SVT-VR Classic emulates channel 2 of Ampeg’s classic bass amp.
Parallel compression is a trick that everyone loves once they try it. The problem is that it takes a little time to set up if you use the classic technique of a separate buss and return with various processors on the insert. Thankfully we’ve been seeing blend controls on many new compressors which almost gets … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Baby Audio Parallel Aggressor Plugin
One of the reasons why mixers prefer to use aux sends and return channels is the ability to send effects into one another. This gives your overall effects sound a thickness that you just can’t get from a single standalone effects plugin. Until now, thanks to the release of the Waves CLA Epic delay and … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Waves CLA Epic Delay/Reverb Plugin
Bedroom Producers Blog has released Saturator, a new free plug-in that can colour your sounds with analogue-style saturation. It’s a follow-up to the brand’s recent Dirty Filter plug-in, sporting a similar GUI. Saturator can apply tube-style and tape-style saturation, either combined or separately. Your audio will be routed through a virtual tube preamp, with a … Continue reading Heat up your sounds with BPB’s free Saturator plug-in
Sony has announced a set of expansions to its 360 Reality Audio platform, with the 360 Reality Audio Creative suite, two compatible speakers and a live performance in 360 Reality Audio with Swedish pop star Zara Larsson. According to Sony, there are only 15 studios in the world working with its 360 Reality Audio platform. … Continue reading Sony’s 360 Reality Audio plug-in can help you create immersive music
Sample pack platform Cymatics has unleashed Diablo Lite, a freeware transient shaping plug-in that uses Punch and Clip parameters to help your drums sound beastly. Some common techniques in modern-day drum production include parallel compression and saturation. These methods can give drums more presence in a mix and are especially prevalent in hip-hop and trap … Continue reading Diablo Lite is a free plug-in that can help your drums punch through the mix
There are a lot of channel strips plugins available but I’d venture to say that none of them are like Korneff Audio’s Amplified Instrument Processor (AIP for short). It borders on the one-of-a-kind and is quickly becoming one of my personal favorites. Let me tell you why. The Standard Modules Let’s face it, what differentiates … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Korneff Audio Amplified Instrument Processor Plugin
Digital tools came into our lives like never before in 2020. If you spent the year on video calls or collaborating remotely, it might have seemed like we got one step closer to science fiction. But technology still came through to benefit musicians in 2020—with some the best music production tools ever released for free. … Continue reading Plugin Picks: The 7 Best Free Plugins of 2020
Arturia is celebrating the holidays by giving away its Chorus JUN-6 plug-in absolutely free. Music-makers can download the software title, gratis until 29 December 2020. The Chorus JUN-6 is based on the analogue stereo effect found on Roland’s famed Juno series of analogue polysynths. With just a few buttons and sliders to finesse, the plug-in … Continue reading Arturia gives away Chorus JUN-6 plug-in for the holidays
You deserve some instant ambience – ready to pour over your sounds like so much maple syrup. Hell, yeah – and download this now, as it’s free only in December. The post Texture is a free, rich granular reverb plug-in with mid/side for Mac, Windows appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.