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Universal Audio Manley VoxBox Versatility

In this video, sponsored by Universal Audio, I’ve put the UA Manley VoxBox channel strip to work in two very different musical contexts. One is an already tracked rough, raw vocal recorded in a budget home studio. The other a…

Video: Using Auto Tune Pro in Logic Pro X

Antares has recently come out with a fantastic upgrade to their flagship pitch correction plug-in, Auto Tune. The new Auto Tune Pro has a completely redesigned interface, making it easier and more intuitive to use than ever. Logic Pro’s Flex…

Review – JST Bus Glue Plugins

I’m not generally a fan of “one-knob” macro style plug-ins. But there is a new series, called Bus Glue, from Joel Wanask at Joey Sturgis Tones (JST) that is the exception to the rule. JST Bus Glue Bus Glue is…

Free Software Instrument – Cloudrum by AmpleSound

AmpleSound, renowned for their fantastic guitar and bass virtual instruments, is expanding into percussion instruments. And to kick things off, they are offering Ample Percussion Cloudrum for free. About Cloudrum Cloudrum is a three-octave Steel Tongue drum instrument. The flexible…

Review – Eventide Ultratap

Eli Krantzberg reviews Eventide Ultratap, a brand new soundscape tool capable of producing huge spaces, glitchy gated delays, crescendoing volume swells, comb filtering, modulation, and more. Eventide Ultratap Eventide are masters at chipping away at conventional boundaries. They’ve successfully bridged…

Logic Pro X Channel EQ Magic

In this Logic Pro X tutorial, Eli Krantzberg shows you how to use the Gain-Q Couple Strength settings that are available in the Channel EQ to apply different non-linear curves for cutting and boosting. Channel EQ Magic I just finished…