Mastering at Home - Part 12 - EQ Automation When Mastering Music
Before moving on to the next processor in the mastering chain — the limiter/maximizer — it's appropriate to talk about a topic often overlooked by many people learning to master: Automation.
A Review of Toontrack's Classic Amps EZmix Pack - Classic Amps the EZ Way
Toontrack recently released a new collection of amp models with effects called the Classic Amps EZmix Pack, which can be opened as presets in the company's EZmix 2 software. How do these emulations s…
How To Get a Punchy Drum Sound - PureMix Video On Mixing Drums
In this new PureMix video, sound engineer Ben Lindell shows you how to use your audio processing plug-ins to mix drums giving them more substance and presence.
The Best Audio Tools to Change Your Life - The Top Software Tools to Simplify Mixing
Here's a list of plug-ins, software and hardware tools that will simplify the life of the home studio owner.
Universal Audio LA-2A Classic Leveler vs Cakewalk CA-2A… - The Next Generation
During the last Winter NAMM, Cakewalk introduced the CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier, a new compression plug-in based on the renowned Teletronix LA-2A. For their part, Universal Audio, who had previo…
Sidechain - How Does a Sidechain Work?
Back in the analog area, audio effects with a sidechain circuit were rare and usually among the most expensive. So sidechain was used only in big productions to fine tune the processing of certain re…
The Top Free Software Compressors - The 10 Best Freeware Compressor Plug-ins
Not satisfied with the standard compressor included in your sequencer? Here you have 10 must-have plug-ins for Mac or PC that should make you happy at zero cost...
Native Instruments Transient Master Review - Transients Without Sorrows
The Studio Effects Series by Native Instruments just got expanded with the Transient Master plug-in, which ought to be faithful to its inspiration made by SPL — the perfect occasion to try it out (in…
IK Multimedia T-RackS Black 76 & T-RackS White 2A and N… - From 1176 to LA2A
The (almost) simultaneous launch of the 1176 and LA2A software versions by IK Multimedia and Native Instruments is a good opportunity to make a quick comparison. Let’s go!