While an overdrive pedal might not seem like an obvious studio accessory I’ve often found that using an analogue overdrive pedal before a software modelling amp/speaker produces more musical results.
A Waves plug-in based on the original hardware Dbx 160 designed by engineer David Blackmer in the early 1970s.
Acoustic guitar modelling Plug-in.
Whilst PSP’s basic design remains the same, with a graphic display of the overall EQ curve and controls for up to five parametric EQ bands. Almost every aspect has been enhanced in some way or another.
Electro-Harmonix have always had a good reputation for their pitch-shift effects. How does their latest one compare?
Kush Audio have a knack of making forward-looking products that exude vintage vibe — and this remarkable compressor is no exception.
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Anthony Demaria’s limiter is based on a classic Bill Putnam valve design — but does it live up to its illustrious heritage?
With the VST protocol now supported, more people than ever can use CEDAR’s industry-standard restoration tools.
Can Sonarworks’ calibration plug-in help to make mixing on headphones less of a compromise?
No control room is acoustically perfect, but the right correction system can help to deliver more accurate monitoring.
I discovered this very handy software, created by the makers of AA Translator almost by accident after searching for a way of batch–interleaving pairs of mono WAV files.
No-one has come near to producing a convincing copy of a Pultec EQP-1A at a wallet-friendly price. Until now!
This all-analogue compressor-gate promises versatile utility for the budget conscious.
Auto-Tune is said to be the biggest-selling plug-in of all time. How does the new version shape up against the competition?
It’s billed as a ‘digital delay with an analogue heart’ but does this compact device offer anything you can’t already get in the box?
The latest version of iZotope’s RX adds some interesting features — but do they have musical applications?
There’s more to MC AudioLab’s new 500-series modules than their funky fuchsia facades...
Q What does an API 2500 compressor’s ‘Thrust’ control do?
I don’t understand what the ‘Thrust...
If your audio is soiled, SoundSoap 4 offers new tools to restore it to gleaming whiteness.
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