Chandler Limited’s famed ‘Curve Bender’ EQ emulated by Softube for UAD-2
Shell Rock, IA – May 2016 …Chandler Limited, recognized globally for signal processing and related music and audio products that deliver the classic analog sounds that recording and professional musicians seek is excited to announce the release of the Chandler Limited Curve Bender Mastering EQ plug-in, developed for Universal Audio’s UAD-2 software platform by Softube.
Chandler Limited’s acclaimed Curve Bender hardware EQ, based on the vintage EMI TG12345 consoles used to record The Beatles’ Abbey Road and Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon records at Abbey Road Studios and reimagined for the modern era, delivers the legendary sonics of its historic pedigree.
The Chandler Limited Curve Bender EQ is a powerful tone sculpting equalizer, featuring 51 frequency points and relied upon by modern engineering and mixing luminaries, including Tony Maserati, Michael Brauer, Joe Chiccarelli, Ryan Hewitt, Michael Wagener, and Kevin Kadish, to name a few.
Chandler Limited’s Curve Bender EQ can be heard on records by Adele, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Paul McCartney, Pink, The Lumineers, Meghan Trainor, Sam Smith, White Stripes and many more.
Softube’s plugin emulation of the Chandler Limited Curve Bender is circuit-end-to-end, including filter inductors, germanium transistors, transformers, and circuit nonlinearities. Softube’s circuit-end-to-end approach, allows the Chandler Limited Curve Bender Mastering EQ plug-in to retain the hardware counterpart’s rich harmonics and signature vintage tone.
The Chandler Limited Curve Bender Mastering EQ plug-in for Universal Audio’s UAD-2 platform is available from UA's Online Store and adds features not found on the original hardware, including Mid/Side functionality and channel linking.