Pretty much all of the processors I use for my ersatz mastering jobs these days.Read more "Tech Thoughts: My Preferred Mastering Chain (VST)"
This is Airwindows’ latest offering, “Tape”. It’s nothing short of the best tape emulation-style plugin thingie ever.Read more "Review: Airwindows “Tape”"
André LaFosse made me aware of those – Airwindows plugins, which do, as Chris, the man behind them, puts it, do “handsewn bespoke digital audio”. Those (effects – AU, and for quite some time now, Win and Mac VST2 32/64) plugins are somewhat different. The GUI is very minimalistic: sliders from left to right in […]Read more "Review: “ToTape5” and “Air” (by Airwindows)"
Starting with version 9, Steinberg has discontinued the 32bit versions for their main DAW product line “Cubase”.
Read on what that means for me – and for Cubase users in general.Read more "Cubase breaks the 32bit barrier – and doesn’t look back."
SPL have made a passive mastering EQ – the PassEq – and then done a VST version of it. Does this even make sense? I decided to find outRead more "Review: SPL PassEq VST"
Hitting a memory barrier in Cubase – and essentially, is it better to avoid hitting that barrier, or going 64bit for real – and working around the problems that come with that step.Read more "Hitting the 32bit Barrier in Cubase"
I’m doing a simple mastering job – for my “oscillator theory” album. And for that, I need tools.Read more "The Budget Mastering Tools"