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.

FAST plug-ins by Focusrite – sonible’s technology inside

“The Collective” by Focusrite offers a range of FAST plug-ins for a monthly payment. The technology behind these tools was developed by sonible. Learn more about it.

OJD – a free open source plug-in

Janos Buttgereit develops plug-ins not only full-time at sonible but also in his spare time under the name Schrammel. Recently he has developed OJD, a guitar distortion plug-in that you can download free of charge.

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

John Nathaniel | Producer & Mixer

John Nathaniel
Produzent, Songwriter, Mixer

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The difference between presets and profiles

Profiles, presets … since these terms are easily confused, we will explain their differences in our plug-ins and show you the benefits of both.

Oliver Pinelli: “You have to give it your all”

Mix engineer Oliver Pinelli has 30 years of professional experience. Learn more about his career and how he uses the smart plug-ins by sonible.

Additional control elements of smart:reverb

An A/B functionality, modifying wet/dry values, the freeze and infinite feature, the pre-filter EQ, and more… there is a lot to discover in smart:reverb. Learn more in this tutorial.

Control spread and density with smart:reverb

smart:reverb comes with great options to fine-tune your reverb. Not only the decay but also the spread and density of your reverb effect can be adjusted easily.

Get started with smart:reverb

Are you wondering how to use the A.I. features of smart:reverb? In this tutorial we show you how to use them.

Modifying decay with smart:reverb

smart:reverb offers you two shaping options to change the behavior of the reverb’s decay – the Temporal Shaper and the Spectral Shaper Grid in the Particle Display. We show you how to use them.

The smart:reverb User Guide

The smart:reverb user guide contains helpful tutorials, so you’ll know exactly how to handle the plug-ins features.

Intelligent plug-in smart:reverb – out now!

It’s done! We proudly present smart:reverb. It is a source-adaptive plug-in that delivers custom-tailored reverb by adjusting its processing to the individual characteristics of the input material.

Reverb: components and considerations

When we add the reverb we need to bring together technical aspects and affective intentions. Learn more about reverb components and things you should keep an eye on.

The Modernist Anticlock

Composer and sound artist Steffen Krebber chose the bell tower of the Luther church in Cologne as well as the 3D-speakersystem IKO for the audio installation „The Modernist Anticlock“.