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I've had decent luck experimenting with making a "distant" sound with just processing: A bit of lowpass filter (not too aggressive, but obvious enough) to dull it, and leave other sounds in the mix more prominent. Reverb with a semi-long initial decay and dense reflections. The idea is to suggest that there was plenty of space between the sound and the ...


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Reversing is an easy, tried-and-true method that usually yields acceptable results. Or you could copy some non-discernable english from another part of the clip and use it as fill. Both approaches are standard. I wouldn't advise leaving holes in your track; they might sound like dropouts and flag a QC kickback. Keep in mind that the composite BG track is ...


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Great answers so far. I suppose if you have the chance to Worldize it that might be worth a go too!


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I wish there was a 'standard' way of dealing with this. It really is a case by case basis. Sometimes reversing the section works as long as it is short and doesn't sound too weird. Other times you can usually find a section of the track that you can copy and paste over the discernible dialogue. What we usually try to do is have our BG editor try to cut ...


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Hi Gon, First of all, I think it would help to let us know which language the people are talking. Furthermore, if there's such a small group of people, is it really necessary to make it sound like a typical party? I tend to talk much softer when a party is quieter. People behave differently in smaller groups, lower volume, lower pitch. It's not just reverb ...


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Ideally you just want to record a crowd. That way all the voices blend in an ambience. However, with a combination of EQ (bright frequencies are important for intelligibility, cut those), ambience/reverb (very important to make the different pieces blend together), layering several pieces of dialogue over each other, and possibly using other plugins that ...


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I found some walla/crowd sounds on soundsnap.com. They are titled Urban... You can easily tell what they are saying though so I am not sure if that is what you are looking for but those are the best I can find. -Hope this helps.


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Personally, while editing the rough recordings I generally remove every passage where you can clearly hear a conversation. Regardless of the legal issues that might occur if somebody recognizes his own voice, you don't want to have such thing as a recognizable conversation in the video you use the recording for. If your recordings contain any sound logos,...


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I live in Dubai so might be able to find some for you. Is there anything specific that you need. If I don't have it I might be able to get it for you. Let me know.


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