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lugubriously lost
by Martin Cee (softmartin)
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Tue, Sep 20, 2022 @ 2:38 PM

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Speck
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permalink   Wed, Sep 21, 2022 @ 3:47 AM
Interesting instrumentation. Nicely done.
 
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permalink   Martin Cee (softmartin) Wed, Sep 21, 2022 @ 4:04 AM
Thanks Speck !
I thought the best way to support ccmixter is to upload material !
Listening to it this morning, I think the vocal comes in too early. I used a flanger on the cello to get that treacly sound, and on the second vocal my latest trick : routing it to an octave pitch shifter, which feeds in gradually and which is in turn routed to a second octave shifter, which kicks in a little later.
Having spent half an hour and more trying to clean the vocal, ( tho’ the esses defeated me ),I´ll upload the stems this evening.
Cheers
Martin
Radioontheshelf
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permalink   Sat, Sep 24, 2022 @ 1:16 AM
If you are having trouble removing sibilants and plosives try the old engineering trick of cutting and moving the offending part onto a seperate track but copy the plugins from the original track. Then use a gain plugin to reduce the new tracks audio level. Another trick that sometimes works is to add a cymbal or high hat at the offending part. I generally use Melodyne’s sibilant tool to remove offending sounds
 
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permalink   Martin Cee (softmartin) Sat, Sep 24, 2022 @ 9:01 AM
Hi , thank you very much ! That is very useful. I had looked at Melodyne before, but had only seen the expensive full version, I see now there’s a cheaper essentials version, so I may go for that. But first off, I will try your “old engineering trick.” I like technology, but working out how to do things yourself gives more understanding.
And the cymbal idea — very sneaky !
Best, Martin