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Getting Levels Right for Voice and Instrument on Videos

I don't know if this is the right forum. Apologies if not. I'm making videos on playing the recorder and I'm using a good quality headset and a loop station (Boss rc505) as an audio interface. ...
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What is the synth effect of the voice in 'Funkytown' by Lipps Inc?

I always listened to this song and the FX that the voice as in the verse always fascinated me. Now that I'm into producing and sound design I'm wondering how to obtain it.
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What kind of reverb/effects are used in the vocals of the song "Lucky" by "Supercar"?

The song should be fairly easy to find on youtube if you are unfamiliar. I've tried to replicate the style, specifically when the guy sings in the song it has a very full effect on the lower notes ...
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Unboxing - Recording voice when there's other louder noises (cutting, ripping)

So I often film unboxing and teardown videos for Youtube, and have so many issues with recording my voice clearly. Typically the waveform I get has severe peaks due to noises when cutting/ripping/...
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Angle at which to aim a microphone to pick up voice

Consider the case where a person is making short videoclips of themselves talking and preparing food and they are using the kind of mic that needs to be quite close to their mouth. So it is not a ...
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Modify voice recording so that the original voice cannot be recovered

I have a voice recording. I want to modify it to have a different voice but to keep the intonational shifts and the pauses between the words. I want to be sure that the original voice cannot be ...
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Extract/amplify background noise from WhatsApp voice note

I have received a voice note over WhatsApp from someone, and I have noticed there is another person speaking on the background. The background voice is much quieter than the person recording the ...
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Low end is missing from audio through sound interface and condenser mic going to macOS

My setup is very cheap. I consider myself a beginner, so I wanted to learn and let this learning journey progressively unveil the need for better gear. Mic: Neewer® NW-700 Professional Studio ...
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How to make somewhat similar radio sound effect from Battlestart Galactica?

I have videos with timing that presents the effect. I may assume that there is some kind of chorus or flanger effect existing there but maybe I'm wrong... And possibly there is multiple voices ...
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What is the vote effect on the Muse's Unsustainable song?

I'm talking about the effect on the voice when it says the word "Unsustainable" (around the 1:29 point). How would you recreate it? Thank you.
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How loud must a speaker be for the sounds from it to be audible when the ambient noise is 80 dB, i.e. a speaker beside a highway

I am considering the miniature speakers of CUI Devices for a project. The ambient noise may be as loud as 60 dB to 80 dB (the speaker could for isntance be placed close to a highway), but could just ...
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What determines the 'innate signature' of a person's voice?

You can have two men who have grown up in the same country and place (let's take south London in the UK for example) who are the same age, went to the same schools, and the same pitch (depth) in their ...
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Best hidden device for sound recording outdoor interviews

Hello sound enthusiasts! I have been looking for a good sound recording device to use outside for interviewing people. I do want it to be hidden, so that it's invisible to the person I'm interviewing. ...
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Is there way to improve R sound in audio?

If you need to get a sharper R on the audio track, to make it sound more Spanish. To make without selecting each instance or the sound. I.e. is it possible to apply some settings to the whole audio so ...
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How to pitch shift female voices to male realistically?

I have a friend currently gender transitioning and he is struggling with having too high of a voice. He'd like to make YouTube videos and podcasts, but the voice pitch is a serious problem for him. He'...
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Is there any difference between Gain and Volume for single input?

I've read a lot about gain when you have multiple inputs, it's best in a digital setup to keep it well under 0. I can't find anything about a single input though, which is what I'm recording for some ...
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Is there any software/tool to covert computer generated audio (TTS) into professional voice over?

I need a lot of voice over recorded, but it is costing a lot to hire real voice over artist. Is there any way I can convert "text to speech" audio into real voice over? Thank you
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How to simulate stereo from a mono audio file with command line or python?

I'm trying to do stereo effect from a mono audio, not a copy of the mono track to another channel. Some examples of stereoizing with Audition and Cubase 5.
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Voice recording for deep warm voice (spoken)

I need to record a male voice for narration. I want to strengthen the natural "warmness" of the voice. I am not sure what the technical term would be, but I am looking to get a warm, deep voice. Think ...
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Adjusting carrier and modulation for a clear vocoder sound?

I'm currently trying to put some speech through a vocoder and add a melody. I'm using Reaktor 6 and the vocoder from this collection. I connected an oscillator (and sequencer) to the carrier input and ...
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How can I give the illuision of a voice that the speakers himself hears?

In other words what's the difference between the voice that is picked by a microphone and what the speaker himself hears when he speaks?
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Voice recording marking software

I have a corpus of recorded interviews and would like know what Windows 7 software (preferably commercial because it will be bought by administration of my institution, which is a bit reluctant to ...
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Recreating Specific Female Vocals

This artist called jacaszek uses some specific delay, EQ, & reverb settings for his female melody lines. At 1:24 the female voice comes in. Can anyone help me ...
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Which effects can I use to mask my voice in Audacity, yet keep it a plausible male voice?

I'm making a voice-over for my animation, and since my voice sounds horrible, I'm embarrassed to even think that it would be reverse-engineered and heard by thousands of people on YouTube. I'm using ...
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Make voice sound smoother

I need to create a narration audio, my voice doesn't sound good and I want to make it sound smoother. For example the Yes Theory youtube channel when they do a type vlog video their voice sound normal ...
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Balance woman speaking close to mic against man speaking far

I have a lot of audio interview recorded on a smartphone where the interviewer is a woman holding the recorder and the subject is a man across a table. So the woman's voice is too loud and the man's ...
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censor bleep delay - sam broadcaster

So am needing software solution that will allow a radio presenter to replace incoming mic audio with a bleep sound or cut out the section of audio where a person swears on air. We currently use the ...
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What equipment can I use to prevent clothes rustle from a digital voice recorder?

I have a digital voice recorder (Olympus WS852) and I often put the recorder into my shirt pocket as I move around while having a conversation. I would like to reduce the clothes rustle as much as ...
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What is this effect used by a lot of voice actors called?

I am looking for a specific voice effect that I have listened to in many videos on youtube and other places. I don't know what it is called and it also does not sound natural. Here are examples - ...
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What is the easiest way to split a voice recording into phrases?

I am doing the Japanese Language proficiency test and it has a listening component. Some listening exercises are long ones and when practicing I don't understand the parts when needed. I'd like to ...
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A voice changer app for saving security instead of non liberal governments at online calling

I need to save me or other security some times for two usages (because of some political restrictions and problems via non liberal governments from religious parties or...): when I record the podcast ...
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Why does my voice over sound like it's been reduced in quality when I Compress it?

I'm recording audio for a video essay with Audacity and a Blue Yeti microphone. The microphone is held by a stand and it's got a pop filter. I've watched a few YouTube tutorials like this one on ...
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Is it possible to make this kind of voice-modulation setup?

This is largely hypothetical: the answers I receive here will determine whether or not I and the peope involved even move forward with this project. I am part of a group hoping to build a series of ...
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Looking for voice recording setup w/ lavalier to laptop or phone

I'm looking for some technical advice for a correct voice-recording setup using a pro-level lavalier mic for speaking (no video)—like a RØDE Lavalier, for instance—with input into either a laptop with ...
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Extract similarities between 2 audio files

I want to extract the similarities between 2 audio files. Here's an example so that you guys can get a better idea of what I mean: I have 2 files, one where someone says "Duck goose" alongside some ...
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Components of a convincing voice impersonation

Lots of people have tried their hand (or rather, throat) at mimicking another's voice. But what exactly are the things that define an individual's voice, and to what extent can they be manipluated? ...
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What's this vocal distortion called?

I've heard it called 'vox' once but nothing seems to come up when I search for it. I've tried replicating it with overdrive and sample rate changes but I can't seem to get it.
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Emulate phone speaker

Basically I'm looking for the reverse of this question - I have voice recordings coming from a phone and I can immediately see from the spectrum that only frequencies up to 3khz have been preserved. ...
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Recreating bone-conducted inner voice

When you listen to a recording of your own voice it seems alien to you, because it does not include the sounds that were conducted through your skull to the ear. Is it possible to recreate your "...
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Sennheiser EW 100 G3 (Lapel) - Good starting settings

Just wondering what people are using as their default settings for the TX/RX Is this a good starting point for standard-scenario (i.e. Lecture, interview ... ): Transmitter -21dB Sensitivity ...
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is changing voice technologies 2 ways?

The software such as MorphVOX changes the voice to a man, woman, or etc. But, i am wondering is there any technology to roll back the audio file to what it was originally? For instance, if i have ...
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What is causing this audio glitch during recording?

I have recorded some voice over using a condensor mic and the Presonus AudioBox iTwo (2-channel interface) into Logic X. The problem is that have found some random pops/clicks in the recordings. It ...
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Extract background music having some files with voice

Let's imagine I have some records of the radio program (for example, 20 different records). The background music is similar but voice is not. Suppose that audio is stereo. Is there a way to extract ...
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Making a voice hollow, breathy

I'm trying to find a way to process a speaking voice, to give it a hollow, breathy, possibly reedy quality. I would like it to sound slightly transformed - uncanny - but subtle enough not to sound ...
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How do I make a recording of a group of people playing a tabletop rpg?

I'm in front of small challenge. I'll be recording group of 6 people playing tabletop RPG. They'll be all sitting at one table but game master (person who narrates thru game) will be hidden behind his ...
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Does side address off-axis voice recording give better quality than speaking directly?

I've read that it's best to a have mic at a 45 degrees horizontal angle, pointed not towards the mouth, but at some point in front of it. Is it really the case? What advantages does it have? ...
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What is this sound effect? (Lady Gaga's Monster)

"But I can't stop staring in those evil eyes evil eyes evilllllvvveeeeellllllll" How do you make a sound (in bold above) like that? Is there a name for it?
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Improving digitalized tape recordings - more than what I've done

Context: I have a huge amount of audio files (tape recordings that were digitalized into mp3) that I've been asked to clean up for someone. It's only voice (conferences). Why: I guess it would be a ...
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Emulating StarWars X-Wing Recv Communications Effect

I'm curious the best method to mock the effect used in the voice communications of the X-Wing and other ships that were garbled when received, There is some kind of modulation going on if I'm not ...
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What is the best way to change the voice from male to female (instantly)?

There are some software solutions as well as vocal performers. Anyway, it is unclear if vocal performer can produce any effect which would be impossible to get using software (if it modifies sound in ...