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Posted On November 14, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

McDSP AE600 Active Equalizer

Dynamic EQ is must have in the tool box given that more tracks being recorded in non treated environments. Sometimes EQ isn’t enough to tame harsh frequencies in a mix. Conventional methods sometimes render cuts in problem frequencies hollow, but active EQ can treat issues without losing fidelity. AE600 adds more bands to the already great AE400’s 4 bands. McDSP is proud to announce the release of the AE600 Active Equalizer. The AE600 is a greatly improved version of McDSP’s TEC Award Nominated AE400 Active Equalizer, with more bands, more EQRead More

Posted On November 14, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Slate Digital Verbsuite Classics

Slate Digital has almost created every single tool to mix entire songs completely with their plugins. Add more reverb to the arsenal with some classics modeled carefully by Slate Digital. For the first time ever, eight of the most popular professional digital reverbs from the past forty years can be accessed in a single plugin, some of which have never been modeled before. What makes VerbSuite sound different from any other available reverb is LiquidSonics proprietary Fusion IR processing, which captures the actual tone of the modeled reverb for theRead More
We’ve reviewed the Toneforge Menace (Review HERE) and were very impressed. Now JST is back with the Guilty Pleasure Amp Simulator. November 3, 2016 – Michigan – Audio Entrepreneur and Producer Joey Sturgis (Joey Sturgis Tones, Unstoppable Recording Machine, Drumforge) has released his newest Guitar Amp Simulator, Toneforge Guilty Pleasure. Toneforge Guilty Pleasure features a custom high-gain amp, four all new pedals (overdrive, delay, reverb, and, for the first time in Toneforge, a Wah pedal), two cabs and four microphones, the ability to load individual Impulse Responses (IRs), and improvedRead More

Posted On November 8, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Audified Updates the U73b Interface

Audified has upgraded the front end of their U73b compressor’s GUI with a sleek, more-true-to-the-original interface based on the old German compressor. BOSKOVICE, CZECH REPUBLIC: host application and audio effects developer Audified is proud to announce availability of the second-generation version of its U73b Compressor — capable of running as an AAX, VST3, and VST2 plug-in on Mac (OS X 10.9 – 10.12) and PC (Windows 7, 8, and 10) and AU on Mac as an authentic emulation of the unique-sounding Sixties-vintage German broadcast compressor/limiter hardware with which it shares its name (and which, despite itsRead More
The API 2500 is one of the most used bus compressors on the market. It sometimes finds its way onto mix busses without even actually compressing anything. Now the plugin is available for the UAD platform. The API 2500 Bus Compressor is a fixture on the stereo bus of many the world’s top engineers and producers. Considered the best of the Paul Wolff-era API circuit designs, this iconic hardware is relied upon to deliver energy, movement, and tone to stereo mixes and subgroups. Available in the UAD Store for $299, theRead More

Posted On October 18, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

iZotope Neutron

Lets face it. Not all of us want to mix. Some of us just want to create music that sounds comparable to radio quality tracks. Some of us want to mix, but want more help in determining issues that come up during the mix process. Some of us just need one more tool in the chest to give us the leg up. Neutron is all of these things. Cambridge, MA (September 29, 2016) — iZotope, Inc., makers of award-winning tools for audio production, today announced Neutron, their newest mixing plug-in, set toRead More
Unfiltered Audio is the king of unique plugins you never knew you needed (see Fault review HERE) and has upgraded one of its flagship plugins. Sandman is a delay / looper plugin like no other, and now its gotten even more unique. Santa Cruz, CA — October17, 2016 —Continuing their breakneck pace of new plugin releases, Plugin Alliance and Unfiltered Audio announce a major upgrade to the critically acclaimed Sandman delay/looper plugin: Sandman Pro. At once a Swiss army knife of delay effects and a mutating granulator, Sandman Pro delivers to professional audio engineers, electronic-music producers,Read More
Brainworx cranks out another mid-side plugin that should very easily find it’s way on your mix session with bx_rooMS. In order to get insanely detailed spaces, bx turned to Thomas Fielder’s TrueSpace Technology. This plugin should be extremely interesting. Santa Cruz, CA — October 17, 2016 —Plugin Alliance and Brainworx are excited to announce bx_rooMS, a breathtaking mid-side reverb and the next frontier in simulation of acoustic spaces and mechanical plates. Designed using groundbreaking TrueSpace technology developed by spatialization wizard Thomas Fiedler of Fiedler Audio, bx_rooMS produces the most realistic-sounding Room, Hall, Church, Plate and AmbienceRead More

Posted On October 15, 2016By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Elysia Mpressor 500

  The MPressor takes compression to a whole new level. Now you can fit it in your 500 series rack! NETTETAL, GERMANY: high-end studio processor manufacturer elysia is proud to announce availability of the mpressor 500 — furthering the lengthening lineup of its 500 Series hardware by bringing the heritage of its immensely powerful rack-mount mpressor creative compressor to bear on the fashionable 500 series standard — as of October 10… Like its bigger brother, the mpressor 500 combines serious punch with a full and detailed class-A sound. Its tremendous tone and flexibility make it a consummate choice for recording andRead More
Now this one is an interesting virtual instrument. Most of us probably think we could play a dulcimer, but there’s a lot more to it. Embertone has sampled the dulcimer to make life easier. RALEIGH, NC, USA: next-level virtual instrument developer Embertone is proud to announce availability of Mountain Dulcimer — the self-explanatorily-named first sample-based virtual instrument release in its Whiskey Series, primarily preoccupied with musical instruments indigenous to the Appalachian Mountains of eastern North America — as of October 6… Originating in Appalachia, an area in the United States spanning the central and southern sections ofRead More