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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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Recording group of people playing 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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Best time expansion for a voice - ADR Editing

I just recorded a bit of ADR and I need to expand the person's syllable about 6 frames longer (he didn't emphasize a word properly - unfortunately it was his first time doing ADR and he didn't have a ...
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Obscuring voice recordings

I'm trying to design a relatively simple (electronic) device for obscuring/jamming voice recordings with a laptop microphone. I've read that playing white noises in the background doesn't mask over ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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i need a singer simulator or virtual singer?

i am going to generate artificial human voices like a singer do you know a tool with such ability ? like this
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How to make your voice sound like another persons voice?

Is there any software that will make a voice of someone sound like a voice of someone else? A guy in my skype list claims he has a friend who works in "SoundDesign business" who has such a tool, and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Zoom Q2HD for podcast-quality recordings?

I happen to already own a Zoom Q2HD. I have used it to record meetings and music auditions and have been happy with the results. Now I wonder if I could use it to record an individual voice. I am ...
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Amplify a person's voice in a phone record

I have a phone record with two persons speaking, let's call them A and B. A is very quiet on the record, B is "normal". Now I want to amplify the voice of person A so that it matches the loudness of ...
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What equipment do I need to hear my own voice feedback on phone calls? [closed]

I was in a recording studio once with headphones/microphone and was able to hear my own voice through the headphones. It was really nice as I was able to control my volume and enunciate much better ...
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Should I spectral balance a voice with EQ?

After decades mixing live sound, I've plunged into audio books, and besides mouth clicks, balancing voice spectrally has emerged. The spectral view of the current voice recording looks normal up to ...
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Mic'ing character inside full animal costume?

I'm working on a project in which we'll be shooting two people in a unicorn costume (something in this vein, https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Hola-unicorn-2-person-costumes-for_1980339805.html, ...
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Voice removal from a recording [duplicate]

I need an old steam pump sound, and the best I can find (http://www.freesound.org/people/3bagbrew/sounds/73415/) has occasional child-sounding voices in the background. I'm a bit of a noob to Audition;...
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How can you fill in frequency gaps in resampled vocals?

If for instance you have a sound or voice, and it start's at pitch middle C, then you shift it down by say, 8 semitones, what appears to happen often is that the higher frequencies become shifted so ...
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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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How do you edit quality pitched voice? (Q w/ example sample)

Sorry, if I am a bit unclear, but I've got a quick sample (of how should it sound a bit like) if you click here. These types of songs/editing are quite rare and can't be easily found and since they ...
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Audio compression and/or EQ for general podcast recording software

I’m building general podcast recording software for users who are generally unfamiliar with audio. What is the best default configuration that I can provide for a dynamics compressor, filters, and/or ...
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How to make recorded voice sound good

I've just bought a new microphone Vivanco DM 30 Frequency range: 50-14.000 Hz Impedance: 500 ohm Sensitivity: 75 dB Housing: ABS and tried to record my voice with it. At first, ...
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How to create a Mickey Mouse voice from computer Text-to-Speech output?

I am trying to create a voice that sounds like the Disney character Mickey Mouse. My overall goal is to convert in real-time computer Text-To-Speech audio output to a voice that sounds like Mickey's. ...
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Add vintage film sound effect to voiceover audio

I want to make a voiceover commentary on a video sound like it's coming from a 1960s tape or film reel. I suppose for that I need to reduce quality in a distinctly "analog"-sounding way, add some ...
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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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How to record voice and guitar with Zoom H6

I have a Zoom H6 that I use mainly for voice recording purposes. Now I want to make a video for a friend who is singer. Will be voice + guitar. I'm wondering how should I setup the H6 with one of ...
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Voice sounds uneven after noise removal?

After noise removal my voice sounds uneven if volume is more than 40.There are many ups and downs and also there are echos sort of thingy. https://clyp.it/sh3t0aoz (with noise removal) https://clyp....
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Recording our dreams: Ideas for speeding up post-analysis?

My girlfriend talks in her sleep in a language neither of us have heard before. It's a rare occurrence: Since we started recording our dreams in early December, we've caught just a handful of words. ...
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Speaker Dependent voice recognition on a microcontroller? [closed]

I'm doing a project which would take voice input from only certain people (say 2-3). But I'm unable to find how to specify these voices. How do I distinguish the voices. What property of voice makes ...
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How can I improve this chain of filters to make a better voice with Audacity

I'm a true beginner in sound design, and use of softwares to edit sounds. However I started to make a chain of filters in Audacity (File > Edit Chains). I'm recording podcasts with only my voice as a ...
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Audio effect to transform a local language to a “foreign / weird language”

My objective is take a video that I understand (in my case in Portuguese) and apply an audio effect that transform the conversation in a not understandable language, something similar russian, chinese ...
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Vocal Disguise Effect

Any suggestions on how to achieve an "Anonymous Vocal Disguise" Effect? Along the lines of: "Ransom Phone Calls" or "Anonymous TV Interviewee". I haven't started to experiment yet, seems to be a bit ...
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Software to identify words or voices in a recording?

I have several legally obtained recordings ... too many. They're not labeled and I would like to see if I can "scan" these recordings for a particular voice so I know if that person is on that ...
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Voice - how do you go about making it nice?

I'm certainly talking in terms of EQ. Also, I find it important to specify that embellishing voice (dialogue, VO, whichever) is a premixing duty. I usually stick with Pro Tools' RTAS EQ3 7-band EQ ...
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Is it possible to create a “Vocal Pad” with just synthesizers?

I'm trying to create a "vocal pad", just to clarify an ethereal voice singing just a single, sustained vowel. I'm approaching by using many band pass filters ( ie formants ) trying to emulate human ...
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What exactly makes a person's voice differ from other's?

What are the characteristics of a voice that make it different from other voice, in terms of properties of the sound wave ?
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How to mix voice and background music like this?

I did allot reaserch before posting this question.I found no good answer. Question:How to mix vocal and background music like this. He is not cutting music with eq to ...
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Isolating a voice

I have a recording of someone talking while driving. There is a lot of road noise that I cannot get around. I want to isolate the voice from the road noise. I have tried using Audacity but the ...
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Full/multiple room voice recognition

What kind of microphone is suitable for use listening to an entire room for voice control purposes? I've noticed the microphone array in the Kinect devices seems to be pretty good as this (still not ...
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Microphone to pick voice of several people in a big room

I usually do online Skype meetings with my team. On my side, it is only me, but on the other side, there are several people with different distances from the laptop (5m radius max). So far, we have ...
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Panasonic WM-61a or other DIY solution for recording human voice?

Nature recordists seem to love the Panasonic WM-61a capsules. But do these have any serious flaws for close recording of human voice? Would anybody of you strongly recommend against these in that ...
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Metallic voice effect

does anyone know what type of plugin, voice fx, or processing was done to achieve this sound? it starts at 3:25 in this clip and only lasts about 20 seconds Any ...