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.
Following the release of VocalSynth2 from iZotope we have 2 reviews for the price of one. In the first Dan Cooper takes a look at the new features added in VocalSynth 2 from a music production perspective having reviewed the original VocalSynth for us and he finds plenty of things to like. In the second review, Mike Thornton takes a look at what VocalSynth 2 can do for post-production and sound design.
Late Replies enables users to produce delay patterns in new and exciting ways with up to 8 taps. Taps can be fed into two nested feedback loops which include plug-in slots for hosting third-party plug-ins, however, Blue Cat took it upon themselves to develop an extra array of effects for Late Replies.
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.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Virtual Tube Collection (VTC) by Slate Digital. Steven at the team at Slate have collected together some of the finest valve (Tube) gear and worked there magic to create 3 very subtle but very useful additions to the Slate Virtual Mix Rack (VMR) family.
In this video review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at one of the new Moog filters by Universal Audio for the UAD-2 DSP platform. James tries the Moog Multimode Filter on Bass, Guitars and Drums in a 70's funk style track to see just how fat and funky he can get.
Production Expert team member Eli Krantzberg from our sister site Logic Pro Expert has reviewed the Objeq Delay from Applied Acoustics Systems. It is a creative effect processor based on physical modelling technology and uses no sampling nor convolution algorithms. It is an effect processor built around the combination of a filter, acoustic resonators and a delay module.
In this review, Pro Tools Expert takes a close look at UVI's new Rotary effects plug-in. Rotary includes seven cabinet emulations, virtual microphone positioning system and in-depth controls for manipulating the speed at which the tremolo effect starts and ends. This is a very retro style plug-in with a lot character and charm. Watch the video to hear the results of Rotary on Hammond Organ, Piano and Mellotron tracks.
In science, Fission is the process of splitting two atoms. In audio, Eventide has now given us Fission - a new process for splitting audio in two, giving us the ability to apply independent effects to Transient and Tonal content. Fission then, it's quite a unique plug-in indeed.
In this video review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new EC-300 delay plug-in from McDSP. EC-300 emulates 3 classing delay line types. Magnetic or tape delay is the sound of those old tape based delays units. Digital is a shiny sounding clean delay with speaker emulation and Analog sounds just as good as those old analog guitar delay pedals.