Guitars and Snare – More definition from the snare and guitars is found smack dab in the middle of the mids, or around 500 Hz. Beware that you will have a hard time having one or the other. You usually have to settle for both. Whether you think that your snare needs more definition or the guitars need more thickness, they sometimes go in hand in hand. Since it's a mastering project and you should only have a two-track master, boosting those frequencies will bring out all the characteristics of each instrument that resides there. In this case, a heavy dose of the guitars and snare. It can also make the whole mix sound a little cardboard boxy so be careful.
Voice box. A screen similar to this one below will be displayed. This screen shows the current 2 voice that is being used for this lead voice (left) and the voice group from which this voice was selected (right). You can now select your new 2 voice for this lead voice, simply select the voice group (to the right) where you think your 2 voice resides, then select that 2 voice (to the left of the screen). If you do not see the voice you are looking for – turn the data wheel or press the ENTER/PAGE button to display the next page of voices that exist in the current category/voice group. There are many pages of voices per voice group which you can access this way. When done, press the SAVE button (below the data wheel) to save your new USER VOICE and it’s corresponding 2 voice (remember, you cannot over write the factory voices so whenever a 11 KETRON SD7 Manual & Tutorial ...
But the flipside that is easy to forget, is that so much of the research and innovation in this area is driven by companies and individuals who need to make profits to continue, and deserve to be rewarded – Maybe this is a contentious point, but if Waves, NI, Steinberg and other ‘big names’ suddenly disappeared and we were left only with freeware, I’d wager that we’d be in a sorry state before too long!
I’m obviously not saying freeware is bad per se, but as you referred to, there are usually limits with free stuff, by nature.
Some of the things that we pay for with our plugins, apart from ‘sound quality’: cutting-edge new features, stability (a massive factor for professional users and studios) and optimised system performance so we can make the best use of our available computing power etc.