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A more practical approach If you are searching for a temporary solution to, let's say use the backing tracks for improvising over them without being disturbed by vocals or mid-range buzz, there's some little tricks you can do with audio material in a simple sound-editor without the need of sophisticated and expensive tools. Of course, because of the ...


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Removing vocals or other tracks from an already mixed and mastered file is very complex and depends on a lot of factors. There's no one size fits all answer because tracks can be mixed in all sorts of ways with many different effects. In the case of Karaoke or Guitar hero, they typically get access to the master tracks and in the case of Karaoke mix it ...


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A microphone that requires phantom power will not work without it. Phantom power is a method to feed 48v to the microphone through the 3-connector XLR plug. You'll need to plug that mic into a preamp or mixer input that provides phantom, or alternatively various companies make a DI box that provides phantom power.


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3.5mm mic jacks might (sometimes supported by a jumper or different sound card setting) provide "plugin power". It can power electret condenser capsules with the typical single-FET preamplifier and works, for example, for the surprisingly good stereo clip microphones that were available for Minidisc players. Regular phantom power, however, is 40V to 48V ...


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Not all condenser mics need phantom power. Not all amps/mixers provide it. If the mic in question needs it, and the amp doesn't provide it, then it won't work. Usually phantom power is provided through the XLR (Cannon) plug/socket. By using an XLR-jack adapter, the power may well be lost through the connection.


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The best BY FAR DI/preamp i've ever encountered for recording bass is the REDDI unit by A-Designs. It's pricey...in the $.75k range...but sound quality is absolutely unfathomably sweet. Basically what you need is a DI that has a pad (attenuator), so you can hook it up to your amp output. You didn't mention which amp? Coming out of the DI, you need to go ...


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Regarding the suggestions about noise cancellation: they won't work for cicadas. There are basically two approaches when working with multiple microphones: phase independent filtering, and phase-specific filtering. For the phase independent filtering, you get the characteristics of the noise and dampen the frequencies according to the expected ...


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The only way to mitigate that much noise is to A) use hypercardioid mics, (no omnis!) B) very close micing of instruments; C)close all windows/doors and tape/seal the edges. another possibility if nothing else works is to set up a noise-cancelling mike array. Two identical mics, set about 1 1/2 feet apart, sing/play directly into one. Take the signal of ...


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Do I need a USB Audio Interface to run a Dynamic Mic with PC? (Even if I am going to use it only for online calls in the beginning!) It depends on which mic you get. You can find models with everything it needs included (like preamp and converter, which are the most common tasks of an audio interface). In that case you don't need an audio interface. ...


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Sure cure. Buy a few furniture blankets and surround the instruments - like a four wall little fort. That will deaden any noise. If you are in a small room, just cover the windows.



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