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Most Condensor Microphones have a "pad" switch (usually -15 or -20 db). That will decrease your input volume, allowing for you to turn your gain up and have greater ability to fine-tune. Also, most mixers have a "pad" switch or button as well, and this will do the same thing. However, I have never encountered a condenser microphone producing such a ...


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If I understand correctly, you are currently using your mixer's gain knob very close to it's minimum gain position, and you'd prefer to be in a middle position. This means that the output level of your microphones is close to the max input level of your mixer's inputs. Possible workaround (depending on your specific equipment) : There might be an ...


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It depends on what you are trying to achieve. If you want to just create some chiptune like sounds then this can be done with virtually any synth by just using only one or two oscillators, little or no modulation, only simple effects and then putting it through a bit crusher to give you that 8-bit sound. If you want to create a true chiptune track you ...


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http://www.plogue.com/products/chipsounds/ is probably your best bet. I've heard some people play with retro trackers as well (e.g. FamiTracker).


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Following up from my previous answer, I have just seen this article and thought you might find in useful: http://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/9-of-the-best-chiptune-vst-plug-ins-554428 Hope this helps.


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One thing that always helps to get something in a special Place -> Reverb/Impulse Response Reverbs. One thing so -> Don't always think you need a big reverb for wide locations. Sometimes small reverb create a better image of a big wide place, imho. If you want go get your hands dirty -> Go into a wide,rock canyon (or similar, maybe a stadium etc.) and ...


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You can't change the signal level that that's recorded from Logic, Logic will record the signal it gets bit for bit. You can change the monitoring level in Logic and that's what you're hearing when you adjust the levels in Logic while tracking. The way to control your signal level that's recorded is right from your Apollo, the big knob adjusts your relevant ...


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In addition to the points already made, do remember that much of the rock/canyon sounds on TV and film are far from authentic. I spend a lot of time hanging around on rocks and the real sound effect is much more subtle. Much of the time in film and TV all the sound effects tend to be over emphersised to make the point.


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There was a thread about it on the C74 forums who had the same problem. http://cycling74.com/forums/topic/spam-becoming-a-problem-on-forum/ Some interesting ideas in there. Perhaps it depends on how customisable the forum software is. How about if a post was marked as spam by 3 users with 1000+ reputation it would be immediately trashed. Moderating all ...


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Actually, a good picture CAPTCHA is very solid. The only way a robot/program could interpret a good picture CAPTCHA is using character recognition. Now, computer vision simply isn't that advanced and likely never will be (the logic would be extremely complex). The one used here might be too simple (not messed up enough) or it's not requested every single ...


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Here's a nice starter tutorial for FM8 retro sound design. http://www.fm8tutorials.com/tutorials/designing-a-classic-80s-style-video-game-synth-in-ni-fm8/


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if you have licensed native instruments Reaktor there are a few nice ensembles folks have made for this in the native instruments reaktor user library you can download and check out. a search for "retro" brings up a few


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8bit old school nintendo sound FX


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http://www.ymck.net/magical8bitplug/index.html - Designed to emulate NES synths, works well http://www.kvraudio.com/product/chip32_by_sam - Very close to NES also, a bit more neutral (Both of those are free)


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