Category: Studio Equipment

What is Wave’s Best Tape Plugin: J37 Tape vs. Kramer Tape?

Published in Audio Plugins

When trying to find a great tape plugin, Waves audio has been a go-to for many engineers. They offer 2 affordably priced and widely used plugins - the J37 tape emulation and the Kramer tape emulation.

Top 11 Free Reverb Plugins

Published in Audio Plugins

Artificial reverb is one of the most important parts of modern audio production.

Top 5 Free Synth Instrument Plugins

Published in Audio Plugins

A good sounding synth can be hard to come by. Sometimes they have too particular of a sound that doesn’t exactly match the genre you’re creating.

Top 7 Free Drum Virtual Instrument Plugins

Published in Audio Plugins

Expanding your samples of drums and loops can only serve to help your productions and provide your fans with a unique listening experience.

Top 5 Free Vocal Tuning and Formant Plugins

Published in Audio Plugins

Voloco - Resonant Cavity, Pitch Proof - Aegean Music, Pitched Delay - LKJB, Grillion 2 - Auburn Sounds, MAutoPitch - Melda Production Audio

Top 10 Monitor Controllers

Published in Mastering

Monitor controllers are an important part of any growing or established studio.

Top 10 Headphone Amplifiers: Mixing and Mastering

Published in Mastering

It almost goes without saying, but having an accurate depiction of your signal is incredibly important during both mixing and mastering.

Top 10 Affordable Studio Microphones

Published in Recording

What makes a great studio microphone? Is it the price tag, or the flexibility - the impressiveness or the technical specifications?

What is Digitally Controlled Analog?

Published in Mastering

Digitally controlled analog equipment is analog equipment that can have its various parameters and functions altered and stored using a digital control system like a plugin or interface. Digitally controlled analog is slowly growing in popularity but has immense practical applications for studio owners and audio enthusiasts.

Top 10 Affordable Audio Interfaces

Published in Recording

If you value flexibility and mobility in your interface, then the RME Babyface is a great introduction to RME’s line of pro-class interfaces.