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There's several possibilities if you're getting random static that correlates to source sound amplitude. First, there's a defective capacitor in the electronics that's leaking. You can't fix that for less than the price of that microphone. Second, you've spit on the capsule (or otherwise soiled it) and it's shorting. You also can't fix that for less than ...


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These are acoustic guitars in the tracks but you could probably get a similar sound (since you will be adding effects and processing) using an acoustic simulator with a electric guitar like the Boss AC-3. Having an acoustic simulator with a electric guitar with single coil pickups can create a nice sound. It's not exactly the same as an acoustic guitar but ...


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There's no evidence that cutting the bell makes any perceivable difference in the tone quality. If it did, professionals would go for one piece bells despite the (slight) inconvenience of a more awkwardly shaped instrument case. I'm not aware of any scientific studies, but many people claim a noticeable difference between a lacquered horn and an ...


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The answer to this question varies depending if it's discussing an idealized scenario or a real-world scenario. In an idealized scenario with a point-source of audio on stage, the three different positions will hear the same exact frequencies (pitch); different group delay, based on the distance; different amplitude, again based on distance; the more ...


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Mutes I would recommend using something like this: http://www.bill-lewington.com/saxmute.htm It does soften the sound by about 50% for B flat clarinet. Unfortunately, I don't believe that there is a mute made for an E flat clarinet. Another thing you can do is play your clarinet into your closet so that the clothing drowns out the sound. Earplugs ...


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MIDI is just a controller signal format. You can do pretty much anything with that – digital VST etc. instruments are nowadays most common, but there are also hardware synth units and even physical instruments you can control with MIDI, e.g. Disklavier. All these are in a sense MIDI instruments, though they aren't all digital. For keyboard instruments, ...



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