ok, as far as "sound effects" go, crowd noise is purely rear channel, and in my center channel i get the electric buzz when hitting star notes or activating star power, it has the lightning bolt, and an electric type static resonates for a second or so, that is the ONLY sounds i get out of any speakers from the "sound effects" layer of the track
to test this i put band and guitar on 2-3, and sound effects on 8, and played through a song just listening to the sound effects track.
there is some static, but its purely intentional, and i never really noticed before because i always put my sound effects down to about 5 or so, because when you miss a note it gets annoying after a year or so (been playing since GH1)
can you try this? let me know if that's it, or if there is some random static not associated with star notes or star power? also let me know which song it is.
edit1: i see now you said it was mother, i'll check.
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