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When a timbre actually “change” on playback? [closed]

For definition, the timbre (i.e. the sound we perceive within our mind) is the spectrum on the signal (and its playing envelope over the time). Thus, a bunch of partials (harmonics and overtones) ...
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Kylo Ren Voice Changer

I'm curious to know what kind of voice changing affects were used on Kylo Ren in Star Wars VII. It sounds like a pretty basic gravelly distortion filter that lowers his voice, but it still sounds ...
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Are there any plugins or production techniques that can tranform a male voice into a female voice

I know how to achieve this with hardware (TC Helicon VoiceLive) but I'm hoping to find a way to manipulate vocal gender in a DAW like Ableton. I'm especially interested in knowing if it's possible to ...
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Guessing the sound (timbre) from a visual (waveform shape), vice versa

I recently purchased a wavetable synth, and I was trying to figure out an easier way to create the sounds I have in my head. Unfortunately, most of the time I fumble around and leave it to trial and ...
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Can a single channel produce several timbres?

I learned that each channel controls a separate musical instrument or voice or synth patch, and therefore determines a separate timbre. Then when playing an audio file, which shows only one channel ...
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Do each track and each channel hold only one signal?

From https://books.google.com/books?id=MFSilO_OEPAC&lpg=RA1-PA8&ots=CYMCOLez-K&dq=sequencer%20recorder%20difference&pg=RA1-PA9#v=onepage&q&f=false After information is ...
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high voltage/arc/tesla sfx texture

if I have to use granular synthesis such as an max msp patch, how would I go about creating high voltage/arc/tesla sfx...I tried loading different industrial material sounds such as plastic and ...
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Any Good Ideas With Karplus Strong

do you have any experience with karplus strong and your thoughts on it...what are the good and bads of this algorithm in sound design...any max msp heads out there, do you use this method with ...
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How to describe the bass tone/timbre heard in the examples?

I've been looking around for good sounding bass tones for quite a while. The only problem is that when I do find something, I don't know how to describe it. So here's what I've found. The style could ...
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colour to sound

How we can convert colour to sound?can any give brief explain.
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How can someone embed emotional content to a desired sound design process ?

I hear a lot of producers layer all kinds off weird sounds underneath their main elements, eg. a babies cry, or a woman's voice under a snare, a cats purr under a bass element in music...of course one ...
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Does the quality of picture affect the timbre of foley you record?

I have a question for you foley artists out there. Let's say you received 2 films to shoot foley on. One is a beautifully shot film, let us say for example it's "War Horse". Great cinematography, ...
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Has anyone ever heard the difference with this type of connector--neutrik timberPLUG

http://www.neutrik.com/us/en/audio/210_1950958334/NP2RX-TIMBRE_detail.aspx It says that it changes the timbre of the guitar so that seems cool but I can't seem to find any descriptions. Has anybody ...
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Understanding convolution and subtle processing to alter timbres of sounds

When you use convolution reverb to alter the timbre of a sound, does anybody have some ideas about how this works? For example, you load an IR of a metal ride cymbal and you send voices through it, ...