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The Best VST Buss Compressor Plugins For 2013

Most mixing engineers prefer to use a little bit of compression on the stereo buss to help meld and glue the mix together. Let’s look at a few great buss … Continue Reading →


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The Best Piano VST Instrument Plugins For Under $149

Most DAWs today come with a good collection of stock pianos. But, if you are looking for very sounding authentic, rich and natural sounding piano, you may want to look … Continue Reading →


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The Best VST Guitar Amp Simulator Effects For 2013

Guitar amp simulators are almost a must for any recording studio or producer. It’s a very economical way to get a great guitar tone without having to go to an … Continue Reading →


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Nektar Impact LX49 Review

The original Nektar Panorama keyboard controller made quite a splash when it was released catering to the Reason musician. It had great integration with the Reason mixer, devices, faders and … Continue Reading →


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Try Something New In Your Mix Or Production: 7 Great Unconventional Tips

You may have read many tutorials on production and mixing and you have ┬áprobably used conventional techniques in your productions and mixes. Usually, it’s a good idea to follow conventional … Continue Reading →


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The Best VST Strings For Under $200

Chances are you might not be happy with the quality of your current string sounds that came in your daw or other general sound library. If you want the very … Continue Reading →


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Mixing Inside The Box (ITB) Tips For Audio Engineers

When I was running my recording studio in Toronto in the late 90s, I had a large analogue console with many synths/rack instruments, outboard preamps, effects units and compressors. I … Continue Reading →