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Creating the sound of a thousand legged monster! Ideas?

Right off the top of my head [& I'm not a foley artist, so you'd have to work out the details] elements... sharp points to feet - high transients lots of legs - 'skittering' rhythmic walk ...
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How do I make whispering in ear sound convincing?

I don't know if any of the following will work or not, but maybe worth an experiment. Try a delay of about 1/2 of a millisecond, if you have the capability, between the two channels, of the mono ...
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What do classical radio stations do to their tracks to normalize audio volume?

It's 'simply a compressor'... however it's a very specialised type of compressor. There are probably others in this field, but the go-to name for radio compression is Optimod by Orban Optimod is, to ...
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What do classical radio stations do to their tracks to normalize audio volume?

Yes, it is simply a compressor - typically you'd use one with a relatively low threshold and ratio. And some may store metadata for the whole track once it has been compressed/normalised once. I know ...
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How do I make whispering in ear sound convincing?

The main thing you will want to do is to enhance the bass part of the spectrum in order to enhance realism. Obviously increased level will be necessary (relevant to other elements in the mix) but the ...
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How do I take a song's music and convert into single notes for a looping 3D animation video

first time even visiting here, hope I can help in some way. I first would like to clarify the meaning of a "beat". I think for most people here, a beat would first refer to the rhythmical ...
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How is this synth sound made? (WarGames, 1983)

It can be as simple as: a sine wave with attack, decay, sustain, release (ADSR) set as needed plus some reverb, perhaps some delay and intermitting L/R If your synth allows, ovelay a second synth, ...
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What's the difference between additive and subtractive synthesis?

Additive synthesis describes the process of combining (adding) sounds together to make new sounds, hence the term "additive". "add" ... you add stuff together. Subtractive synthesis describes the ...
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Improving digitalized tape recordings - more than what I've done

Wav files are better quality but unfortunately converting a compressed .mp3 to a .wav doesn't improve quality. I would interpret the "blanket" over the voice to sound like it's muffled which means ...
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When you Know it Needs Something Else

Well, in the abstract, you could begin by literally experimenting. The "sound" you have created, whether it be a single instrument or a few, still has sonic characteristics. As a first step, try ...
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Can someone identify the technique used in this portion of track?

Doubling. The first thing I notice is that the lead vocal is doubled at the octave. It is also harmonized, possibly by using a vocoder. This is what gives the line its harmonic richness. Chorus. ...
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How is digital audio defined?

There are many audio formats, but generally, the file headers and format chunk can quite easily give you some specific format information if that's all you need; things like the amount of channels, ...
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How do you create the deadliest sounding gunshots?

A deadly gun sound must bring be balanced between the bass, the mid, and the treble. The mid is the most important one. Structure of a deadly gunshot: Punch - Lower and longer punch - body of the ...
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