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Top new questions this week:

Why do my speakers sound good with recorded music but not live electronic drums?

I'm trying to evaluate speakers that will sound good with our Roland TD-9 V-Tour e-drums. The TD-9 sounds pretty decent with headphones. When the e-drums are plugged into a Mackie 808S powered mixer ...

speakers drum  
asked by wisbucky 2 votes
answered by leftaroundabout 1 vote

What physical parts of speakers change the way they sound and make them better?

Basically I know some bit about speakers and have read a couple things on what makes the speakers better. What changes in the inside of a speaker makes it sound better. In this case i am wondering ...

asked by Zamen 2 votes
answered by Jasen 0 votes

Remapping a MIDI keyboard controller

I'm a total beginner. For my musical harmony research I would like to remap my MIDI keyboard so that the notes follow the order I choose and not the default sequence by increasing pitch. That is, I ...

midi max-msp programming  
asked by Alfredo Careaga 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Stream Windows audio over the network

How would I take all sound on a windows machine and broadcast it over the network for other machines to hear? I can find instructions for individual apps, but I don't want to do this on a per app ...

audio windows  
asked by Tom J Nowell 7 votes
answered by A T 2 votes

USB input high-pitched whine

I've yet to find a definitive answer to this, but Google shows hundreds of people asking questions. I have an M-Audio M-Track, a $100 USB-based audio interface. Across all 3 computers I have tried ...

noise usb high-frequency  
asked by std''OrgnlDave 5 votes
answered by AJ Henderson 4 votes

Is bass boost harmful?

I recently bought a Sony headphone which has "bass boost", and I really love it. I love it so much that I increased the bass (low frequencies) on every device I use it on, with like 7db and decreased ...

headphones equalization frequency loudness bass  
asked by SinistraD 1 vote
answered by AJ Henderson 3 votes

How do I fix clipping distortion in my audio recording?

I've recorded a living room concert of two singers with two guitars with a Zoom H2. The recording is fine 90% of the time, but there is some clipping distortion. I think this is caused because I had ...

distortion post-production clipping  
asked by Bart Arondson 4 votes
answered by Serge 15 votes
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