sonible Blog

The sonible blog is providing you with valuable ideas and suggestions for improving your music and audio production skills. A wide variety of short tips, video tutorials and in-depth articles keeps you updated about all sonible’s products.

We’ve teamed up with Focusrite

The new plug-in Balancer, developed by Focusrite and sonible, is now available free of charge for all members of the Focusrite Plug-in Collective.

What comes first: EQ or Compressor?

Should you apply an EQ or a compressor first to your audio material? We give you a few technical insights that might help you making a decision.

"sonible has become part of my workflow. Their plug-ins are letting me have the freedom to be creative rather than problem-solving."
James Towler | producer & engineer

"sonible has become part of my workflow. Their plug-ins are letting me have the freedom to be creative rather than problem-solving."
James Towler | producer & engineer

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Handy control elements of smart:comp

Did you know you can modify the shape of attack and release or adjust the detection focus in smart:comp? Take a look at these great control elements of smart:comp.

ml:mio

The compact MADI converter, splitter and router. 100% bit-transparent.

The compact MADI converter, splitter and router. 100% bit-transparent.

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Working with smart:comp’s sidechain ducking

Whenever your are struggling to merge signals that are competing for attention in the same frequency region, smart:comp can help you out with spectral ducking.


Get started with smart:comp

You want to know how to use the main features of smart:comp? Let us show you how.

The smart:comp User Guide

There is a lot to discover in the A.I. powered audio compression plug-in smart:comp – learn more about all its features.

A.I. powered compressor smart:comp – out now!

We proudly present smart:comp. This audio compressor plug-in enables you to master compression like never before.


Mastering Loudness

The loudness war began with the assumption: the louder, the better. It’s a catchy thing to say, and it certainly changed the music and broadcasting industry a lot. But when it comes to audio, nothing is that simple – ever.

smart:EQ 2 – Helpful tips and features

Sometimes very helpful control elements stay unknown until you stumble upon them. Coincidence is a fickle thing, so we rather show you all the important shortcuts and features of smart:EQ 2 in a short tutorial.

Aural Sculpturality

Soundartist Gerriet Sharma presented his new book “aural sculpturality” at ZKM Karlsruhe. Part of the evening was a concert, where he interpreted the work of different composers instrumentally as sculptures via sonible’s 3D audio system IKO.


Smart insights

A.I. in mixing and mastering is still a little elusive? We try to make it all more tangible by telling you what goes on when the smart:filter of smart:EQ 2 is at work and giving you examples.

Look into the past, embrace the future

As in other fields, many technologies have made things more comfortable, affordable and accessible in audio production, manipulation as well as distribution; and A.I. isn’t an exception.

smart:EQ live

The adaptive equalizer optimizes audio signals in realtime.

The adaptive equalizer optimizes audio signals in realtime.

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