Grid-based Stage Paradigm with Equalisation Extension for ‘Flat’ Mix Production

Jonathan Wakefield, Christopher Dewey, William Gale

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Abstract

In the Stage Paradigm (SP) the visual position of each channel widget represents the channel’s level and pan position. The SP has received favourable evaluation but does not scale well to high track counts because channels with similar pan positions and level visually overlap/occlude. This paper considers a modified SP for creating a ‘flat-mix’ which provides coarse control of channel level and pan position using a grid-based, rather than continuous, stage and extends the concept to EQ visualisation. Its motivation was to convert the ‘overlap’ deficiency of the SP into an advantage. All subjects were faster at creating audibly comparable flat-mixes with the novel SP. Subject selected satisfaction keywords were also very positive.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication144th Audio Engineering Society European Convention
PublisherAudio Engineering Society
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - May 2018
Event144th Audio Engineering Society International Pro Audio Convention - NH Hotel Milano Congress Centre, Milan, Italy
Duration: 23 May 201826 May 2018
Conference number: 144
http://www.aes.org/events/144 (Link to Conference Website )

Conference

Conference144th Audio Engineering Society International Pro Audio Convention
Abbreviated titleAES 2018
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period23/05/1826/05/18
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    Wakefield, J., Dewey, C., & Gale, W. (2018). Grid-based Stage Paradigm with Equalisation Extension for ‘Flat’ Mix Production. In 144th Audio Engineering Society European Convention [9930] Audio Engineering Society.