[LAD] User eXperience in Linux Audio

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sat Apr 25 11:52:28 UTC 2015

On Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:53:07 +0000, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
>Second, because that way I will learn the  relation between the values
>and the resulting sound, and be able to do the same on different HW or
>SW without having to search blindly by twiddling the knobs.

Couldn't say better.

As I pointed out by my synth attack sync example: "it can help to at
least get coarse results very quickly"

This is much more true for good EQs. Sometimes I need to search a
culprit using a narrow bandwidth [1] using a parametric's EQ Q
and checking different frequencies, but at least a coarse mix can be
done without listening.

[1] Allow me to misuse this word ;).
It's not needed to know such things, if you get a feeling for it by
practise. Regarding the toy GUIs that show a graph. I'm not against
graphs, but they aren't (always) useful and I don't had them over
several decades when using analog mixing consoles.



IMO tablet PCs should be excluded from a discussion about Linux audio,
that usually doesn't run on tablet PCs. Touch screens have other


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