Compression Tag

Unfiltered Audio is on a roll lately, releasing plugin after plugin that think way outside the box. I can’t wait to get my hands on Zip, their new dynamics tool that can go from compressor to full on effect. SANTA CRUZ, CA, USA: Plugin Alliance, a new ‘Über-standard’ supporting all major plugin formats and uniting some of the best-known international audio companies under one virtual roof, is proud to announce availability of Zip — further cementing Californian coding masterminds Unfiltered Audio’s Plugin Alliance partnership with a powerful, unconventional plugin that bravely breaks the compressor/expander moldRead More
The bx_Console plugin is in heavy rotation over here (review here). Anytime a channel strip is needed, I immediately reach for it. Since other Console series plugins have arrived from Brainworx, the bx_Console plugin has aptly beed named bx_Console N and has been updated, even including the Random TMT feature we requested. It feels great to be heard! LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY: industry-leading pro audio plugins developer Brainworx is proud to announce availability of bx_console N, bolstering bx_console — its accurate and highly-successful channel strip model ofBrainworx Founder/CEO Dirk Ulrich’s personal Neve® VXSTM large-format analog mixing console (currently used inRead More

Posted On October 11, 2017By BryanIn Latest News, Software

iZotope Neutron 2

Neutron is iZotopes solution to all of your mixing woes. Version 2 takes all of the ground breaking features of this all-in-one mixing solution and adds even more tricks with Neutron 2. iZotope Inc., Cambridge, MA (October 5, 2017) – Today, iZotope, Inc., the experts in intelligent audio technology, announced the release of Ozone 8, Neutron 2, and Music Production Suite. The Advanced versions of Ozone 8 and Neutron 2 feature ground-breaking technology, including the ability to communicate with each other through the new Tonal Balance Control plug-in. This newRead More

Posted On October 2, 2017By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Slate Digital FG Stress Plugin

After almost a year of not hearing anything, Slate Digital’s version of the Empirical Lab’s Distressor is available. Originally called the FG-Swiss, the FG-Stress is perfect for drum busses and guitars alike. I’m pleased to announce that the FG-Stress, a licensed digital replication of the Empirical Labs Distressor, is finally available! The FG-Stress replicates every aspect of the famous hardware including its unique capabilities to model other famous hardware compressors. Many call it the most versatile ‘desert island’ compressor ever made, and for good reason… it’s incredible sounding! Everything BundleRead More

Posted On October 1, 2017By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Plugin Alliance Releases bx_console G

We loved the bx_console plugin (review HERE) so it was very exciting then Brainworx announced the new Console G version based on a certain G Series console. This plugin uses the same TMT technology to deliver unique variations of different channels of this mixer that behave slightly different. LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY: industry-leading pro audio plugins developer Brainworx is proud to announce availability of bx_console G — an accurate channel strip model of the renowned British G Series large-format mixing console, including both ‘Pink’ and ‘Orange’ EQ revisions, and featuring 72 distinctRead More
Continuing on the CLA line of easy-to-use plugins, the MixDown Plugin is the perfect one-stop shop for your stereo mix bus. This plugin features EQ, Saturation, and Compression. Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, is now shipping the CLA MixDown plugin, the ultimate mix buss plugin, developed together with GRAMMY®-winning mix engineer Chris Lord-Alge (Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Keith Urban, Muse).  For over 30 years, Chris Lord-Alge has been the mixer of choice for rock royalty, from Aerosmith to U2, Foo Fighters to Muse. One ofRead More
With improving modeling software and upgraded DSP with UAD-2, the SSL4000E Channel Strip has been upgraded even more. The classic console desired by many, is now more faithfully updated. Introduced in 1979, the SSL 4000 E console brought a modern sound to the world, powering more platinum-selling records than any other. Its bold, punchy character and incredible dynamics has made the SSL 4000 a true industry standard and a bastion of modern recording. In close partnership with Solid State Logic®, Universal Audio proudly unveils the all-new SSL 4000 E Channel StripRead More

Posted On April 19, 2017By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Audified TNT Voice Executor Plugin

For a lot of voiceover professionals, efficiency is the key to quick deadlines without sacrificing quality. Audified TNT Voice Executor provides the very solution to both speed and quality on your speech tracks. BOSKOVICE, CZECH REPUBLIC: host application and audio effects developer Audified is proud to announce availability of TNT Voice Executor — a unique utilitarian plug-in offering no-nonsense processing of vocal and spoken word tracks to sophisticatedly solve any issues instantaneously — as of March 1… By their very nature, human voices are complex mechanisms; marvellously, we can recognise individuals from their vocalisations — beRead More

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

Softube Volume 1

Softube has made some mainstays in the plugin world. Now Softube is releasing Volume 1, a bundle that has everything needed to make great, creative tracks. Offers include perpetual and monthly subscriptions. Oh! and the TSAR reverb is available (review HERE) LINKÖPING, SWEDEN: high-end plug-in specialist Softube is proud to announce availability of Volume 1 — a plug-in bundle available both as perpetual licenses and as a subscription package at amazing prices that include a 90-minute tutorial video with Ryan West (Jay-Z, Eminem, Kanye West) — as of November 3… Compose, Mix, Produce Volume 1 wasRead More

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