What tools are you missing

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What tools are you missing

Postby khz » Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:14 pm

whats the one plugin that the linux community is really missing? transient shaper? deesser? aural exciter? any thoughts? I'm considering taking on LV2 development but I'd like to fill a need.

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a tool like Reason (never use it) "virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music"

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby dakylla » Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:45 pm

Hi
maybe a mastering suite ?
or a linuxsampler lv2 gui ?

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby Louigi Verona » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:30 am

Good reverb.
Beatslicer.
SF2 player.
Sampler (load wav samples to be played).

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby hellalive » Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:34 am

+1 Sampler.
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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby Scary Hallo » Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:47 pm

dakylla wrote:Hi
maybe a mastering suite ?
or a linuxsampler lv2 gui ?

Yes!
* mastering suite
* linuxsampler lv2
In my windows time I had a "choir ensemble"-plug in. One voice in, 20 .. 40 out. Wish that would be available in ladspa or lv2

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby varpa » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:19 pm

My suggestion is a nice lv2 signal analyzer. I would shoot for something like VoxengoSPAN (which runs great with fst or dssi_vst, by the way). At present there are a number of excellent standalone signal analyzers, but in lv2 there is only invada_meter which is good, but not a nice as VoxengoSPAN.

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby slowpick » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:18 am

khz wrote:
whats the one plugin that the linux community is really missing? transient shaper? deesser? aural exciter? any thoughts? I'm considering taking on LV2 development but I'd like to fill a need.

/me synths
Filterbox
a tool like Reason (never use it) "virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music"

Your wish list pls.

The main Yoshimi maintainer died some time ago. This is one of the world-class linux
instruments. There are some known bugs, and great possibilities for new features, and
improved system integration. Updates would be appreciated and used by many musicians.

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby Capoeira » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:45 am

a working parametric equalizer
EQ10Q always is buggy

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby Scary Hallo » Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:26 am

slowpick wrote:The main Yoshimi maintainer died some time ago.

Is that true. I didn't know.
:(

By the way, I'm missing a LV2 Pitch-Shifter

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby Pablo » Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:04 am

a working parametric equalizer

Did you check these ones?
LV2fil (four bands).
linuxdsp MKII GRAPH-EQ (10 bands, commercial but inexpensive).

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby Scary Hallo » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:44 pm

Pablo wrote:
a working parametric equalizer

I think the calf-equalizers are OK. Don't you think so?

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby Pablo » Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:46 pm

I use lv2fil. It fits my needs. Guitar and voice is what I record in ardour. Sometimes something more but I don't need a superb and flashy EQ.

I haven't checked the calf plugins lately.

Cheers! Pablo

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby slowpick » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:12 pm

I love the calf plugins. I compared the reverb to my favorite vst reverbs, and calf held it's own.
Each has their flavor, but calf seemed more pristine, and less likely to color a mix or track.
There are times when such color is desired.

TAL reverbs are LV2 now, and often a first choice for me.

I second the earlier mention of a great gui for linuxsampler being of great need, it would
help many linux musicians use the best quality samples in their productions.

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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby emarsk » Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:28 pm

Scary Hallo wrote:
dakylla wrote:Hi
maybe a mastering suite ?

Yes!
* mastering suite


Did you guys try Jamin (http://jamin.sourceforge.net/en/about.html)? It's an excellent mastering suite, imo.

Reverb: IR (http://factorial.hu/plugins/lv2/ir) is a convolution reverb, you just need to grab some good impulse response samples somewhere (like here: http://www.samplicity.com/). You can use it to emulate a guitar cabinet, too.
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Re: What tools are you missing

Postby StoneCut » Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:28 am

A synth with tempo-sync'd LFOs is on my wish list.


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