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Draw music in software

Yes, you are absolutely right. As a matter of fact, in many simple audio editing programs (my personal favourites are Logic and Audacity, depending whether I'm using my Mac or my Ubuntu), it is very ...
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Player with great timer display

I would never suggest doing any kind of professional work with a tool like vlc or itunes etc. Your best shot is getting a freeware DAW like audacity which provides great Transport, looping and also ...
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Draw music in software

an attempt at a simpler answer... what audacity is showing you is the sample of the whoooole song jammed together in time. every sample for every note (of every instrument) has already been mixed ...
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Can I juryrig a vocoder with a MIDI keyboard and a laptop?

I agree with Jay (hi Jay!!), this should be fairly straightforward to do and like Mark says you might need a DAW which will help you load the Vocoder software and route your ins and outs. Remember ...
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Recording with an old laptop: how do DAWs use memory vs cores?

That should work, as long as you ensure that the PC is not running all sorts of irrelevant software and processes, and you make sure there is enough virtual memory allocated (about 3 Gb - it is ...
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Recognition of timing information by sound device

When using a DAW, wether for midi sequencing or audio recording, the fundamental timing of the DAW is managed by a high frequency clock. Depending on your DAW and audio interface, this clock source ...
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I want my voice to sound like a parot

There's no substitute for good voice acting, but the talking parrots and cockatoos I hear on YouTube generally have slightly higher vocal resonances than natural. Upward pitch shifting and/or formant ...
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Beat detection and alignment

I created a small program in Python that does beat alignment. You may want to take a look: https://github.com/smiszym/tempoligner It's not perfect; probably usable just for simple cases. It doesn't ...
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What software can I use in order to extract this pattern from music?

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 ...
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Draw music in software

I present to you, CHIP32, A free audio unit that I found on the internet. Just drag your mouse around to change the waveform and use a midi keyboard of some sort to play notes! Try changing the ...
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Tool for creating a WAV given a function of time/sample

The first thing that comes to mind is a tool like Matlab (from the Matthworks). You can download a free trial, but you would have to learn some prograsmming (or Matlabs language). But I believe it ...
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Denoising studio induced noise and noise due to poor recording

Firstly, do any and all processing in WAV files. If your source material is on CD, then rip to 44.1kHz/16bit WAV and process at 24-bit in your software. Do not transcode via mp3. Tracks like 104b ...
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Recording sound and getting the frequency of any given point

Frequencies are a spectrum from 0Hz up to approximately 20kHz. To obtain spectra of sound samples, you will need an implementation of an FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) library. For the application you ...
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Looking for (preferaby free) sofware that can pan an input signal while recording to a stereo track

You can do it in audacity with one click per track. Open your stereo file. Right click in the left bar & select Split Stereo Track. Then you can click one or other Solo button to mute the other ...
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What software can I use in order to extract this pattern from music?

Processing has good sound libraries such as Minim and apparently a new factory library check this link.
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Software for vocal removal?

Evan if there is, it would be most likely based on stereo cancellation and eq-ing so it might be a better idea do them the proper way instead of relying on software
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Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 Cubase

Let's assume it's a problem with audio signal flow within Cubase (the version I'm going off of is Cubase 7 or 8 Pro): In Devices > Device Setup..., under VST Audio System, make sure that your ...
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Getting a weird thumping noise when recording music

Another cause for "thumping" is when there is a wooden floor and the player has the habit of tapping the time with her foot. Particularly if the mic is in a mic stand without spider...
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Automatic DMX lighting?

There are lots of possibilities here, and as others have mentioned you need at least a controller able to output DMX, as well as software that is able to generate the signal sent to the lighting rig. ...
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Does Maxing Volume On Computer and Controlling Volume With External Speakers Provide Best Sound Quality or Is It The Other Way Around

It can vary case-by-case based on specifics of what hardware are involved. But, to make a generalization, yes it's best to leave the computer's software-controlled volume at max and then control the ...
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How do I simultaneously play audio on 35 speakers?

You randomly pick 9 of your 35 speakers you want to be able to "randomly" play something different. Don't tell your test subject which 9 you have chosen.You then connect the remaining 26 speakers to ...
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How would I configure huge custom surround setup playback in Windows?

Let's just call this impractical at best. You are not going to do this with an unmodified home computer or on a shoestring budget. You need capable hardware & software. If you don't start with 18-...
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Is there a software that allows replaying pre-saved fader positions?

All digital mixers have scene storage, usually of 100 or more scenes. Most of them will also have about 10 or more user assignable buttons(excluding most rack mounted) that you can set to recall a ...
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DIY Active Noise Cancellation?

It's impossible to achieve. Your initial cancellation is at phase-accuracy. Two files playing through one output, each inversely-phased to the other. As soon as you try to do that in the physical ...
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How to bootleg live concert using android phone?

You need to invest in an external mic for your phone or, better yet, ditch the Android idea and get a small hardware recorder. Here's why: As far as I know, there's no way to set manual record levels ...
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