In this review, Mike Thornton take a look at the new compressor plug-in from Sound Radix. POWAIR isn’t just another compressor, it is a two-stage loudness leveler and compressor plug-in with a number of features that set it apart from other compressor plug-ins.
This is a very unique tool, so unique I can't think of any other studio outboard gear available today that comes close to The Sckwerkraftmaschine's feature set, value for money and overall sound quality. This thing is a compressor Swiss Army Knife, watch our video review to find out if you agree.
The Magnum-K is a single channel (mono) 1u dynamics rack unit that features two types of compressors and one Maag EQ2 section.
In this review for Production Expert, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey talks a look at the new McDSP 6034 Ultimate Multi-Band Compressor.
There is nothing quite like the excitement that comes when you know the "postman" is going to be delivering some new toys for me to try-out in the studio. This week the moments of delight came in the form of the new Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre and OctoPre Dynamic.
In this video review, Pro Tools Expert Deputy Editor Dan Cooper takes a look at the Universal Audio 6176 Channel Strip. The 6176 features a single 610 tube preamp section and 1176N limiting amplifier that can either be used as two separate units or joined together with the output of the 610 tube preamp feeding into the input of the 1176 Limiter.
In this video review Paul Drew from Production Expert looks at the new Slate FG-116 Blue Compressors for VMR. He also has a quick look at the AIrEQ Module from Eiosis.
Russ takes a look at the McDSP Ultimate Channel Strip Plugin.
Greg Wurth, who works with top artist including Steve Vai reviews The Arouser by Empirical Labs
In this video review Dan takes a look at the new Drawmer S73 Intelligent Mastering Processor plug-in by Softube.
Hear how it performs on a small selection of tracks and to find out why Dan has awarded it with a Pro Tools Expert Editors Choice Award.
Russ takes a look at the new Waves dbx160 compressor/limiter plug-in to see how it stands up to his own hardware version. In this video he checks it out on a live drum kit with kick, snare, OH and room microphones.
In this video James takes a look and listen to the new Focusrite Red 2 EQ and Red 3 Compressor. Can you mix using nothing else? He tries this approach on a guitar led rock track with vocals. Watch as James takes you on a tour of the GUI and shows off some go the plug-in presets.
In this video James takes a look at the Waves SSL 4000 Collection of plug-ins. While mixing a funk rock style track he uses all 4 plug-ins in the pack to see if you can get that classic SSL sounds from software alone.