Plug-ins, sound and musicality
The sound and technology applied to music make us enjoy, vibrate. Finding the best solution in our work requires simple and practical tools that help us in the mixing and mastering tasks. Spending too much time in corrections implies a reduction in fluency at work, thus losing the focus of sound comprehension due to fatigue.
From hardware devices such as M.R.P, for monitoring, and the emulation of different sound reproduction environments, to software complements, such as the well-known and free Tape Bus, all of them have had only one purpose, quality, comfort, and greater reliability in the final result. The new product EquPhonic, has that essence, to facilitate the work with all types of sound material, generating cleanliness and definition with very few clicks.
Philosophy, work and design
The whole philosophy of development of the gbSound plugins, is based on the knowledge of the operation of both the machines with which I have worked, and those that I have designed and manufactured since the 80s.
Tape Bus It is a good example of this philosophy, in this case, to combine the Tascam 32 tape recorder and the Tascam M520 mixer. This M520, with which I worked in the 90s, and with which I mixed and produced all those discs, offers everything a producer can dream of in terms of warmth, low noise and unbeatable frequency response.
But in this work, there is always much more under the hood. I mean, to the loudness, to the curves that we must recreate for a complete and satisfactory experience in the final work, that the sound is outside the speaker, and visually in the highest possible area, above the box. And all this, speaking of a monaural sound signal, nothing centered and yes, very expanded.
EQUPHONIC I recreate, through a combination of complex processes, these qualities that I have used for many years in hardware machines, and later in DAWs. Its purpose is to process any type of musical instrument, be it percussion, harmony, vocals, or fx, cleaning and reconstructing the audio, and adapting it to the industry standard. In this way, there will be no surprises with tablets, mobiles, hi-fi devices, or club sound, and practically moving a single button.
We are not talking about musical styles, but about audibility curves. Those curves that make the music you create more beautiful, and that will take you more easily, to that professional finish you want.