Get to the heart of sound shaping in this unique and powerful synth recreation. Rishabh Rajan takes you on a guided tour of the complex oscillator section of the Buchla Easel V.
Taken from three of Arturia's flagship virtual synth recreations, these standalone filter plugins go beyond what the original hardware units could do. Hollin Jones puts them to the test.
Choosing which route to take when buying plugins and libraries can be tricky. Go all-in with one company, or mix and match? Is new better than old? Jay Asher shares his advice for smarter buying.
Getting a wider, richer vocal sound without re-recording or heavy editing can be tricky. So could Sonnox's new VoxDoubler save the day? G.W Childs finds out.
Dramatic rises, swells, hits and falls can all be found inside UVI's latest multi-instrument, Meteor. Matt Vanacoro road tests it and likes what he finds...
A third party audio-to-MIDI extractor tool can be just the ticket for getting more control over your tracks. So how would LESounds' Groove Extractor measure up?
Cubase has some clever features for helping you use and manage plug-ins. Here are some you may not have been familiar with to assist you in mastering your plug-in collection.
Sometimes you want a plug-in that you can turn to for quick effects processing in just a couple of clicks. Joshua Casper checks out Focus One by Sick Individuals.
Guitars generally work in mono but by adding stereo effects with these plugins you can increase the space and size of your guitar tracks. Read on to find out how it works.
Effects most commonly associated with the 60s and 70s, flanging and phasing are still very much in use in modern production. Joe Albano explains exactly how they work .
T-RackS pretty much started the software mastering revolution and brought advanced tools to home users for the first time. Now at version 5, Hollin Jones finds out what's changed...
iZotope's RX is the go-to application for successful audio repair and restoration. These short videos show you what it's all about and how it can make the impossible a reality.
Innovative new plug-in from Sinevibes looks set to change the way we think about manipulating the timing and feel of audio parts in realtime.
As well as performing around the world, Swedish Duo Dada Life find time to remix, make albums and have even created some of their own plug-ins. We caught up with them to find out what makes them tick.
Berlin-based Surreal Machines have come up with a couple of awesome new delay plug-ins and Noah Pred thinks they might be the last dub tools you ever need...