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Linux music production workflow without a low-latency kernel

Forum suitability: sure, this concerns music production much more than music playing, so it would seem more appropriate here. Generic kernel will make dropouts ("xruns") more likely even when using ...
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Should I start mixing my first ever produced track?

Let me start by saying mixing is an art by itself. If you're passionate about making music and producing it end-to-end you should learn how to mix, on the other hand, if you're passionate about ...
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How to use two computers simultaneously for production (CPU sharing)

Vienna Ensemble Pro Take a look at Vienna Ensemble Pro (VEP, VEPro). There is a Master/Slave feature that let you process VST instruments (and ordinary VST effects) on other computers (and you can ...
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Should I keep the songs of the same album similar to each other?

The best way to learn what the pros do is listen carefully to all of your favorite albums. Not only does that tell you what the pros do, it tells you what you like to hear the pros do. There's pretty ...
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Logic Pro X: How to send input of bus1 to bus2?

They should be, if you try it this way: Route the snare sample into a Delay bus. Route the Delay bus into a Reverb bus, if that is how you wish to do it. In that case, unroute the Delay bus from the ...
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Tips for mixing BASS with other low instruments

It's okay to use two low frequency instruments if you want to, as long as they don't interfere with each other, and the levels are handled correctly. I'd try it first, and see how it sounds. Low ...
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What synths and pads are those, and where to find?

The question of "what library do they come from" is nearly impossible to answer, since there are thousands of libraries out there and many of them overlap sonically. I can't tell you every detail ...
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Famous songs recorded and edited with Audacity?

Four Tet regularly uses Audacity and to answer Clark's question, familiarity with the software.
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Is there any way to fix this?

Sorry, but I don't see it as being fixable - you literally have nothing in the gaps to boost even in the otherwise loudest portions, only this odd little 'bounce' which happens every time. I'm no ...
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Advice on Building a Portable foley stage/pit

Foley 'pits' are usually used for the footsteps part of the foley process. Consequently each 'pit' will contain a different 'surface' to be used for footsteps. Unfortunately some surfaces will be ...
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Should I start mixing my first ever produced track?

Mixing and editing a track is comprised mostly of copying and pasting waves! and getting transitions! to sound good. To do this your deleting, adding, reordering minuscule waves or whole sections ...
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Should I start mixing my first ever produced track?

I agree wholeheartedly with @frcake's answer. I'll just add on some additional thoughts. If you are interested in learning to mix, but you want to get this particular track done quickly, I would ...
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Tips for Blending Voice with Hang Drum (or other instrument with similar frequencies)?

Panning the sounds left or right might help sometimes. Also reverb as Evhz wrote before is great fix for your problem. For your question to the EQ switching. That technique is called sidechaining and ...
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Famous songs recorded and edited with Audacity?

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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Linux music production workflow without a low-latency kernel

Just give a chance to Ubuntu Studio. All music stuff including low latency kernel are ready to use in this distribution and you can still enjoy all advantages of debian-based distros. I use it for ...
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How to record the audio of one person's reaction to another person's line without overlapping audio?

Would suggest these options: let B tell a shorter, "essence" version of a dialogue line. More like a call to action for A. queue the person from a distance, so the mic barely picks it up. P.S.: I ...
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How to mix all sound to make it become complete song?

Whilst you've said you've just started to become an EDM artist, the nature of your question seems to suggest that you're at the stage before that; you'd like to make EDM, but don't know where to begin....
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How to use two computers simultaneously for production (CPU sharing)

There are some producers that use a setup similar to the one described. Junkie XL seems to run VST from separate computers using Cubase.
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Should I keep the songs of the same album similar to each other?

One thing you can do is use the different instruments and sounds that you might want on each song, but master all of the songs with the same output settings and that unites the disparate sounds. So ...
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Should I keep the songs of the same album similar to each other?

I think you will find that there is no definitive answer to this question, but I'll throw in my 2 cents worth. First of all, you as an artist have some core decisions to make. What songs belong on the ...
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Should I keep the songs of the same album similar to each other?

Usually pros have a concept by album, each album corresponds to one "story" or one creative "period" of an artist/band. This is not only about music here but also about image and professional aim, (...
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