The Most Overrated and Underrated VST/AU (Effects And Instruments) – Page 25 – Instruments Forum

Tonal Balance control is in a unique position: is underrated/discarded as gimmick by the people that don’t know how to use it properly. And then overrated by the people that use it, but still don’t use it properly.

Imho it’s a very complex tool that shows (at the very least) the interdependence between bands, dynamic range and loudness of the band. A band over or under the guide can mean that the problem is with that band or with the other ones. Ears are needed for proper disgnostic. Is not a simple fft with a large detector window and slow ballistics.

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