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Assuming we're thinking about the same thing, it's not octaves, it's harmonics. The difference being that harmonics are doubles of the original harmonic, meaning for example the first overtone of 250Hz being 500, the secon one being 750 and so on. They are pretty hard to come by because they are mainly used to remove hum and such, though it can indeed be ...


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As you mention that you have experience in programming, the Essentia library might fit your need. Essentia is an open-source C++ library for audio analysis and audio-based music information retrieval released under the Affero GPLv3 license (also available under proprietary license upon request). It contains an extensive collection of reusable ...


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Personally, I've often found that the manuals for many sound boards can be pretty instructive in terms of explaining what controls do and what the proper use of them is, at least as a very basic introduction, though the quality does vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and based on if it is a more entry level board or a higher end professional targeted ...


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I find what coaxmw says to be true when I don't have a lot of music, so with primarily voice over. Regardless of Lufs and other standards for loudness, you should be mixing/leveling with your ears not meters. Have you calibrated your speakers and tuned your room acoustics? If have a monitor setting for commercials and another one for 'softer' material. Do a ...


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There aren't really an "correct" levels for the web. I will usually make the web version of commercial hit around -16 to -18 lufs throughout the spot with peaks around -2dbfs. It seems like most other ad mixers are in that area as well That is just ballpark though, it really depends on your program material.


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There are too many different aspects to sound engineering to cover in a single tutorial. Having said that, there are numerous resources that can help you along the way. For recording, a great, free resource is Brandon Dury's book: Killer Home Recording. There are also numerous videos on youtube touching on subjects such as room acoustics, standing waves, ...


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"I know Audio Engineering and Sound Design are completely different specializations" In practice maybe, but not that much in technical skillsets. Both of them record, edit audio digitally, treat audio and mix. The actual specialization will become of what you actually work on, not of the education. Of course courses have differences in course content, and ...


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Processing has good sound libraries such as Minim and apparently a new factory library check this link.


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Four Tet regularly uses Audacity and to answer Clark's question, familiarity with the software.


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Coil springs go 'boing' ;-) Elastic doesn't. Seriously, metal springing will transmit noise where elastic will damp it much more quickly. Fabric-wrapped elastic even more so, as the fabric aids the damping process. For a silly comparison, try twanging an elastic band under tension, then the top of your underpants ;) Undamped springs would keep moving a ...


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For an application such as this, I think that measurement of the pulse width can be somewhat arbitrary as long as you are measuring all pulses in the same way. For instance, pulses of 200ms or longer should be measured using the same methodology as shorter pulses. This could be either to measure the start of the pulse being the first audio sample in the ...


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Computers' built-in sound devices are notoriously cheap & cheerful... & noisy. The only real 'fix' would be to invest in a reputable outboard device, connected over USB.


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His wording is confusing, but he does mean that the two channels, the original and the duplicate, should be panned hard left and right. The whole point of using the Haas effect is to maintain the even levels of a mono signal, but fooling the brain into locating it either left or right. I’m not sure if you understand how the Haas effect works or not. I’ll ...


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Take a look at a selection of promo videos - there are as many approaches as videos, some trying to have the vocals punch through a mix, some that want to make music the forefront at all times etc. If Pledge have specific levels, you should use theirs, but you will find that there is no standard in this area so go with what feels good to you.


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Sure, there are plenty of recordings done with Audacity, but why would a professional use it while there are many more functional programs available? In a pinch, it would work well enough.


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Well , this is one of the most difficult issues , the midrange. First of all , you mention that you mix for 10 years? i mean.. room balance & monitoring is one of the most important things , shouldn't that be fixed by now? i don't really know your situation as you might be mixing only for fun or whatever but generally from the starting point of anyones ...


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The thing with a metronome, is you want it to keep rhythm, but you don't want it to influence the music in any other way. That's why a 'tick' sound is used, it's a simple time-keeping sound as opposed to a backing track. You will get users who prefer a certain sound for a metronome tick, some like beeps, some like hi hats, etc. Some like a different sound ...


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Izotope Rx4 hum removal. Lots of other great audio repair modules besides that as well. https://www.izotope.com/en/products/audio-repair/rx/features/


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