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Microphone suggestion for recording Hard Fx/SFX and Foley
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My personal recommendation is to get a couple of mics so you have options that are task specific. A solid dynamic mic like the Sure sm57 is an industry standard for capturing everything from snare ...

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How is this technique called with ethernet cable to stage
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As a primarily live audio engineer I can tell you that this is called a digital snake and they rock! As you know playing with old heavy analog snakes esp. with high channel counts is LAME! Digital ...

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Mix sounds terrible in PC, while it actually sounded good with headphones in other devices
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The problem is not gear... Several grammy winning mixers use the standard plugins that come with their DAW. Most likely the natural EQ built into the headphones has a boost in the low/low mid range ...

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Gunshot Sound Design
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The simplest way is to find some free gunshot sound effects online. If you need to create your own it can be done by layering 2-3 basic sounds. Start with a cookie sheet being hit against something (...

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Can you help deconstruct this SFX?
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I would use a bubble pop noise like when you stick your finger in your mouth and pop it out... Then use a crinkled paper noise. They also have crow noises with each bubble pop. The crow noises have ...

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Foley: a rolling rock
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Also roll a heavy ball, say a bowling ball along a hard floor. use that bass sound that subtle low tone to add body to the rock. For impacts drop a bag of dirt or ball into a pillow to get the low ...

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Backing up DVDs on computer and change the audio tracks from 192 to 384 kbps
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It is impossible to upsample the bitrate. Your files have already lost the info from being compressed to 192. It looks to me as if the AC3 is going to give you a similar if not slightly more ...

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New to mixing. Does everything go into one speaker?
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For the most basic sound system think of a set of headphones. All of the sounds come out of the 2 headphones. Try it with just one headphone in you can still hear all of the instruments. Some ...

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What is the best way to record acoustic piano and vocals from home?
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Actually you can do soundproofing without damaging the house. Using acoustic panels (expensive but provides the best result) works, however some well placed blankets using string and 3M adhesive hooks ...

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DVDs with Original Theatrical Mix for Reference?
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Your best bet is to find movies on DVD that match the soundscape you are trying to create. Listen to them carefully to determine what it is that creates the acoustic atmosphere you like. Listen for ...

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