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Power synth round up

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One category of plugin instrument you should have in your arsenal is a hybrid power synth / sampling workstation. While not always a go to for quick sound design, they’re VST’s that cover a wide spectrum of synthesis…

UVI Falcon : Working with multi-samples

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On the youtube channel, we check out UVI’s Falcon and do a quick tutorial on how to load up multi-samples into key groups easily. Make sure to hit subscribe if you enjoy the videos, so you can stay…

Analogue Summing in the box?

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I remember years ago very seriously considering purchasing a Neve 8816 whilst on tour in Japan. I loved the simplicity of it and the possibility of having that large format analogue desk sound without having the space or…

Newfangled Audio Elevate review

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I’ve been testing out a new mastering processor from Newfangled Audio called Elevate recently and I’ve been seriously impressed with the results I’ve been getting. It first caught my eye after I picked up their Equivocate EQ plugin…

Plugin Alliance Pick Pack : Which 10 plugins should you choose?

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Its been an eventful few days with lots of news coming out of Plugin Alliance this week. Two new Brainworx plugins have just been announced, namely the bx_delay and the bx_2098, a TMT EQ based on the Amek…

Free presets for Unfiltered Audio’s Sandman Pro

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Grab 20 free presets for Unfiltered Audio’s incredible delay plugin ranging from hypnotic delays to downright weird textures for sound design. Just download, unzip and place the ‘Marula Music’ folder in your user presets folder. (MacOS: user/library/audio/presets/unfiltered audio…

Unfiltered Audio Sandman Pro review

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Unfiltered Audio is one of my favourite plugin developers at the moment and keep coming out with some really clever and unique tools. I recently picked up their Sandman Pro delay plugin which I absolutely love. The standout…

Five ‘must have’ compressors

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For a lot of producers, compressors can be a bit perplexing at times, but they’re also an essential tool for nailing a tight mix down. They come in all sorts of flavours from analogue emulations to digital models,…

10 Free VST Plugins Reviewed

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Some say the best things in life are free… well, maybe not the best, but definitely decent in plugin land. I had a dig around my collection to find 10 freeware plugins that I’ve enjoyed using for you…

Cubase Sampler Tracks

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Part two of our ‘Studio Quick Tips’ series with Protoculture.