Geekery

Audio geekery at its finest! In this section, you’ll find humor, opinions, and general nerdiness.

Plugin Emulations I would like to see (and hear) by Jon Weil

  Ever since audio plugins have been available on a large scale, a lot of plugin designers have taken to creating software algorithms that emulate classic, and usually popular hardware units. I own and certainly enjoy using many of them, daily. Not all of these “emu” plugins are created equally and almost none of them …

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How to get that “Pro Tools Sound”! by Jon Weil

Lately I have been giving some thought to what the “sound of Pro Tools” is. I have heard both clients and seasoned engineers refer to this specific tonality that is inherent when using Pro Tools (or any computer-based DAW, apparently). I have heard many descriptions of what Pro Tools “sounds like- “cold”, “harsh”, “clean”, “sparkly”, …

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