The Reaper blog just published a post about a setting I didn’t know about, and it really helps me a lot! It’s called the “Snap Relative to Grid” setting. In a lot of my tutorials, I warn people to pay attention to whether the Snap tool (looks like a magnet – see the pic on…… See More
These are posts that involve the topic of editing audio.
This has not even been publicly announced yet, but as readers of Home Brew Audio, you and I get special pre-announcement notice. How cool is that? So what are these new items? Zynaptiq UNCHIRP Plug-in Electronic Download – (Codec Artifact Removal & Transient Retrieval) I can’t wait to try this! You know that weird swirly…… See More
The term “deEss” or “de-ess” refers to editing an audio recording – usually of a voice – when the “S” (and sometimes “sh” and “th,” etc.) sounds (technically called “sibilance”) seem much too loud in relation to to rest of the vocal. It involves trying to reduce the volume or energy of JUST the S…… See More
We have a video on YouTube showing how to use a built-in tool in Reaper (ReaFir) as an excellent noise removal tool (that video is here: Hidden Noise Reduction Tool in Reaper). Interestingly, we received a comment on that video today that said “Dude – I didn’t even come here for the snap and select thing…… See More
I was working on a long voiceover recording job last week. After it was all recorded, I began the long process of editing it for the client. That involved not only optimizing the volume and minimizing the noise, but also creating 27 separate files. Things were progressing nicely, but then I heard an odd sound…… See More