I wanted to pose question to you guys on the feasibility of trying to phase cancel an acoustic sound.
My create objective is to have an acoustic instrument mic-ed and then cancel or mute certain portions of its spectrum. I would be using some impulse response tools like HISS to create spectral awareness of the performance space.
With the IR response of the space, I could generate a spectrum that would be the inverse of the incoming sound, and hopefully cancel or mute it. I could then overlay my own spectral content.
Now I know unless I was in an anechoic chamber, I could not truly cancel the sound out completely. But would I be able to get some nominal result? It would be good to know before I go too far down the rabbit hole only to be stymied by the laws of physics.