Pitch-correction plug-ins are the key to the current trend for weird vocal effects. Here’s how to achieve them in Pro Tools.
Sonokinetic's Tutti eschews the approach taken by most orchestral sample libraries, offering, instead, a selection of effects designed to bring your pieces to life...
DMG Audio’s innovative plug‑ins combine friendly interfaces with an amazingly comprehensive feature set. Could they be the only EQ and compressor you’ll ever need?
Frustrated by communication breakdowns in the studio? This clever plug‑in is designed to help non‑technical musicians convey what they’re after to engineers.
EastWest’s intriguing reverb plug‑in aims to breathe new life into convolution technology.
Effects and processors don’t get much more simple than Waves’ new OneKnob range. But is this a case of one knob to rule them all, or are these plug‑ins simply nobbled?
The Mouth has an insatiable appetite for sound — and turns everything it eats into sweet music!
Want your loops to sound like they've been badly mastered, pressed to cheap vinyl and fed into a budget sampler? Tone Projects' plug-in does it all.
Izotope have teamed up with electronic composer BT to bring us an effects processor that can be 'played' in real time.
Fine-tuning level automation on key parts can make a huge difference to your mix, but it's a tedious process — unless a plug-in does it for you!
With so many mastering processors already on the market, is there room for another compressor, EQ and limiter? Fabfilter certainly think so...
NI's Reflektor is a reverb that combines simplicity of operation with a very musical sound.
Izotope's latest plug-in provides a one-stop shop for polished vocal sounds, with deeper editing available for those who need it.
Can UA's Studer plug-in really reproduce the sound of saturated multitrack tape in all its glory? To find out, we tracked down a real Studer A800, a top-flight studio and a hitmaking band...
These audio files accompany the Universal Audio Studer A800 review that featured in SOS March 2011.
Re-amping has the potential to give us infinite choice, but is that always what we need? Studio Devil's amp modelling plug-in concentrates on getting the sound right.
These audio files accompany the Studio Devil Virtual Guitar Amp II review that appeared in SOS March 2011.
Not all of us can afford to have our tracks mixed by Chris Lord-Alge. But Waves' latest plug-in bundle might just be the next best thing...
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