On the run up to AES New York, which opens tomorrow, iZotope today announced updates to Nectar and Music Production Suite in addition to the creation of the Vocal Chain Bundle. iZotope had redesigned Nectar 3, adding five brand new modules and new assistive audio features such as RX 7 Breath Control, and partner product Celemony Melodyne 4 essential.
In this article we are going to bring together the first 3 tips from reverb maestro Michael Carnes from Exponential Audio that we have been sharing on the Pro Tools Expert Podcast recently. The first 3 are Making Great Sounding Small Rooms, Using The Chorus Effect In Reverbs Creatively In The R2 Series and How To Use The Tail Suppression Feature In The 2nd Generation Exponential Audio Reverb Plug-ins.
Our friends at iZotope have released a new free Vocal Doubler plug-in designed to enhance your vocal track with a natural doubling effect, to add richness and depth. IZotope’s tell us that they have reimagined their doubling technology with a brand new interactive UI dedicated to help everyone achieve a great double faster than ever.
Multi-band compressors can take too much time to set up and tweak. Leapwing have designed their DynOne to have fixed bands where you are literally mixing in the compressed signal. there are also min-max values for attack and release, and you can set different timing depending on whether the signal is transient in nature or not. In this free video tutorial brought to you with the support of Leapwing Julian Rodgers show you how the Dynone works.
BYOME is a new plug-in from Unfiltered Audio which brings together some of everything Unfiltered Audio have ever done into a modular, patchable environment, which offers far more than would be available using discrete plug-ins. Using its clear interface and simple CV style patching system is is easy to set up multiple complex modulation paths. Modulation of modulators all automated via multiple macros, you name it you can probably do it in BYOME.
Tonsturm have announced that TRAVELER Doppler plug-in is finally available for Windows too. They have also updated it to V.1.1 and added a number of new features. Existing users and download the new version. If you don’t own it, TRAVELER is on offer at $179 instead of $229 until 9th October 2018.
There are two main categories of reverb. There is algorithmic reverb which uses a self contained step by step set of rules to create a reverb and there is that type I am going to look at in this article, convolution reverb. A simple way of thinking of it is that an algorithmic reverb is programmed from the ground up and a convolution is sampled from a real acoustic space, and I think you can already see where this is heading.
Many times, I've been in a mix or a sound design session and we've reached an impasse. No matter what we do to the sound, it doesn't match with what the director has in their head. Reformer Pro by Krotos Audio, promises to change all this by bringing live performance back to sound design, but can Krotos really transform your sound-design workflow? We put it to the test.
News of the new tape emulation plug-in “Reel To Reel” may have passed you by in the raft of updates Antelope Audio have been announcing to their FPGA based real-time effects platform. In this video from the team at Antelope check out how the 4 different flavours of tape emulation Reel To Reel offers can be use to gently add colour and dynamics to your music.
iZotope today has released RX Post Production Suite 3, a bundle which includes two brand-new product updates, RX 7 Advanced and the long-awaited Insight 2, as well as Neutron 2 Advanced, RX Loudness Control, and bonus content from Pro Sound Effects and Groove3.
At IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, Nugen Audio will be previewing a significant update to its Loudness Toolkit on stand 8.D56. Loudness Toolkit 2.8 will provide a new loudness parameter, Dialogue LRA as well as new flexibility to simultaneously monitor multiple integrated measurements to support the new Netflix delivery specs.
This list is by no means complete. We at Production Expert feel that these 30 mixing and mastering plug-in bundles represent the best value for money bundles currently available to buy for under $500.
Oeksound describes soothe as "a dynamic resonance suppressor for mid and high frequencies", but what does that mean? In this article we test soothe on a variety of source tracks to find out if soothe is something to get excited about or not.
McDSP has just announced iLok Cloud Support for its entire product line. This will available as a free update for McDSP plugins v6.5 and later and will enable McDSP customers to choose between using an iLok dongle and the iLok Cloud authorization process.
In this video we don't test how these two products sound after pitch correction, instead we put the workflows of both products up against each other to find out how Auto-Tune's Graphical mode compares to Melodyne's UI in basic operation.
Many of world's most sought-after studio gear exists as a plug-in emulation, many of which are without doubt very good but I can't help feeling as though many plug-in version of vintage studio hardware miss one vital real-world feature.
EQ is probably the most commonly used sound processing tool at our disposal. It can be used for correcting issues, enhancing the sound and adding character. There is a huge variety of both software and hardware EQs with some plug-in emulations of hardware classics. To help, we have consolidated a lot of our EQ hardware and plug-in video reviews in this article to enable you to hear the differences between a number of popular EQ plug-ins and hardware. If you are considering a new EQ, either hardware or software, for your studio then check out these reviews....
The team at Universal Audio a very pleased to announce the latest version of their software for the UAD-2 platforms and Apollo range of interfaces. Version 9.6 also brings 4 new plug-ins and plug-in updates to UAD-2 and Apollo in the form of the BX Masterdisk mastering plug-in, Century Tube Channel Strip, Putnam Mic Collection for Townsend Labs Sphere and Suhr PT100 Guitar Amp Plug-In and GUI updates to help the SSL 4000E plug-in operate better with Retina and HD displays.
Sound Credit, created by Soundways in Memphis, TN provides an affordable digital home for project credits, album art, and liner notes. Capture your credits via free-standing or DAW plug-in software where credits are created then stored in the DDEX RIN standard open format. Once you've logged your credits, then upload them to the Sound Credit Portal where you can freely edit and distribute them worldwide.