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You can use http://www.tunetranscriber.com to do this from your web browser without installing anything. Even works with some youtube videos.


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I'm going to say "yes, but not yet". While the technology to do this is beginning to emerge, it is currently a costly thing to arrange. The problem is simply delay time vs reliability. First of all, transmission errors do happen over any network you and I would commonly use, even over an office LAN. These errors normally have to be accounted for. When you ...


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Audio mixers in the most literal sense are a device for mixing sounds relative to each other to gain a good balance. In days of old, these were physical devices with knobs and sliders to turn. However software audio mixers have software versions of the same thing - you would generally see a layout of a mixer on the screen, but to turn the knobs/sliders you ...


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The main point of using an audio mixer over software is having good manual controls to work with. To get the same with a Digital Audio Workstation, you need a digital control surface. To be useful for fine-tuning a mixed version, it needs motor faders as well (meaning that the software can also move the controls). Digital controllers with rotary knobs can ...


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If you want to record better sounding guitar tracks, getting an audio interface is the way to go, as others have mentioned. You also want to think about shielding, interference, and turning off electrically noisy overhead lights. However, to say "You can't just use an adapter to plug your guitar directly into your laptop" isn't true. I do this without a ...


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when I plug the cable almost halfway of the adapter's body I can hear sound when I play Sounds like (haw!) a mono-to-stereo problem. Look at the 1/4 inch plug. How many parts? The tip connector and the sleeve right behind the tip? Now look at the 1/8 inch plug. Two sleeves? If yes, you are shorting out one of the channels. Go back to the shop and look ...


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You can't just use an adapter to plug your guitar directly into your laptop -- the laptop's sound card is expecting either mic-level or line-level sound, whereas your guitar is a very high impedance signal coming in at a very low level (particularly if your pickups are passive). It's possible that your adapter is just faulty, but it's far more likely that ...


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I found this here http://odeus-audio.com.au/Odeus/AsioLink and it lets you listen to windows audio as well and send audio over the network.


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Where do you draw the line between synthesised and recorded? Acoustic Guitar -> Electric Guitar -> Digital Piano -> Synthesiser Keyboard -> Sampled Loops -> Midi Keyboard -> Midi Sequencer -> Simulated Guitar Amps (pedal or software) -> Musical Software Arrangement Would a top of the range digital piano be considered synthesised? What about an arp on a ...


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No doubt both are used, depending on circumstances. Having done some recording in both styles (sequenced/synthesized and live-performance) even with my mediocre performance skills and low-quality hardware, I've still often found performing to be less-labor-intensive than sequencing (to my surprise). If you can find any random half-decent instrumentalist it ...


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In version 1.2 there is menu item: Track->Lyrics that opens a dialog box, in which you can add/edit the text that appears below the tab(s). This seems to be the only way to access this feature (no toolbar button or hotkey). There is a corresponding section in the help documentation that describes how to use this feature.


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Try Anvil Studio, it's free and probably has all you need for basic editing, and more.


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Assuming you are in stereo (JCP answers assuming you're not) because there is nothing to say you aren't, definition of some instruments will be enhanced by where in the mix you place them. Similar tonal instruments, and ones which at a particular time in the recording, are playing notes close to each other, need panning away from each other. Let's take an ...


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Making everything audible in the mix is not always possible. Elements that share frequencies will mask each other. The most crucial part of the mix is not actually in the mixing phase itself, but in the composition, instrumentation, and arrangement phase. Experienced composers will give each element its space in the frequency spectrum, so there is little to ...


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I found this link which describes midi syncing in Cubase in general. I think because you have "Internal Timecode" selected, this may be causing the synchronization to be off. If the frame rate of your external device is different from that of Cubase, then the two will be out of sync. If they're always off by the same amount, this is probably your issue. (If ...


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In addition to the other answers regarding the creative implications of pitch-shifting drum sounds, you can also choose the pitch of a drum to stop phase issues in the track. For example, if you layer different kicks on top of each other, you may find that it loses its punch. Changing the pitch of one of the samples can get the kicks complementing each ...


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As other answers have said, drums used in a drum kit are essentially treated as unpitched. Certainly, they wouldn't usually be retuned for songs/pieces in different keys, as you would do with timpani (kettle drums), for instance. However, a drummer colleague of mine told me some time ago that he tunes his kit differently depending upon what style if music ...


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If you are making music as an artist, you may pitch the drums however you feel compliments the rest of the sound. Don't be afraid to pitch them down or up even a whole octave to get some weird effects... Here are a few tricks I use on drums to experiment with the pitch: Pitch layering - Often times I will clone a drum or even a whole kit, then pitch adjust ...


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While the specific pitches of drums could certainly have a some impact on the music — small consonance changes with the other instruments, "feel" — tuning real drums is more about tension than pitch to my understanding. Since you're working digitally, you can adjust the pitch a bit without needing to over-loosen or over-tighten a real drum, ...


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Drums have pitches, but by the time they are in the track, then unless it is for very specific purposes, to complement a melodic line etc, then those actual pitches should not be truly apparent to the end-listener. Let the listener just get the 'vibe' of what you intend. They shouldn't really be hearing a 'tune' from the drum pitches, only the apparent ...


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What you are trying to achieve is not a trivial task. If you want a good master it'll take more than some tips. I'll try to do some quick observations on some possibilities. There's nothing specific to Ableton Live, because there's nothing exclusive to Ableton Live in this subject. You want more loudness in your track. As you might know we can't just turn ...


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I can't post this as a comment yet, so it'll have to be an answer. Usually this happens when the audio signal is screwed up somehow coming from the table. Set Traktor to scope view and see what the signal looks like. Check the settings in the audio 6 control panel- is direct monitoring on? Are the line input sensitivities set properly? Did you try rebooting ...



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