A new plug-in bundle from Dutch developer Audio Ease brings together three unique sound-shaping tools.
With almost 30 separate processing modules available, McDSP’s 6050 promises to be the “ultimate channel strip”. Is it?
Once available only to Pro Tools users, AIR’s comprehensive plug-in bundle is now open to all — and has been augmented by some intriguing additions.
This inexpensive and conceptually simple plug-in, compatible with all iZotope’s usual Mac/PC formats, applies the principles of the Shepard Tone to filtering.
Designed to produce a wide range of mono or stereo delay-based effects, StompDelay's inbuilt multi-waveform modulation allows it to double as a flanger, chorus, tape echo or extreme effects generator.
A trio of easy-to-use plug-ins from Waves aims to bottle the signature sounds of pop producer Greg Wells.
If you’re feeling limited by your existing limiter, perhaps DMG Audio have the answer?
I Wish is a granular synthesis plug-in that uses incoming MIDI notes to play very short loops of audio.
Waves took on the challenge of modelling four modified EMT 140 plates used at Abbey Road Studios on countless classic recordings. Did they succeed?
B-Scanner replicates the vibrato and offers far more scope to create effects outside the range of Hammond’s original ‘scanner’ chorus/vibrato circuit.
Emulating the setup of gates and room mics on the vocal treatment Tony Visconti used for the David Bowie track ‘Heroes’, Eventide's plug-in is more than a one-trick pony...
Positive Grid’s latest plug-ins let you craft your own boutique compressor designs without ever touching a soldering iron.
Acustica Audio’s new Acqua series of plug-ins are painstakingly ‘sampled’ from high-end hardware. Does the end justify the means?
If you want your mixes to go to 11, Waves' new mastering limiter might be the weapon you need.
Anarchy Rhythms is a novel VST plug-in/stand-alone application, whose author accurately describes it as "a hybrid between an effect and a drum machine".
String Studio uses Applied Acoustics' physical modelling expertise to (in theory) generate the sound of any string instrument. Good or bad vibrations? We find out...
This month: Universal Audio Boss CE1 • TC Electronic NonLin2 Stereo Effects Reverb
Altiverb was one of the first convolution reverbs to appear. Is it still the best?
Cycling 74's Pluggo plug-in bundle continues to grow, and now encompasses over 100 effects, synths and modulation sources.
Looking for a new bass player? If you'd consider a software candidate, Steinberg's Virtual Bassist is now ready for audition...
Many well-known engineers are now lending their names to plug-ins, and now metalcore specialist Joey Sturgis has joined the fray.