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Decent and affordable home monitoring setup

Anyone have any good brands for some home monitoring speakers for a small budget? Looking at Bose, but otherwise, I'm for a blank?
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How to apply an effect only during specific spans of time in a track?

I am working with some voice over that will be played quietly in the background, and am finding that even subtle sibilance, the sharp hiss or "ess" sound made when "S"s and "C"s are pronounced, is ...
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What is the best way of dealing with latency in Ableton?

I have a Lexicon Lambda which I use in Ableton and Audacity. Latency is hardly an issue in Audacity, but I can't seem to get it down to a manageable state in Ableton, no matter how many different ...
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How to use a jack route as a single audio-filter with ffmpeg

I have configured Ardour and there, An audio track takes input from a Jack-Sink device Applies some effects by using some Aux-Send Outputs the final audio to Master which is a Jack-Client Now, I ...
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Ableton's Analog Voices

I have a question regarding the voices in Analog. So when you turn on unisono and choose 2 voices, does that mean my original voice plus 2? Or 2 altogether? When I use both oscillators then that ...
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How do you compute the bitrate of a WAV file?

Consider a WAV file obtained from a standard redbook CD with 16 bit samples and 44.1 kHz sampling rate. How do you compute the bitrate of the uncompressed stream?
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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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Routing asio soundcard output to a PC input device

I'm using an asio sound card with Ableton live, and would like to route audio input through Ableton and then into another application such as Discord or OBS. I know there's a non-asio solution to do ...
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Reducing Noise Levels in Dog Shelter Inexpensively

This isn't acoustic design for recording, but certainly related to a number of posts I have seen here. I'm looking to make a dog shelter quieter for their own well-being. It gets very loud around the ...
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Is it possible for Matlab to read and decode an mp3 file?

I have run the following Matlab code and I got a signal as shown in the Figure below. [y, fs] = audioread(mp3file); y1 = y(:,1); y2 = y(:,2); dt = 1/fs; t1 = 0:dt:(length(y1)*dt)-dt; t2 = 0:dt:(...
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How do you change the default Windows midi with something better?

I want to find a good midi library so that I can replace the default Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth. MuseScore is the main program I'm using which relies on midi at the moment. I'm open to the ...
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ART Opto8 Multi-Channel in sequence Hiss [closed]

My ART Opto 8, which I use as an extra 8pre to ADAT into a MOTU 828x (all software and firmware up-to-date) has started doing the weirdest channel hiss. Each of the 8 channels hiss, one at a time, ...
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Had it with Ableton Live [closed]

I've been using ABleton for years, but I'm really hitting a wall the last two years, as Superior Drummer 3 has come on the scene and I'm doing heavy duty midi editing for drum reconstruction on old ...
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Does ayasugi bori affect the sound in a musical instrument ? if so, how?

I hope I am posting this in the correct stack exchange, I am currently researching on musical instruments, particularly the Erhu and Shamisen, and have come into 2 interesting constructs. I have ...
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Fifine k058 makes background humming noise [closed]

I just set up this microphone but it makes a humming noise, here is a sound sample. It's a USB Fifine k058 (condenser), and it doesnt need power supply. Im using it for the laptop with a usb sound ...
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Anyway to track out two different voices within 1 audio file?

I have a podcast audio file with 2 voices, each speaking 1 at a time, and I need to track these out into two different files. I have logic, and I'm curious if there is any quicker way to separate the ...
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recommendation for headset with unidirectional mic [closed]

I've spent a few hours browsing amazon for a specific type of headset. Here are my requirements: wireless microphone should be in front (i think it's called unidirectional) i'd be using these both on ...
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Setting up an XLR microphone for PS4 and PC (with Astro A40 MixAmp)

I'm currently using an Astro A40 Mixamp's stream port to supply all audio from my PS4 (game, party, mic) to the line-in on my PC. I'm now looking to incorporate an XLR microphone that I can use on ...
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Project not bouncing to MP3 because of Master Track in Channel Strip List

I accidentally inserted a Master track into my list of Channel Strips (I'm new, not sure what that does, but I can't get rid of it). I just want to bounce my project to MP3 but it seems like nothing ...
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How to check for audio plagiarism?

I have a scenario of a global organization that has workers across the world uploading digital audio content and we need to confirm that their contributions are not reworked from older contributions ...
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Same sound, different lyrics? [closed]

Where can I read more about "the effect of hearing the same lyrics in many different ways?" I recently stumbled upon the Gimme your gimme your... video on youtube, and found it interesting that ...
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Sound system speakers

I have a Behringer Xenox 502 sound mixer. What speakers will be compatible with this mixer.
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pioneer ddj sb2 unbalanced sound

DDj SB2 unbalanced sound Hi, I recently purchased a pioneer DDJ SB2 and want to use it with some active vonyx speakers which have both RCA and XLR inputs. Im not really much of an expert in the ...
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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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Can I automatically select / remove clipping / peaks above -3dB in Reaper?

I have a long recording that I took on a windy day. The wind was intermittent and I was trying to isolate the sound of the snow. I expected there to be some clipping or unwanted loud sections that ...
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Make quiet parts louder and loud parts quieter

I was recording gameplay of Mass Effect 3 and for some reason the mic input is way louder than the game volume. They're both recorded on the same track but it has really loud parts and really quiet ...
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Recording from XR18 to Tascam-DR40

I have a live performance that I'd like to record from the house Behringer XR18 mixer to a Tascam DR40. What's the best way to do this? What exact cable and output source to the Tascam should I use? ...
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Buying a 3.5mm TRRS female to TS male adapter

I'm trying to buy an adapter from 3.5mm TRRS female to 3.5mm TS male. I've been searching Google Shopping and Amazon, and not finding anything. Do I not know the right keywords? Can someone help me?...
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One Audio Interface and Multiple DAW

I want to use the same computer and audio interface but multiple DAW simultaneosly for: Tracking of a live studio session (DAW 1, e.g. ProTools or Reaper) Virtual instrument (DAW 2, e.g. Ableton or ...
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How to test the polarity of a speaker driver?

Given a speaker driver with no obvious markings, how should one determine the connection polarity? I'm aware of the method of using a DC voltage to see which way the cone moves, (noise - Does DC ...
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How to introduce automatic gain control over two mics using audio interface, DAW and a mixer

I'm having Behringer UMC202HD as an audio interface and Studiomaster DC8.2 as a mixer. I am looking to introduce automixer system using the above-mentioned hardware for the live production in an ...
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Why does pausing this Youtube video cause a popping sound?

When I do anything to interrupt this video's audio -- play/pause, mute/unmute , etc. -- I hear a popping sound. This doesn't happen with any other video I've seen. Device info: OSX 10.12.6, Chrome 79....
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make and model of headphones in 13 reasons why [closed]

i hope this is the right place to ask this question - sorry if not. does anybody know what those headphones are (make and model) on the cover image of "13 reasons why"? thanks in advance.
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Identify music file “remixing” utility

I'm hoping to identify a shareware utility that I first came across several years (maybe 5-10) ago when it was the subject of a package on BBC Radio4's Today programme. Basically, it was capable of ...
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Does DC translate to sound?

In an analog signal it is alternating currents that mimic the sound wave; so in my mind DC should never produce audio but is that true? In a ground loop the noise is caused by differences in ground ...
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How does one get timecode onto a 5d Mark IV from a Sound Devices MixPre-3 II?

I know how the audio recorder/mixer works. It can send out timecode. The question is, Can the Canon 5D Mark IV take that timecode in? Sometimes a 3.5mm input can take in a timecode signal. Does ...
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What is the name of the audio equipment Charlie Puth has on this top shelf of his rack? (the one with the orange logo?)

What is the name of the audio equipment Charlie Puth has on this top shelf of his rack? (the one with the orange logo?)
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Chip32 AU plugin not recognized by Live

Mac audio question... So I downloaded what is supposedly a superbadass 8-bit synth: Chip32 But Live ain't havin' it. I'm pretty sure I installed it in the right place: Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/...
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How to convert a sample from vst to a pattern in FL studio

On FL Studio, some VST plugin (Wizo) has rhythms, but it output to Track(mixer) directly. I want that to output as pattern in FL studio and use it in the tracks. Or what is the proper way to use ...
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What causes voltage potential to alternate in a ground loop?

I know what a ground loop is and what it is defined as and how to avoid them. I am wondering what causes the current between the two ground points to alternate. Is it the ac power to the device or ...
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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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Is it possible to cut an mp3 file without re-encoding it?

I have some mp3 files that need to be cut in segments (one mp3 file for the start, one separate mp3 file for the middle, and another mp3 file for the end). It can be easily done in any DAW, but DAWs ...
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How to connect a condenser microphone directly to a PC (without a mixer)

I have a condenser microphone Rode NT2 and I connected it to a PC in this way: The Rode NT2 is connected via XLR to a Behringer Phantom power generator. The phantom power generator is connected to a ...
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Reaper 5.23 One Track Controls All others

I have a simple project--4 tracks. The mute button on the first track controls all the other tracks. In other words, if Track 1 is unmuted, I can mute/unmute tracks 2-4. But, if Track 1 is muted--all ...
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Convert to AIFC with ima4 compression

A lot of audio programs, such as Audacity, support encoding files as AIFF (Audio Interchange File Format, developed by Apple Inc.). However, I need specifically an AIFF file that has been compressed ...
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Making a nursery rhyme for kids

not sure if this is the right stack site to ask this. I have a channel for kids in a non English country. We want to make a song ourselves for a video and we need an instrumental to sing the song with....
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How to connect lav mic to an audio interface?

I have this lav mic: Amazon product link: Audio-Technica ATR3350 Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone And this audio interface: Amazon product link: BEHRINGER audio interface (UMC22) How ...
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Microphone advice [closed]

My neighbor has been harassing me, using their voice at some lower frequency - Where me and my sister can hear it but sadly our roommates do not. Shotguns don't work sadly as they're too directional. ...
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No audio device - RX 7 [closed]

I use RX 7 Trial and i really need it but u can't hear the music in the program and work the audio. Audio is only added. The following warning appears. "No audio device is selected, playback will be ...
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Track/id detection like Shazam (Clip to short)

i found a nice melody on a German documentation. How can i find more information about the melody ? I tried to recognize it with shazam, but the problem is the part is only around 1sec long, on the ...

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