I am a little bit in love with this compressor. Or should I say â€œsuite of compressors.â€ The value of McDSP 6030 isnâ€™t in its full-featured-ness as a compressor, itâ€™s in the fact that itâ€™s basically 10 simpler compressors, each with different characteristics, that can be switched seamlessly.Â Thereâ€™s everything from a simple one-knob, LA-2A […]
I picked up NIâ€™s new â€œRazorâ€ ReaktorÂ ensemble last week.Â Not like I really had a ton of money burning a hole in my pocket, but, hey, it wasnâ€™t terribly expensive and you know what, I didnâ€™t own an additive synth yet.Â So now I do.Â (Iâ€™ve always wanted one, to the point where I almost […]
A few months back, FutureMusic did a shootout between three different mastering houses â€“ Abbey Roadâ€™s â€œonlineâ€ mastering, a dedicated small studio that also did mastering â€œin the boxâ€, and another guy that mastered the entire track specifically with Logicâ€™s bundled plugins. The results wereâ€¦interesting.