I am a little bit in love with this compressor. Or should I say “suite of compressors.” The value of McDSP 6030 isn’t in its full-featured-ness as a compressor, it’s in the fact that it’s basically 10 simpler compressors, each with different characteristics, that can be switched seamlessly. There’s everything from a simple one-knob, LA-2A […]
I picked up NI’s new “Razor” Reaktor ensemble last week. Not like I really had a ton of money burning a hole in my pocket, but, hey, it wasn’t terribly expensive and you know what, I didn’t own an additive synth yet. So now I do. (I’ve always wanted one, to the point where I almost […]
A few months back, FutureMusic did a shootout between three different mastering houses – Abbey Road’s “online” mastering, a dedicated small studio that also did mastering “in the box”, and another guy that mastered the entire track specifically with Logic’s bundled plugins. The results were…interesting.