analog clipping-good or bad??

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???

ie - putting stuff thru desks etc to make them distort.

the waves look trhe same(but smoother) but teh distortion seems to sound soooooooo different! Icon_eek

sounds ok to me. is it generally accepted as good- or frowned upon?
Depends on a lot of things, but if it sounds good, why not? Smile

Be caureful though - it's often not that pleasant when the desk is cheap (ie cheap channel components) and it's going on on every track in the mix. Gives a nasal-sounding cheap distortion which isn't really that nice.
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macc Wrote:if it sounds good, why not?

Yes
Note the other bit though Teef
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Don Cherry Wrote:Every human is blessed in her or his life with one love (passion), no matter how long it may last. This Absolute love will last in one's heart and soul forever.
Macc Wrote:Depends on a lot of things, but if it sounds good, why not? Smile

Be caureful though - it's often not that pleasant when the desk is cheap (ie cheap channel components) and it's going on on every track in the mix. Gives a nasal-sounding cheap distortion which isn't really that nice.

cheap transistor distortion Icon_sad i had a yamaha desk a few years back, trying that was pointless, i think digital clipping / distortion was nicer sounding Hahaha
Macc Wrote:Be caureful though - it's often not that pleasant when the desk is cheap (ie cheap channel components) and it's going on on every track in the mix. Gives a nasal-sounding cheap distortion which isn't really that nice.

was gonna get bimma to make me a mixer. better watchit then! Teef
worth getting stuff with valve componetsn tehn? do they givethe same type of distortion??

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