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Soundtoys 5 101 - Explained and Explored.
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Crystallizer's Gate/Duck function is provided to:
create a pumping side-chain effect
put the effect under the control of incoming audio level
make Crystallizer suitable for voiceover work
remove background noise from the audio before processing
Radiator's analog saturation emulation is based on:
the MXR distortion + pedal
the Altec 1567A tube mixer/amp
the Neve 1073 preamp/EQ
the Teletronix LA-2A optical compressor
Which of the following statement is true?
EchoBoy's "Styles" are presets to add groove and swing to the delayed signal
EchoBoy's "Styles" are presets which cannot be changed or edited
EchoBoy's "Styles" mimic the sound quality of various electronic & mechanical delay/echo devices
EchoBoy's "Styles" are each tied to one particular type of delay or echo effect only
EchoBoy's Rhythmic Echo mode is a multi-tap mode with up to 16 user-adjustable taps. True or false?
What are the two primary types of processing available in Devil-Loc Deluxe's?
Reverb and delay
delay and distortion
compression (limiting) and distortion
compression and delay
PhaseMistress provides options for the number of "Stages":
from 2 Stages to 24 Stages (with 2–12 having the widest tonal range)
from 2 Stages to 12 Stages, like most hardware Phasers
only even-numbered Stages, from 2 to 24
only odd-numbered Stages, from 1 to 23
PrimalTap's Multiply knob:
increases bandwidth with higher-sample rates for a hi-res sound
extends delay time by lowering the sample rate, but with a lo-fi sound quality
decreases bandwidth with lower-sample rates for a bit-crushed effect
is really a Feedback control, which dials up multiple repeats
EchoBoy's Style Edit "Wobble" parameter:
simulates the effect of speed/pitch variations of a tape-based echo device
simulates the stuttering effect you'd get from fast feedback repeats
is useful to get a Wobble dubstep sound
simulates a musical performance with poor timing
How can you simulate a typical classic guitar amp tone with Decapitator?
You'd want to employ only the emulations of transistor circuits (E, N)
You'd want Low & High Cut @ max, & Tone at minimum
You'd want to engage the "Steep" high cut filter, to tame overly "fizzy" distortion
You cannot simulate a classic guitar amp tone with Decapitator
Which of the following statement is false?
Crystallizer procesess audio by slicing up the audio
Crystallizer procesess audio by pitch-shifting audio
Crystallizer procesess audio by distorting the audio
Crystallizer procesess audio by creating feedback effects
PanMan's Tweak settings vary depending on the type of Modulation in use. True or false?
Little AlterBoy provides Formant manipulation—Formants are:
the natural echoes that occur in small rooms and chambers
the characteristic resonances of the human voice
the quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it
the transient peaks that make up the attacks of percussive sounds
In most Soundtoys 5 plug-ins, extra settings can be found in:
additional "Tweak" panels
a scripting window, that lets users add their own controls
the front panel only—there are no other windows
the preferences tab
In addition to modulating Cutoff Frequency, FilterFreak can also modulate:
Saturation and Slope
Resonance and Level
Resonance and Slope
Tremolator creates a Tremolo effect, which is Frequency Modulation—periodic (or rhythmic) change in pitch. True or false?
EchoBoy can provide the following delay-based effects
Chorusing and Doubling
Flanging and Chorusing
Slap Echo and Repeat/Rhythmic Echo
Flanging, Chorusing, Doubling and Slap Echo and Repeat/Rhythmic Echo
FilterFreak's modulation options include:
All answers are correct
Envelope Follower and ADSR
Random SH (Sample & Hold) and Random Step
LFO and Rhythm (syncable to Tempo)
PanMan's Auto-Pannning effects are controlled by...
Tempo—all Auto-Pannng effects are always sync'd to session Tempo
a single free-running LFO
6 modulation types, including LFO, Rhythmic & Random options, & Ping-Pong
In Decapitator, where are the Low Cut, High Cut, and Tone controls placed?
After the saturation/distortion circuit
Before the saturation/distortion circuit
Both before the saturation circuit (Low Cut, Tone) and after (High Cut)
Both before the saturation circuit (High Cut, Tone) and after (Low Cut)
What are Little AlterBoy's three modes?
Chipmunk, Darth Vador, and Cylon
Pitch Shift, Delay and Overdrive
Transpose, Quantize, and Robot
Pitch Shift, Delay, and Quantize
Soundtoys 5 plug-ins are available:
as 32 & 64 bit, in all plug-in formats: VST, AU, and AAX
as 32-bit only, currently
only for Pro Tools, in AAX / AudioSuite format
as 64-bit only
Which statement(s) is(are) true?
Most of the effects in the Soundtoys 5 collection have a bare minimum set of controls, to promote ease of use
All statements are true
The Soundtoys 5 collection is a great-sounding bundle of preset-only effects
Most of the effects in the Soundtoys 5 collection can be tweaked and customized to a great degree
FilterFreak includes the following options for Slope:
2-Pole and 4-Pole designs
2-Pole, 4-Pole, 6-Pole, and 8-Pole designs
2-Pole and 6-Pole designs
1-Pole, 2-Pole, 3-Pole, and 4-Pole designs
In addition to modulating Frequency, PhaseMistress can also modulate Resonance and the number of Stages. True or false?
PrimalTap's Freeze feature captures a section of audio and loops it. True or false?
Soundtoys 5 101
Explained and Explored
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