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boxerfan88

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Hey folks,

I wanted to experiment with PEQ settings.

Could anyone ahare what sort of EQ filter parameters these translate to (roughly)

* warm sounding
* musical

Ex: is warm sounding = high shelf cut starting 5kHz + PEQ boost @ 500hz Q=1.0 ?
 
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Warm/warmth – a general downward tilt in the frequency range between 300Hz and 3kHz. The opposite is cold.
 

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If you use PC, you can also try EqualizerAPO + Mega Switcher: https://sourceforge.net/projects/mega-switcher/. Mega Switcher has a 9-band enhancer and a user manual to correlate these sounds with frequencies.

I don't think these terms are scientifically defined, so you will likely find broad frequency ranges instead of accurate Q values. The graph shared by @sweetchaos is more commonly referenced than the warm/warmth definition you listed.
 
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Thank you all for your suggestion. I am experimenting with the EQ, trying to create a few interesting presets.

BTW, I am using foobar with the free Ozone 11 Equalizer VST -- very easy to use for the experiment.
 
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