[LAU] M/S EQ in Linux
brent at keycorner.org
Wed Sep 11 21:26:40 UTC 2013
On Wed, 11 Sep 2013, Ricardus Vincente wrote:
> On 09/11/2013 05:06 PM, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
>>> Then I would suggest you listen on a more linear playback system. How
>>> your mix translates in a crappy system should be of no interest to you.
>> Listening on systems with a limited response can help to produce a mix
>> that works well everywhere. If a mix doesn't work on such a system,
>> it probably means that it tries to balance the bass by boosting the
>> lowest range and is lacking energy in the higher bass range.
> Or it could just mean the system sucks.
> I mix on SLS S8Rs (and Genelec 1031s) in a decent room, and my mixes
> translate. It simply is not possible to get your mix to translate on
> every system. To worry about making it translate on every system is an
> exercise in futility.
Ok, points taken from everyone. I just wanted to aim for that because
somehow, perhaps through secret elvish magic, commercially made mixes
sound fine on my car's stereo, so I thought there was something worth
pursuing there, however incorrect that system's response curves might
be. Whatever is wrong with it, the big studios can deal with it, and I
can't...so I wondered what it is I'm doing different.
You are right though that if it plays on most speakers, it's pretty much
+ Brent A. Busby + "We've all heard that a million monkeys
+ Sr. UNIX Systems Admin + banging on a million typewriters will
+ University of Chicago + eventually reproduce the entire works of
+ James Franck Institute + Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet,
+ Materials Research Ctr + we know this is not true." -Robert Wilensky
More information about the Linux-audio-user