With component-level adjustment and ‘amp matching’ features, BIAS can target almost any guitar amp sound — real or imagined!
This month XILS Lab 'XILS4' and Digital Brain's 'Multiplex Vocoder'.
UA’s emulation of the AMS digital reverb shows exactly why the original is still regarded as a classic.
This month we test two soft synths: Image Lines Toxic III and Astralis from Homegrown Sounds.
Fabfilter’s Pro-Q already did everything an EQ should do — so what can they have added in version 2?
Sonoris’s mastering-oriented plug-in is designed to make dynamic control as unobtrusive as possible.
Overloud are on a mission to prove that convolution reverb can be brash, bold and, above all, big!
• Overloud Breverb • TC Tube-Tech CL1B
Digidesign get into the 'virtual guitar amp' game with a plug-in that emulates a selection of classic amplifiers and cabinets in impressive detail.
Intrusive sibilants can ruin an otherwise good-sounding vocal track, and conventional de-essers are often of limited use. Can Eiosis's radical new design do any better?
Unique Recording Software have modelled a vast array of vintage compressors and EQs and presented the results in a single plug-in.
New plug-ins continue to emerge from Universal Audio HQ at a scary rate, and their DSP-based effects and processors are now available to laptop users for the first time.
• Stillwell Audio BadBussMojo • Abbey Road Brilliance Pack • Cableguys Filtershaper
An oft–overlooked advantage of analogue working methods is sensible metering. MeterPlugs’ K–Meter brings the same approach to your DAW.
Two contrasting new virtual amplifiers and a reverb add to the appeal of Scuffham Amps’ virtual amp simulator.
Universal Audio’s catalogue of virtual vintage plug–ins continues to grow.
Waves' clever enhancement plug‑in offers several ways of making your music bigger!
Pod Farm, which replaces Line 6's earlier Gearbox software, is a VST, RTAS and AU plug‑in for Mac and PC that offers Line 6's...
Auto-Tune has been the industry-standard pitch-correction tool ever since its 1997 release. Does the latest Evo version keep the competition at bay?
Working with a mouse and keyboard neednt compromise real-time control, as Sugar Bytes clever interface design demonstrates.
An effect invented by Abbey Road engineers has become a studio staple. Waves have painstakingly recreated its original implementation.