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    When an action sequence (like an intense chase, a fight scene, etc) is broken by a quick scene break where everything is slow-paced, dull/boring, etc, but simply follows the logistical order of things (like going up/down an elevator ride, waiting in line, and so on), what is the tune that almost always accompanies it?

    Over the years, from tv to movies, it's always a widely-recognized and VERY specific tune/rhythm. Not sure if piano or xylophone with perhaps a string instrument in the background(?), it's usually very quiet but not always.

    I have no idea if the music in question is free to use or requires attribution.

    Can anyone tell me what this piece is called or where I can find it?

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    Oh my god, yes! I can hear that whirring hum in my head and have always wondered what it is, too.

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    stomachache wrote:
    ... some sort of "stereoization" effect ...

    automated-pan & wah-type effects
    https://freesound.org/people/Timbre/sounds/160736/

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    Unearthing...

    Hi,

    This sound obsesses me for several years.
    I heard into six movies: Star War 4, 5, 6, Alien, Blade Runner, and Blade Runner 2049.

    Can you confirm me that this sound is in the scene or Obi Wan's going shutdown tractor beam on the bridge in the Death Star ?

    How is possible to found the same sound into movies of the Fox and Warner ?

    What's the name of the creator of the original sound sample ?

    Thanks

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    So going by the first ten seconds:

    I'm not sure exactly what part you are referring to. There's a typical synth pluck sound. Load up any preset on a VSTi that says something like "house pluck" and look at the patch settings, especially with how tight the ADSR envelopes are for that kind of pluck. It's got a reverse reverb on it and some sort of "stereoization" effect. The producer is automating a reverb send (or the wet/dry mix) on the vocal sample so he accents when it says the word "sound" (in "the secret of the new [sound....]")

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    heey (:
    is there someone willing to be improvising some short samples of the word "yesternight". like .... yesterday .... u kno. my desired tempo would be around 133bpm and the mood Fmaj.
    some whispering would also be cool.
    also a couple short aahs and oohs [o like in cool] would come pretty handy too (but not totally necesarry).

    If u like I can mention u as a feature or just in the songs soundcloud description (I
    only have like 10 active followers tho)!

    have fun recording ^-^/

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    yeah stop being greedy

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    Hello everyone,

    Lately, I have been working with the iPhone X S. I favor the TW Recorder for capturing sounds. I record a lot of audio for my podcast, mostly spoken dialogue. I have a lot of variety with regard to how sounds come out. I have this idea that sounds sometimes come out a bit "stuffy" and I don't know why.

    I noticed that there is a microphone on the top of the iPhone (you can't really see it) and also on the bottom (there are several holes). I usually record in my car with windows closed and I have the iPhone on the steering column.

    Would anyone who records with the iPhone have a couple of tips/tricks for improving my sound (less stuffy?) I know I've gotten decent sound out of it sometimes, and other times not. I know it is not a high tech device for sound recording, but want to squeeze the best out of it each time I can, and I figure education is the first step.

    Thanks!
    Zatar

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    Hello,

    I have been messing around with progressions and audio-effects to imitate the intro to Pogo - Nicey Nicey, linked below:

    https://youtu.be/tZp6IgveE5o

    May someone clue in a clueless person on how to get close?

    Thanks for the help.

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    Hello, in search of a second female voice and wanted folks to know that the role is still available. Thanks for your consideration, please PM for details.

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    Hello,
    I need to find kids voices/sound from this 1-2 second: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_n8c34NF4g

    Does anyone know where I can find it (or similar here)?

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    Hello, my name is Jordan Powell.
    I was a consistent uploader to freesound.org under the name "Erokia"
    As you may or may not be aware I deleted my accounts name and let all my old sounds remain on Freesound.org.
    You can check them all out here.
    https://freesound.org/people/deleted_user_2731495/

    I am happy to say that I will be returning to Freesound.org to upload more crazy, dark yet colorful and atmospheric sounds/music to the freesound community.

    I had a rough patch getting by in life in order and well I needed to step away from Freesound.org because it bought alot of my time.
    My new career is flourishing well and I now have plenty more free time to make sounds and share them with you all.
    That being said, missed this site, can't wait to get started again.
    Hello again!

    Jordan

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    Hi!
    I'm looking for someone, that can do a voice tag for me (normal male voice)
    So like I need someone with a male voice to say: "Triazo spins the heat"

    Would be awesome if someone could do that! wink

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    Hello everyone.

    I really curious about how the algorithm Freesound uses to search similar sounds to the one you first choose.
    Is it something like clustering?

    I'm asking because i need to do something really similar. Any help will be appreciated.
    Thanks!

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    i still use this haha thank u

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    Figured this could possibly be a great opportunity to capture an explosion with a field recording device to anybody interested:

    http://gothamist.com/2019/01/10/tappan_zee_blown_up.php?fbclid=IwAR1ZkxOwdEF6cuN02onOAyjbENokvg42jP4LELpLiB-paNDnNWUJQZBXlM0

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    Hi janrou,

    Thanks for your suggestions. Some comments:

    * I would like to search more formats at the same time like wav and flac at the same time.

    Defining advanced filters in search interfaces is a classic problem if you want to still keep the interface simple. For example, if choosing two (or more) formats you need some way to define if these should be ANDed or ORed and stuff like that. However I agree we could assume some use cases as, for instance, the AND operator does not make sense for formats (but it does for tags). The new interface we are implementing has support planned for some of these things so hopefully later this year this will be a reality.

    * I want a list of all tags available in a sorted list. I'm not sure I get all tags I want to search with.

    Not sure what you mean here. You have the tagcloud in the sidebar which should be helpful. Alternatively you can go to the tags page and start a filtering process form there: http://freesound.org/browse/tags

    * I would like the dialog to be correct or have some more helping text. I don't understand "Search in" [] Tags [] File names". Should it be "Search:" [] With tags [] In File names [] ... ?

    Even though the formulation you propose sounds better for some fields, I don't think it is that different from what we already have and the current version is shorter.

    * I would like to combine sort criteria so I get the longest and newest sounds first.

    That's a bit more complex because how would you combine the different sorting criterias? Looks like different use cases could benefit of different ways of sorting. Maybe if a small number of use case can be defined we could consider adding some extra sorting criterias that fit them.

    * I would like the sorting to be persistent. The sorting is lost every time I push the Search button.

    We've seen that sorting is lost when adding a filter. That's definitely a bug and will open an issue to fix it. Thanks for reporting!

    * I would like the tags to be consistent so I don't have to search with tags like "ambiance", "ambience"or "ambient".

    That's another classic problem. You're right there are many things we could do here and in fact we have some things prepared in that direction, but we need to find some time to spend with it. I'll make sure this does not go too far down in our list.

    Cheers,

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    It just goes to show you that no matter what recordable mic you have, all it takes is innovation to create something unique. Who knows, it might become something favorable to anybody of interest. smile

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    A few years ago a guy used one of my sounds (https://freesound.org/people/daveincamas/sounds/22412/) in an interactive exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.

    This completely cracks me up because I recorded it on the built-in mic on a boombox in the 1980s. So having quality equipment isn't always super important!

    He did of course ask for permission to use it commercially. I have yet to turn anyone down who asks.

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    The upload speed seems much slower than it used to be for me as well.