Respected session guitarist and producer, Paul Drew, shows how to mic up a guitar cab in the studio to get the optimum sound when tracking an electric guitar part.
Production expert Paul Drew shows how to get an explosive snare in Studio One. He uses both the UAD 1176 and Distressor plugins to create the monster snare.
Paul Drew shows how to use the UAD EP34 tape delay on lead guitar in Studio One. This video is created with the kind support of Universal Audio. The EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces gives you an exacting emulation of the legendary tape echo device used by Jimmy Page, Brian May, Chick Corea, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Johnson, and Andy Summers.
Paul Drew takes the UAD Suhr SE100 guitar amp plugin for a spin and tracks guitars in Studio One in this free video tutorial.
The Suhr® SE100 amplifier was one of John Suhr’s first designs; a hand-wired, single-channel specimen that took the “modded Marshall” concept a step further, with unprecedented touch sensitivity and unrelenting amounts of gain.
In this free video tutorial, producer Paul Drew shows how to add interest to drums using the UAD Softube Vocoder.
Over the past four decades, vocoders have been used to stunning effect, transforming human voices into various forms of robot speak on hits by Herbie Hancock, Imogen Heap, Kraftwerk, Daft Punk, Afrika Bambaataa, and countless modern hit-making producers.
In this short video tutorial, producer Paul Drew shows you how to use the UAD Lexicon 480L plugin on vocals.
Released in 1986, the Lexicon® 480L Digital Effects System and its iconic fader-driven remote control are recognized the world over — residing at the center of famous studio consoles for more than 30 years. The 480L's spacious reverb and vivid effects textures are a coveted sonic benchmark, helping to shape thousands of chart-topping tracks to this day.
We think these are 6 videos worth watching now if you want to know how the PreSonus Fat Channel plugins compare with other top brands.
Some time ago Melda Productions announced an update to their entire plug-in range. 8.03 provides several new features along with several fixes and performance improvements.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 4th & final video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus uses the powerful Virtual Instrument - Waves Codex in order to find a complimentary Lead Synth sound to fit the song. In addition, he also uses some other Waves plug-ins including Enigma, S1 Imager, and H-Reverb to finalize the sound.
The Fat Channel plug-in that is part of Studio One and the StudioLive series of mixers is already a much-loved plug-in. In a recent shootout this free plug-in stood its ground against some of the best industry plug-in emulations.
The Fat Channel Collection Volume 1 includes emulations of some of the most loved studio hardware around giving users access to both compressors and EQs for use live and in the studio, even better some of them are free.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 2nd video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus moves along from where he left off in the first video, and begins to process a piano sample using 2 plug-ins from the Waves OneKnob series, Filter, & Driver.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this first video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus takes a look at using the CLA-76 in parallel, and Waves Smack Attack in order to process a drum loop.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 4th & final video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus tackles the last element of his mix, and moves along to the Lead Acoustic Slide Guitar. Using the Scheps Omni Channel plug-in exclusively for all tasks.
In this free video tutorial, created with the kind support of Universal Audio, Russ shows how to Auto-Tune Realtime has the control now to tune even the most complex vocal performance and still make it sound natural.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 3rd video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus moves along, and begins to process the Bass & various Percussion elements using the Scheps Multi Channel plug-in.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 3rd video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus turns to the Waves Element Virtual Instrument in order to craft his bass tone for the song. After coming up with the right sound to fit the track, he then begins to add additional processing using additional Waves plug-ins such as CLA BASS, and OneKnob Filter.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 2nd video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus moves along from where he left off in the first video, and begins to mix the Drums & Acoustic Guitar using only the Scheps Omni Channel plug-in.
A week or so ago we decided to put the plug-ins found in the latest version of the PreSonus Fat Channel up against what are considered to be the best plug-in models around. As we said at the time we're not going to name brands but suffice to say the plug-ins we are comparing are from well-respected brands and cost a great deal more than Fat Channel... of course, it's free! Here is the result of both listening tests.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this first video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus takes a look at using the Scheps Omni Channel on the Mix Bus to add some tonal shaping and colour to an acoutic based Cue.