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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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How would I route iPhone vocals into my DAW?

I have an iPhone 6s Plus with a cool vocal effect app. I also have a "Blue" condenser microphone, a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 audio interface, and I'm using Ableton as my DAW. What adapters and/or ...
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How to extract 5.1 audio from mkv/avi/mp4?

I want to extract the 5.1 audio from mkv/avi/mp4 for reference, how to do that?
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Looking For 1/4" stereo -> dual L or R mono

I'm looking for a cable that splits a single stereo 1/4" to two separate mono outputs (also 1/4"), one left and the other right. Do you know of one? The only thing I can find online mixes the stereo ...
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DVDs with Original Theatrical Mix for Reference?

First time poster here: I've just begun to learn post-production sound, and I'm at the mixing stage for a short film that is going to be sent out to some festivals. I'm mixing in stereo at a decent ...
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Recording a Roving Conversation - Audio Only

I want to be able to put on a lavalier mic and have a friend of mine put one on, then record the audio as we wander around to shops and restaurants. I was thinking about a bluetooth mic with a ...
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Synth USB connection -> high pitch noise in audio

I have 3 devices (see image): laptop synthesizer ZOOM H1 recorder The recorder is connected to laptop through USB and works as a digital audio interface. I use it to record sound from the ...
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“Stoker” - sound design moves background to foreground

I've just come back from seeing Stoker - what a great film. Very strong, and potent storytelling. One of the features was a forensic-style magnification of detail, and lots of space and time for ...
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Where are Audacity effects chain files saved to on MacOS?

Trying to import an effects chain file from my Windows 10 system but can't find the effects chain files anywhere in the Audacity Package Contents here on MacOS High Sierra.
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Export or save audio on Cubase 10.5

I’ve been confused by exporting audio files in cubase. I export a stereo audio file and I get a mono one. Just a moment ago I tried saving the file and it’s fast and in stereo. Does anyone have a ...
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Cubase is blocking audio for other audio application

If I run cubase, I can't run spotify or any other sound program at the same time. does this have to do with my soundcard and is my soundcard substandard for this? If I exit cubase then I can use ...
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Best way to convert cassette tapes to digital files on a computer with minimal quality loss?

I have a large amount of mini cassette and regular cassette tapes I would like to covert to digital files. I am trying to buy a good tape recorder so that the output is high quality to begin with. ...
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Pitch analysis in Audacity

For documenting and practicing music/ recitation styles, I wanted the kind of pitch analysis I see in this tweet: https://twitter.com/pattaprateek/status/1187095197911404545 How do I get something ...
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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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Audio System With 2 Sets of Speakers, 8ohm and 4 ohm

i have two pairs of speakers, Grundig 2500 Pro and Canton Karat 300, both are very good and i want to use them both in the same time. The only problem is that Grundig has a impedance of 4ohm and ...
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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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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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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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How to automatically create one pattern for each imported midi track?

I'm using FL Studio 12. When I import a midi file with multiple tracks, it creates a single pattern (and a separate channel for each midi-track). I can then click on "Split by channel" to split the ...
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Record two-way audio from phone with laptop

I'm trying to connect a phone to a laptop and record two-way the audio. For now i'm using Windows with my own software, and using https://www.vb-audio.com/Cable to forward some audio channels. With ...
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How to connect Elektron Analog Four's DIN-SYNC output to an 1/8" TRRS jack

I use an Elektron Analog Four synthesizer (A4) to sequence a Eurorack modular synthesizer. The A4 has four assignable CV/Gate outputs, as well as two MIDI outputs. One of the MIDI outputs can be ...
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How is sound recorded and reproduced?

I know and understand that sound = wave, based on this: How can a recorder knows the difference between when I (say) sing "aaaaaaaaa" in C4 (@ 261.626Hz) and when I sing "oooooooo" also in C4 if both ...
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Can power be supplied to a lavalier via the connector?

I have a BOYA BY-M1 lavalier mic which has its own battery unit. However, I want to attempt to supply power through the 4 pole TRRS jack itself for a project. I had attempted solutions for similar ...
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FX REQUEST: Jamaican Walla + Stingers

EXT DAY - Poor Jamaican town. Lonely kid walks down the street and all we see are birds and a few dogs. So we want convey activity in this scene where there really is none. I have added some sounds ...
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Logic Pro X jumps back when starting recording

In Logic, the main track view is suddenly jumping back to the beginning of the track (or clip?) when I hit record, even though record begins from later on project. If I enable the Auto-Follow it then ...
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Tool to fix rapid-fire dropouts?

I recorded a phone call and the cell service was pretty shoddy. Here's an example. Good briefly, then high-speed dropouts, then good again. In the below image, you can see the dropouts to the right ...
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Audio problem when connecting Sony stereo speakers to monitor output of Focusrite 18i8

I have purchased a Focusrite 18i8 2nd gen, so far everything seems to work except the monitor output. I have a set of powered speaker plus subwoofer from Sony, they are a set of old speakers that I ...
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Can anyone identify this noise?

Can anyone identify this sound? http://1047kcld.com/files/7115/6707/4745/ss_8_29.mp3
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Is it possible to perform noise reduction using multiple recordings?

I have an interview recorded using a Zoom H1n audio recorder and and two DSLR internal mics. Is there a way that I can use all three tracks in some sort of noise reduction process that looks for the ...
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Does the .wav file created from a .mp3 file have better quality than the .mp3 file itself?

A .wav file created from a .mp3 file has the same frequency domain plot as the mp3 file itself. However, the .wav file created from .mp3 file has larger file size. According the post https://...
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Ever notice that Laughter has a definite rhythm?

I noticed this a while back and I was reminded of it yesterday while doing some ADR: Laughter has a perfect rhythm. Take any laughter and each HA is exactly spaced between the next one - to the ...
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WiFi protocol for Clavinova keyboards

Does anyone know anything about the protocol used for WiFi connections on Yamaha Clavinova 700 series? There are iOS apps by Yamaha which can connect to the Clavinova via WiFi. I'm curious what can ...
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How to map expression of a device to my midi keyboard in Propellerhead Reason?

For plain devices I could imagine to map via combinator a knob and let it learn a remote key connection but for combinator devices itself mostly all knobs are in use. Is it possible to add a remote ...
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Odd Echo that comes and goes

I'm doing live video with an analog video system that has an analog to digital converter after all the mixing switching is done and somewhere in my system I'm getting an odd echo/clicking. The ...
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How to use the L2 limiter effectively in Nuendo 4?

Suppose I am working on a multi-track project.On each single track,I am using reverb and compressor as necessary.But finally,when I am using the L2 limiter in mixer out,the project is getting messed ...
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Recording soft sounds

I'm a visual artist and want to record the sound of human touch live to be included in an installation artwork. (The very soft sound of touching thread.) I have no science or engineering knowledge. ...
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mixing how to make an instrument sound nearer, further away or higher

I have been doing some mixing of a traditional type band setup guitar, bass, drums and vocals. I get the pan left to right center to give space to each instrument. But when I listen to professional ...
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Zoom H1n record external and internal mono at same time?

I want to use the Zoom H1n to record my voice and an instrument at the same time. According to this video by Zoom, "using a TS plug [on the line in] will result in a mono signal which will only ...
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You might be a sound recordist if

You are recording yourself typing right now. You've just destroyed an expensive piece of equipment during a session, but you're OK with that because it sounded cool. You accidentally dropped a ...
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Detect used sound files in audio

There is an audio file with a soundtrack, SFXs, and voice-overs. I have all of these included elements separately as original audio files. I need to detect which file is used in what point (...
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How can make or find 'timpani rolling' sound?

I want to use sound like this. Is there any free sound sample, or paid sample? or some good VSTi? Thanks.
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Sound design courses and full education programs.

I live in a not very progressive country, especially with regards to specialisms like sound design. It is in north-eastern europe. And after researching the web I can not find out if there is a place ...
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A voice changer app for saving security instead of non liberal governments at online calling

I need to save me or other security some times for two usages (because of some political restrictions and problems via non liberal governments from religious parties or...): when I record the podcast ...
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Converting camcorder internal microphone to external pluggable via jack [migrated]

I am trying to convert excellent microphone from sony vx1000 camcorder to external one pluggable via jack. I removed the microphone and was able to find schematics I tried connecting jack directly ...
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Recording children’s voices during filming

I’m filming a teacher talking to 10 children seated in front of him. I have a Rode mic on the camera and also a ZoomH6 device, but still not good enough. Are there some hand gel mics I could attach to ...
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Are there stereo systems that play music slower?

While building a mobile app that plays music for fitness classes, I was asked to add a feature that allows the user to speed up the tempo of the music 0-4% to compensate for some gym stereo systems ...
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What equipment can I use to prevent clothes rustle from a digital voice recorder?

I have a digital voice recorder (Olympus WS852) and I often put the recorder into my shirt pocket as I move around while having a conversation. I would like to reduce the clothes rustle as much as ...
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I tried to match the sound of this song but it sounds very different, what am I missing?

I originally asked this question in the Music stackexchange, but they suggested I ask it here, so here it goes. I'm an amateur music producer, I have little experience. I tried to create a cover of "...
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What microphones setup is suitable to record both a moving speaker and questions from the audience?

I am trying to improve the sound quality for following situation: - the speaker stand in front of a 20-30 people crowd. - the speaker moves around in front of the audience - the speaker writes from ...
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PZMs for ambience recording?

Seems our sound design forum is leaning more and more towards gear and technique these days…which is actually pretty great because sound design occurs not only in the box but out in the world. Has ...

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