[linux-audio-user] good studio monitors

R Parker rtp405 at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 23 16:45:14 EDT 2004

--- Mark Knecht <mknecht at controlnet.com> wrote:
> R Parker wrote:
> <SNIP>
> > Maybe the only thing I've learned is that I'd
> aproach
> > another purchase decision the same way and hope
> for
> > better luck next time. 
> <SNIP>
> Bob Katz's book had some interesting comments about
> this sort of stuff, 
> basically coming down to the idea (my paraphrasing
> here) that mixing 
> monitors are not meant for 'enjoyment' but for
> 'task'. We all get to the 
> point where we can do a good mix with whatever
> monitors we own. However, 
> we don't always 'enjoy' the sound of those monitors.
> We understand they 
> are too bright, harsh, muddy, whatever the
> appropriate adjective, but we 
> get the job done and the mix ends up sounding good
> on most systems. I 
> think he's basically right.

Let's thank our lucky stars that the era of Yamaha
NS10 monitors is behind us so we don't have to suffer
hearing fatique or explain things that way anymore or
is that as much as before. Or something. ahhh!

> That said, I'd rather mix on monitors I really
> enjoy, but I cannot 
> afford to... ;-)

You, me and everyone else including Katz.


> - Mark

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