Har-Bal Dynamics Processor Help

Har-Bal Dynamics Processor Har-Bal™ new thinking, new directions… Welcome to Har-Bal Dynamics Processor, the plugin software that introduces transient limiting and automated delay [...]

Har-Bal Dynamics Processor

One major issue with recording, particularly in the near field, is the issue of large and unwanted transient material. Some of that issue in historical recordings was simply handled by recording [...]

Har-Bal Wide Pan VST, VST3 and AU Plugin (free)

Perhaps as many as ten years ago I had a realization regarding why things like stereo wide, and mid side processing can widen the stereo image beyond the angle of separation of the speakers [...]

Summer Project – Bass Guitar Cabinet (and Amp Eventually)

I’m very much in summer holiday mode at the moment and simply aren’t in the mood to do coding development, despite the myriad of ideas running around in my head pertinent to that end. [...]

An Alternate Piano Temperament that Appears to Work for the Common Scales of Western Music

To cut a long story short, I tune my own piano but the temperament of the tuning is not the commonly used “Equal Temperament”. It is significantly different and to my ear at least, [...]

Thirds in D minor : An Example use of Har-Bal Synthetic Space VST and AU Plugin

Ages ago I did a rudimentary improvisation with my limited guitar skills and my Lag Tramontane steel string acoustic guitar that is basically descending thirds with a tuning of D minor (strings [...]

Introduction to Har-Bal Synthetic Space, an AU and VST reverb plugin

For the last 6 months or more I have diligently been working away at developing a new class of room reverberation plugin called Har-Bal Synthetic Space and is now nearing release. As a taster for [...]

A Justification for Har-Bal : My Re-Mastering of Steve Wilson’s “Hand Cannot Erase”

Anyone who is familiar with the large body of work that Steven Wilson has created, either on his own or with collaborators, will be aware of his exceptional ear and attention to detail. Not only [...]

Loudspeaker Crossover MkII

Evaluating Combined Room / Monitor Performance