In this exclusive Production Expert Video Review we take a look at Zynaptiq's new mixing and mastering processing plug-in INTENSITY and decide if it's any good.
Spiff by Oeksound is an adaptive transient processor plug-in that enables users to either boost or cut transients, big deal, there are plenty of plug-ins out there that can do this type of thing so what makes Spiff different?
The new Softube MM-1 plug-in is based on the Weiss DS1-MK3, a very popular digital dynamics unit that can be found in many mastering studios across the world
The MM-1 plug-in is a "slimmed down" version of the original DS1-MK3 hardware that Softube claims features exactly the same algorithms from within the original hardware.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Slate Digital FG-Stress module for the Virtual Mix Rack (VMR) system. James tries this new emulation of the Empirical Labs Distressor on Drums, Bass, Guitar and full mix.
In this review for Production Expert, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey talks a look at the new McDSP 6034 Ultimate Multi-Band Compressor.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Virtual Tube Collection (VTC) by Slate Digital. Steven at the team at Slate have collected together some of the finest valve (Tube) gear and worked there magic to create 3 very subtle but very useful additions to the Slate Virtual Mix Rack (VMR) family.
Blue Cat's MB-7 plug-in is similar to Blue Cat's Patchwork plug-in as both host AU and VST plug-ins for use in Pro Tools. The MB-7 is different as it features extended mixer controls.
Pro Tools Expert team member Peter Barter takes a look at v2 of the Oxford Limiter from Sonnox. After running through the GUI and some of its new features you can also hear some examples of how loud this updated classic and very musical sounding plug-in can take your tracks.
Transgressor features independent EQs for transient and sustain, giving users the ability to quickly focus drum hits such as kick drums and toms in a mix.
In this video review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Tominator plug-in by Joey Sturgis Tones. Tominator is a must-have plug-in for anyone working with real drums. One of the main issues we have working with drums is bleed from the cymbals into the tom mics. Tominator works to reduce this bleed allowing us to process the toms without compromise.
Watch the video to see how the trademark Surf feature works and to hear how Surfer EQ2 can attenuate the low-end energy below the fundamental notes sung by a female using a combination of the Surf feature and the new dynamics processing.
In this video review for Production Expert, Eli Krantzburg takes a look at the new ML8000 Advanced Limiter by McDSP. Eli shows us around the user interface, which will feel familiar to any users of the McDSP ML4000 and then, using a musical example, shows us how to get the best out of the ML8000 and its new features.