[LAD] Hi, I'm new

Tim Goetze tim at quitte.de
Mon Sep 7 14:44:01 UTC 2015

[Guy Sherman]
>And the code is at: https://github.com/guysherman/si-plugins

For high-bandwidth input or high-gain clipping, you'll need to run the
nonlinear operator at substantially elevated sample rates unless you
want synthesised harmonic content to alias audibly.  I'm fine with 4x
oversampling for electric guitar at 48k but going higher can still
improve things depending on circumstances.

Also, it's not a bad idea to put a (preferably configurable) pair of
high- and lowpass filters both before and after a strong nonlinearity.
Asymmetric clipping gives rise to a DC component which most sane
people agree needs to be filtered out.  Too much bass going in makes a
clipper sound farty, and lowpass filters taking some edge off pre- and
post-distortion are highly useful for musical purposes.

And welcome to the list,

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