[Ardour-Users] more on parallel eq'ing

John Rigg au2 at jrigg.co.uk
Fri Dec 14 13:45:37 PST 2012

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 09:19:01PM +0100, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> bottom line: i don't see anything interesting in parallel EQing, and  
> many pitfalls. but if parallel EQing inspires you, go ahead. just make  
> sure that if you saddle that horse, you know how to ride it.
> now i guess some of these artefacts sound a lot nicer and fuzzier in  
> all-analog systems, which have their ways of "rounding off the edges",  
> so i could imagine some weathered old hands from the analog days  
> obtaining great results with such techniques.
> but a textbook-correct recombination in the digital domain can get  
> really nasty, so it shouldn't be blindly emulated in a DAW.

Thanks Jörn, that confirms what I suspected (and saves me the trouble
of testing it myself :-)


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