Top 11 Best Variable-Mu Compressor Emulation Plugins In 2024
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Top 11 Best Variable-Mu Compressor Emulation Plugins In 2024

We’re currently living in the age of digital audio, and in-the-box mixing within a digital audio workstation is commonplace. Plugins are, therefore, invaluable assets for the modern audio engineer. There are plenty of plugins that aim to emulate analog hardware in an attempt to make digital audio sound more like its [arguably] nicer-sounding analog counterpart….

Top 8 Best Passive EQ Emulation Plugins For Your DAW In 2024
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Top 8 Best Passive EQ Emulation Plugins For Your DAW In 2024

We’re currently living in the age of digital audio, and in-the-box mixing within a digital audio workstation is commonplace. Plugins are, therefore, invaluable assets for the modern audio engineer. There are plenty of plugins that aim to emulate analog hardware in an attempt to make digital audio sound more like its [arguably] nicer-sounding analog counterpart….

Top 10 Best Digital Delay Plugins For Your DAW In 2024
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Top 10 Best Digital Delay Plugins For Your DAW In 2024

We’re currently living in the age of digital audio, and in-the-box mixing within a digital audio workstation is commonplace. Plugins are, therefore, invaluable assets for the modern audio engineer. The power of digital signal processing has made it possible to create highly versatile and powerful delay effects. With so many digital delay plugins on the…

Top 10 Best Analog Delay Emulation Plugins For Your DAW 2024
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Top 10 Best Analog Delay Emulation Plugins For Your DAW 2024

We’re currently living in the age of digital audio, and in-the-box mixing within a digital audio workstation is commonplace. Plugins are, therefore, invaluable assets for the modern audio engineer. The sound of digital audio is often called “sterile” or “clinical.” A great analog/BBD delay plugin can combat this cleanliness and give our productions that warm,…

Top 10 Best Tape Delay Emulation Plugins For Your DAW 2024
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Top 10 Best Tape Delay Emulation Plugins For Your DAW 2024

We’re currently living in the age of digital audio, and in-the-box mixing within a digital audio workstation is commonplace. Plugins are, therefore, invaluable assets for the modern audio engineer. The sound of digital audio is often called “sterile” or “clinical.” An excellent tape delay plugin can combat this cleanliness and give our productions that warm,…

Top 11 Best Audio Plugin (VST/AU/AAX) Brands In The World
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Top 11 Best Audio Plugin (VST/AU/AAX) Brands In The World

In the age of recording, where so much is done digitally and “in the box,” audio plugins reign supreme. Whether it’s emulating hardware to get that “analog sound,” pushing the boundaries of what was previously ever possible with audio technology, or simply serving an important purpose in recording, mixing and mastering, audio plugins are invaluable…

Top 9 Best Flanger Modulation Plugins For Your DAW In 2024
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Top 9 Best Flanger Modulation Plugins For Your DAW In 2024

We’re currently living in the age of digital audio, and in-the-box mixing within a digital audio workstation is commonplace. Plugins are, therefore, invaluable assets for the modern audio engineer. The flanger effect is a modulation effect that is also considered an important tool in the audio engineer’s toolbox. With so many flanger plugins on the…

Why Do Speakers Distort At High Sound/Audio Levels?
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Why Do Speakers Distort At High Sound/Audio Levels?

If you’ve ever cranked up the volume of your favourite songs in the car, you may have noticed audible speaker distortion. The speakers may have even been distorting without you noticing at all. Why do speakers distort at high sound/audio levels? There are two main reasons why a loudspeaker would distort at high levels. The…

5 Essential Mixing Tools In Your Digital Audio Workstation
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5 Essential Mixing Tools In Your Digital Audio Workstation

As with most jobs, we need tools in order to do them correctly. Mixing requires mixing tools. This can be outboard hardware or ‘in the box’ software. This article focuses on software Digital Audio Workstations and their mixing tools, most of which are called plugins. There are plenty of plugins out there, both free and paid….