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Review: Universal Audio Apollo Twin MK2

We loved UAD's Apollo Twin, so how could they make it any better? Why, by doubling the DSP power of course! Matt Vanacoro put it to the test.

Universal Audio Releases New UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 5 DSP Accelerators

The extensive collection of 89 UA-developed UAD plug-ins now available with top-of-the-line UAD-2 OCTO PCIe Cards, UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt, and UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators

Universal Audio Releases API 2500 Bus Compressor Plug-In for UAD-2 and Apollo Hardware

Endorsed by API and developed by the world-class team at Universal Audio, the API 2500 Bus Compressor is now part of UAD Software v9.0.

6 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right Audio Interface

There's lots of audio interfaces available for budget and professional musicians, producers and engineers. So, how do you go about choosing the right one for your needs? Joe Albano with the answers.

Review: UA Apollo Twin USB & Satellite USB for Windows

Universal Audio's Apollo Twin USB audio interface pressed all our buttons when we reviewed it for Mac. Now it and the Satellite USB are available for Windows PC. Matt Vanacoro finds out how it fares.

macOS Sierra 10.12: Better News for Musicians & Producers

With this nifty workaround, you should be able to get some macOS Sierra 10.12 incompatible drivers and audio plug-ins working just fine.

7 Excellent Hardware Compressors

Without further ado here's seven of our favorite high-end, analog, hardware compressors. This list includes vintage models and some units that are out of production.

Universal Audio Launches Apollo Rackmount Pick Your Preamp Promo

Good news if you're tempted to buy an awesome UA Apollo Rackmount Interface. Along with your shiny new interface you can currently pick any Unison Preamp Plug-In for FREE!

Adding Attitude To Drums Using 1176 Classic Compressor

Sometimes, it pays to be bold when producing drums. One way is by using the classic 1176 LN Compressor/Peak Limiter, which can take an average sound and turn it into edgy, aggressive monster.

Review: UAD 8.7 Release

Matt Vanacoro got hands on with the new UAD 8.7 software and put the two new plugins, plus the re-introduction of the Roland emulators too.

Universal Audio Releases Manley VOXBOX Channel Strip Plug-In for Real-Time Vocal Tracking

Endorsed by Manley Labs & developed by world-class algorithm team at Universal Audio, the Manley VOXBOX plug-in features Unison technology for real-time vocal tracking with Apollo audio interfaces.

Picking The Perfect UAD Reverb Plugin

With so many quality plug-ins available in the UAD ecosystem, don't get stuck choosing the right reverb. Matt Vanacoro suggest his top 7 reverb processors for specific production tasks.

Exploring Logic Pro X's Vintage Opto Modeled Compressor

In this video tutorial, audio expert Joe Albano, explores the Vintage Opto emulation mode in Logic Pro X's Compressor, including explaining the original Teletronix LA-2A with tips. Well worth a watch!

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators Now Shipping

The good folks at UA tell us the rich analog sound of UAD Powered Plug-Ins are now widely available over USB 3 for Windows-based PCs. All non-Mac users can now wave their hands in the air!

Review: UAD V8.6 New Plugins

If you're looking for a jaw-dropping simulation of the Fender '55 amp, a versatile limiter, and a precise and subtle EQ, Universal Audio's UAD 8.6 has you covered. Matt Vanacoro digs deeper.