DynaQ is a 5-band EQ with dynamic split processing

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Masterlab Audio has released DynaQ, a plug-in that splits a signal into two sections and then processes each section independently. The company calls it ‘Dynamic Split Processing’. DynaQ allows you to add complex filtering curves, analogue-style saturation and enhanced stereo image. Breaking it down Here’s how it works: the Dynamic Section of DynaQ splits the […]

Chroma+ is a channel strip and buss compressor in a single rack unit

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Louder Than Liftoff has announced a multi-purpose rack unit, and if you have limited space, it could be the only outboard device you need. The company describes Chroma+ as a “stereo/dual mono tracking and mixing channel”, but we’ll unpack what that means. It can be used as a channel strip for recording with compression, EQ […]

Terry Audio CEQ is a super EQ

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After five years of development, Terry Audio presents CEQ at AES New York 2019. The dual passive, six-band EQ is designed for mixing and mastering, and was built by Marshall Terry, of Terry Audio, as a solution to his desire of combining different features of his favourite EQs. CEQ features treble boost, treble cut, mid […]

Black Lion Audio pay homage to Melcor sound with Eighteen

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Boutique audio company, Black Lion Audio return with Eighteen, another audio module inspired by classic hardware. Following from the success of its Seventeen compressor released earlier this year, Eighteen is a mic preamp and EQ that pays homage to the Melcor op-amp sound. Black Lion Audio note that the channel strip’s preamplifier circuit is not […]

Audified ToneSpot Drum Express: Fat drums made simple

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Only a few weeks after launching the Pro version, Audified has released ToneSpot Drum Express. The plug-in does many of the same things as its Pro cousin, but with a much simpler, streamlined interface. If you’re looking for smashing drums but don’t feel like twiddling knobs, here you go. It was to be expected: All […]

Acustica Audio Coral2 mastering suite: vintage circuits meet modern algorithms

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Once more, Acustica Audio presents a suite of analog-modeled gear to aid against that ‘sterile’ sound. Designed primarily for the purposes of mastering, Coral2 includes colored recreations of an equalizer, compressor, eliptical filter, preamp and an M/S Baxandall-type EQ. Acustica describes Coral2 as “extremely transparent”, with broad EQ curves and a gentle dynamics section which […]

Dynamic Spectrum Mapper v3: a forward-looking dynamics processor

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Masterminded by Paul Frindle who had a hand in developing the legendary SSL E / G series consoles, the Dynamic Spectrum Mapper (DSM) plug-in has reached version 3. DSM has the ability to capture, modify and re-apply the spectral characteristics of different tracks. With this, it gives you options such as matching tracks’ EQ and […]

brainworx intros officially endorsed emulation of the rare Focusrite Studio Console

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Acclaimed developer brainworx has reincarnated another interesting and rare piece of analog equipment in the digital realm. Focusrite SC is a Focusrite-endorsed emulation of the manufacturer’s coveted 72-channel Studio Console, of which only 10 were ever made. It originated from a pair of modules designed by Rupert Neve on behalf of Beatles producer George Martin. […]

Boss Nextone Version 2 update adds tone tweaks for free

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Boss has just added a new Nextone Version 2 for their amps and it adds even more tweaks for your guitar amplifier tones via the free update. Boss Nextone Version 2 The new Boss Nextone Version 2 adds new deep-editing functions to their Tube Logic range of combos. Best of all it is a free update for existing […]