A free Waves plug-in for Black Friday: Sibilance, an organic de-esser

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I don’t usually associate Black Friday with gifts, but every once in a while, someone offers something cool for free amidst the frenzy of coupons and discounts. This time it’s Waves with the introduction of Sibilance. Incorporating Waves’ Organic ReSynthesis technology, Sibilance, we’re told, is a “transparent”-sounding vocal de-esser for clamping down harsh ‘s’ and […]

Softube announces its “best de-esser ever”, the Weiss Deess plug-in

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Softube has announced the third addition to its Weiss line-up of hardware emulations — the Weiss Deess. This is a de-esser which combines algorithms ported from Weiss’ DS1-MK3 digital hardware de-esser with a modern interface. Weiss Deess features two fully independent bands, various filter shapes, and detailed band-width control. A big color display visualizes FFT […]

Softube Weiss MM-1 and DS1-MK3 mastering processors: serious audio polishing!

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Softube has launched a pair of compelling new mastering tools, both recreations of coveted digital hardware processors. These are the Weiss MM-1 Mastering Maximizer and the Weiss DS-1 MK3. Here’s more about each of the new plug-ins: Weiss MM-1 Mastering Maximizer Softube based this plug-in on the Weiss DS1-MK3, a “mastering centerpiece” found in professional […]