Tonal is the official blog of Goodhertz, Inc.

Here on the blog you’ll find interviews with artists, articles about our research, tips and tricks for getting incredible sounds, and much more.

Henry Goodhertz

Tonal is a website edited & designed in Los Angeles, California by the staff of Goodhertz, Inc.. Type is set in Messer, an in-development typeface by Inga Plönnigs. Miscellaneous emphases are set in Hobeaux and Covik Sans Mono, both by James Edmondson of OHno Type Co. Code is written in Javascript.


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    Finding Sounds with Ginger Root (Episode 2)
    YouTube Preview June 30, 2020

    He’s back for another one! Follow along as Cameron Lew (aka Ginger Root) uses a handful of Goodhertz plugins to dial in some tones & discover some sonic textures.

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    Tiago Frúgoli Visits Goodhertz
    YouTube Preview June 18, 2020
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    Black Lives Matter
    June 2, 2020

    The work we do at Goodhertz is fundamentally indebted to Black Americans and Black American culture. In this moment, we must condemn police violence and express solidarity with those who are protesting all across America — those who are fighting to make our society better and more just.

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    Finding Sounds with Ginger Root (Episode 1)
    YouTube Preview April 3, 2020
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    Interview with Noah Dayan
    A few questions for Goodhertz engineer and translator Noah Dayan Dec. 17, 2019

    Goodhertz’ latest employee is Noah Dayan, a musician and audio engineer currently living in London. In addition to writing code at Goodhertz, for our latest release (3.5) Noah also translated the plugin interfaces into his native French and contributed to the latest revision of translations in his native Japanese. You can find out more about Noah on his website.

    Recently, via Slack, I asked Noah a few questions in English, another language he speaks fluently (!)

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