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Plug-in Alert! The band Vulfpeck has been one of my bands for a long time. Check them out But a student told me these guys are making their own plugins to get some of these incredible sounds! Amazing! They are incredible. Check them out: Vulf Compressor- Goodhertz

What's the Best Limiter?

For most engineers limiting is usually the last step in the process and can make or break the sound of your final masters. Whether you’re trying to compete in the loudness wars or just get your track up to industry standard, some important things to consider when choosing which type of limiter to ...

Getting That "Tape Sound"

There’s a common misconception about what “tape sound” is, and what it can do to a mix. When we think about the magic of tape, we usually conjure up bands like Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, or even the grunge bands of the 90s. However, we must also consider that “tape sound” also includes ban...

Best vocal de-esser

A de-esser is a tool commonly used to tame excessive sibilance, an issue often associated with harsh frequencies in the mid-high range. Some de-essers will have a frequency range low enough to deal with plosives occupying the lower and sub frequency ranges. A de-esser operates by allowing you target...