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Sound Design is the art of manipulating audio elements and mixing them together to create an impressive sound that can communicate a message and create an immersive experience. A sound designer can manipulate and mix existing audio, create custom sounds that are voiced or recorded and can even take existing audio and transform it into a completely different sound for creative purposes. With a sound designer you can make sure to add the correct atmosphere your project needs.

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  • Utilizing audio forensics for legal investigations for court cases against suspects
  • Remixing instrumental pieces to add more modern, popular themes to them
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    I'm looking for a talented music producer who can create unique, energetic pop beats for me. Key requirements: - You should have proven experience in producing pop music. - A strong understanding of modern pop music trends is essential. - The end result should be uplifting and energetic, reflecting my specific mood requirement. Preferred Instrument: - I have a preference for beats where the piano is prominent. Your ability to creatively incorporate this instrument will be a great advantage. By the end of this project, I am expecting a set of original pop beats that align with the described mood and instruments. Your understanding of pop music trends and creativity will be key to the success of this project. Let's make some memorable beats together!

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    Trophy icon Composer for Logo Animation 9 days left

    For my upcoming project, I'm seeking a talented music composer who specializes in calm and soothing tunes. While the animated logo will be brief, at a length of 5 seconds, each note should fill viewers with tranquility. Key requirements and details for the project are: - Experience in composing calming music - Proficiency in composing for Piano and Violin, though expertly incorporating other instruments will be a plus - The ability to create a soothing composition that aligns seamlessly with a 5-second animation - Timely delivery and good communication is essential. Your portfolio of previous work will be highly regarded, particularly if it includes similar compositions. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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    I'm currently looking to hire professionals with expertise in audio coding, specifically for live sound reinforcement, to be incorporated into children's plush toys. The development aims to enhance the appeal and interactive nature of the toys with professional-quality sound. The project's key tasks to be undertaken include: - Designing the audio encoding format suitable for live sound reinforcement - Customizing the audio coding to fit the product design for children's plush toys - Ensuring the deployed sound coding maintains the toy's safety parameters The ideal freelancer for this project would have: - Significant experience in audio coding for live conditions - Prior experience in developing audio systems for children's toys - Strong technical knowledge ...

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    I'm on the hunt for a skilled Sound Engineer to help take my pop music project to the next level. Your main responsibilities will cover: - Mixing and mastering tracks - Working primarily with multi-track recordings Having in-depth understanding and experience in the pop music genre is crucial. The ideal candidate will not only have experience in mixing and mastering, but also a strong attention to detail and a creative ear for sound. This can prove a rewarding project for an innovative and experienced Pop Music Sound Engineer willing to work with multi-track recordings.

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    Versatile Audio Editor Needed 5 days left
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    Hello there, I am in search of an audio expert editor with skills in multiple areas of sound production. While I did not specify the tasks, my project might involve noise reduction, audio enhancement, mixing and mastering, as well as voice-over editing. The audio files that need attention may serve a variety of purposes, from creating a podcast or editing a music track, to cleaning up recordings. Hence, experience in these contexts will be greatly beneficial. The exact duration of the audio that you'll work on is not fixed yet. It could range anywhere from a few minutes to several hours, depending on the file. For this job, the following skills and experience would be ideal: - Proven experience in audio editing and production - Familiarity with various audio formats - Proficiency...

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    I'm seeking an experience music producer to create two original punjabi music tracks for my project. Your duties will include: - Crafting unique and captivating pop music compositions, - Working closely with me to ensure the produced music aligns with my vision. The perfect candidate for this job will have the following skills and experience: - Extensive experience in creating pop music, - Ability to produce original melodies and sound, - Demonstrated creativity and originality in past work, - Strong communication and collaboration skills to translate my ideas into music. This project is for the creation of two songs, with the possibility of future collaboration if this initial work is successful. Please provide examples of your past work in pop music creation when bidding.

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    I'm seeking a talented sound designer who can meticulously craft an authentic steam engine sound clip. Purpose and Use: * This sound will be strictly used for adding life to a model railroad. The atmosphere it enhances should reflect that of a real-life steam engine train in action. Specifications: * The desired duration of the sound clip will be less than 1 minute. * Despite the short length, the audio should represent key elements of a steam train's journey - including but not limited to starting, accelerating, running at speed, and slowing down. Skills and Experiences: * Demonstrated experience in sound design especially in engine noises, preferably steam trains. * An understanding of model railroads or train mechanics would be highly desirable. * Ability to deliver high-q...

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    I need a highly proficient individual adept in audio recording technology, specifically for music production purposes. You will be required to help me set up a sophisticated audio recording system for a project I'll be hosting on Google Podcasts. Your skills and experience should include: - Knowledge about different types of microphones - Familiarity with Google Podcasts platform - Experience in setting up audio recording systems - Expertise in troubleshooting audio equipment issues I currently possess a microphone, but will need guidance on any additional equipment required. Your advice and recommendations will be hugely valuable to the successful implementation of this project.

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    Expert Podcast Editing Needed 4 days left
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    I'm currently seeking a professional freelancer to provide meticulous editing services for a podcast of mine. This podcast is 15-20 minutes long and necessitates a blend of various editing techniques. Key tasks include: - Enhancement of audio quality, which will involve sound improvement and the removal of any pesky noise in the background. - Incorporating intro/outro music to provide a more complete and polished feel. - Content editing and rearrangement to ensure a smooth, engaging listener experience. Absolute attention to detail is critical here. I only require editing for one podcast at the moment, so this will be a one-off task for now but with the prospect of future projects depending on your performance. The ideal freelancer should be highly experienced in audio editing -...

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    We are those hosts of a podcast that spotlights difficult health diagnosis (stage 4 metastatic breast cancer + degenerative form of vasculitis + lupus) with a balance of general life and pop culture discussion. Ex Wall Street bankers turned well-street experts, we aim to provide a comforting corner to individuals coping with such struggles. With an informal chat style, our shows aim to break the heaviness with laughter and levity. We're actively seeking an experienced editor/producer to work with us on a weekly basis. Here's what you'll be tasked with: - Editing Podcast Episodes: Trim, stitch and polish our recordings, ensuring easy listening for our audience. - Adding Sound Elements: We believe in the power of sound! You will enhance our episodes with unobtrusive backgroun...

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    Rock Cover Artist for YouTube 4 days left
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    I am looking for a female singer to sing a cover of Michelle Branch's part on "I'm Feeling You" by Santana. It is a personal project, I can't pay very much. I will provide all the music. Thank you.

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    I am seeking a skilled sound designer to create a unique, modern, and electronic ringtone for my existing mobile food delivery business. This alert tone will be used to notify the restaurant staff when an order arrives. Here are more details about the project: * The ringtone needs to be distinctly noticeable, to catch the attention of busy kitchen staff amidst the typical noise of a restaurant environment. * I am specifically interested in a modern and electronic style for this ringtone. It should be energetic enough that it doesn't get lost in the background, but not startling or jarring to the staff. * Ideally, the end product should be a crafted sound that feels congruent with our tech-forward approach to food delivery. Ideal Skills and Experience: * Experience in sound design, p...

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    I am looking for a highly skilled audio editor to assist me with my podcast. The scope of this project involves editing weekly podcast episodes, each exceeding 60 minutes. Your responsibilities would include: - Synchronizing recordings from 3 cameras and 2 microphones - Switching camera angles to focus on the speaker - Creating distinct introductions for each episode Ideal candidates should have a background in audio editing and experience working with multiple audio and video sources to create cohesive and engaging content. Experience in creating introductions is a plus. The ability to prioritize tasks and meet weekly deadlines without compromising on quality is essential for this role. I am looking forward to reviewing your portfolio and discussing this project in more detail.

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    I have an audio file that is longer than 5 minutes and is in WAV format. I am looking for someone who can significantly improve its quality. Key requirements for this job include: - Noise reduction to eliminate any background noise or distortion. - Volume boost to ensure the audio can be heard clearly and at an appropriate level. - Clarity enhancement to improve the overall sound and make sure all parts are easy to understand. Ideal candidates will have: - A strong track record in audio editing and enhancement - Proficiency in working specifically with WAV files - The ability to work quickly and effectively, without sacrificing quality Please only apply if you have the necessary skills and experience, this is not a basic editing project. When applying, please provide examples of pre...

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    I'm on the lookout for a seasoned freelancer, with a good understanding and expertise in working with WLMP files. The project entails splitting a large WLMP file into separate audio files. This is a fairly complex project that involves the following: - The first step of your task will be to convert the WLMP file into a format suitable for further editing, such as MP3, WAV, or AAC. - Following this, you'll need to divide the converted file into around 350 distinct audio files. The process for this division is not by duration, chapters or intervals, it's segmented according to the content. Ideal candidates for this job should possess a great deal of accuracy and attention to detail, as this task requires a meticulous approach. Your previous experience handling similar...

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    I am on the lookout for a professional voice-over talent who can bring an upbeat and energetic tone to my radio commercial. The voice-over needs to be delivered in an American accent, as the intended audience is a specific age group. Requirements: - Prior experience in radio commercial voice-overs - Ability to deliver in an upbeat and energetic tone - Fluent in English with an authentic American accent - Understanding the concept and adapting to the target age group - Ability to adhere to deadlines Ideal Skills: - Voice-over experience - Radio Broadcasting - Excellent command over American English. I can't wait to hear how you can transform my commercial. Let's buzz the radio airwaves together!

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    I need a mixing engineer specialized in techno music to enhance the sound quality of my music track. This will initially involve: - Mixing one track from the album - If satisfactory, there is the potential for more work on the remaining tracks Ideal skills/experience: - Proved expertise in mixing techno music - A comprehensive understanding of the unique elements of a techno track and how to bring them to life - Demonstrable examples of previous work on similar projects The goal of this project is to create a high-quality, professional-sounding techno album that will resonate with fans of the genre. Your task is crucial in achieving this goal.

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    I need assistance with converting five small audio files from mpeg-4 or .m4a format to .mp3 format. The project's details are as follows: - Desired Output: The preferred output for the converted files is .mp3. I need you to maintain the best audio quality possible when carrying out the conversion. - Naming: The converted files should retain their original names. No prefixes or suffixes should be added. The ideal freelancer for this project should be capable and experienced with audio file conversions and be able to ensure that sound quality is maintained in the converted files. Additionally, good attention to detail is required to adhere to the original naming instructions.

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    I'm looking for a gifted composer to create a unique piano piece. While the specific style is yet to be established, creativity and an artistic touch are a must. While I'm open to ideas, the composition should primarily be focused on the piano, without additional instrumental elements. Requirements: - Proven experience in piano composition - Openness to conversation to determine style - Ability to deliver a pure piano piece, without additional synthesizers, string or percussion instruments If you're a creative and experienced composer ready to craft an original piano piece, be sure to apply!

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    My project needs a versatile and talented video and audio editor who can bring out the best in my media content. Key Tasks: - Edit a 14-minute long video, aiming for engaging and smooth transitions - Mix and master the accompanying audio to ensure clear and captivating sound - Enhance the overall quality of the video and audio The primary purpose of the final product is to entertain, thus a creative and dynamic editing style is required. Ideal Experience: - Proficient with popular video and audio editing software - Understanding of pacing, rhythm and storytelling in video editing - Experience in audio mixing and mastering for engaging sound - Background in creating content for the entertainment industry Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to captivate the audience t...

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    I'm seeking a seasoned video editor with a knack for producing polished, professional content. The primary focus will be polishing promotional tapes - all of which should be under 5 minutes in length. Primary responsibilities include: - Professional video editing of my provided footage - Maintaining consistent visual aesthetics across all videos - Transforming raw video footage into compelling, polished promotional videos Ideal Freelancer: The perfect freelancer for this job should have: - Proficiency in modern video editing software - A strong portfolio showcasing your abilities in creating professional videos - Experience editing promotional videos - Efficiency in delivering high-quality videos under tight deadlines Your skillset should allow you to transform ordinary footage i...

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    I am looking for a good audio engineer or sound editor who uses Logic Pro. The person should be experienced or knowledgeable in classical composition, particularly operatic vocals with some accompaniment. I require an old cassette recording of an aria with a female vocalist and piano that was made about 20 years ago on a tape recorder. The project is partly edited in Logic Pro software, but it needs some polishing. Some effects have been added- some pitch corrections and flex pitching but it still needs work done to the instrumentals and some instrumentals added to it in the form of classical woodwinds and strings. So a classical composer is preferred. I would like this to be a collaborative effort so that the edit s I have made can be used and refined by the person I am employing. This is...

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    I need a skilled and fast audio engineer to rescue an extremely distorted audio file. The audio line input was recorded with a camera set to +48V/'Auto', resulting in heavy distortion. Here's what needs to be done: - Reduce distortion - Enhance clarity - Remove background noise The file duration is approximately 43 minutes. Due to the urgency, this task requires someone who can deliver the cleaned-up file ASAP. This project demands a sharp ear and proficiency in tools designed for audio enhancement and noise reduction. Sample of audio / video is atttached. I will provide 48khz / 24bit .wav of full audio

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    I'm currently in search of a proficient pop/country musician, who excels in singing original songs. While adeptness in multiple instruments is not mandatory, a strong grasp on the genre-specific skills is required. Musicians with prior experience in singing their own compositions would be a perfect fit. If you have experience in the following, please bid: - Pop/Country genre proficiency - Original song creation and performance - In-studio recording familiarity.

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    I'm seeking a talented rock musician who can write, perform, and record original music. Here's what I envision for this project: - Genre: Rock (Has to be relevant and engaging) - Original Content: I want to create brand new tracks, not covers. - Target Audience: The music should resonate with listeners aged between 18-25. As the ideal candidate, you should have: - Experience in creating and performing rock music - A knack for writing songs that apltk to the younger demographic - The ability to deliver high-quality, professionally recorded tracks. This is your chance to exercise your creativity in songwriting and make music that will strike a chord with young adults. Apply now if you're ready for the challenge!

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    Looking for a skilled mixing engineer with expertise in the pop music genre. Your role will involve mixing 1-3 pop songs, each ranging from 3-5 minutes in length. Requirements and key skills: - Proven experience as a mixing engineer in the pop music industry - Comfortable working with 3 to 5-minute song arrangements - Ability to deliver high-quality work within a reasonable time frame This will be a one-time job, but there is a potential for future collaboration if the project turns out successful. Your creativity, attention to details, and passion for mixing are what I'm looking for.

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    I'm on a search for a talented music director to help create a modern pop item song, entirely in Tamil. This piece will fall within the 3-5 minute range. Your role will involve the following: - Composing a lively, upbeat tune that complements the spirit of the Tamil language and the modern pop genre. - Collaborating closely with me to ensure the piece reflects the required vision. - Prioritizing creativity and originality in your composition process. The ideal candidate has solid experience in creating pop music and a deep understanding of the Tamil language and culture. An added advantage would be familiarity with creating item songs. Your portfolio should demonstrate these skills. Let's create a memorable hit! All in one package which is ready with mastering mixing.

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    I am in need of a talented Hindi singer who can create catchy and melodic tunes for toddlers (1-3 years) that can both entertain and educate them. Requirements: - Expert in Children’s Music - Fluent in Hindi - Able to create age-appropriate content - Experience in creating music for toddlers - Showcase past work relevant to this project Your application should include samples of your past work that reflect the style and quality of the kid's rhymes you can produce. The ideal candidate should have a strong grasp of Hindi language and familiar with children's music.

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    As an artist, I'm currently seeking a proficient music producer with experience in electronic indie music to assist in the complete production of a track. The work will involve: - Producing a track that lasts between three to five minutes. - Incorporating elements of indie music into the electronic soundscape. A successful freelancer for this project would preferably have: - Proven experience working with electronic and indie music genres. - The ability to create unique and captivating soundscapes. - The willingness to collaborate closely with me to realize my specific vision for this project. Looking forward to making some enticing beats together!

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    I'm seeking a talented sound designer to create an 8-hour gentle rain audio track for relaxation purposes. Just to shed more light on the project specifics: - I'm interested in the sound of soft, gentle rain on a window, not a thunderstorm or heavy rain. The audio should be soothing and aid in relaxation. - The track needs to last 8 hours. Therefore, the sound design must be careful to avoid any harsh or jarring transitions that might interrupt the peaceful ambiance. Ideal Skills and Experience: - Sound design or foley work experience. - Ability to create or manipulate high-quality, realistic rain sound effects. - Experience in creating long audio tracks. Properly crafted, this gentle rainfall audio should provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation. Only those with relev...

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    I am looking for a talented music producer who is proficient in the production of punk rock music. The project specifically involves creating tracks for an album, with a distinct sound reminiscent of Queens of the Stone Age or The Strokes. Ideal Skills and Experience: - A deep understanding and passion for punk rock music. - Proven experience in music production and album creation. - Ability to create quality, engaging, and immersive music. - Confident in composing and producing rock tracks that draw from specific influences. Working together, let's bring the spirit of Queens of the Stone Age or The Strokes to a contemporary rock album. Please provide examples of similar works when applying.

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    I'm aiming to develop a song in Hebrew that brings positivity and joy for my personal enjoyment. I don't have any specific sub-genre in mind, just looking for something uplifting. I’m not looking for a full production. All I need is a guitar or piano demo. The successful freelancer should be: - Proficient in songwriting, particularly in Hebrew - Experience in creating up-beat and positive tunes This is a passion project, so I am looking for someone with similar enthusiasm and creativity.

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    I'm in immediate need for a talented music producer who can expertly merge two distinct songs into a fluid, harmonizing mashup. The importance of this project lies particularly on intertwining the vocals, instrumentals, and melodies of both music pieces, without losing the unique essence of each one. The ideal candidate for this task would possess: - Extensive experience in generating entertaining and well-blended music mashups - Skillful in incorporating vocals, instrumentals, and melodies - Ability to meet a tight deadline, as I require completion as soon as possible. Only apply if you are confident in your ability to deliver a high-quality result promptly. I look forward to hearing your creative approaches.

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