Tokyo Dawn Labs

Tokyo Dawn Labs has released SlickEQ M, the mastering edition of the SlickEQ equalizer series, specifically developed for the audio mastering engineer.

Behind the user interface hides an array of possibilities: A set of musical high-pass and low-pass filters, including a low frequency "monoization" section offer detailed control over the signal bandwidth. Six parametric filter bands, designed to provide precise access over tone, timbre and the stereo image, and a meta-filter, offer direct access to the brightness, hardness or equal loudness curve of a music signal.

All filters except HP and LP operate in a parallel EQ configuration. The EQ bands in particular include a nonlinearity inspired by the musically beneficial side effects found in inductor filter technology. An auto gain mechanism automatically compensates for changes of perceived loudness while operating the EQ and last but not least, semi-intelligent signal analysis options allow matching the input signal's spectrum against a pink noise reference; or automatically setting the HP and LP filters according to the signal's audible bandwidth.

As with Tokyo Dawn's SlickEQ Standard and SlickEQ – Gentleman's Edition, a multirate processing scheme (a.k.a. "internal resampling") combined with elaborate signal processing techniques ensure signal integrity is maintained throughout the processing.

Key specs and features:

  • Intuitive, ergonomic user interface with a focus on musical flexibility.
  • State of the art audio processing algorithms in a parallel EQ structure.
  • Six full parametric EQ bands offer spectral control over stereo width and balance.
  • Advanced filter nonlinearities inspired by inductor EQ technology.
  • Powerful HP and LP filters. Each with four distinctly musical slopes.
  • Dedicated Low frequency mono filter.
  • A Meta Filter with direct control over brightness, hardness or equal loudness contours.
  • Semi-intelligent equalizer actions Auto EQ and Auto HP/LP.
  • Highly effective loudness compensated auto gain control.
  • Expandable EQ display including a realtime spectrum analyzer.
  • A comprehensive documentation, toolbar with undo/redo, A/B, advanced preset management and much more.

Price: €50.

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ronjamskeys
ronjamskeys
17 May 2016 at 5:06pm

I just bought it haven't had a chance to play with it yet but I'm glad they added more bands of eq.

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