Founded in 2005, 112dB is a company committed to producing high quality virtual plugins with an emphasis on characterful interpretations of digital devices and innovative products. Designed with the professional producer, performing musician, and amateur/enthusiast in mind, 112dB seeks to put new creative tools in the hands of all of those for whom the computer is an integral part of the music-making process.
Those Behind It
Jules Vleugels (a.k.a. dj!) founder of 112dB, passed away on 23 January 2011. Programmer/researcher with an extensive background in professional audio software design as well as a Ph.D. in computer science. His work with established companies like Audio Ease (on Altiverb and Speakerphone) and Camel Audio (Alchemy) brought to 112dB an eye for superb audio quality and innovative interface solutions.
Anouschka Busch (a.k.a. nousch) studied Artificial Intelligence at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Science writer and head of 112dB. Specialism: answering the perennial questions. Whether they be existential, scientific or plugin-related.
Martijn Zwartjes studied Music Technology at the HKU in Utrecht and subsequently developed DSP algorithms for Apple Computer and Native Instruments. He has held a synthesis/sound design professorship at CalArts. His algorithms and instruments can be found in almost every Native Instruments product.
Leo Degen is a former Music Technology lecturer who skillfully combines a sound engineering background with extensive audio software and hardware chops. Before landing at 112dB he developed software for Apple, Dolby Labs, and Native Instruments--to name just a few.