Buzz Audio’s SOC-M is a mastering version of the SOC-20 compressor

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Buzz Audio has announced that it is shipping the SOC-M, a version of the SOC-20 optical compressor optimized for mastering applications. Among other adjustments, the SOC-M features stepped controls for gain and drive. Buzz Audio has made a name for itself in the worlds of mixing and mastering with units like the DBC-M, a diode […]

Can sonible smart:eq 2 tempt you into adding AI to your EQ?

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Sonible has released the first major update to its AI-powered equalizer plug-in, smart:EQ. smart:EQ 2 is a significant revamp with updated algorithms and a fully re-designed user interface, optimised for a workflow which Sonible says is more intuitive. Other new functions include expanded filter types. Improved smart:filter At the core of smart:EQ 2 is its […]

Free plug-ins this week: MS EQ COMP, dpMeter 3, Pitchproof

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This week we are back with a bunch of free plug-ins to aid your mixing and mastering duties. There are three bad boys here – a mid/side processor, an elaborate loudness meter, and a pitch shifter. They are all free and available for Windows and Mac computers. Give them a shot if you feel like […]