Re: The analogue-summing '3D' effect: what actually is it?
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 2:31 pm
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actual calculus. Which is fun,
Dr Huge Longjohns wrote:People who espouse the use of external analogue summing mixers often talk about the '3D' effect that these devices create. Somehow the individual instruments or sounds seem to have a space around them that's hard to describe but once you hear it, it's very attractive and hard to miss. Airwindows and other software manufacturers claim to be able to recreate this effect in the box with console emulations and so forth. Here's the Airwindows example which demonstrates it very well if you listen on monitors or phones:
Logarhythm towers is currently a household of one. I'll leave you to make any post hoc ergo propter hoc inferences about whether this is in any way related to the statement you've quoted from my previous post :bouncy:Dr Huge Longjohns wrote:actual calculus. Which is fun,
How the lockdown must be flying past in the Logarhythm household!
Going way off topic, but since we've sort of solved(ish) the original query...ManFromGlass wrote:I’m curious then, Logarhythm -
Do you see a direct connection between your fondness of maths and your music?
I ask because I find the absence of maths (via the DAW) means I can work in the music field, my maths skills being weak.
Folderol wrote: When attempting to teach people a bit about understanding electronic drawings I always make a point of telling them they need to develop a mental image of what is going on in the various devices. It doesn't matter how 'correct' the image is, just that it gives them a reasonably accurate idea of what to expect coming out, knowing what is going in.
Back when I smoked I asked for 80 B&H in a petrol station. After 5 minutes on his calculator the yoof looked up and asked 'is that 4 packs?'Dr Huge Longjohns wrote:The inability of today’s yoof to do mental maths is shocking though, including my two teenagers. But the best one was in WHSmiths buying three items all of which were under a pound. When the lad on the till said ‘3.60’ I literally couldn’t get him to understand this was impossible even without the actual figures getting involved!