Questions tagged [audio-editing]

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How can I access the "fades" dropdown option in Ableton?

I'm having trouble finding the fades option circled in red in the following screenshot, which was taken from this video: Here's a closer look at his options: And here's what I'm seeing in ...
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What should be key considerations when splicing drum loops?

In this post, I asked you all about isolating individual hits from a drum loop. This was important to me because I wanted to actually edit the drum loops to create my own version of the original. ...
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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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Where are these audio clicks coming from Ableton Live 11 Suite?

Audio clicks and pops in Ableton are nothing new to me. Needing to fade audio clicks at the beginning (and sometimes ending) of clips is part of my workflow if I don't want to re-record an instrument,...
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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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When recording acoustic guitar with a pickup, minor mistakes become notable. Solutions?

The mistakes are that I can hear the sound of sliding the finger quickly when removing it properly (I don't really slide it between notes, it's a minor slide while removing the finger) and the sound ...
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Is there a way to minimize interference between signals of different instruments?

Phase cancelation between different audio tracks is an issue that cannot be solved just by a constant phase offset. There are sweet spots, but no matter what the global relative phase of two tracks is,...
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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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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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Where can I find useful stuff to learn music production?

I'm trying to learn how to produce music. More specifically, I use a lot of MIDI for orchestral/chamber works. And as a classically trained musician, I don't find it useful when they start trying to ...
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Editing wave in audio editor and lines

Does anyone know what are two thin horizontal lines in waveform window in audio editors? I want to make my sound louder but wo/clipping, e.g. in the image, lines at approx. peaks, is this to mark ...
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how to remove possibly corrupt digi 002 drivers? Or diagnose 002 as dead?

I've been running Protools 9.06 on a Windows 7 box with a digi 002 interface for years. A few days ago, after cleaning, I tried to run protools and it complained it couldn't find the hardware. After ...
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How can I align the BPM/Tempo with this audio track using Logic Pro X, Cubase or Ableton?

I have downloaded a November Rain orchestral track on which I would like to add a click using one of the DAWs: Logic Pro X, Cubase Elements or Ableton. Below the link with the track (one is the ...
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Audio quality recording

My audio interface and DAW support recording at 96khz / 24 bit. When I export a video from Magix there's no option for 24 bit for sound (highest option is 48khz / 16 bit). When I checked the ...
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Repair a file using Audacity?

Can someone please tell me what is wrong with the attached audio clip between 9 to 18 seconds. When I listen using my headphone/headset or laptop speakers, they sort of vibrate very rapidly/loudly (...
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How do I record a song that is already playing in audacity?

I am using the recent version of Audacity in Windows and I want to apply some effects to my audio(song). This effect is real-time and I have to record the audio while applying this effect. How to do ...
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FL Studio: Deciding the synthesizer for a notebased on its MIDI channel

Is it possible to, using a patcher channel, play notes of one midi channel through one synthesizer, and play notes of another midi channel through another synthesizer? Example: I have a basic melody, ...
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Issue with system audio and microphone audio

So I recorded audio & video with my computer ( NVidia Geforce instant replay ) of my mom singing a very deep song, completely out of her head with the guitar. I really want to save what she sang, ...
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What is the equivalent of setting the variation to 0 (FL Studio) in Logic Pro X

My goal is to make the vocals sound super unnatural. The vocals were produced by google translate and I would like to go directly from a note to the next, no sliding or anything. Here is a screenshot ...
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My audio doesn’t have sides

I have a mono track. I transform it into stereo using Utility —> Gain —> Mono -> Stereo. Pretty easy. Then I choose an plugin that works in MS mode. But when I try to boost a volume level of Sides — I ...
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Logic Pro X flex markers

I love Flex Time (Polyphonic) in Logic Pro X – it saved my off-beat playing a lot of times. Of course it's very interesting to move markers right on the hits (aka. quarter note hit, 8th note hit, 16th,...
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Studio One: Trying to use music as background without crossfading multiple events

I'm not sure if I'm in exactly the right place for this question, so please pardon me if I'm not. I'm a bit of a novice to Studio One (although I've worked a bit with other DAWs before), so this ...
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Is there an AU plugin that has a similar use to FL Studio's Stamp Tool?

I've seen people online using the stamp tool in FL Studio to write scales. As far as I can tell, Logic Pro X does not come with this feature. Is there a plugin (has to be AU for my purposes) that ...
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How do you convert a major song to a minor and vice versa?

On YouTube there are a load of videos where songs have had their keys switched from major to minor and vice versa. For example, YMCA which has been edited to a minor key: ...
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Does the send order of a track affect the effects on the track

I tried to change the send order on a track in reaper; to put the reverb send before the delay but found out its not possible to switch the initial order. Does the order of sends on a track affects it ...
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Piano - How to edit/remove mistakes of a piece I played

I have recorded a piece (GoPro and a stereo condensor microphone) and there I played a wrong note which destroyed my entire piece...so I want to ask whether there are programs do edit this mistake. ...
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How can I repair audio clipping?

Due to excessive use of noise reduction, I can hear audio clipping (in headphones). Is there a way to repair the audio after the noise reduction has been applied, so that it doesn't clip? Here's a ...
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How do we record and sync four multiple audio tracks for a video?

I and my friends are thinking about doing a podcast on YouTube, but the main problem is that we want a clear audio and can’t use the different collar mic because that would be hectic to arrange those ...
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MIDIs sound different depending on the player?

So I get that MIDIs aren't audio files. They're more of an archive of music notes. But how is it that all MIDI players manage to play the song with its original instruments, while editors like Logic ...
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Which first: comping or timing correction?

I have a number of takes (usually 5-8 are usable) of the whole band, all recorded to click that I would like to comp (merge together into one performance). It is no-brainer what to pick if some part ...
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Finding Sound Card Requirements

I have a Macbook pro which is Handling my Mainstage(Apple) requirements and Logic Pro requirements. i5, with 8GB RAM. When I perform with Reaktor blocks, the performance overload is happening and ...
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Adobe Audition CS6 vs Syntrillium Cool Edit Pro 2.1 - editing wave

In Cool Edit Pro when a waveform is in maximum zoom level, it is possible to drag an audio sample vertically, or "Editing Sample Directly" by left clicking on an audio sample. How can I achieve the ...
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Do classical musicians edit takes together?

I found a couple of pages that all suggest classical recordings range from slightly to extremely spliced: https://www.gearslutz.com/board/remote-possibilities-acoustic-music-location-recording/389092-...
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Grand Audio Engineering/Mixing and Mastering Course?

Does anyone know of a course or playlist that shows someone how to get into the world of mixing, mastering. I'm a complete noob and would like to learn about that stuff but I don't know the first ...