Although digital recording is now commonplace, there’s still a vocal minority of musicians sticking with analog. But which is better? Here are 3 ways digital is superior, and 2 it's not.
Antelope Audio make some top end DSP-powered EQ plug-ins and here, Alex Solano shows you how to use them to shape and sweeten your tracks - beginning with drums.
Take full control over your sounds with these advanced EQ techniques. Demonstrated using SSL Duende, they can be applied to any EQ with similar controls.
Using EQ is a core part of any mixing process but how much do you really know about the different types on offer? Joe Albano explains the differences between additive and subtractive EQ.
Not every track needs an ultra-clean feel. Sometimes you want things to sound older and warmer despite having been generated in a computer. Luckily Reason provides ways to add character to your tracks
Is Eiosis AirEQ just another parametric bell EQ? Jay Asher gives this audio plug-in's filters , curves and slopes a real good listen in our in-depth review.
The deeper we delve into the digital direction for music production, the more we seem to crave that analog, unpredictable, warm treatment for our sounds. Joe Albano shares 6 ways to achieve this.
Modeled on the classic 1073 console EQ and mic preamp module, the Waves Scheps 73 is turning a lot of heads! Check out what Waves Audio have to say about it and watch the video too.
Are doing your own critical mixing and mastering, or preparing your music for release? Looking for an exceptional analog EQ unit? Elysia's XFilter rack could be just what you're looking for.
Every digital musician has a tool box of plug-ins they depend on. Could iZotope's Alloy 2 be the go-to dynamics and sound shaping plug-in you'll reach for no matter what? Hollin Jones sizes it up.
Many DAWs come with a bundled Multi-band compressor… David Earl puts the McDSP ML4000 ML4 through its paces and discovers there's more to this plug-in than meets the eye.
You may be using the digital EQ bundled with your DAW, or perhaps you've invested a pretty penny in a 3rd-party plug-in… Regardless, Jay Asher explores the highs & lows of EQing in the digital domain.