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How do feedback eliminators work? Can they be time domain?

Firstly, the reason I need a feedback destroyer is for playing open mics. I'm not in control of soundcheck, nor do I have time to fiddle with it. While searching for an anti-feedback VST and found a ...
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Looking for a VST (or name of the effect) to turn any short sound byte into a synth

The title of the question isn't very clear but I wasn't sure exactly how to phrase it. Also, if I am im the wrong forum, could someone please redirect me to a more appropriate one? Recently I've been ...
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VSTi MIDI effect

I know it's possible to write a VSTi that's an audio effect. But, I was wondering, is it possible to make one that's a MIDI effect? E.g. a VST that catches MIDI notes before they go to the instrument ...
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Using VST plugins without installing

I am using FL Studio as my DAW. I am currently running the problem of overflowing my computer with a lot of plugin installations. A lot of these installations cause operating system related issues and ...
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Creating a sweep by automating an oscillator's frequency

I'm looking into designing a kind of ambulance siren sound. How would you go about sweeping between 600Hz and 1500Hz, while having control over the curves (exponential, linear, etc)? My thought was to ...
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How to add Addictive Drums 2 to Studio One?

Where can I find the Addictive Drums 2.DLL file so I can include this in my DAW. Please help me fix this.
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What do you call a digital instrument file?

Sorry for the obvious question, but I can't find the answer on google. When you're trying to add digital instruments to a program like bandlab cakewalk, you use some type of file. I thought it was ...
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Make quiet quieter and loud louder using vst or equalizer apo

Excuse me for my English and my repeats in advance. So i need to do the exact opposite of what normalizers do. My mic has extreme spatial sensitivity(condenser mic without 48v) and it catches even a ...
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Importing plugins in Nuendo and Cubase

I am having trouble with importing VST plugins to Nuendo 4 and Cubase 5. I copied the .dll file, pasted it in the Steinberg plugins folder that came with the installation of the software, tried adding ...
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How to improve this piano sound

I play the piano and use FL with Keyscape to record my songs/cover.. But the sound seems very cold, expecially in mid frequencies, so:could you please help me to understand what I should do to improve ...
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No VST rendering on Tracktion T7 Waveform 11 free

I'm using LABS VST instrument plugin on a MIDI track in Tracktion T7 Waveform 11 free. I'm working on Windows 10, on a ACER Aspire V Nitro Black Edition Laptop, native soundcard. I can hear the VST ...
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VST plugins for creating surrounding environments effects on voice overs

Is there any good VST plugins free or paid versions which creates surrounding environments effect to voice-over track? Example, when i use this plugin on the voice-over tack it should give me options ...
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VST Plugins to filter mic input for Skype or Google Hangouts

I'm a user of Reaper and OBS, but nevertheless it seems I cannot find a good solution for my problem: We have a conference room with 3 microphones that go into an AKG mixer & audio interface. In ...
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What VST works well with Pro Tools?

I'm trying to get a DAW VST combo where I can make music with midi that may use instruments like a rock orchestra I guess. I tried using Magix Music Maker but the quality of the instruments is not ...
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Using a midi drum kit to trigger .wav sounds

I've got a midi drum kit (Alesis Nitro), and the sounds on it are less than satisfactory. So I've looked into using something like EZ Drummer, or Superior drummer, but since I'm pretty new to all this,...
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VST Plugin That Maps Piano Roll To Scale

I am new to EDM, so forgive my ignorance. I'm currently using Tracktion 7 DAW. When inside the piano roll, I would like it if the notes could be mapped to a particular scale. Is there a VST that ...
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Choose between AAX or VST

I am getting a plugin for Ableton Live named Spire which is a synthesizer. Should I get the AAX or VST version if I use Windows 10?
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Any tape vst plugin out there with accurate Tape compression emulation. Most Available are only saturation?

going through all the tape emulations none gave the good tape compression, they only produce the harmonics for saturation and a very bad crush compression when push hard. Is Acustica tapes the closest ...
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What VST should I use to make my microphone sound like a PA system?

I was wondering what VST effect I should use in order to make my microphone sound like a PA system. I was listening to different ones and it seemed like the reverb is good to make it sound echoy, but ...
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Melodyne Essential mistakenly interpreted two notes as one. Can I correct this?

I'm trying out Melodyne Essential because of an ongoing Black Friday promo. Usually it detects the splits of the notes correctly, but it just had a goofup where it mistakenly interpreted two notes as ...
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Midi Sequencer Help

Does anybody know if it is even possible to use my Alesis SR18 to trigger vst's in a DAW via the MIDI out feature? Basically i'm trying to build a set up for live performance whereby once a song is ...
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How can i record my digital piano's sound on PC?

I have a roland rp-302 digital piano.I love it's sound the problem is that i have gone sick of the VSTS such as addictive keys,ivory etc. and want to use the real sound of the digital piano itself in ...
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How do I transfer VST plugins from FL Studio to Ableton Live?

So far, I've tried creating a new folder for VST plugins and filling it with the plugins I have from FL studio, and changing the source folder in Ableton to that folder, to no avail. Any suggestions? ...
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How to duplicate a VST on Mac?

I want to use a sampler that can only address a maximum amount of RAM, but I want to add even more instruments. If I duplicate the .component or the .vst inside the Plugin folder, it still shows up as ...
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VST Synths for creepy atmosphere in OSX

I'm looking for VST-based synthesizers which are suited to making creepy or scary atmospheric sounds. I'm looking for 32bit and OSX compatible plugins. Any recommendation is welcome.
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Neutral reverb without sense of room for making wind

I'm mid production and have to make elements of light wind in a large design-composition by vocalizing and using various props. Works great, but the version of Altiverb I had and that usually did the ...
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VST plugins that generate MIDI signals

I've just noticed, Cthulhu ( ) and realized that there ARE VST plugins that can generate MIDI data (eg. loop sequencers, arpegiators) which can be sent to other tracks ...
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No output signal in cubase when changing ASIO driver

I'm recording some mics with my Scarlet Focusrite 18i20 through Cubase 8 running on my MacBook Pro. Until yesterday everything worked just fine, both the inputs and outputs worked like a charm. ...
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Changing Sound's path in NI Massive

Can anyone tell how to change NI Massive's "Documents/Native Instruments/Massive" location on Mac (the one in Options > Browser)? I can add a new folder and delete it but I can't do that with the ...
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How to identify a missing plug-in?

I had my MacBook Pro's motherboard replaced by Apple, and when i got the machine back everything was seemingly normal, yet there were strange things, such as that iCloud no longer knew my password. I ...
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Rearranging MIDI tracks VST development

I'm currently working on a project of a VST which should be able to rearranging several MIDI tracks. Here is a simple scheme of what I'm trying to achieve : As you could notice, this VST is not ...
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How do I make whispering in ear sound convincing?

I made a mono recording of whispered speech and I'm trying to make it sound like someone is whispering right into your ear. I work in Live 9 using mostly the native effects and some free VSTs. The ...
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Is there a plugin architecture for sequencer / piano-roll alternatives?

I'd like to use algorithmic composition techniques in a DAW-like context. At the moment I use FL Studio, Sonic Pi and am starting to play with Ardour and LMMS. Fruity and Ardour and LMMS can all be ...
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Which pluck is used in Cheap Thrills?

Which pluck did they use in Sias' Cheap Thrills? Or how could one get a similar sound? Is it maybe included in a VST you can purchase?
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How to use two computers simultaneously for production (CPU sharing)

I am investigating ways to use two (or multiple) computers simultaneously for music production, for either Ableton Live or Apple Logic. The main reasoning behind this is CPU sharing. I have two ...
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A way to add specific sound file at the end of a phrase?

I'm using Audiomulch along with some VSTs to simulate VHF communication in Real Time. I would like to add a sound of a PTT (Push-to-talk) button when it's released and i would like it to be played ...
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Doubt on sending audio from Addictive Drums to an Aux track

In Addictive Drums there are volume faders, and I'd like to know what happens with those faders when you send the audio out. Does the volume on the aux track keep the fader changes?
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"Filling" drum sound

I'm looking for a technical description of how a particular drum sound can be made. Prodigy have it at 15th second in for couple of seconds soloing. I think those are ...
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Free VSTi for EDM bass?

Since I've started producing music, I've searched for a good VST instrument plug-in for making EDM bass, like in KSHMR's song "Secrets" or similar. I've searched in vst4free and other VST pages, but ...
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Chord arpeggiator plugin

I'm looking for a arpeggio/stepsequencer plugin which repeats all played notes in an interval simultaniously. This way I can draw chords in my midi sequencer and determine the rythm with this plugin. ...
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Question about synths

How do people create these really cool synths? No matter how much I play around with the ohmforce VST plugins I installed for reaper I cannot mimic the sound of the synths these people use. Here is an ...
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Add - Ons for experimental effects [VST, AU]

I'm searching for VST or AU plugins (best if it's free) for getting experimental effects. By experimental I mean uncommon results as opposed to flangers, phasers, reverbs, bit crushers that are the ...
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Identify digital instrument or origin of samples used in "Temmie" music in "Undertale" game

Where do the vocal sounds in the "Temmie Village" music track of the video game "Undertale" stem from? Video with music: http://youtube.com/watch?v=yOD8ZZ8RTic Can you identify whether they are from ...
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 to my Bass Amp. How to connect?

I want to modify a bit more my bass sound by using the amplitube VST before sending it to my amp. The scarlett 2i4 has RCA outputs, and my bass amp (Ampeg BA108) has a CD input (RCA) and effect loop ...
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Ableton Live and Reaktor snapshots overwrite

So I built my custom synth with Reaktor. Being used to produce several drum sounds, I have usually different instances of it on different Ableton Live tracks. The problem is snapshot saving. ...
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How to capture a midi performance and apply a vst plugin to it?

I am looking for the most inexpensive way to accomplish the following tasks: 1) Record a midi performance including pitch bends into a sequencer program (pc or mac) that provides a click, has the ...
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how come some mp3's are louder then 0db?

i noted that a lot of times when i run a mastered track through a vst plugin (with the plugin set not to do anything, for example a flat equalizer in ozone), the meter inside the plugin will go above ...
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Is there a digital (PC based) equalizer that changes based on the pitch of the instrument connected? [closed]

It's great to create a perfect sound for one note using equalization, but then of course you lose some of the sound's best qualities once you change its pitch. Is there a plug-in equalizer (...
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What software for batch processing effects chains?

I want to do batch processing of vst effects chains. I know that Steinberg Wavelab 8 supports this. Been looking for other software that can do this, but no luck so far in finding it. Most support ...
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Are there any VST audio to MIDI plugins?

In Pure Data / MAX/MSP etc. there's are objects that can take in an audio signal and output a control signal with the frequency. (So you can whistle a tune into the mic and have a synth play it.) Are ...
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