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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by Noise for Fiction » Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:33 am

It sound really good,colorful and open.Its not surgical,of course but it will take hardness and harshness away from tracks.I have used it everything because chosen mid frequencies are very useful and musical.
Only master channel or mastering situations I have sometimes need for different hi or low frequency or wider Q for mid freq.
Its very useful,great sounding,nice looking.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by willj » Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:01 pm

Noise for Fiction wrote:It sound really good,colorful and open.Its not surgical,of course but it will take hardness and harshness away from tracks.I have used it everything because chosen mid frequencies are very useful and musical.
Only master channel or mastering situations I have sometimes need for different hi or low frequency or wider Q for mid freq.
Its very useful,great sounding,nice looking.
I appreciate that, whether it was directed at me or not.
IMO when you cant demo an EQ or whatever, it kinda makes this information crucial.

Maybe im just not looking in the right places, but im trying.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by Noise for Fiction » Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:15 pm

It was for you willj :)
Maybe if you have some questions or you could tell what you are looking for ,I could give my opinion.
Of course its not same as demo but its something.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by giancarlo » Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:42 pm

we'll try to release a solution for demos in the future....

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by willj » Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:49 pm

Noise for fiction – thank you. Posting from my phone, so I wasn't able to quote you. I think I'm going to take a chance on one of these EQ's. Just some background, I write and mix mostly heavy rock with distorted guitars. Which is your favorite EQ, or which do you hear of people liking in that Genre? Which one do you think I should take a chance on I guess I'm asking?

I like the Red EQ very much for my guitars and the 2bus. I know, it's hard to recommend something.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by Noise for Fiction » Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:22 pm

Willj,
I am sure that any of them,silk,blue and trinity are great for heavy rock.
I think trinity is bit more versatile because its parametric and has low and hi shelfs plus low cut filter.BUT if you have silk and normal daw eq,you could get color from silk and use normal algo eq for low cut.

I have trinity and silk and they both are really great sounding.
I think you will be happy for both.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by willj » Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:58 pm

Appreciate the time you spent. Silk EQ it is.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by Mercado_Negro » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:55 am

The Siemens W295b is, in my opinion, one of the greatest equalizers I've ever heard and Tim did an impressive work on this one. If I had to choose an acqua plug-in it will definitely be SilkEQ (though I seriously prefer the library for nebula because I like to have more options in one place).
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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by Noise for Fiction » Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:26 pm

Yes it now choice of aqua plugin : loads faster and you can have all the bands open same time or Nebula library with more tweaking options.
But it is said that next nebula version will be more like aqua plugins.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by Support » Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:05 pm

Silk EQ N2V files can be loaded into Nebula from 1.3.770. Buy Silk EQ is equal to buy a Nebula library is you are Nebula user only.
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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by Mercado_Negro » Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:39 pm

Support wrote:Silk EQ N2V files can be loaded into Nebula from 1.3.770. Buy Silk EQ is equal to buy a Nebula library is you are Nebula user only.
Yep, that's the beauty of these new acqua and Nebula versions.
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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by RJHollins » Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:59 am

I see that the Nebula version of SILK is back on Tim's site. Since I was only interested to use in Nebula, I purchased the library to be able to have the flexibility of several 'mid' bands [if needed] along with the Hi/Low shelves.

I've only had a little time listening with it, and I like the sound. I do wish the gain steps had be smaller.

Anyway ... much listening yet to do ;)
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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by flipnautold » Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:03 pm

Hi,

i'm sorry but i have to say that this version is a bit wired... i like the eq very much. But...

...i have often had now some issues with silk on bass guitar and vocals. The silk clips very often... even when i put volume down to -12db on the bass guitar in front of the eq. I'm wondering why this happens. Issue does not come with magenta eq for example...

Are there any differencies? Is the silk not sampled by acustica and it is only a nebula 3 version?

This thing is anyhow wired. Would be really necessary to get some fixes here...

The Bass is recorded through a N**e preamp into daw and after it printed through a sum(m)it TLA-50 Comp. And then i used silk +12 low shelf and +9 high shelf and +4 db mid select.

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by giancarlo » Sun Dec 07, 2014 2:34 am

copy the
<PROTECTIONDB>

tag from magenta

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Re: Silk eQ2

Post by flipnautold » Sun Dec 07, 2014 12:47 pm

if it is just so easy... why don't you fix it and give us the silk eQ3?

Btw.: I see inside of the magenta folder only N2V files and above only such as .aut and .ser files. So there is no protectionDB file which i could copy...
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