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Black Rooster just added another preamp to its arsenal, this time an emulation of the Altec 1567A. How does it
Doee the new Urban Puncher live up to the name by adding punch to your drum loops and other sources?
What if an amp sim didn’t have a complicated routing matrix, but rather a top-down view with hundreds of presets?
AAS is back at it with a new release, Multiphonics CV-1 modular synthesizer. I took this new virtual instrument for
FabFilter just released the 3rd iteration of their Timeless tape delay. I checked out Timeless 3 to see all the new
United Plugins and JMG Sound just released a stereo width “psychoacoustic processor” called Expanse 3D. I took it for a
Second in the Koen Heldens signature series, Black Rooster Audio’s new KH-EQ1 is a 5-band semi-parametric EQ with some interesting
Fuse Audio Labs has released another plugin for guitar, their new Dozer Drive, a blendable version of a Tube Screamer
Empirical Labs just released V3 of the Arousor, the plugin version of their Distressor. I was excited to try it
Audified’s AmpLion has been a mainstay budget amp sim for years, and just got a refresh. I ran Amplion 2 Rock
United Plugins just released QuickBass, the second in their series of quick mix plugins, and I took it for a
Boasting four modulators with twelve selectable effects and multi-function oscillator, how does United Plugins’ Orbitron fare? Find out in my
Black Rooster Audio’s new RO-140 is a late 50s vintage plate reverb emulation with six different material options and a
I just unboxed my Aston Element and checked out all the goodies. But how does it sound? In this review,
I took a look at the newest in Fuse Audio Labs’ vintage hardware recreations, VPRE-31A, which reimagines the ultra-rare
After nearly a month of reviews, I’m crowning the winners in my best drum plugins roundup. Which plugin should you
In this best piano plugins roundup, we’ll be weighing the results from five in-depth reviews and crown the champions
Drums recorded too hot? Trying to pull a complicated drum cadence from a sample? MDrumReplacer is MeldaProductions’ answer to this
Linda RockStack is an amp sim with three completely unique amp models, two effects, and two blendable cab impulses. Let’s
United Plugins’ new DIFIX promises to fix the sound of the Hi-Z inputs on a budget interface. Does it live
What happens if you take the Hans Zimmer string sample library and pair it with an easy-to-use plugin with tons
I checked out United Plugins’ new FireCharger excitation and spectral dynamics plugin for adding saturation and helping tracks cut through
Fuse Audio Labs just released Flywheel, their reel-to-reel tape emulator How will Fuse’s newest offering stack up against the competition?
In my Wavesfactory Echo Cat Review, we’ll see how it compares to the original Watkins Copicat it emulates, and decide
Nearing the end of my virtual drummer review series, we come to MeldaProduction’s MDrummer. How will it compare to the
How can the power of iZotope’s AI help you dial in the perfect reverb? Let’s check it out in my
A departure from United Plugins’ normal lineup of hardware emulations, Transmutator is a cross-fading plugin with a modern look and
Audified has just released the second in their VocalMint series of plugins, VocalMint Compressor. Let’s check it out!
Finally at the end of my drum plugin review roundup, today we’re exploring SONiVOX’s Tony Coleman Drums. What’s good and
Continuing my drum plugin review series, today I’m checking out AIR Strike 2. With 19 kits and lots of bundled MIDI, how
Today in the next installment of my drum plugin roundup I’m looking at FXpansion’s BFD3. How does it compare? Find
Best known for their AmpliTube guitar amp and effects sims, how will IK Multimedia’s drum plugin stack up against the
Next in my drum review series is Steven Slate Drums 5.5, which promises to have lots of drums, cymbals, MIDI grooves,
First up on my search for the best drum virtual instrument is EZDrummer 2. What did I like and what would
United Plugins has just released Quick AG, an all-in-one acoustic instrument mixing plugin. Today I’ll decide if it’s a good
Today I’m checking out MSuperLooper, the newest plugin from MeldaProduction. How does this looper plugin stack up against the others?
I checked out the new XILS-lab X-201 Vocoder, an emulation of the classic Sennheiser VSM-201. Let’s find out more about
I took an in-depth look at Loopcloud, a desktop/web sample browser and DAW plugin suite designed to help producers
Today I’m looking at MSoundFactory by MeldaProduction, a synth and sampler suite that now includes the free Monastery Grand sample
Audified’s newest addition, Sphene Pro, is a high-gain bass amp sim and distortion pedal. Let’s check it out!
Today we’re getting loud with Youlean Loudness Meter. Let’s review the features of the Free and Pro versions and help
I spent a week playing with Fuse Audio Labs’ F-59 Fender Bassman amp sim. Did Fuse Audio Labs hit another
Fuse Audio Labs has released VPB Bundle, their Virtual Pedal Board plugin, featuring five throwback stomp box emulations. Let’s check
Black Rooster Audio has partnered with multi-platinum mixing engineer Koen Heldens to create a unique new compressor plugin, KH-COMP1. Here’s
How well does Scaler 2 do as both a music theory tool and an audio detection tool in one? Find out
One of the most popular plugins for distortion and saturation just got a complete overhaul. Let’s take a look at
Is Sonarworks Reference 4 worth the price? Is it difficult to use like some other studio calibration options? Let’s find out
I took a look at Rob Papen’s QUAD, an expansive synth virtual instrument originally created for Reason Rack that is
What uses did I find for a one-knob saturation plugin, and where does it really shine? Find out in my