[LAU] LADSPA Plugins from ALSA,would like some help, please !

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Thu Sep 8 17:25:48 UTC 2016

On Thu, 8 Sep 2016 19:19:16 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>Did you compare the result of harmonic whatsoever tools and tube
>simulations with just using an EQ? If a clean sound shouldn't be
>required, you maybe should compare a compressor with the faked tube
>saturation. If an EQ can't produce the wanted clean sound, then simply
>because either frequencies are missing, e.g. caused by the amp, or they
>aren't available by the audio source or because the speaker can't
>produce those frequencies. Adding some magic harmonics can't replace
>missing frequencies. If a biased sound is ok, IOW you don't use the
>setup to mix audio productions, you should consider to compare a
>controllable tool, such as a compressor, with some magic,
>uncontrollable tube saturation fake.

Or assuming the default sound played by the speaker is already that
distorted that an EQ doesn't help, than adding more bias by effects
unlikely will improve something. Then perhaps living with the default
sound is better.

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