Just over a year ago I reviewed the Tiptop Audio Z‑DSP NS. It's a large, flagship, modular effects processor...
How close do these modelling plug‑ins sound to the real thing?
Creating your own shimmer reverb effects is easy, and gives you plenty of creative control.
Have IK managed to bottle the sound of the famous Hollywood studio?
Two channels of Pultec-style EQ in a 500‑series module would be enough for most manufacturers. But not for Wes...
McDSP's software-configured analogue processing system now has new hardware and software options — and support for more DAWs.
What more can this plug‑in offer than the hardware that inspired it?
These audio examples accompany the review of Black Lion Audio’s Bluey FET compressor in SOS June 2020
Black Lion's Bluey recreates an 1176 that has made more hits than most!
If you like looking to effects for musical ideas, this plug‑in's worth checking out.
It's not every day you find a channel-strip plug‑in that offers out-there features such as pitch and formant shifting!
Cirrus combines delay, reverb, dynamic modulation, dynamic filtering, sample & hold modulation and octave shimmer in a single digital pedal.
Compression can do radically different things to the sound of a snare drum, depending on how it's set up. In this episode, Mike Senior explores three ways in which a compressor can help bring your snare tracks to life.
Manley's well-liked optical compressor gets a makeover in time for its 30th birthday!
Want to combine the freedom to choose EQs and compressors with the convenience of a single plug‑in? PSP may have the answer...
11 impressive modulation processes all in one compact pedal — what's not to like?
Neo make some of the finest stereo rotary-speaker emulation pedals available. For mono users, they've packaged their core Ventilator technology into these standard-sized stompboxes.
Bucketverb imagines a history where charge-coupled analogue delay chips were used to create reverberation, and in which the digital reverb revolution never happened.
The Verbum Entropic Hall plug-in uses a chaotic reflections algorithm to create a reverb with a character that's reminiscent of early reverb machines...
Is this modelled vari-mu compressor as easy on the ear as it is on the eye?
Reverb plug-ins can present a bewildering variety of parameters. We explain what they're there for, and how to put them to good use!
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