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.

César Sogbe: “If someone tells you there are rules, break them!”

Grammy-winning audio engineer César Sogbe is highly appreciated by his clients. Learn more about César’s beginnings, his impressive career and why he is a fan of smart:comp.

stay@home package

If you need some distraction? Then our stay@home package might just be the thing. Get the plug-in Balancer free of charge (extended until May 4, 2020) and play our Arcade Game (ends April 13)!

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

John Nathaniel | Producer & Mixer

John Nathaniel
Produzent, Songwriter, Mixer

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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.

"smart:EQ 2 is a secret weapon EQ"

Matthew Weiss | Pro Audio Tools, Weiss Sound

Matthew Weiss | Pro Audio Tools, Weiss Sound

More about smart:EQ 2

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.


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.

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.

"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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