[ardour-users] Editing interview done with two recorders.

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Wed May 3 13:18:30 PDT 2006

On 5/3/06, Brett Clark <Brett at ciscoinc.com> wrote:
> Here is another option.  You can automate the fader controls in the mixer.
> What you would do is automate the fader to be up on your track when
> you are talking and then down when you are not talking.  Repeat that
> for the other persons responses.  Then when played together, it would
> seem to toggle between you two.

Yet another option is to split the regions into new speech chunk
regions and remove the intervening regions on each track.  Pretty
labor intensive.

> What type of noise is on the track when you are not talking?  If its just
> hiss or background noise, then maybe you could try a noise gate with
> a higher threshold.  Im not sure if there is a noise gate plugin or not,
> but if there is then it may be worth a shot.

Yes, if a noise gate could be used it would be the easiest option by
far.  But getting the attack of each speech segment to sound right
could be a real issue.
The SWH plugin set has a gate that might be worth trying.


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