Which Filter do you use?

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noiseresistance
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Which Filter do you use?

Post by noiseresistance » Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:52 pm

Hi ladies and gentlemen,

the title say all. Which filter do you use?

No matter if Live natives, M4L or VST devices ...
No matter which kind of filters - eq, comb, res or whatever.


Thank you ladies and gentlemen

ezelkow1
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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by ezelkow1 » Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:14 pm

many

autofilter for basic filtering needs
filtershaper 3 for moving, rhythmic stuff and just more advanced stuff
WOW2 for distorted and vowel


theres a couple others but i rarely touch them anymore, filterscape (another good one for moving and crazy stuff) etch (got it one of those cheapass sales but i just dont find many uses for it with what i have) mwobbler and quadfrohmage. Narrowing it down to those 3 is generally all i need

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by xmonsta » Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:25 pm

A few filters in the arsenal.

Autofilter, Bifilter https://tone2.com/html/bifilter2%20vst% ... lugin.html. Fabfilter and Anteres Filter are good too.

EQ8 is also awesome for filter - if you can tame it.

They've all got their own character, so its fun to use them in different situations.

There's also the M4L XVAnalog filter http://www.xmonsta.com/product/xv-analogue-filter/, which was developed for personal use, but we shared it so it's free :)

Sometimes its fun to filter the really low pitches of a square wave, bounce it and "slice to new midi track", selecting transient. Make weird filter rhythms with the drum pads 8)
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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by eyeknow » Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:57 pm

I'm really not a filter expert but I have filtershaper. I like it. I use it more in simple ways though as if you get too complex it doesn't really necessarily sound good in a song.

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by Tarekith » Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:34 pm

EQ8 usually if I'm in Ableton, it just works a lot easier for what I try and do most of the time. Plus it's just so configurable, very easy to set up exactly what you need. Especially since Live 9!

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by Sibanger » Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:44 am

I heard that the VOLVO filter is great. It's a bit pricey though. Gotta save my pennies.

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by eyeknow » Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:25 am

Sibanger wrote:I heard that the VOLVO filter is great. It's a bit pricey though. Gotta save my pennies.
DOH! I was thinking about posting something about that but missed the boat......well played :lol:

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by H20nly » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:51 am

well played indeed, but for this pass maybe the best play would no more plays... '

don't talk through the sunset.

+1 for EQ8. it is a beauty.

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by eyeknow » Sat Sep 13, 2014 6:27 am

Correct about the no more plays. Hopefully there is a mod around soon to take care of this mess caprezzz boy!!!!!!

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by H20nly » Sat Sep 13, 2014 6:39 am

if you agree with no more plays then you should keep the party off the street.

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by eyeknow » Sat Sep 13, 2014 6:49 am

:x

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by antarktika » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:45 pm

Fabfilter Volcano2 and Sugarbytes WOW2

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by Richie Witch » Mon Sep 15, 2014 2:13 pm

I put Vengeance Philta CM on every track by default. I start with a 48db/octave low-cut rolloff at 50 Hz and then adjust from there to keep each track within its part of the sound profile.

I love how intuitive this filter is to use! If I didn't have pay so much extra for their proprietary dongle, I would have bought the commercial version of this VST a long time ago. /sigh
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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by XSIMan » Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:28 pm

Soundtoys Filterfreaq tempted by Cytomic The Drop the demo was great.

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Re: Which Filter do you use?

Post by fistikuffs » Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:48 pm

The Drop....Amazing. Every track, all the time!

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