EQ Plug In?

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by vikki, Sep 9, 2003.

  1. vikki

    vikki Guest

    I'm new to the recording thing so if this sounds a bit funny....don't shout at me. O.K i'm just building a good quality mic pre amp and it won't be too long before its finished, the mic pre has no eq on it so is there a good EQ plug in i could use along with my mic pre, or am i best building a parametric eq? I,m running Sonar 2.2, any ideas.
    Vikki (u.k)
  2. Dave Nyberg

    Dave Nyberg Guest

    If Sonar runs VST you could look into Waves, TC and Nomad Factory plugins. They have some tasty eq's. The Mackie UAD also has a Pultec style eq which sounds like a million bucks (the real one sounds like 2 million bucks).
  3. falkon2

    falkon2 Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2003

    There you go
  4. Doublehelix

    Doublehelix Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2001
    Don't forget about the Cambridge EQ for the UAD... Sweet!!!
  5. Hypothesis

    Hypothesis Guest

    Waves REQ is quite acceptable, but if you want a real price/performance deal, then get the Mackie UAD-1. You can't find anything better for the buck. CHeers :)
  6. vikki

    vikki Guest

    Thanks for all the suggestions and info. By the way the "Autotune" plug in, is this for pulling vocals into pitch or does it give some other effect or lilt to the sound as well?
    Thanks once again
  7. or the FREE Paris EQ... hehe...
  8. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    Feb 10, 2001
    Hi Res EQ

    Alot of folks in the SawStudio community love this one. It's DX, also, so you can use it in Sonar. :c:
  9. falkon2

    falkon2 Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2003
    Brock: That rings a bell... Is it the one with the nonlinear output section? If so, whats the link again?
  10. BrockStapper

    BrockStapper Guest


    check it out...

    Not for use with everything, but nice to have in the toolbelt...
  11. Doublehelix

    Doublehelix Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2001
    Funny, I just got ahold of the Paris EQ a few days ago...haven't really had much of a chance to play with it yet...
  12. Daddy Cool

    Daddy Cool Active Member

    Sep 30, 2003
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    My alltime favorite is the Sony Oxford EQ. a powerful and good sounding EQ.

    I tried the paris eq, and it sounds very harsh in my ears..
  13. mjones4th

    mjones4th Active Member

    Aug 15, 2003
    Yes. No. Maybe. Both? I got it! All of the above.

    Its used to 'correct' harmonic irregularities.

    Its mis-used (read: creatively applied) to 'effect' vocals in may ways, so I hear.

    Never used it myself. Us sophisticated hip-hoppers have no need for such toys. We just hawk a loogie on the condenser's diaphragm when we need some weird effect!

    king mitz
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