This new optical compressor not only has a smooth sound, but also offers gain-reduction metering to help you set it up.
Despite being both smaller and lighter, this new compressor yields little in performance to Dbx's flagship 160SL.
This new 1U rack from Drawmer offers their best-sounding compression yet.
If you are the kind of person who likes to accentuate the transients in their pitch-shifted recordings, before vocoding them and auto-doubling the results, Waves have the perfect plug-in bundle for you...
If you are an avid slicer of beats, then Zero-X's latest offering might just appeal. With its support for multitrack slicing and quantizing, is Beat Quantizer the best thing since sliced bread?
We test another crop of highly insertable software Plug-ins: Elemental Audio Eqium & Firium and TC Electronic TC30.
A Powercore version of Antares' ubiquitous Auto-Tune pitch corrector was announced in 2001, but it never appeared. Is TC's new Intonator HS plug-in a viable alternative?
If your computer could sing, what would it sound like? With the Cantor software synth from Virsyn, you can find out...
This high-end stereo compressor boasts three different flavours of optical compression.
If you are looking for effects and instruments to give your mixes a sideways slant, Cycling '74 might have just the thing...
This new Ivory-series preamp and compressor combines the ease of presets with the flexibility of manual operation.
This system can record in mono, stereo, or any current or future surround format — using just one mic.
For all those Pro Tools users who pine for the sound of analogue EQ, URS have recreated the equalisers from three classic mixing desks.
Surround-capable reverbs don't usually come with a price tag of £100. However, nobody seems to have told Voxengo. So just how good is their Pristine Space PC VST plug-in?
As well as more-or-less conventional vocoding and pitch-shifting, DelayDots' new VST plug-in offers effects so bizarre they almost defy description.
Sony's Oxford digital mixers are out of many people's reach, but Pro Tools and Powercore users can now get their hands on the Oxford's sophisticated processing tools.
Antares certainly don't believe in the 'less is more' maxim, if this new filtering effect is anything to go by.
Two effect pedals from the celebrated synth manufacturer provide serious modulation flexibility within a stomp-box format.
This dual-channel compressor combines valve circuitry with an opto-compressor design. But does it deliver the best or the worst of both worlds?
SOS talks to a British designer who thinks audio in the 21st century is still best served by tube.
Mindprint have overhauled the electronics in their popular valve recording channel, and have also added extra facilities and an optional USB recording and monitoring interface.
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