Do we really need more 1176 plugin models?

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Back in the day, we had hardware. Since then, we started using software. Over the years, we’ve become better and better at developing this software so that it fools the trained ear into thinking it’s hardware. We make it move, overload, have noise, and try to recreate the exact sonic imprint of the hardware. We’ve put a ton of time … Read More

FREE Bus Driver Compressor! A Review.

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Dontcrack.com just released a free compressor from Nomad Factory called the Bus Driver. It’s an emulation of a vacuum tube compressor/limiter reminiscent of an 1176 or LA2A. Nomad Factory wish to drive this similarity home with a few features, one of which being the ratio buttons that look similar to an 1176’s buttons. The other is the labeling of the … Read More

Melodyne 4 Is Coming!

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Pro Tools Expert just announced the release of Melodyne 4, coming soon! As a user of Melodyne Editor version 2, I’m excited. No information has come out indicating what features will be included, and I’m certain that Russ from Pro Tools Expert can’t elaborate further than to just say “it’s coming, we’re stoked!”. So instead, I’ll give my own wishlist … Read More