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.

A.I. terminologies explained

Behind artificial intelligence isn’t just one technique. There are many different techniques and mathematical models. We explain some of them.

The sonible User Area Guide

The new sonible user area is here! Create an account and register your sonible plug-ins or log in with your existing login credentials to enjoy all benefits.

"smart:reverb is not just intelligent, its extremely musical!"

John Nathaniel | Producer & Mixer

John Nathaniel
Produzent, Songwriter, Mixer

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Polarity: „Ears assess correctly when they’re unstressed“

Starting a new piece of music almost every day – what sounds like a highly efficient assembly line, is the first step in the workflow of the German music producer Polarity.

"smart:EQ 2 is a secret weapon EQ"

Matthew Weiss | Pro Audio Tools, Weiss Sound

Matthew Weiss | Pro Audio Tools, Weiss Sound

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Sonova’s Real Life Lab: New heights for hearing aid research

Sonova has started testing and developing hearing aids at the new Real Life Lab. Sonova consulted sonible regarding the audio set-up of the research facility.


Tom Wiggans: “Be objective, make everyone happy”

Tom Wiggans, FOH Engineer, worked with Bombay Bicycle Club, Amy Macdonald, UB40, and many more. Read more about his career and how he uses ml:mio.

Pænda: “Know your stuff”

From songwriting, composing and arranging to singing, playing instruments, recording and producing – Electropop artist Pænda does a lot on her own.

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.

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.

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.

"smart:comp is like instant glue on a mix."

César Sogbe | Grammy-winning audio engineer

César Sogbe | Grammy-winning audio engineer

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