How do you lower the volume of vocals?

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How do you lower the volume of vocals?

Post by partlyclueless » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:28 am

It's for a project due Monday, the 12th so a quick response would be great! Thanks.

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Re: How do you lower the volume of vocals?

Post by kozikowski » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:53 am

If it's a multi-track show with the vocals on their own track, select the track and use the Amplify tool to reduce the volume until the proper volume is achieved.

If you have a stereo already-mixed performance, you need to separate the vocals from the rest of the show. Even with the best of tools, you get about a 10% success rate and even at that, you end up with a mono show, not stereo.

http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Vocal_Removal

If you started out life with a mono show or highly compressed show downloaded from YouTube or the internet, you don't.

Koz

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