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Connect keyboard and synthesizer via MIDI Thru

I have an old synthesizer with the five-pin MIDI In, Out, Thru connections. I also have a keyboard with only one USB MIDI port. How can I connect both to my audio interface (has MIDI In and Out) via ...
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Can I have the output of an audio interface redirected to a headset that's connected directly on the PC?

I used to connect my guitar on my PC using a Rocksmith cable, and would use Guitar Rig 5 as my amp simulator. I recently bought an Audio Interface (Behringer U-PHORIA UMC204HD) and I'm impressed that ...
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How can I build a multiple input audio setup for my KRK Monitors?

I have recently bought KRK Rokit G4 5 and I've paired them with my Eris Sub 8. I'm running this all through a Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen. And I also have a condenser microphone AT2020, which I directly ...
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Appoggiaturas not playing in Noteflight audio

I have arranged Für Elise in Noteflight with two 16th note appoggiaturas circled in red. I expect them to play in the audio but they don't (unlike acciaccaturas which do play). The bar with the ...
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KD-160 Kohler piano audio outputs not working

at our worship place we have a KD-160, Kohler digital piano, and it currently has an external mic hooked up to our PA system. I want to get it connected straight into our PA system via the output L/...
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Creating a Mono-Only Bell Timbre in Cakewalk

This video outlines the production a sort of bell timbre which can only be heard when played in mono. I am trying to reproduce this in Cakewalk. I think I've figured out how to make the correlated ...
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Standard sheet music file

I am working on a project that converts raw sheet music into MIDI, mp3 files. I did this because right now many of the sheet music players I have heard are very bad and I think I can do better. In ...
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FL Studio hangs when I try to add any plugins to the mixer

I'm running FL Studio 20 on Windows 10. The issue is when I have my audio interface inputs added to an Insert on the mixer, whenever I try to add a plugin (a reverb for instance) to any slot on any ...
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Why am I told an audio Interface is better than a soundcard for my guitar

I plug in my electric guitar to the Line-IN port (No pre-amp) of my desktop PC’s HD soundcard. It's onboard soundcard by Realtek. I use amp sim called Guitar Rig 5 (GR5) on Windows 10. It works. My ...
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What types of audio envelopes are there?

I was working with some SNES music and noticed references to ADSR envelopes used for their instruments, however it's not ADSR at all since there is no release when a note ends. (There's no sustain for ...
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Does the audio an instrument emits above 20 KHz affect how the instrument sounds?

It's commonly held that humans can hear sounds in the range 20 Hz - 20 KHz. But most acoustic instruments will emit sounds outside that range, for instance breath sounds from flutes and recorders, bow ...
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Can I connect a UMC202HD Directly to my pc via the units rear outputs?

I see that there are many issues with win10/11 and drivers. I was wondering if I just use the USB for power and use an audio cable to connect the unit directly to my pc via the line-in?
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Loosing sound from you tube backing track whilst playing electric guitar using Bias FX2

When I play Guitar, I use Bias FX2 software through my Pre Sonus Monitors and Pre Sonus AudioBox interface, all through my PC, Windows 10 so, I like to play along using You Tube Backing Tracks but, ...
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Ableton Live: Using a USB microphone and Audio Kontrol 1 at the same time

I'm using Ableton Live 11 Suite. I have a USB microphone, which I can record with in Ableton. I also have a Native Instruments Audio Kontrol 1 (henceforth AK1), which is an audio interface with ...
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Is it possible to record direct from an amp to Audacity?

Recording my bass amp's output via an external microphone results in subpar sound quality. Is it possible to record direct to my computer (I use Audacity for recording audio) from my amp?
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Getting played note frequency using Unity and FFT

I am working on a project using the Unity game engine, The idea of the project is that the user plays a note on a guitar (and other instruments) and the app should display the note frequency that the ...
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More outputs on Fireface 800

I'm a proud owner of the Fireface 800 and I'm starting to build up my first professional recording-studio - but now I need more output-channels. Does anybody know, if it's possible (and a good ...
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Marshall monitor 2 ANC headset: swap bluetooth connection [closed]

I just got a Marshall monitor 2 ANC headset, and unlike my previous headset (Senheizer HD 4.5), to switch the bluetooth connection to the laptop or tablet, i heave to unpair to wherever it's connected,...
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How to Practise Singing Live with Bad Sound Systems

Last night I hopped on stage and sang at an open mic in a hostel. The sound system wasn't great, and I found it really hard to hear myself relative to the music. Probably I was singing painfully off ...
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How to Solder Twin Core Guitar Cable To Mono Guitar Jack

I have a braided 25ft Ernie Ball cable that I decided was just too long for what I needed, so I cut it and made it into two cables using REAN silent jacks. The cable is a twin core cable with a ...
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Do HiFi tweaks work on studio equipment?

It's possible to purchase a big stone block to stand your hifi amplifier on, and the vendor claim is that it improves the audio performance. Is there any evidence that doing something similar with a ...
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What is a listener's typical audible angular resolution?

According to wiki, the human eye has an angular resolution of ~1 arcminute, which means you can distinguish things that are 30 centimetres apart at a distance of 1 kilometre. But your ears have a much ...
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Can I plug both laptop and multi-fx to audio interface which is connected to a speaker?

Looking to output my multi fx to my speaker but also at the same time output my laptop to the speaker. So setup is looking like: Guitar -> Multi FX -> Focusrite Scarlett Laptop -> Focusrite ...
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How to Logic Pro Headphone Sett-Up for Sample prelistening

I am new to Logic and want to make Live Performances. I could not find anything about setting up Headphones and Master audio split. I want to hear the Samples preview on my headphones and the track on ...
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Ableton: Pressing solo button on audio track mutes all tracks, including the one I am trying to solo

In my Ableton Live 10 project right now, I have both midi and audio tracks. When I press the solo button on my midi tracks it behaves as I expect - the solo'd track is audible and all the others are ...
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Which audio processing techniques lead to soft, warm, velvety, ASMR-like kind of sound? [closed]

The goal is to create as soft music as possible. It might be EQ, tube preamps, saturation, compression, recording on tape, tape delay, certain mic positioning, or something else. I just don't know ...
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Recording audio from amplifier to mobile

I wanna record audio from an amplifier (this) via android phone. I have a 6.3mm trs and 3.5mm trrs jack. I wanna know how to wiring them for recording purposes. For example: 6.3mm left and right ...
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How to connect a guitar mono TS output to smartphone TRSS input without an interface?

Is it possible to connect a guitar directly to a smartphone, without any interface in between? A guitar output is an unbalance mono TS, and a smartphone input is a balance TRSS. I already have a TRSS ...
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Do you mix with an Audio Interface?

I recently completed a mix of my song and it sounded really well! I am using my Behringer UM2 Audio Interface in both recording and mixing my song. However I noticed that whenever I don't use my AI ...
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Humming sound on one side of the headset, with a used audio interface

I have purchased a used Apogee Duet 2, and I am testing if everything's fine and I can close the deal. However, when I connect a headset to it, I hear a slight humming sound mostly on the left side. ...
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Aggregate audio interfaces and use outputs into analog mixer - possible?

Can two USB audio interfaces be aggregated together, with the intention of using all its outputs to connect to the inputs of 12 or 20 track analog mixers that are usually used for live-sound? Secondly,...
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Application for finding ( and playing ) a guitar chord [closed]

I will frequently be playing guitar and end up playing a sound that I am unsure of the technically defined chord type. I have a very basic level of understanding when it comes to guitar theory in ...
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Is there a way to balance the panning of an audio file?

I am using Logic Pro as my DAW, and I have an audio file that has a signal completely panned to the right side. So, I decided I would turn the pan knob to the left, but of course, there is no audio ...
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When I use the Aux In on my guitar amp the sound only goes through when I touch the aux with my finger

I want to plug in my guitar and my phone into my amp so I can play over a song, the whole system works properly but can only hear my phone when I touch the aux head, otherwise it’s a loud buzz and ...
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Generated sine wave in Python comes out buzzy or 'square-ey' [closed]

For anyone who finds this in the future, I've opened up this thread on stackoverflow, which will hopefully be more informative: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/66129025/generated-sine-wave-sounds-...
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Connecting AMP to Audio interface

I have the MOTU m2 to record my vocals through my Rode NT1 (XLR), I would like to connect my headphones (660s senneheiser) to a Topping A90 headphone amplfier, through a balanced connection. How ...
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Duplicate Sounds

I connected my Casio keyboard to an interface (vault ai22) (1/4" cables) and I also use stero headphones connected to the audio interface.i also connected the Casio USB out put to my laptop. Now ...
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Korg SV2 to Monitors without Computer?

Digital piano and audio newbie here. I picked up a Korg SV2 and JBL 104 active monitors. I hooked them up with 2 1/4" jacks but the output is very low when maxed out on both the keyboard and ...
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Recording Yamaha Keyboard Audio on Macbook Pro

I have a Yamaha P45 whose audio I want to record on my Macbook Pro. I followed instructions from this video so to summarize: I have a 3.5mm stereo y-splitter plugged into the Yamaha P45, and two patch ...
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Singing with face mask?

How does wearing a standard Type I or Type II disposable surgical mask affect the voice when singing? I particularly interested in singing into a good microphone. What modifications (EQ or effects) to ...
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How can I transpose an audio track in Logic Pro X without having the duration changed?

I'm recording vocal audio tracks, but I don't reach some pitches (like a C2) so i tried singing the parts one octave higher and using the transposition feature in the inspector (Shortcut: "i"...
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Recording Audio from Yamaha P45 on a MacBook

I have a Yamaha P45 whose audio I want to record — I use headphones when I practice so I know there is an audio output that's not MIDI. Does anyone know what kind of cables / equipment / software I ...
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Unintended chorus like effect when recording Fender P bass through Behringer Xenyx Q502USB [closed]

I'm relatively new to the home studio game. I have started recording demos using my Behringer Xenyx Q502USB as an audio interface. It mostly works fine - but when I record bass through it the sound is,...
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Recording with Scarlett 2i4 in Audacity (Mac)

I want to record audio into Audacity via Scarlett 2i4 audio interface (connected to a Behringer DDM4000) on Mac, but I does not show up in the drop down list, I only see the integrated microfone, ...
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How can I listen to my electronic drums through my computer without additional delay?

I recently got a Roland TD-11K, which has an USB output. I plugged it on my Windows 10 and the drivers were successfully installed. I went to the Sound Control Panel, checked "Listen to this ...
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How to reinitialize audio devices after opening Ableton Live?

After opening Ableton, when I plug in another Audio device I have to completely restart it before Ableton recognizes the devices, is there an option to have Ableton look for new devices?
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Roland Juno ds sound quality for recording

I would like to ask what is the sample rate and bit resolution sound quality supported by the Roland Juno Ds61 keyboard? Also I would like to know, what would be the difference if I use the midi cable ...
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How much difference would an audio interface make?

I have a sE Electronics ProMic Laser microphone that I've mounted on top of a monitor with the goal of using it with a laptop to record videos. Currently, it's connected to the laptop, but I'd like to ...
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How to enable Line6 POD HD500x driver on Mac OS X

As I am new to the Apple OS X, I struggled installing the Line6 driver on my Mac. The installation showed success, but after restarting I could not use the connected device, no additional input or ...
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I don't have access to my amp right now, and I want to play so that I can hear myself through my heaphones from my laptop

I'm not trying to record and I don't care if the sound isn't studio grade I just want to hear the effect my pedal applies to the guitar through my pc. I don't have an audio interface and I don't want ...
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