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Hi ,and let me state first of all that i have no clue as to where the appropriate place for the following question on...

cnlgs
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mattiasnyc 3 weeks ago
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I started a thread the other day featuring a great video on EQing...

matt thomas
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zukan 4 weeks ago
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How to EQ

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Does anyone know of any other great videos of how to eq? Here is a great lesson on how to EQ (or at least one of the ways to...

matt thomas
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bernieesquire 4 weeks ago
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Hey everyone, I'm really struggling to grasp the concept of dB and all its different aplications. I've read some "dB...

gmx750
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stardustmedia 23rd April 2015
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To start a new thread simply click on the 'new thread' button (you need to register as a member to see this button and to make...

Jules
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Jules 17th January 2013
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1) No being harsh / making fun of newbies :tut: and kip the sarcasm please! This is an area for basic questions that might have...

Jules
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Jules 1st February 2011
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Hello all. I have just shot my first shortmovie, and am about to finish it off with external recorded sounds. Im very new to...

BasRonin
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deedeeyeah 19 minutes ago
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Hi! I just bought the KRK rokit 5 studio monitors. I hooked them up to my Focusrite itrack solo interface using RCA cables. The...

Virgilbulens
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Lady Gaia 1 hour ago
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Hello everybody :) I'm brand new to the forums but have always read up on all things audio here in the past but as with most...

Mikeyt88
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donsolo 1 hour ago
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Is it just me? I think recordings from the 60's and 70's actually sound better, more vibrant, more energy. When you listen to old...

SWEETMOTHERMARY
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donsolo 1 hour ago
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How would you approach this scenario? Recording environment is my home studio (untreated very dry room) My interface has...

Electrictwo
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deedeeyeah 2 hours ago
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Hi all, I'm sure I'll be lambasted for asking this, but I'm trying to figure out why I can't get an honest sound out of my mics...

StevieD009
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StevieD009 3 hours ago
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The river of sound is endless. Weather you are on your first mile or your first mile was 30 years ago we're always making...

LoneSoundRanger
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LoneSoundRanger 5 hours ago
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Mixing a track now where the peaks of the kick and snare are so much louder than the rest of the sounds in the song that if a...

Weirdo
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Wayne 6 hours ago
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I was wondering if there is anyway to do an automatic mapping of the BSII's knobs and faders to Ableton instruments or VST's? For...

vonshu
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RiF 6 hours ago
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Hello guys, I think this forum is a best place for my question so is there anyone who can give me an advice for one solid and...

kerussm
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kerussm 9 hours ago
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can someone help me? i'm considering buying a 24 track system 8 MK3. the one i'm interested in has 24 1/4" direct outs on...

y2kalaki
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y2kalaki 9 hours ago
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Hi all, Two questions please. I want to pad a line level signal down to mic level. I was thinking -50dB would suffice. I...

JHitt2
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JHitt2 12 hours ago
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How can i achieve this vocal sound with logic plugins YouTube

GenesisBarrios
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GenesisBarrios 12 hours ago
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I'm in the middle of mixing this track and trying to get the drums to be more without turning it up too much. here are the...

CDB Studios
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Frank_Case 13 hours ago
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Im thinking of starting a small studio in my home, using my current Hometheater as the studio/control room that my disc will be...

kgveteran
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kgveteran 14 hours ago
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When I Master I typically can't get my Volume up to Standard without peaking. Is this because i am mastering in box, and...

Tobias Funke
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greggybud 15 hours ago
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I want to use a compressor as a soft gate instead of on/off noise gate to kill the room reverb. How can I do that? Thanks. The...

goom
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goom 16 hours ago
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I have monitors on stands beside my desk, but the desk itself rings with an obnoxious 138Hz all the time. Even when I tap on it,...

mcmull500
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Owen L T 17 hours ago
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Hi there Is it safe to use a given track insert and mic input at the same time ? Mixer is a Mackie 3204vlz3 Thanks for...

franck77
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franck77 20 hours ago
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y I AM USING FL STUDIO BTW.

Dreni
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Dreni 22 hours ago
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Hey team, I've often seen the little boxes wrapped in acoustic foam which house a guitar amp and a mic in front of it, and...

Stocky
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wrgkmc 23 hours ago
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Hoping someone can help. I'm trying to set up my Rme 802 so that I can route audio from programs and the internet into my daw....

Lapatch
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rumleymusic 1 day ago
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OK, I know there are several different reasons why the production of a Sparklehorse song sounds so good. The main thing I want to...

chrisdvr4
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limbs 1 day ago
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Hey all. I am NOT an audio expert, so please be gentle. I have set up a podcasting/screencasting studio, but my recordings...

raythevideoguy
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Reuben99 1 day ago
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Hello community, So lately I have been struggling to make my synth sounds seem wider. I have made a stereo synth sound, used...

Humblenoob
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explorer 2 days ago
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Who is using 3" monitors? Need some pros and cons of 'em. Thinking about the Eris 3.5.

boombapdame
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diogo_c 2 days ago
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Just curious. Is this not done because of snare bleed or some other reason? Thanks :cool:

LoneSoundRanger
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jammiedodger666 2 days ago
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So, I have an RME BFPro, and an ada8200 hooked up via adat, and my axe fx. I figured out how to record DI's along with my wet...

Emarcy
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Emarcy 2 days ago
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Hello gearslutz, i am having buzz/hum/noise issue that i would like solved. Mainly the issue is when i am recording electric...

60cycle
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Poedan 2 days ago
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Hey guys, I wanted to know if anyone else was doing this. I am going to be using the KRK ERGO to correct 2 separate rooms in...

Cloud9j
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Cloud9j 2 days ago
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I use a MXL 992 Mogami for recording dialogue in a podcast, and run it through an M-Audio Fast Track Pro. I use Logic Pro X on a...

Beneaththegold
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Beneaththegold 2 days ago
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Hi Guys, I'm starting recording my first album - solo singer songwriter, SM58 & 58a Beta. I've got a fully Pro specced 5k...

act1ve
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Bustardinho 2 days ago
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I am looking at the Yamaha HS5's. Are they good, if so, why? Are there any better ones? I cannot go over $400. Are the JBL's...

Charlie Gates
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geeorge 2 days ago
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Could someone please tell me what make this mic is .

REGIE
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REGIE 2 days ago
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I'm on Reaper/Mac and would appreciate a free multi-analyzer. https://i.imgur.com/ahU3SlF.jpg

goom
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goom 2 days ago
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Hi everyone! I've got my first artist who wants to record with me, and this would be my first time doing it for somebody who...

Ethanm99
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BillSimpkins 2 days ago
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Hello from Austria :) Im thinking to buy one of this interfaces .. for me is important SOUND .. PREAMPS .. CONVERTER - Im really...

pilvet
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rumleymusic 2 days ago
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Signal chain: Rode NT1 > Behringer Xenyx 1202FX > DBX 166XS > Steinberg UR22 Mk 2 Connected with Canare L-4E6S XLR...

TheBirdReich
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TheBirdReich 2 days ago
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Is it better to compress with a higher ratio and a high (-5 to -10dB) threshold or a low ratio and a low (-15 to -25dB) threshold...

Tobias Enstrom
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mattiasnyc 2 days ago
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Hi, I'm a big fan of this like overcompressed-pumping-distorted cymbals type of sound. I get the overall idea how it could be...

AKM
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AKM 3 days ago
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So I'm trying to reamp. Signal is cubase from a windows 10 powered pc, going into apollo twin usb 3.0 soundcard and the reamp...

beatsfromthesun
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wrgkmc 3 days ago
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My Toft console has stereo effects returns (single trs per return). I sent an aux out to some guitar pedals and wanted to go...

telecasterrok
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cmilieme 3 days ago
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Hi Im a bedroom producer consider this when I ask :-) When I use the DMG Audio EQuilibrium on a harsh sounding acoustic guitar...

MpaMusik
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MpaMusik 3 days ago
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Finally upgraded Pro Tools and bought some plugins that made me care about my ITB mixes (thanks to Slate and Scheps). Happy with...

SPatrick
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iMixOTB 3 days ago
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Hello all, I am new to this community and wanted to start my journey with a question. How many speakers do we need to put...

Savvy
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Savvy 3 days ago
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Hi, When I listen to reference CDs that I have imported into protools and put them on a track that is set to 0dbfs I find I...

dobbiedada
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dobbiedada 3 days ago
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Hi All, I just purchased a Maschine mk3 that came with Komplete Select 11. I also have FL Studio 12 and the trial version of...

WheelB
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WheelB 3 days ago
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I am would like to distribute my music on to different platforms but, I am not sure where exactly to go with this idea. I have a...

Mansonite
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Mansonite 3 days ago
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(title is wrong, can't edit, should be "Difference between 1/4TRS line inputs, and TRS headphone out >...

tim_gear_tom
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psycho_monkey 3 days ago
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Hi all, Hoping someone might be able to offer a bit of knowledge and/or suggestions in regard to applying some EQ settings to a...

corybayton
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FreshProduce 3 days ago

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