The Collective from Focusrite has been creating fantastic tools for music producers for the last few years. Their existing plug-ins include FAST Verb, FAST Equaliser, FAST Compressor, and FAST Reveal. The latest release FAST Balancer is a pain-free way to breathe life into your tracks with AI-controlled EQ via really simplistic controls.
FAST Balancer is free for all Focusrite and Novation registered hardware users via their online portal. If you don’t own any registered Focusrite or Novation equipment then the plug-in for $49.99/€49.99/£39.99.
EQ your sounds with just one click
Using only one button you can instantly EQ any sound to give it great tonal character, enhancing & bringing out its existing qualities. Whether it’s vocals or instruments the hassle-free controls allow you to take your sounds to a professional level without necessarily having mastered the entire process.
How is AI involved?
The plug-in has been developed by analysing over 500,000 organic audio samples from recorded instruments, everything from guitars to drums, bass, vocals & many many more. Never again will you find yourself restricted to specific presets, instead FAST Balancer analyses your audio, and applies a distinctive EQ profile with the instrument type in mind. The plug-in gives needed balance to the frequency response of your voice and instruments in just one easy click. Get that pro mix sound without endlessly having to tweak & change frequency cut-offs, ratios & DB levels.
Easily set the timbre & tone
FAST Balancer really does allow you to control the tone of your sound with minimal input, simply have the plug-in analyse your sound, apply the EQ settings and then choose how much of FAST Balancer’s EQ is applied to your sound with the intensity slider. Weather you want to heavily or subtly affect your sounds you can fine-tune the effect to get the best possible option for your track. You also get further tonal options via the Warm, Neutral & Bright options to give instant life to your recordings.