This powerful digital stompbox is far more than just a distortion pedal...
UA have long been among the best developers of analogue‑modelling software, so the world is expecting great things of these little boxes. Do they deliver the goods?
Think you’ve heard everything a compressor can do? It might be time to think again...
Fideleater is a lo‑fi chorus, vibrato and delay pedal whose six controls can be used to access a huge palette of sounds.
Given the significant cost of this pedal, it’s probably going to appeal mainly to those who already know what to expect from it, though the limited production run may also make it of interest to collectors.
Created in partnership with Empirical Labs, these two emulations form a characterful yet capable channel strip.
Tegeler add convenient plug‑in remote control to one of their best‑selling processors.
If you’re looking for one reverb to rule them all, HOFA’s massively comprehensive plug‑in ticks all the boxes.
Antelope Audio recreate a cult mastering equaliser for their unique AFX platform.
The World’s not short of LA‑2A plug‑ins, but some are more convincing than others...
SOS writers pick their favourite plug-ins and tell us what makes them special.
This ‘wet effects generator’ is aimed squarely at modern productions.
Dragon Fire makes setting up frequency‑conscious compression very intuitive, courtesy of an on‑screen curve its makers call the Push Pull Graph.
The original Pitch Fork, reviewed back in SOS June 2015, now has a more grown‑up sibling, the Pitch Fork+.
While the Vena Cava Filter is a distortion pedal at heart, the main functions of this unit are an auto-filter and ring modulator.
JMC Orbitron can run up to four modulation algorithms simultaneously, and they can all be blended to taste with the main circular X/Y control.
Throughout his illustrious career, Rupert Neve continued to refine the diode‑bridge compressor design he first created over half a century ago.
The Super Freq by Holy Island Audio is not for the subtle tone seeker, as it is wild and unruly — but in the most wonderful way!
FAST Reveal is designed to make it easy to tackle masking problems in your mix.
Saturation effects can be used in different ways to make mixing easier. Find out how...
We check out TK’s latest intriguing interpretation of the humble VCA compressor.
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