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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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Aeb105, you might want to note how other people have made audio listenable/available:

http://www.linuxmusicians.com/viewforum.php?f=9

There may be other, more direct ways to do it--but I am not aware of any.

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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luster wrote:Aeb105, you might want to note how other people have made audio listenable/available:

http://www.linuxmusicians.com/viewforum.php?f=9

There may be other, more direct ways to do it--but I am not aware of any.

That link just takes me to "Original Series and Recordings" forum subsection. It does not take me to a specific post.

Does anybody know how to upload your music to this site???? I have tried, .wav, .mp3, .ogg and .flac to no avail.

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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aeb105 wrote:
luster wrote:Aeb105, you might want to note how other people have made audio listenable/available:

http://www.linuxmusicians.com/viewforum.php?f=9

There may be other, more direct ways to do it--but I am not aware of any.

That link just takes me to "Original Series and Recordings" forum subsection. It does not take me to a specific post.

Does anybody know how to upload your music to this site???? I have tried, .wav, .mp3, .ogg and .flac to no avail.
Sorry for any misunderstanding.

My link to "Original Scores & Recordings" was intended to show you how others have solved this problem. This site, as far as I know, has no audio upload capability. Therefore we use other means.

Note the following excellect advice:
Ricardus wrote:Do it on Soundlcoud, or one of the other free sites.

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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Okay, I put it on Mediafire. Here is the link to my static ridden JAMin piped song.

http://www.mediafire.com/?kbblea2tdoedt6e

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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Hey, Is JAMin even maintained anymore? I studied under a very good mastering engineer for 3 years, JAMin has no real benefit over plugins that I can see. It is still a nice piece of software but seriously, if it ain't working for ya.... it's not like it will magically fix your mixing :?

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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aeb105 wrote:Okay, I put it on Mediafire. Here is the link to my static ridden JAMin piped song.

http://www.mediafire.com/?kbblea2tdoedt6e
Wow. That really is static. Where is THAT coming from... It seems to distort more when the signal gets louder. So Set up another session with Jamin, and load a WAV file that contains silence into it (it only needs to be 10 or 15 secs) and run that through to see if it picks up any of the static/distortion.

This has to be something really simple.
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warkus wrote:Hey, Is JAMin even maintained anymore? I studied under a very good mastering engineer for 3 years, JAMin has no real benefit over plugins that I can see. It is still a nice piece of software but seriously, if it ain't working for ya.... it's not like it will magically fix your mixing :?
I think Jamin is still being developed, but the answer to your question is NO. It has no benefit over plugins. People bring up Jamin all the time on LAU and various other lists and groups, and the general consensus is that plugins are superior. I master with LinuxDSP's stuff and it sounds fantastic, and they seem to use less overhead. Jamin is a CPU hog.

Some DSP guys say there is something really wrong with the EQ as well. Something about intermodulation distortion or something.

That said, Jamin costs less money than good plugins, and will do a decent enough job for someone who doesn't want to lay out any cash.
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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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OK

I looked.

Here is the culprit:

You now only need to identify the source of the signal. It should be straightforward enough, but maybe troublesome if you are inexperienced in 'troubleshooting'. There are a lot of folks here to help, so don't despair!

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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Looks like xruns to me. But the regularity (EDIT: or lack thereof) is a clue.

Do you have your computer set to dynamically alter the CPU frequency?

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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Ricardus, are you saying to open a new session, record a guitar track without playing, export it and then open this .WAV in JAMin?

Luster, I don't know if I do or not. I looked for frequency scaling programs and couldn't find any.

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Many times freq scaling is set in BIOS.

But I see the drops to 0 and understand that that is the signal.

I'd set out to find the signal.

Others here are more sophisticated than I am and should be able to offer better advice.

But that's where I'd roll.

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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luster wrote:Many times freq scaling is set in BIOS.

But I see the drops to 0 and understand that that is the signal.

I'd set out to find the signal.

Others here are more sophisticated than I am and should be able to offer better advice.

But that's where I'd roll.

When u say find the signal, do you mean the source of the distortion such as my microphone, my guitar, my Focusrite interface? Because you can't hear this static on any of my mixes. Just when I pipe thru JAMIN.

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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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Answer to Ricardus question. The static is not present in silence. Only when I am singing, on this vocal track. Just exported the bass track to see if I get it there as well to rule out it being the microphone and yes it is there when I strike the bass but no static in silence before the bass.

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aeb105 wrote:Answer to Ricardus question. The static is not present in silence. Only when I am singing, on this vocal track. Just exported the bass track to see if I get it there as well to rule out it being the microphone and yes it is there when I strike the bass but no static in silence before the bass.
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Re: Making Music Fill Speakers

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When I said "the signal" I meant the visually evident drops to 0 (zero) that were easy to see in the snapshots of your .wav file. This, in my opinion is the source of the "static" that is heard and extends over the entire time of the piece of music.

Locate the source of the "static" and eliminate it.

That 'signal' I refered to is what you are hearing as awful noise/intereference/clicks/whatever...


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