SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

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SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by Shroomz~> » Sun Mar 08, 2009 5:43 pm

Hi all,

I'm pleased to give you my first new Scope device creation in over 5 months - SPACE EQ. It's a very simple stereo-only device that combines EQs based on on Creamware's excellent 2-band parametric with a spacial technique which doesn't involve delay or reverberation. The spacial effect can be turned off simply by turning the 'SPACE' parameter fully left. There's also a softclip at the output stage which can be switched on & off.

The Low & High frequency EQ parameters all use stepped potentiometers for ease of making very quick settings. The EQ values & ranges have been set up with the sole idea in mind that the device can be used for mixing & mastering purposes (probably with no or very little use of the SPACE parameter, which is a special effect for those who like to dabble with experimental mixing techniques). I made SPACE EQ for my own mixing knowing that I will sometimes wish to mix with 3 or 4 dB boosts at 60-80Hz & 8-16kHz.

Feel free to let me know what you think..
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Have fun folks.. :cool:

~Mark

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by RecS » Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:09 pm

:o :o :o :o :o :o :o

Thenks Shroomz
Is it a gift on March, 8? :wink:
Accepted!!! :)

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by dawman » Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:53 pm

This device actually sounds like the different mic positions that so many guys rave about on the romplers.
The Space knob fully left, 12 o'clock, then fully right gives me 3 " mic " positions on my fake Grands.
These developers actually have everybody Buffalo'd into thinking they actually re recorded 12 different mic positions, with different 4000 dollar mics, etc.
And here comes a DSP device that even sounds cleaner... :lol:

Nice Job Shroomz, Thanks.

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by devastate » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:45 am

cheers Mark,
I look forward to this as your previous stuff is all top notch. Will have a blast this evening after this paperwork is done :( .

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by Jah Servant » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:38 am

nice one, but the eq doesn't seem to be working at least I'm not hearing any difference from -4 to 4 on the high or low. The gui is sweet, as always.

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by next to nothing » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:57 am

It works, Jah.... Its very subtle, but it works. Chances you will hear any changes are of course bigger at 8 than at 16. way i testetd it was to have a long sustained sawtooth chord from minimax, then juggeling the gain dial.

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Post by Jah Servant » Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:34 am

ok cool, I was just trying it during a session actually so :D

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by Shroomz~> » Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:13 am

Jah, I might make a special version with x2 & x3 multipliers for the gain parameters, so that the gain can be switched from +/- 1,2,3,4 to 2,4,6,8 & 3,6,9,12 dB. I should maybe have done that anyway, but I wanted to keep it subtle, so that the myself & any other user is limited & can't over-use EQ. Anyway, it won't be for a few days because it involves some extra graphics work for paging the gain surrounds, but I'm busy with other projects at the moment.

~M

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Post by dawman » Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:37 am

I am glad to hear you are busy........ :wink:

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by devastate » Sun Mar 15, 2009 11:23 am

loving this Mark,

put some full mixdowns (unmastered) through it and it gave them a lovely sound, I deliberately chose some boxy middy stuff and with settings around the +3 at 60hz and 16khz with 3 quarter drive and a tidgeon of space, they sounded mastered without any limiting or multibanding. Beautiful.

I loved the fact that as the settings are subtle you can screw the hell out of the dials without wondering if you've gone too far.

cheers

Dave

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by Shroomz~> » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:25 am

Thanks Dave. I'm really pleased to hear that someone's tried it in that sort of situation & liked the result. When I was using it the other day I was thinking of a way to improve it, but I don't have time at the moment.

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Post by zangsta » Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:47 pm

I finally got some time to check this one out.
And, Shroomz, this was a pleasant surprise ! :o
It´s a great tool for a guy like me with plenty of old recordings to
some day bring up to a better standard, thanks a lot !! :D

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by zangsta » Fri May 29, 2009 4:39 am

Space EQ is simply brilliant...!
Now I think it´s just as indispensible and useful as Tony Chacheres Creole Seasoning!! :o
It can be used on everything ! :lol:
I have it last in chain after Knottsbox V & FX, and it´s great !
Thanks for giving us all this great stuff for free.. :D

Cheers
Zangsta

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by Mydriasis » Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:33 pm

This EQ is really special.
I love the way it enhances stereo on higher frequencies and those eq settings are ideal for adding depth to computer made music.

As a UAD user im amazed at the amount of quality free devices for Scope.. If UA made this it would be at least $200

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & mastering

Post by Shroomz~> » Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:52 am

Thanks man!

Another user.... that makes 7!! :D

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Post by zangsta » Thu Dec 31, 2009 7:05 am

Shroomz~> wrote:Thanks man!

Another user.... that makes 7!! :D
Aaa..no no no no..don´t be so negative..downloaded 553 times !! :o
And me, I use it like in almost every project.. :D
Good work there, Shroomz ! :)

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & masterin

Post by ARCADIOS » Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:37 am

Super musical feeling!!! You made it so simple choosing the most musical frequencies+the stereo depth controls....
REALLY GREAT!!!

So delicate quality Mastering tool !!!

I TEST IT WITH STUDIO MONITORS AS GENELECS 1032A... SOUNDS GREAT
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Post by faxinadu » Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:14 am

only now grabbed this, very good thanks!

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Re: SPACE EQ - simple Stereo EQ device for mixing & masterin

Post by Yogimeister » Mon Oct 24, 2016 1:00 am

I have recently started exploring this device and loving it on the master bus.
(I usually put around 1/3 distortion and a small touch of space - and depending on the material - a light smiley eq, or frown with high q ... Or no eq ...

But I really like the Thickness it adds !

Lovely !

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