Focusrite Midnight, effects plug-in suite now available

Focusrite Midnight (Compressor)

Focusrite has announced the release of Midnight, a plug-in suite based on the legendary Forté Console.

The brand new Midnight plug-in brings Focusrite’s sonic signature to your music production software through sophisticated modelling of the ISA110 EQ and ISA130 compressor. Originally created for the legendary Forté console, the ISA110 EQ and ISA130 compressor modules have contributed to the signature sound of countless hit records over the past 25 years. Highly regarded by audio professionals around the world, Focusrite’s original consoles and analogue modules are still very much in demand, but are hard to come by. The Midnight software suite gives you classic ISA EQ and compression in two separate VST, Audio Units and RTAS plug-ins at an affordable price.

Both Midnight plug-ins faithfully reproduce the pristine clarity and warmth of the original ISA modules. These elegantly crafted plug-ins are easy to use and pleasing on the eye. Midnight is designed to make mixing effortless, giving your most important tracks the ‘VIP’ treatment.
The smooth and transparent quality of the Midnight compressor enables your tracks to sit perfectly in the mix. While some compressors add unwanted coloration, the Midnight compressor brings a balance to your mix while maintaining the integrity of your sound. The Midnight EQ helps you to expertly tune your tracks, with clear controls and excellent sonic quality. It enables you to build mixes naturally with a rich low-end, defined mid-range and sparkling highs.

Midnight plug-ins are designed to be uncluttered yet precise. Accurate metering and a clear layout make Midnight a joy to use, letting you focus on your mix.

Midnight features

  • Sophisticated modeling of the ISA110 EQ and ISA130 compressor – Accurately recreates the sonic qualities of vintage Focusrite ISA hardware, using sophisticated modelling technology.
  • Two separate multi-format plug-ins – Classic EQ and compression in two separate VST, Audio Units and RTAS plug-ins for Mac and PC.
  • Focusrite’s renowned audio quality – Midnight brings the truly professional sonic quality of the Focusrite Forté console to your software studio, with the signature sound of countless hit records.
  • Beautifully designed GUI – Large VU meters are beautiful and easy to read. Clear and accurate controls make dialing-in your settings a breeze.

The Midnight Plugin Suite is available to purchase now, priced at $129.99 MSRP ($99.99 at dealers) / £79.99 inc. VAT Suggested street price / €109 inc. Tax UVP (MSRP).

More information: Focusrite / Midnight

Rob Papen Punch

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