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Remove vocals by combining multiple sources of the same background music? (cancel out differences)

Let's assume the same background music is used at different places in the same video and also in different videos (e.g. documentary series). AudaCity has a vocal removal plugin that works well ...
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How to do live vocals effectson microphone input, using LMMS?

I am using LMMS on Debian Linux, and I want to take input from a USB microphone and run it through some of the effects (delay, pitch modification, etc) in LMMS. I don't want to do this post-recording ...
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Tips for Blending Voice with Hang Drum (or other instrument with similar frequencies)?

I have a track thats 95% female vocal and hang drum and I'm struggling to make them sound full without competing. They seem to both shine in the 1-5k range. What are my options for making them full ...
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How to achieve stereo width on choruses?

There’s a certain stereo width effect usually put on vocals. It’s usually used on Choruses, I’ve noticed. The effect is a signal that sounds like its coming out of the left and right speakers ...
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How to make low-tech microphone sound effects?

I'm an amateur singer, and I work with my band on some original songs. I'm looking for a way to add some vocal "effects" to some portions of our songs. Naturally, if we ever record our songs ...
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At home deconstructable vocal booth in apartment [duplicate]

Moving in to a new apartment next month and looking at building a vocal booth so the neighbours don't hate me. I'm quite loud (focusing more on screams than singing), so the goal of the booth is to ...
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Pitch shift vocals without sounding sqeaky (Logic Pro X)

What's the best method for pitch shifting a vocal track up a 3-5 semitones without sounding too much squeakier than the original? I'm using Logic Pro X
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What approach can I use to replicate the sound texture of the vocals in this song?

I am trying to record some vocals for a song right now, and am trying to replicate the texture that the vocals in a certain song have. The song is called "Not Myself" by Sister Grotto (https://...
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How to achieve the strange vocal effect on this track?

Here's a link to Jai Wolf- Indian Summer How is this vocal effect achieved? I'm relatively new to production so go easy on me. Not looking for anything exact, just ...
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Would this voice mimicking idea work?

Let's say you have a recording of someone's voice and the recording has the entire person's vocal range (from lowest note to highest). Then you record your own voice saying the same thing as the ...
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Name three most effective vocal effects used for this metal song

-Here is the song. In a live version of this live vocals you can hear the voice sounds much simpler. What effects have been used to change the vocals in the song? Name three highly effective vocal ...
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How can autotuners be smooth?

It seems like a lot of autotuners have some jaggedness in them, but what's more ideal is something like that glados voice from portal for characters. After preliminary autotuning, how can a voice be ...
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Audio effect that adds a natural sounding vibrato to a vocal track

I'm looking for an audio effect (on Windows) to add a natural sounding vibrato to a vocal track which has virtually no vibrato. I don't mean the singer didn't use much vibrato, I mean I have ...
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live sound engineering with many vocals

How do you mix vocals on a live show with so many microphones on stage? For example, some groups could easily have as much as 14 microphones on the stage with various lead singers along the entire ...
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How to blend vocals into music using Adobe Audition

Ever since I've started editing my vocals/music, I've used Adobe Audition. Something that I've never fully understood, was to properly mix the vocals so that it blends in with the music (so the music ...
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How to produce this vocal effect?

How do you create the vocal effect done in this video at 2:19 , the "urban" part?
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Songify the speech

I am trying to create a song like this video. I use both ableton & FL studio. I don't really worry for the music part. But for the speech, how can I achieve it? ...
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What are the advantages of a condenser mic for recording vocals?

Or it's better to buy a dynamic microphone? I heard that condenser mics is too sensitive and there will be a lot of noises on the record. Is that statement true?
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Do you have any suggestions on recording vocals/guitar using 2 mics?

i write simple songs with just an acoustic guitar and me singing. I have this cheap large-diaphragm microphone and i am ready to buy this mid-range small diaphragm microphone to record the guitar. ...
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Recording quality has significant noise

I have a Foucsrite scarlet solo and a bheringer C-1 microphone. I'm recording with a Acer laptop (which has a i5 cpu) which should be more than capable to power this setup. The problem is the quality ...
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how to u produce such a vocal effect?

from 0:16 the way he says "We Are" every alternative time, you can hear there's two vocal recordings (of the same voice) saying "arrre" to produce a good effect. It also feels like one recording said ...
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Are there any alignment tools to support subtracting drums from vocals?

I like to take samples from my record collection. Sometimes the vocals to sample are over beats and melodies, but if those are predictable drum machine beats, then I can also sample the drums in a ...
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How to extract voice track from song?

I have several audio files of a song, performed in various languages, with the same backing. I want to extract the vocals from one of the audio files. However, the obvious approach (getting sample ...
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Extracting human vocals from really damaged audio?

My friend received an audio clip from a family member he is concerned about, but the clip is very low quality. He asked me to help clean it up, but I only have a little experience with digital audio. ...
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Audacity: How can I blend my vocals within the music?

I've been using Audacity for a few weeks but I can't figure out how to blend my vocals within the music. My voice is hard to hear when the music is playing, even when adjusting the volumes. Sometimes ...
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High quality instrumental backing tracks for vocal demo recording

I'm looking to branch out into recording professional vocal demos for singers. I'm going to need to access a catalogue of professional commercial backing tracks (that the singer can choose from). Sam ...
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What do we call this kind of vocal effect?

In this youtube video, the vocal sound effect start from 0.29 to 0.32. I was looking for a tutorial how to make that kind of vocal effect. I tried to type on youtube search such as "metal drop ...
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Removing vocals using multiple versions of the same song

I have 4 tracks that are exactly the same, except that each one has vocals in a different language. I know how to remove center-panned vocals, but is there any way to remove them that takes advantage ...
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Can't remove vocal from a specific song

I tried a lot of way to remove the vocal from this song with audacity, but without any good results... I'm very new to this and perhaps not doing it right, but I think it may be the case of the song ...
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Can I turn an vocal prase in a scream?

I have a soundpack of spoken vocals and I would like to use one of them as a scream. I'm not really intrested in keeping the chareteristics of the person who made the vocal but I just want them to ...
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Software for vocal removal?

Is there any software which can take vocal out from tracks for recording purpose? I am aware with Audacity but it's not 100% First suggest me free one and than chargeable
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What's the best I can do to mix a new vocal recording with a compressed instrumental track?

First, please excuse me if I'm using the wrong terms. I'm not a complete newbie when it comes to audio, but I'm no expert either. Trying to boost my knowledge and skills in this area. Anyway, I have ...
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“Electro” radio voice - how do I do this? [duplicate]

At the start of this song, there's a voice which sounds really awesome. How do I make this effect? And what is this effect called?
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What's the main effect on this vocal

This is the song The vocal begins at around 0:20, and it seems to have some kind of saturation that I wasn't able to figure out. Or would that be a consequence of the delay? I tried some tape and ...
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How to remove the robotic sound from an (almost) isolated vocals

THE SITUATION: I have look all around for tutorials about isolating the vocals from a song. There is good material and i have tried several of them. I obtained the best outcome by combining two ...
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Looking for a vocal effects pedal to improve vocals

Current setup: SM58 straight into a Ibanez Troubadour TA35 via balanced input. My vocals are basically crap. Im working on improving that at the vocal end but would also like some help from a vocal ...
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How to sync vocals in Pro Tools using a plugin?

I'm mixing an acapella choir in pro tools with 20 tracks. There are a lot of times when one singer or another isn't singing the same rhythm as others. I know there is a plugin that can sync the ...
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Need to know what I can use to sustain vocals or a vocal note live?

Is their a vocal effect box that I can get for live performances that can be used to sustain a note ? Or do I need to record in a loop before hand and play it as a loop by hitting a switch. thanks in ...
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Tame Impala/Kevin Parker Vocal recording

I really like the vocal recording on Tame Impala's debut album Innerspeaker I'm trying to achieve a similar result. I know that it involves double tracking, delays ...
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Live Sound - Male Vocals

How do I get the most out of male vocals in a live setting? Basic board with highs, mids, lows. Also have reverb and compression on board. Male range is mid range. Baritone with Tenor tendencies if ...
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How to manage multiple singers on a live show when they are exchanging roles of lead vocal and background vocals?

I am regularly mixing live shows for a band having at least 4 vocals. How should I manage the situation that they exchange role of lead vocal after almost every song and others are doing BGVs? Is ...
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Use Adobe Audition to Remove Vocals

I am entirely new to audio editing, and one of the things I am trying to do is remove vocals from a song. I have tried using the center channel extractor to do this, but it has not worked properly. ...
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Does anybody know this voice effect?

Does anybody know the voice effect used in this video. Please I've been searching for over a year. I love this effect but I can't get an answer to as what it's called. Here is the link: http://...
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How to make back vocals sound more powerful and deep?

Link to an mp3 with an audio material I'm interested in part that started from 03m:05s. Ideas that I have: Overlaying same recorded back vocal over each other multiple times. Overlaying different ...
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Acapella for a remix - Warp or chop?

I'm trying to warp an acapella that I want to use for a remix in Ableton but I can't figure out how to do it properly. I followed many tutorials but it doesn't seem to get right. I've got some ...
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Removing Vocals: Logic Pro X

I am trying to remove vocals from some songs in Logic Pro X. However I have not yet been very successful. If someone could help me it would be fantastic. If you cannot remove vocals using Logic Pro ...
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Removing pop sounds and heavy breathing from male voice

We have a male actor who tends to breathe heavily and enunciates his p's quite distinctively. What could we do to reduce or completely remove the pop-like sounds during a live performance? Any eq ...
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how do I make my voice higher without becoming a chipmunk?

So I'm working on making power metal. My voice is relatively deeper than i'd like. Using the basic tools in Audacity tends to make my voice not even squeaky, but more like a chipmunk. I need to ...
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Singer having issues with too much feedback and or being not heard well over very loud band in small rehearsal spaces

I am a female Hard Bluesy Rock singer covering everything Led Zeppelin to Alice In Chains, Godsmack and then softer rock such as Fleetwood Mac and Journey, have always been told I have a lot of power ...
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Live vocal effect, dynamic dependant. delay & reverb

I was on live show yesterday, hear this what i will try to explain. When singer talks to crowd or just sing quiet her voice, effect can be just barely heard. But when she raise voice volume effect ...