Acustica debuts AI presets in its Cola vintage British console emulation

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Shortly after the release of its Honey3 American console modeling suite, Acustica Audio debuted another new product called Cola. It’s a collection of plug-ins emulating a ’72 British console, with a twist. For the first time, Acustica has employed deep learning AI tech in the role of simulating the mixing decisions of a real-life audio […]

Slam XL: Beatskillz’ all-in-one channel strip and mix fattener plug-in reaches v3

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Beatskillz has introduced Slam XL, the third generation of their Slam series. The channel strip plug-in picks up where Slam Pro left off and  contains an equalizer, saturator, compressor/limiter, and stereo expander. Like its predecessor, it is meant to be your one-stop shop for fattening individual tracks and mixes – but it’s also a whole […]

Acustica Audio Amber 3 is now a full-blown plug-in suite

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Acustica Audio has released Amber 3, the successor to the popular Amber 2 equalizer plug-in. In addition to the EQ, Amber 3 now contains a compressor and a preamp. There is also a new channel strip plug-in, which combines all three units into one. As always, Acustica Audio takes care not to mention the names […]

Top 5 Studio Gear List

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With most of 2018 now behind us, it’s time we took a look at the five most impressive pieces of studio gear we came across over the past 8 months. The industry didn’t disappoint us at all this year, for we are getting more powerful products at down-to-Earth prices than we ever before. Here are […]

New from Softube: American Class A, OTO Biscuit, Weiss Comp/Limiter emulations

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In addition to expanding its Modular software synth, Swedish developer Softube has unveiled a trio of brand-new plug-ins — a console channel strip, an effects unit, and a new compressor/limiter in its series of Weiss hardware recreations. Here’s more about each product: American Class A Softube has put together a new console channel strip, most […]

FLUX Evo Channel: an affordable and modern channel strip

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There’s no shortage of channel strip plug-ins out there, but this one caught our attention because it’s affordable, looks great, and packs plenty of processing power. Meet Evo Channel by developer Flux. It comprises an overdrive, phase corrector, compressor, EQ, desser, expander, transient/sustain designer, and other processors. Let’s have a deeper look! Signal Drive EVO […]