'd rather try and get info from professional audio engineers than from random petrol-heads - please tell me if i am off-topic. I ...
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Mixing Subbass and kick. How to replicate this tech house bass

Im currently using the following track for inspiration: I've been really trying to understand/replicate the bass in this track, introduced at 1:02. Im wrestling ...
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Need help with my ''studio setup'' (from a hobby perspective)

English isn't my first language so please excuse any errors :) I was mainly thinking of getting myself a studio setup, because i mainly produce house/EDM music etc, but i do play piano aswell (i do ...
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Getting a sub bass and a 808 kick to play well together?

I've tried various techniques, like scooping out space for the kick drum out of the bass range in the EQ, but I end up with a weak kick drum! I tried side-chaining the bass to the kick, so when the ...
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Recipe for producing a sub bass that is both loud and rattles shelves?

The best sound I can come up with is not a sine wave, but a triangle wave. The triangle wave creates a very nice upper and lower shelf frequency that you can both hear and feel. The bad thing with ...
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How can I make a sub bass that can be heard (at least a bit) on even on crappy systems?

I'm making a song in which the bass has to be as soft and deep as possible but I'd also like people to be able to listen to the song (being the bass an important part of this track) and hear, even if ...
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Rockwood NY6510 cabinet design and online calculator [closed]

I want to build a cabinet form a Rockwood NY6510 subwoofer. In order to get an idea of the cabinet design I use two online software: The one from ajdesing and the one from diyaudioandvideo . with ...
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Bassline Not Audible on Laptop Speakers

I produce EDM (Electronic Dance Music), mainly house. I have this problem with basslines. On my studio monitors, and my headphones, the bass sounds punchy in the mix. I can get it to the point where ...
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Detuning multiple voice synth bass - good or bad idea

Some people use and recommend creating sub basses with multiple voices (detuned and sightly panned). They are aiming for a fatter voice (it definitely becomes fatter). Also other people elsewhere say ...
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same size speaker vs subwoofer

say I currently have two active cabinets, with 15" woofers on them. Would adding an additional 15" subwoofer to the setup improve the lows, or just produce more of the same volume? How about 12" ...
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Harmonics and InfraSound

Hey everyone, So this is my first time asking a question. So here is the setup. I'm currently in pre-production of a film in which I am doing both production and post audio. It is a thesis film ...
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Difference between Waves MaxxBass and Waves LoAir?

I could read the manuals but I'm feeling lazy today. Who has used both and can shed light on the strengths and weaknesses of each?
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In the studio, should I have a sub or not?

One of my early teachers in music production indicated that having a subwoofer in the recording studio will skew the true nature of the sound. We can all agree that without proper room treatment, ...