As co-founder and CEO of Ableton, Gerhard Behles played a significant role in the conceptualization and development of Ableton Live 9 and Push. Recently, Gerhard spoke to digital audio news site/forum KVR Audio, to discuss his background as a musician, the evolution Ableton over more than a decade, and the approach to creating a new instrument in Push.
With its revamped SVF filters, spectrum display, and other useful features, EQ Eight is a fundamental tool in Live 9. You've likely used it before for basic equalization, or for more "surgical" tasks, such as getting rid of a ground hum or finding a specific notch to boost or attenuate. In a new tutorial post, Certified Trainer Ambrus Deak (also known as musician AMB) shares some tips for working with EQ Eight (and EQ in general). Learn about stereo EQing, using EQ after a compressor, getting punchier-sounding drums, and more.
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