Plugin Alliance has announced the availability of bx_refinement and bx_saturator V2, which are two new native plug-ins from Brainworx.
Plugin Alliance bx_refinement
bx_refinement is the brainchild of mastering engineer Gebre Waddell of Stonebridge Mastering, who designed the original prototype as a tool to remove harshness, to resolve a problem he was coming across more and more in his work.He told us…
Harsh recordings are one of the most common problems mixing and mastering engineers deal with,” he notes. “The idea with bx_refinement was to create something that addressed harshness with little impact to the recording, and a great workflow. While it represents a genuine technical achievement, it’s the listening during development that was key. Working with Brainworx to make this amazing multi-platform release was truly rewarding.
You can watch a video with Gebre Waddell taking you through the new bx_refinement plug-in.
Brainworx bx_refinement can be purchased and downloaded directly from Plugin Alliance for $199.00
Plugin Alliance bx_saturator v2
bx_saturator V2 is an update to Brainworx’s popular bx_saturator. While retaining all of the key features of the original, including M/S processing, the ability to add saturation or distortion to targeted frequencies, and increase perceived volume without clipping, bx_saturator V2 adds significant improvements. Dirk Ulrich from Brainworx told us…
bx_saturator has been a very popular plug-in, and with the totally rewritten algorithm in bx_saturator V2 we’ve improved the smoothness of the sound and the anti-aliasing, while reducing the CPU requirements significantly. This makes bx_saturator V2 not only a no-brainer upgrade for existing bx_saturator owners, but also a must-try for those users who haven’t yet worked with it.”
Brainworx bx_saturator V2 can be purchased and downloaded directly from Plugin Alliance for $199.00
Plugin Alliance bx_saturator v2 Upgrades
Existing owners of any Plugin Alliance bundle that includes the original bx_saturator plug-in have received a bx_saturator V2 license free of charge; anyone who purchased bx_saturator during 2014 has received a 50% discount coupon towards a bx_saturator V2 upgrade worth $24.00 USD; and anyone who purchased bx_saturator before 2014 can upgrade to bx_saturator V2 for $48.00.