In this head to head shootout, Matt Vanacoro pits his native plugs against DSP-powered models to see how the sound quality and CPU requirements compare.
Native and powered plug-ins trade off price and power in different ways - but which system is right for you? In part one of this guide, Matt Vanacoro explains the pros and cons of each.
Join Alex Solano as he explores Antelope Audio's DSP-powered emulations of classic compressors, starting with the sought-after FET-A76.
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.
UAD's latest software update brings four excellent new effects to the system. Matt Vanacoro got the chance to road test them, and liked what he found.
UAD's Arrow is finally here - a Thunderbolt 3, bus-powered audio interface with DSP and access to the company's world of plug-ins. Matt Vanacoro couldn't wait to get started with it.
Antelope's new interface promises next-level mic modelling alongside premium audio recording. Matt Vanacoro falls in love all over again...
Neumann might be more usually associated with getting sound in to your system, but the KH80 DSP monitors do just the opposite. Matt Vanacoro spent a month testing them out and liked what he heard...
UAD brings yet more goodies to the table with its latest 9.3 software update. Matt Vanacoro tests it out and lets you know how he got on with these new and varied plug-ins.
A mixer is an essential part of most music setups, but what if your needs are relatively modest? Behringer aims to deliver flexibility at a competitive price.
Knowing how much power - even dedicated DSP power - your plugins are using can be crucial to deciding how to proceed with a mix, as Alex Solano explains in relation to the Universal Audio Neve bundle.
Crush delay and digital circuit bending in a box that sounds as good as it looks? Scott Riesterer checks out Befaco Crush Delay 2.