The elusive ingredient we all always seem to be searching for is the perfect emulation of analog circuit components and characteristics. Hear for yourself if True Iron by Kazrog fills the need.
In this extended video review Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at Amber, a virtual acoustic guitar instrument from UJAM, examining the interface and auditioning the instrument both in isolation and in context with other instruments.
In this review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the Torpedo Studio by Two Notes Audio Engineering. This amazing 2U rack unit makes recording guitar amplifiers really straightforward by allowing you to plug your amp or amp head directly into the unit and having it deal with the power soak issues.
In this video Julian takes a look at the new Ampeg B-15N bass amplifier plug in. With Unison technology and four different cabinets and various mic options this plug in offers everything from deep and rich to clanky distortion.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper reviews The Brian May Special Guitar. The BMG Special is an affordable replica guitar based on the iconic Red Special guitar built by Brian May and his Dad in the 1960s. Dan made this his "Find Of The Week" in Podcast 206. Watch the video to hear how it sounds and to find out what Dan thinks.
This video, which accompanies the J entry of the A-Z of UAD series on Pro Tools Expert, Julian looks at the new Marshall JMP 2203 plug-in.
Paul Drew Reviews the Avid Eleven Mark 2 and compares it to the Eleven Rack.
Paul Drew takes a look and listen to the new Universal Audio UAD Marshall Bluesbreaker 1962 guitar amp plugin
In this video James is joined by guitarist Luis Correia and bass player Ben Hearn to put the new updated versions of Universal Audio's Apollo series into real life session action. James sets the challenge of using no real amps or outboard gear so all the sounds you hear are generated by the quad versions of the UA Apollo 8 and new 8P.
In this video James takes a look and listen to the new Ampeg SVT-3 Pro bass amp simulator plug-in by Brainwork for the Universal Audio UAD-2. James takes you on a quick tour of the GUI and gets down and dirty with the amp presets. This is one of the most iconic bass amplifiers in modern music and to have this thick punchy amp at your musical disposal is a must.
In this video James takes a look at the new Brainworx bass amp simulator the Ampeg SVT-VR for the UAD-2 platform. He talks you around the GUI and plays some of the presets. The teams at Universal Audio and Brainwork have done a great job at recreating this classic amp. It is great to see more and more amp models coming in UAD-2 format and great to see some bass amps as well.