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How to create a gentle summer breeze and gentle leafy breezes?

I’ve read about turning bikes upside down and all sorts but i’m just starting out and any simple but effective ways would be great!
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How to make a gust of wind from a continuous wind record?

I have a nice continuous 30s wind record. From that clip, I would like to make something sounding like a sudden gust of wind. I tried to simply play with the volume control around an interesting part ...
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Designing ambience for 'silent' open water / sea / ocean scenes

I'm working on a movie with several scenes set on a trawler in the middle of the sea, often with the boat engine off. I find creating sounds for the boat itself ok: creaks, groans, some metal, some ...
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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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Which instrument is this?

Could anybody please help me to identify an instrument? I guess it is some kind of reed or wind, like an harmonica or mouth organ but the sound is more nasal. In the following video it can be heard ...
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How to remove foreground noise in mp4 audio file? [duplicate]

I've recorded an interview outdoors, but the wind noise in the recording is so loud that I can barely hear what the person says. Is there a way to reduce that foreground wind noise?
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How might I reduce wind noise and ambient noise when mic-ing a video interview?

I produce short documentary videos, and often need to film interviews outdoors. I typically use either a lavalier or shotgun mic. My lavalier is good at isolating the subject's voice, but is ...
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Could wind damage electret condensor mics?

I was going through the manual of my D100 and noticed a sort of warning to avoid strong wind and water. Water is obvious i think but strong wind? How strong wind do you guys think it could handle? Im ...
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Wind damaging microphones

I am working on sound redesign for the skydiving scene in Godzilla thus, a lot of wind involved. Will blowing onto the microphone damage it in anyway? Microphones: RODE NTG-3 and NT1-A If so or if ...
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What is the typical attack time range of wind brass instruments?

I'm currently studying Sound on Sound's Synth Secrets series. Specifically: Part 25 Synthesizing Brass Instruments. The amplitude response seems simple: Faster attack with higher amplitudes. Attack ...
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Wind noise in Fl Studio

I just started music production one year ago in FL Studio and I am not that great. I know how to make a song but I want to make it sound a bit majestic (tsunami-like). For that I want to add a kind of ...
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Where to find gusty wind recordings

I'm in a bind and I'm looking for some wind with a lot of whipping and dynamics. The project I'm designing is very ethereal in nature so I will probably be doing a lot of panning/modulation work but ...
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Foliage recording/library recommendation?

I am noticing a huge gap in my library when it comes to foliage. Mainly nice lush, dense, deciduous leaves. I some good go to recordings that are working for now, but I really want to create a huge ...
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Lite wind/air libraries

Hey guys, I notice myself using a few of the same lite wind/breeze files in my BGs for day and night time scenes. I mean I have enough to get by but I would like to know if anyone knew of any ...
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Can you fit two microphones in a Rycote Zepplin for MS Setup?

Hi, I'm wondering if it's possible to fit a MS pair of Microphones (cardiod/shotgun + figure8) inside of a Rycote Windshield Kit. After purchasing a Stereo System, and hoping it could be doubled for ...
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Best mic to record wind with.

Tomorrow I'll be going out to a stretch of highway and coasting a pickup truck down a hill with the engine off and placing things with holes (plywood, old fridges, big empty bottles and containers, ...
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Some tips to soften wind noise.

I am editing a documentary where some of the interviews were done outside without any wind protection and of course its hitting the diaphragm pretty hard. I am trying to just soften the effect of it, ...
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Hurricane Preparedness

So, with Irene making a projected bee-line for DC (and the rest of the East Coast) I'm thinking I don't have enough Hurricane in my library. After the recent question about recording wind I have some ...
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Come on Irene! Hurricane recording

So, while the rest of the East Coast is freaking out, I plan on going out and recording as much chaos and destruction as my SD cards can hold. I was wondering if any others will be doing the same, and ...
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how to record wind?

hello all, excuse my noob'iness, but i really don't know how to record wind...i know one technique with contact mics, but other than that how do you go about recording wind? p.s.: sorry for my bad ...
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Wind Farm / Wind Turbine

Hi, I'm currently doing a documentary film, and I'm stuck in a sequence featuring a wind farm / wind turbines. Do you guys know how do these things sound like? Anyone have any recordings? Any help ...
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Rycote Hex Head Key?

I have been using the Rode Blimp for a while but I just picked up a new Mic (Sanken Css5) and a Rycote windscreen. The Rycote comes with something called a "Hex Head Key", anyone know what this ...
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Wind protection for a Lav

Hello everyone, Today I'm looking to find the best possible wind protection for a lav mic. Something that does a great job, yet also sounds good in the bargain. I know, a catch 22, right? So I was ...
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Another Discovery of Wind in the Studio

It's Sunday. Here's another recording I just did. This time I took the same Kleenex box I used before and without any air flow, I stuck it on the ground, placed the hole right next to the U87 and ...
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Discovery of Wind in the Studio

Dear All, I'd like to share a win I had today in recording wind. I took a Coleman camping air mattress, filled it brimming full of air, and let it deflate by opening it up and placing a 5 pound ...
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Alternative to standard Sony PCM D50 windsock?

Has anyone with a Sony PCM D50 had better luck with an alternative or custom windsock? Cutting out wind from recordings on near-windless days is getting a bit tired.. It's great otherwise, so I'm ...
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Creating Evocative Wind Sounds

I love that video of Ben Burt showing how he made winds for WALL-E by dragging that boxing bag around on a lino floor - see at 7 minutes in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSf8Er2gV_Q So ...
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keeping insects away from furry windscreens

Not sure how common a problem this is for people... Lately I've been recording in 'buggy' places to capture ambient nature sounds. I recently upgraded to some decent cardioid mics which always need ...
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How do you edit out wind?

I'm using a Sony MZ-M10 with the stock mic, and a sock wrapped around it (not much wind protection). I just recorded the recycling truck making its rounds, but the wind blew just before it drove off. ...