Tag: Mixing

Free Buss Compressor VST plugin effect

Looking for a free Buss Compression VST plugin? Look no further, awesome plugin made available by  variety of sound Density mkII – the smooth and versatile stereo bus dynamic processor is now available for Win32 / VST compatible systems. Download it here

Mcompressor free vst plugin

MeldaProduction have kindly offered this free vst compressor plugin that also has sidechaining capabilities. ‘MCompressor provides standard compression with volume maximization and has adjustable compression shape, which gives you power to set custom smoothing or even interesting sound effects.’ * Standard and custom compression shape – using user shapes you can easily create various dynamic […]

Dynamics: List of Free VST Compressor Plugins(updated26-10-21)

Free Compression VST Plugins Evolving list of the most useful and interesting free vst compressor plugins out there. Updated Post Here: Free Compression VST: 5 Must have Plugins Wether you’re looking for straight forward emulations of solid state gear, individual track compression, limiting, multiband or sidechain compression hopefully this extensive list of the best available […]

EQ and Compression: Kick Drum

:::EQ and Compression: Kick Drum tips, tricks and advice::: If you use VST equalizers and compressors, you’ll find they come with their own presets. Presets are great as starting points, the compressors should only need either the threshold or input changed for them to apply their magic. VST EQ presets on the other hand will […]

Free VST Saturation Plugin Effect

Elogoxas Free VST Plugins – BAXXPANDER – Saturation Effect ‘Vintage style saturation/bass expander unit, presented as VST effect. We think this plugin is specially good to add warmth and saturation to drums and basses, and with vocal tracks that need a little punch. It uses very little CPU, and includes 8 factory presets.’ Very strong […]

Sonar Tips and Tricks: Sidechaining with UAD

I found this article on the UAD website click here As someone who uses both UAD and Powercore plugins I wanted to see if there was a way to set them up as a sidechain effects. Unfortunately both UAD and Powercore don’t seem to have Sidechain capabilities which means having to use native/pc based plugins […]

Rent Waves VST Plugins.

Weird turn up for the books, ‘Now, you can rent the Waves you need to give your next project that extra edge. Waves Rental Plan is the new, easy way to use selected Waves bundles. For tracking, mixing, mastering, restoration, or live—whatever your sound field, you require the very best audio signal processing available. For […]

Free VST Compression Plugins – BuzComp Free Series

Free VST Compression Plugins – BuzComp Free Series – Download Here The BuzComp Free Series is a set of compression plugins from buzzroom. The Set contains the, BuzComp Free GranComp – Classic Hard Compressor – BuzComp Free GranComp3 – Multiband Classic Hard Compressor – BuzComp Free GeneComp – Generic Digital Linear Compressor – and finally […]

KRK ERGO – The Key to a better mix

‘Is your mix Boomy, Flat, Muddy, Unbalanced and just not right? The problem is your room. Fix your Room and you’ll fix your mix…‘ Sometimes something comes along that you just wish you had enough spare cash to throw away on. I’d love to know if this works. KRK ERGO Room Correction System The ERGO […]

Voxengo SPAN – free spectrum analysis plugin

Great tool for analyzing your audio, the Voxengo SPAN plugin is offered as a free download. It can be used like any other VST plugin. Perfect for monitoring your mix/master. SPAN is a real-time FFT spectrum analyzer plug-in.  For the most part it was derived from GlissEQ and CurveEQ professional equalizers and it reproduces their […]

Voxengo Free Tube Amp VST Effect

Free vst guitar tube amp effect from Voxengo – excellent on guitars – and works well as harmonic enhancer in your mix. Tube Amp is an audio effect plug-in that applies asymmetric tube triode overdrive usually found in single-tube microphone pre-amp boxes.  The sound this plug-in produces varies from a mild “warm” overdrive to a […]

Audio Processing – Hog That CPU – UAD

If like me your CPU is shall we say a little on the outdated side then you’ll probably be looking at updating your pc. But what if you don’t have the moola or like me you simply can’t. ===Hang you say, why can’t you… I can’t for a few reasons, serial and parallel ports are […]

Blockfish – Free VST Compressor plugin

Really nice freeware vst compression plugin from digitalfishphones BLOCKFISH is a versatile compressor with countless ways to shape the incoming audio. Unlike many other digital compressors, BLOCKFISH has ‘soul’. It likes to bite, but it can be tamed easily once you’ve learned how to use its potential.

Home Recording Tips – Drums

Recording at home is hard – as a musician I find myself having to be producer, sound engineer, arranger, mastering engineer and IT department. That said it is a lot of fun and does bring it’s own rewards, even if they’re not financial. Let’s face it most project studios are potential money pits ha ha. […]

EQ – Jargon Busting – Graphic EQ

Graphic EQ – Basically as above picture shows the ‘graphic’ eq is a series of sliders. These sliders are preset values/frequencies – the curve is created by moving the sliders up and down. A cut would mean pulling a slider down and a boost would mean moving the slider up. Other Graphic EQ’s include these […]