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Professional Audio gear to compliment the engineer's craft.
Mäag Audio was founded by Cliff Maag Sr., a recording engineer by trade with over 35 years of tracking and mixing experience. Cliff’s strong passion for high quality sound is the catalyst behind all Mäag Audio gear. As the inventor of the acclaimed NTI EQ3 and the Nightpro PreQ3 & EQ3D, Cliff introduced the AIR BAND® to the world in the early ’90s. The AIR BAND® is a respected and unsurpassed element of Mäag Audio gear.
The Mäag Audio team is committed to excellence. Our goal is to provide all audio engineers cutting edge technology that they need to compete in their industry. Audio gear isn’t the most important thing in life, but to us it’s pretty close to AIR on the “got to have it” list.
Only the finest components are used in Mäag Audio gear. Build quality is among the highest in the professional audio industry. You can rest assured your Mäag Audio gear will perform at sonically superior levels, every day.
QUEST FOR PERFECTION
The Mäag Audio team is driven by its quest for perfection. Each unique piece of Mäag Audio gear is designed to be perfect for its intended use. From initial inception, our products are designed with the clear purpose of aiding the Audio Engineers of the world in making their craft as close to perfect as possible.
The Mäag Audio team has worked hard to make the technology sound and function even better than the original NTI/Nightpro gear. The need and desire for the best possible sound continues to be the catalyst that drives Cliff and the Mäag Audio team.
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I use this EQ constantly. I probably use it mostly on vocals, but I find myself using this plugin on individual drums as well as drum busses obsessively. The Air Band is delicious and adds a top end that is silky and without any harshness.
One of the best sounding plugin EQ I have come across, sounds really musical while remaining transparent. The Air Band is probably one of the first things I bring in on my master channel EQ before Eqing individual tracks.
The Maag has become my go to kick drum EQ. I feel that the tone shaping it allows for is unmatched by any other equalizer, hardware or plugin. It's a totally unique design that is as musical as it gets. Having used the hardware, I can personally attest that the work Brainworx/PA has done in cloning it is 100% accurate, and that makes me super happy! Being able to track with the plugin with the UAD Apollo is also an amazingly creative way to get the sound I want, at the tracking phase where it needs to sound correct. Couldn't live without this plugin anymore.