Caelum Audio have been a very well known name among producers looking for fantastic free plugins, and are responsible for free VSTs such as Tape Cassette 2 and FLUX Mini. Back in 2021, they released a couple of new plugins in their range, this time for a price, including more features and greater depth. One
Sidechaining is arguably the most prevalent mixing technique used in modern electronic music. Characterized by it’s signature “pumping” sound, sidechaining is the perfect tool for track separation in your music Most modern compression VST’s come with a sidechain feature built in, and a lot of the time, it’s the only thing you need. But sometimes,
Waves just dropped a new plugin (SSL EV2), and you’re wondering whether it’s really worth it or not. Well luckily for you, we got early access and have put it through a rigorous testing process to help you make a decision. So by the end of this review, you can make your decision on whether
Sonible smart:comp FabFilter Pro-C2 AI Compression ✅ ❌ Trial FREE 30-Day Trial ❌ Auto-Gain ✅ ✅ Sidechain ❌ ✅ Compression Styles ❌ 8 Compresion styles Price $179 $155 (40% Student discount available) Sonible smart:comp Review While “smart” plugins used to be just a trend, plugins like Gulfoss and Soothe 2 have proven that the idea
Cons ❌ Preset browser is folder based, rather than built in. ❌ No initialise button Pros ✅ Tonal compression, EQ before, and after compression EQ all in one. ✅ Push/Pull feature, allowing for natural compression that doesn’t ruin the tonal balance of your sound. For instance, 100% pull will add no additional frequencies to the
Here is the complete list of the best free transient shaper VST plugins & transient designers: Auburn Sounds Couture Sound Anomaly Transpire Flux Bittersweet v3 Sleepy-Time Transient Ableton Transient Shaper Whatever genre of music you’re making, transient shaping plugins are extremely important to helping form a balanced mix. They can help to make your mix
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