Top 11 Best VCA Compressor Emulation Plugins For Your DAW
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Top 11 Best VCA Compressor Emulation Plugins For Your DAW

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 Graphic EQ Plugins For Your DAW In 2024
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Top 8 Best Graphic EQ 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. Equalization, and more specifically, graphic equalization, is an important tool in the audio engineer’s toolbox. So then it makes sense why there are plenty of graphic…

Top 6 Best Noise Reduction Plugins For Your DAW In 2024
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Top 6 Best Noise Reduction 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. Though many audio production tasks can be done in-the-box, recording audio with microphones is still very much a requirement in many projects. Depending on the microphone’s…

Top 11 Best Chorus Modulation Plugins For Your DAW In 2024
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Top 11 Best Chorus 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 chorus effect is a modulation effect that is also considered an important tool in the audio engineer’s toolbox. With so many chorus plugins on the…

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 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…

Top 11 Best DAW Control Surface Brands In The World 2024
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Top 11 Best DAW Control Surface Brands In The World 2024

A DAW controller (aka control surface) can really improve workflow and add intuitive tactile convenience to a studio set up. Having physical faders, knobs, buttons and other controls laid out in front of you can really enhance your overall enjoyment and performance over keyboard hotkeys and mouse clicks. Of course they aren’t for everyone but…

Top 7 Best Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) On The Market 2024
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Top 7 Best Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) On The Market 2024

The digital audio workstation (DAW) is the heart of the modern studio. Whether we’re running a small home studio or a big-time professional studio, a DAW (or multiple DAWs) will be required. Long gone are the days of cutting and splicing tape; having to bounce down recorded tracks to free up new tracks for overdubs;…

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….