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How would you go about designing the sound of a jetpack?

I had a listen to jetpack videos online and it sounds like there's two types. On one you can hear a combination of turbine noise (pitched) and filtered noise (unpitched) while on the others there is ...
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Water / Snow Movement

Usually the smaller more intimate sounds will provide the detail, so you'll have those larger, slower, heavier wave sounds as the body and you can provide movement and texture and detail with smaller ...
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How Did They Do That?? Vol. 1: The Predator "clicks"

This guy, Fletcher901, is doing a good job - he explains how he makes the Predator sound too:
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How Did They Do That?? Vol. 1: The Predator "clicks"

It was made by Peter Cullen originally, here he is explaining how he made it.
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Good tips/courses for using Adobe Audition to mix audio story in a 'film' style

Firstly, there is no set formula for this. You have to... a) train your ears b) use your ears. The only standard I would adhere to is to pick a loudness level and make sure your final mix conforms ...
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Meteor sound Design

I've always used things like jet engines and thunder from libraries and a mish mash of other odds and sods. Another trick I tried was to compress a sound until it distorts the converter, (you need to ...
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How do I reduce echo coming from large glass panes?

If it's just dialog that you are recording then rent a couple lav mics if you can then make sure the audio coming off them is nice and usable. The problem with a hypercardioid mic in a reflective room ...
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Glamdring sound effect

First thing it made me think of was a passing jet [basically a dopplered white noise] with a ring-mod or flanger effect.
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What would I need to vocode my voice with an animal sample?

How you set up a vocoder unfortunately depends on your DAW and your vocoder. There are some vocoders that vocode the left channel with the right and some that work on a side-chain, that is to say that ...
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Any good literature about sound design inTerence Malick's "The Thin Red Line" movie?

https://colinatthemovies.wordpress.com/2014/10/25/the-immersive-sound-design-of-terrence-malick/ There's also an article in Mix Magazine from the year the film came out. It used to be up on their ...
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Sound Design cutting throught Music

EQ is your friend here. My first guess would be to EQ the lows and extreme highs out of the reverb return so you can boost it without muddying the whole mix. Similarly, you can use EQ to carve out a ...
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How would you go about designing the sound of a jetpack?

First start with some imaging of the type of jetpack you want to design a sound for - this will help focus the mind on what sort of sounds you need. The jetpack will likely have the following top-...
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How to design the sound of a Quadricopter Drone

This assignment is most likely already completed and my answer may not be helpful to you, but perhaps it will be to others in a similar future situation? Ah, creature / character vocals! A sound ...
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DAW for Sound Design

As long as your creating great content, I don't see the necessity for better tools if they won't help much. Honing your craft is the most important. Of course, if you truly believe that your gear/...
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DAW for Sound Design

Honestly? No-one will care what DAWyou use. All they will want is a good end product. So as long as you can produce high quality audio you'all be fine.
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Sound Effect Used in Dubbing Foreign Movies/ Translation

As with the other answer, I'm sure its just the VO talent trying to match the original performance, pitch, and timbre. Of course, they probably choose someone with a very similar voice to start with, ...
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Sound Effect Used in Dubbing Foreign Movies/ Translation

No software magic required... The trick is... you book a voiceover artist/actor who sounds like the person you're dubbing. That simple.
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How do I reduce echo coming from large glass panes?

Just putting cardboard over the windows will improve things dramatically. A cardboard room is already quite dead. If you have a lot of cardboard, you can concertina it by putting some scores in it ...
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How Did They Do That?? Vol. 1: The Predator "clicks"

The giant storks in Marrakesh make this sound!
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How Did They Do That?? Vol. 1: The Predator "clicks"

I'm pretty sure I watched a programme about the “clicks” used in The Predator and I'm sure they said a Magpie was responsible for the sound.
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