Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: LADSPA plugins - warm sound quality
From: Patrick Shirkey (pshirkey_AT_boosthardware.com)
Date: Mon Dec 02 2002 - 17:53:00 EET
Steve Harris wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 11:11:54 +0900, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>What about making a new plugin called eg. Analog glow, which is simply
>>the "lowpass->valve sim->lowpass" combination. That could save you some
>>time and be more universally applicable.
> I think I probably gave the impression that its easier than it is, this
> will help for some plugins, but a better solution is for me to just fix
> the hard sounding plugins. To get the best results its often neccesary to
> mess with the insides.
Fair enough. But it could still be a useful addition esp *when* we have
hundreds of people contributing plugins that are not quite up to
standard but would still benefit from this combination.
> I'm considering splitting my plugin set into two parts:
> building block plugins, that wouldn't particualrly sound good on thier own
> (the sort of thing that is ideal for SSM, AMS or PD). eg. basic filters,
> envelope followers, oscilators, simple delays etc.
> "general" plugins that are more well rounded, eg. reverbs, choruses, more
> complex delays etc.
> That latter set should all be de-harshed, the former wouldn't.
> Comments? I guess if everyone is always going to download both sets it'd
> be a waste of time.
My guess is that people want as many plugins and fx as they can find so
splitting the package doesn't seem neccessary. However grouping the
plugins using the rdf format you have developed would be helpful.
-- Patrick Shirkey - Boost Hardware Ltd. For the discerning hardware connoisseur http://www.boosthardware.com http://www.djcj.org - The Linux Audio Users guide ========================================
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