Plugins and VSTs

14 Best Delay Plugins of 2020

Delay is an integral part of the mixing process, whether you’re mixing vocals, guitar or anything else. There’s no shortage of options out there and finding the best delay plugin for your needs can be tricky.   To make the hunt easier, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite delay VSTs on the market in…

Melodyne vs Auto-Tune: 4 Major Differences

  Have you ever wondered how professional vocals sound so perfect? Even if you don’t realize it, the engineer most likely tuned the vocals with a tool such as Celemony’s Melodyne or Auto-Tune by Antares.   In today’s day and age tuning vocals is a necessity to commercial recordings. However, doing so requires the right…

Home Recording Studio Checklist

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  Setting up a space to record your music at home can be a daunting task. When I first began building my own home recording studio I had no idea where to start, with endless options and brands to choose from.   I made countless mistakes errors spending thousands on unnecessary gear or equipment that…

15 Best Reverb VSTs of 2020

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  With so many different styles of reverb and endless companies creating plugins, it’s harder than ever in 2020 to find the best reverb VST for your mix. To take away the bulk of the search, I’ve narrowed down the options to a list of 15 of the best reverb plugins out there for the…

15 Best Parametric EQ Plugins in 2020

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  In my opinion, the most valuable plugin in a mixing engineers toolbox is the parametric eq. Our job when mixing is to shape sound, removing problem frequencies and enhancing other areas. The parametric equalizer lets us do this with great flexibility, making it an indispensable asset.   The parametric EQ plugin is an important…

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