Warrior Bob
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How do I mic an upright piano to get a nice stereo effect
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Keeping in mind that I've only ever mic'd a piano once in my life, and it was a baby grand, not an upright... Point your two mics straight at the strings, on either side of center. Don't necessarily ...

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Ableton Live - Editing / Moving multiple envelope points at the same time as your note data?
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I just tried this in Live 8.2.2. I started in session view with a MIDI clip containing notes, as well as modwheel (CC 1) and stuenuto (CC 66) data in it as envelopes. These are envelopes in the clip ...

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iMS-20 for Logic Pro
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Korg publishes a plugin that emulates the MS-20 synthesizer. This is the same synthesizer that is emulated by the iMS-20 iPad app, so you should be able to get the sound you're looking for. It's ...

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Kontakt 7 Player slow/bad sound quality
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"Drags" and "buzzes" sound to me like a buffer problem. While this isn't necessarily part of Kontakt per se, it is sensitive to your free computer resources and perhaps Kontakt (combined with ...

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How can I record with Ableton Live ? My setup seems to be missing just one part at this point.
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At first I'd assume your soundcard was messed up, but the test tone works, so it has to be fine. In Ableton Live, there are two convenient ways to see how far the audio is getting in the program. ...

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What is software reverb?
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Put in other words, "record the guitar uisng a mic, and then put a reverb effect on the recording using software." As opposed to, say, putting a reverb effect on the recording using a hardware ...

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What are some disadvantages of audacity?
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MIDI Sequencing I like to synchronize audio recordings with MIDI sequencing. (For example, a recorded guitar track against a MIDI drum track). While not all projects or people will need this, it is ...

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Better Options than M-Audio Keystudio
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I haven't ever used a KeyStudio before but I presume it's a MIDI controller that'd work with any DAW. This answer assumes that is the case (the website seems to suggest this but I'm never quite sure. ...

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Voiceover Recording Equipment
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This is four or five questions in one so it's hard to provide a complete answer. My knowledge can only help you with the technical question, so here it is as an answer anyway. Hardware: At a minimum,...

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How does the MIDI data for polyphonic aftertouch differ from "normal" aftertouch?
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Some better googling led me to the answer. They are indeed separate data and aren't the same thing. "Normal" aftertouch actually isn't aftertouch. It's Channel Pressure and uses a different status ...

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Adding a rhythm section to A Capella tracks
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Try writing a basic beat in a sequencer, where you can control the tempo. Play your sequenced drums up against the recording of the vocals only, and subtly vary the tempo until they line up. The ...

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Unmute D-Command on startup
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From what I understand this behavior is by design and cannot be changed. It's to prevent sending sudden spikes of voltage into monitors or amplifiers, and to protect your ears in the case of ...

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where to find general tutorials about minimal house beat programming?
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Look for tutorials for your tools of choice (MPC, Ableton, whatever). Once you understand how to use those, it should be clear how to program to the style of your choosing. There are a number of ...

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Setting up ableton live as a live looper?
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Ableton's clips are useful as a live looping tool but if you want something more like a traditional guitar looping pedal, check out the Ableton Looper effect in Live 8.

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Mathematically what does phase reverse do on a signal?
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A recording of a sound wave is a pattern of samples. Those samples have positive and negative values, which correspond to the compression and rarefaction of the source sound. As I understand it, "...

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Record Sound from Directional Speakers
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As far as I know, there is nothing special about a highly-directional speaker as far as miking it. As with any speaker, your mic needs to be somewhere in the speaker's projection cone, and the only ...

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How do you make this synth sound?
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If I'm not mistaken that is the sound of a Roland TB-303 bassline synthesizer run through a distortion effect. It's a quite famous sound and is one of the major elements (some would say the major ...

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How to find native ASIO drivers?
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It is, from personal experience, pretty uncommon for builtin/integrated sound hardware to include drivers with ASIO support. If they do exist, you'll find them on the manufacturer's website if they ...

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How to record myself djing with a pc, midi controller and a mixer setup?
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Cueing is generally important to DJ mixing. If I follow you correctly, your ideal setup is basically using Virtual DJ as just virtual decks: the audio is going into separate mixer channels via the ...

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Play in scale like Ableton's Push controller using a drum rack/other?
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Live has a "Scale" MIDI device that filters incoming notes and snaps them to the closest "correct" scale note. You can find it under MIDI Effects in the browser. This won't be as useful in a drum ...

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Simplest way to play MIDI sounds from OSC/MIDI inputs
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Yes there is! There are many freeware synthesizers whose express purpose is turning instructions like MIDI into sound. Currently it's far more common to support MIDI than OSC (I couldn't name one ...

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Ableton: Record everything I do and play it back on-screen
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There is no feature like this in Live. The closest thing I can think of is arming all tracks for recording, and capturing all audio, MIDI, and parameter movements (as automation). You'll be able to ...

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How to manually change BPM of part of clip in Ableton
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The traditional way to change the tempo (bpm) for just a part of a clip in Ableton Live is to create a warp marker at the beginning and end of the section of your clip that you want to stretch, since ...

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Sound stopped in Ableton Live after 3rd party program Hear was installed
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As written, the question is bordering on too open-ended, but I'll give the most authoritative answer I can given the circumstances. To output sound, Ableton Live on OSX generally requires: Some kind ...

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Options for hobbyist audio-recording?
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Generally, filtering out noise and echoes is best done at recording time, by using an appropriate microphone and recording space. Removing noise and echoes after they are "baked in" to the recording ...

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How do monitor speakers not produce feedback?
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Generally, monitor speakers are in a different room from the microphones. Monitor speakers can and do feed back into microphones.

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search for most friendly software partner for my Voice Recorder
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You need some kind of software recording system. For straightforward tasks like this I generally use Audacity, which is free. At its core it's a wave editor, so it can handle cutting heads and tails ...

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Software as substitute for a VJ (auto VJ software)
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My knowledge in this arena is far from comprehensive, but if you don't mind weird generative visuals, I've heard of people putting together rather elaborate video-processing patches using Max/MSP and ...

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Imitate sound of coming objects
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In general, further-away sounds tend to have a bit more of the sound of the environment in them, as well as being delayed slightly (about one millisecond per foot due to the speed of sound). You can ...

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How can I prevent FL from echoing the notes I play in a MIDI keybord back to the keyboard?
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If you don't want any notes to be sent to the keyboard, make sure they're sent on a different MIDI channel than the keyboard is responding to.

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