Anyone really good at removing pops and clicks?

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kevykevy
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Anyone really good at removing pops and clicks?

Post by kevykevy » Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:55 am

Good Afternoon All,

I recently recorded a two set session of my avant-jazz group and while the first set's recording came out fine...the second set is flawed with pops and clicks on all 6 audio tracks. I won't even go into the embarrassing pilot error that allowed that to happen...

I use Logic 8 and have been able to reduce them quite a bit by running it thru the Pops and Clicks removal function in Soundtrack Pro --- but there are still some left in there and I've run out of patience zooming in and trying to redraw.

Is the anyone out there in TapeOp land with better audio cleanup software / more patience / better redraw skills that might be interested in tackling this project? If so...please let me know as I'd love to discuss rates, etc.

I have a sample track from the first set here..
http://www.myspace.com/kevinfrenette
it is called "KF4 Live at 119 Gallery"

Thanks in advance!
Kevin

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Post by Dakota » Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:10 am

PM'd. I'm a persistent fixer for hire, and have a background in avant music. Good luck in any case.

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Post by Jon~T » Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:24 am

Izotope RX is more than worth the $$ for this sort of work.

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Post by mikeyc » Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:33 am

I pm'd as well.

Lots of surgical editing experience here. I'm sure you're gonna find lots of good folks who can help you here.

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Post by FBH » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:34 pm

I used to use Sound Forge for this, and it worked great. Zoom all the way in. Select the region with the pop or click. Run "smooth" on that region over and over until the pop or click is gone. Worked like a champ.

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Post by losthighway » Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:11 pm

I've had some luck with the Waves plug-in called "X-Crackle".

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Post by MisterMark » Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:22 pm

I second Izotope RX... Really good stuff!
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Post by mwingerski » Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:13 pm

I give big props on izotope rx. i've pulled out an errant click track across an entire quietly recorded string arrangement that was overdubbed 8 times across 9 mics. It got rid of everything flawlessly.

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Post by cdixon6 » Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:19 pm

I (Romanowski's intern at the time) remember that Winger. You slaved for days over cleaning those tracks.

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Post by junkstar » Tue May 12, 2009 9:34 am

FBH wrote:I used to use Sound Forge for this, and it worked great. Zoom all the way in. Select the region with the pop or click. Run "smooth" on that region over and over until the pop or click is gone. Worked like a champ.
Ditto

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