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Is it better to use a DI unit or USB audio interface to connect guitar to PC?

I'm looking for an economical way to play my guitar and possibly record on my computer without purchasing an amp. I'm hoping this will save me some money and still produce reasonable quality output ...
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Which Choir library would be recommended for film scoring, regardless of the price?

I'm looking for a good choir sound library to use in film scores. Tonehammer's Liberis and Requiem Pro choral libraries seem to deliver quite an outstanding and realistic performance (if used ...
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How to use CV Piano in FL Studio?

I have installed CV Piano (by TASCAM), which is in C:\Program Files\TASCAM\Instruments\CVPiano-GVI-Modeled, but I want to use it as a VST instrument in FL Studio. Now FL Studio can only be configured ...
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Best vst for realistic violin articulations (disco)

I'm looking for a good vst library for creating realistic 70s violin ensembles - any suggestions? the library should have some intelligent scripting which detects portamento, runs, riffs and such. ...
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Is it worth supporting VST3?

I'm writing a specialized plugin host which currently supports VST2.4 plugins only. When I have a bit of time, I will also include support for AudioUnits on the Mac and LADSPA on Linux. As one of the ...
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Plugin to “Dynamically” align phase (add delay) between two mics (where one is moving)

We occasionally have a situation where one speaker is wearing a wireless microphone and another speaker is not. (Usually a translator would be using the wireless headset, standing next to a guest ...
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VST Plugins similar to Dblue Glitch?

I've had a lot of fun with dblue glitch vst. I was wondering if there are similar vst plugins that achieve the same clean cutting and manipulating that it does?
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Sequencing with VSTs - does 64bit matter?

I'm wanting to get into digital music production and so I need to get a 'DAW' package. I don't want to get into a debate the pros and cons of different packages, but I'd narrowed down my selection to ...
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Audio tracker for Linux with support for VST/VSTi

For the past few years I have been using Windows where I was working on quite a good piece of tracker - MadTracker (which sadly is not available for Linux). Recently I had to migrate to Linux and I ...
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Pro Tools Freeware Replacment

Many people believe Pro Tools to be the standard in high end audio production. Can anyone recommend a free replacement that has as many of the essential features of Pro Tools as possible? I ...
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Help recreating a synthesized hit sound

Any pointers of recreating the sample at the beginning of this MDX composition with a synth(preferably Harmor or Massive): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3FbCURTShmeM2F4QXE1SldmUjA&authuser=0 ?...
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Looking for a MIDI note re-mapper VST.

I write drum tracks in Guitar Pro using standard General Midi note numbers (#35/#36 kick, #38/#40 snare, etc.), then use MIDI-Yoke (a virtual MIDI port) to redirect the notes to VSTHost (a tiny ...
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Native Instruments 8-bit Chiptune

Hey all, Anyone know of any virtual instruments that have some good chip-tune like capabilities? I have some of the Native Instruments stuff like Abysnth and FM8, etc. Those will be looked through as ...
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How to create soundbanks or similar type of resources

I have a very old VST synth that doesn't really work that good with my latest OS version. It crashes a lot. The thing is I don't really need it that much anymore, but I have a few nice patches in it ...
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Freeware Guitar Amp Sim VSTs

What freeware guitar amp sim VSTs can you recommend? Please link to just one effect per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download features ...
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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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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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Can sample-based virtual instruments and an excellent digital piano recreate tone color?

What I'm essentially asking is to what extent can a digital piano, given reasonably affordable and excellent equipment, replace an acoustic piano. But that's a bit open-ended, and I'm really ...
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Is it possible to get two-way audio using ReWire?

I'm using Cubase with Reason as a slave. I would like to process some VST instruments through Reason's own effects and then get the output back into Cubase. To me it seems like audio in ReWire is ...
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FLStudio closes VST when you open another instrument of the same VST

I'm having an issue where I am trying to use two different instruments in FLStudio 11 that are from the same vst - Massive 1.3. When I click on one, Massive pops up with its details. When I click on ...
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VST - Frequency Compressor?

Basically, I'm looking for a VST plugin (preferably FREE) that compresses the frequency range of a track. Unlike a EQ which cuts or boots specific frequencies, I want an effect that can compress the ...
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Freeware Reverb VSTs

What freeware reverb VSTs can you recommend? Please link to just one reverb per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download features ...
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VST plugin that hosts VST plugins

Is there any VST plugin out there that is capable of loading other VST plugins (effects) ? A free one, if possible :P
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VST Plugins for creating MIDI Notes (Ableton)

I am currently using Ableton's standard piano roll to insert MIDI notes for creating my synths with Ni Massive, It does everything I want it to do but I hate the way its laid out... I would much ...
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Is there a way to use Virtual Instruments from ProTools in Logic?

I have both ProTools and Logic. But currently I've had more practice with using Logic, but I like some of the Virtual Instruments ProTools offers. I'm guessing it's possible to use those instruments ...
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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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No sound in VST & Audio (Cubase LE 5)

I got myself this Tasscam US-122 MKII audio interface and Cubase LE5 bundled. As I was testing it I was able to record both audio & VST, but can't hear no sound, just the click. There's no sound ...
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How to use sample as an instrument?

I'd like to use a recorded sample as a virtual instrument. Mostly I'm using FL Studio, but maybe there is a way which is DAW independent (maybe a VST plugin or something). For FL Studio specific: If ...
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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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Which DSP / VST / AU / RTAS external units exists to offload audio processing from internal CPU?

I'm looking for a list of products that allows the user to install and run their own purchased VSTs, AU, RTAS or any other kind of audio plugin - on an external device dedicated for running virtual ...
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starting an effects rack, but not sure where to start or if needed

So I've been interested in starting an effects rack for months now after seriously getting into music production as a way to stay out of trouble. Don't get me wrong, music has always been a major ...
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VST on Android or iPad

Are there any apps for Android or iPad that have full VST support? From what I can tell, every VST must be specially compiled for use on these systems, so the answer would be no. But is that correct?...
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Mixer built-in DSP effects vs software effects

I'm trying to decide between buying an old (used) mixing board (or some other PC-less box with lots of DSP effects) versus buying a multichannel PC audio interface and doing my live effects through ...
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How to achieve overcompressed sound?

How can I make a track sound like its over-compressed, like this one: http://mp3.juno.co.uk/MP3/SF1228842-02-01-02.mp3 ? (I'm using the izotope Ozone plugin inside a VST host)
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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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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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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 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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VST .wav Player

I'm wondering if there are any VST plugins out there that are designed to play (not sample) a .wav file exactly how it was recorded without any changes at all. I'm using a live VST host, so you can't ...
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Amplitube VST won't respond to MIDI PC messages from Ableton Live

I have been dealing with this problem for a few months now without any success and I was wondering if anyone has ran into this issue. The scenario I'm about to describe used to work flawlessly ...
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Reaper and Native Instruments Studio Drummer

I've installed Studio Drummer and Reaper. I've done the basic setup in Reaper for the VST plugin and can pull the pre-recorded tracks from Studio Drummer into Reaper and it appears in the track as a ...
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Managing comments in Ableton Live

Looking for a method to add and manage comments in my composition. I'm familiar with adding a marker text, edit info view text, and insert text to lesson file techniques. Tried quite many VST but ...
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Managing comments in Ableton Live

Looking for a method to add and manage comments in my composition. I'm familiar with adding a marker text, edit info view text, and insert text to lesson file techniques. Tried quite many VST but ...
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Free (or great) VST panner with haas effect

Do any of you know about a nice and simple stereo panning VST that also does haas (delay-based) panning? Preferably free, but if you have a good recommendation, then let it spill anyway.. I'm just ...
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Reaper for Sound to Picture

Hey guys, I'm most experienced using Avid's ProTools and Sony products (Vegas, Forge, & Acid) for sound designing, mixing, and mastering. I'll be in a pickle for the next few months designing 5 ...
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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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Are there any simple VST hosts that accept Open Sound Control?

I'm not looking for anything fancy. Not a DAW or sequencer. Just a wrapper that will let me pipe messages coming from my controller via Open Sound Control to one of my plugins.
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Glitching hihats of vst drum

(I am aware of this thread: Snap, Crackle, and Pop (Making Glitches) - this particular one is about hi-hats.) The goal: Hi-hat output of VST drum -> / VST FX Madness / -> glitch hi-hat Reasons and ...
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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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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 ...