[Ardour-Users] what linux audio project do you miss?

Thomas Vecchione seablaede at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 03:13:32 PST 2011

The both of you do realize there is such thing as a linear phase EQ right?
 It is not used live due to latency involved in using it, but there is
absolutely no reason it couldn't be used in a DAW for recording purposes.
 Of course a good KT EQ is going to be pretty dang good in that regards as
well in my experience.


2011/3/4 Al Thompson <biggles58 at sbcglobal.net>

> Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> > On 03/03/2011 02:06 AM, Al Thompson wrote:
> >
> >> I also don't really think that putting 31 band EQs in everyone's hands
> >> is necessarily a good thing.
> >
> > much agreed.
> > there is no excuse ever to be using a 31 band graphic eq except for
> > live rocknroll shows under severe time pressure, to prevent and/or
> > react to feedback.
> > learning to use a parametric is not that hard, and people who believe
> > the curve they are seeing on a graphical are probably beyond help
> > anyway...
> The biggest problem with putting a 31 band anywhere in a mix is that
> people who don't really know what they are doing, also don't know what
> pitfalls a 31 band graphic EQ has (phase shift, ringing filters, etc).
> So, if you put a 31 band on one channel, you have one channel that ends
> up sounding bizarre, un-natural, or just plain bad.  Give people a 31
> band graphic EQ for every channel, and you end up with a mix that is a
> disaster.
> It's my opinion that if you can't get your instrument sounds with a 4
> band parametric, then you really need to work on your mic technique,
> because what you are doing now sucks.
> --
> Check out the website I've been cobbling together.  It will never be done,
> but it's a start:
> http://lateralforce.no-ip.org
> My blog, with commentary on a variety of things, including audio, mixing,
> equipment, etc, is at:
> http://audioandmore.wordpress.com
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> und diese Lüge kriecht aus seinem Munde: 'Ich, der Staat, bin das Volk.'
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