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When should you use Arrangement View vs Session View?

I've seen people use Live in so many different ways. That's one of my favourite things about it, it allows you approach things in new ways. I used to use session view mainly when I started out with it,...
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Spotting to timeline with blank regions before recording/editing sfx

"i'm afraid i could confuse a low amplitude region with an empty one" Hiya, if you delete the "Audio Files" folder after spotting all offline clips will be greyed out. The recordings have a colour, ...
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When should you use Arrangement View vs Session View?

The Session View makes most sense when you are using a dedicated controller like the Push in order to trigger scenes. Check out to see someone using a Push controller ...
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Add white noise to silence

I'd be more inclined to remove the white noise from the speech than try add it back in the silence. There are some very good paid plugins that can do it - personally I use a lot of the Waves plugs, X-...
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Who out there still uses Master Faders anymore?

My signal flow varies, but i follow this flow for most large mixes, it not only makes it digestible to combine 100's of sounds into a few minutes, but it saves cpu power. audio track > it's stem (aux)...
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Add white noise to silence

What is best to do if you record something specific is also record the room 'silent', so than you get the environment sound of the subject your recording. Add these layers together and you'll get your ...
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Logic Pro X workflow options for multi-track live recordings

I do this all the time. Position the playhead at a convenient/natural point between songs, select all the regions, and "Split Region(s)". At this point you will have a "song" and "the rest of the ...
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Logic Pro X workflow options for multi-track live recordings

If it is all one band doing one contiguous concert, I wouldn’t want to break that up into 16 projects, because you will likely want to treat each channel in basically the same way. It likely really is ...
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How to work objectively?

First of all it requires 'Experience' ! Second of all take some break and listen to the stuff after a day or two and use different kind of headphones to judge your sound design. Also sitting not too ...
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Ultra-efficient sound editing tips for battle scenes?

The trick is to use a random midi notes generator to trig a sampler full of that kind of sounds. Here is a tuto I made for my reel: https://www.vincentfliniaux.com/single-post/2017/02/13/Generative-...
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Ultra-efficient sound editing tips for battle scenes?

I believe there are some plugins that allow you to use a combination of altered pitch, volume and cut to more efficiently lay effects with variance so you don't fall into the trap of repeating the ...
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Workflow / Work Organization

I start working on dialogues, I'm not even halfway through and I suddenly find my self designing backgrounds or working on sound effects. Everyone's process is different. If you go through this ...
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Templates for Audio Drama

Treat this project in the same way you would treat a film mix. You would have track groupings to cover: Dialogue - DLG Sound Effects SFX Music - MUS Start with editing and premixing the dialogue, ...
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Connect various outputs: 1/4 / XLR / RCA from various sources to 3.5mm jack into Cellphone

This is going to be fraught with problems. Microphone inputs on cellphones are likely to have some amount of detection logic to try to determine what kind of device is connected. You can't be sure of ...
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Experience with collaborative sound design?

I think the easiest at least from more of a video based standpoint is to have a meeting and have each person concentrate on a certain aspect of the sound design. Maybe 1 person could do the more ...
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How does A/B montage works?

A/B is also called checkerboarding. You can use it for when a scene changes or anytime you need to apply processing that is radically different than the section of audio that came right before it. ...
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Add white noise to silence

The whole idea with noise is that it is random sound. You can't really easily produce a noise that replicates what was there, so your best bet is to actually use the noise that was present or apply ...
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Add white noise to silence

If the original track contains a section of just the noise, you can make a loop with that and keep it playing in your new track when you mute the original one. If not, you'll have to do some ...
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iPhone application for making notes about sound script when on location

heres is the solution! thats what i wanted. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sound-report-writer/id492004803?mt=8
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iPhone application for making notes about sound script when on location

I don't know if this is what you really looking for, but Sound Devices made app for I-phone "CL WIFI" in witch you can make sound report, and manage your metadata. But like I said it's for Sound ...
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Collaborative Sound design via Screen sharing! Which tools do I need?

Here are some solutions: Virtual Audio Interface This would be your best option. For OSX you have soundflower* for Windows you have Jack Audio* both are free :) You route the audio from your DAW ...
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Soundminer tips/shortcuts/workflow ideas

I know, this is an old post, but in case new user found this, here are some tips every soundminer user should know: Creating a clearly arranged database structure for your sounds. Create a database ...
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