Universal Audio announces Apollo 16 high-resolution audio interface

Universal Audio has announced the Apollo 16 Thunderbolt-ready audio interface. Delivering world-class conversion with 16×16 analog I/O, this uncompromising FireWire/Thunderbolt-ready interface combines superior sound and flexible routing with powerful onboard UAD-2 QUAD processing. With its … read more

Nick Crow releases Wagner Sharp preamp effect plugin

Nick Crow has released Wagner Sharp, a free tube guitar preamp emulation plug-in for Windows and Mac OS X. Wagner Sharp features 64-bit floating point processing. All sample rates support. Two channels (stereo mode to … read more

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u-he sneaks Satin tape machine effect plugin

In advance of the Musikmesse, u-he has sneaked a peak of the Satin “authentic tape simulation and beyond” plug-in for Windows and Mac. Urs Heckmann on Satin: Basically… Satin is not just a tape emulation. … read more

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The Interruptor releases Night Flight string ensemble synthesizer plugin

The Interruptor has announced the release of Night Flight, a virtual analogue string ensemble synthesizer instrument for Windows. Night Flight emulates analogue string ensemble keyboards invented in the early 70’s. String machines have been widely … read more

Ignite Amps releases TSB-1 Tyrant Screamer free overdrive plugin

Ignite Amps has released TSB-1 Tyrant Screamer, a freeware plug-in version of the custom overdrive stomp-box effect plugin built in collaboration with Benevolent. The TSB-1 “Tyrant Screamer” is a digital emulation of an overdrive pedal … read more

DyVision releases VideoTape Emulator effect plugin

DyVision Works has announced the release of the VideoTape Emulator, an effect plugin that emulates the classic and imperfect texture imparted to audio recorded on video tape. Take your perfectly good audio and mangle it … read more

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Universal Audio releases UAD Powered Plug-Ins version 6.5

Universal Audio has announced the release of version 6.5 of its UAD Powered Plug-Ins software. Software update version 6.5 introduces new Teletronix, API & Softube plug-ins. The UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins platform offers the world’s most … read more

Universal Audio enhances Apollo audio interface with key system features & new plug-ins

Universal Audio has unveiled numerous future enhancements for its award-winning Apollo High-Resolution Interface — turning the popular unit into a scalable system capable of recording larger music projects on both Mac and Windows 7 machines. … read more

Nick Crow updates free TubeDriver effect plugin to v1.2 (incl. Mac VST/AU)

Nick Crow has announced version 1.2 of TubeDriver, a freeware tube amp effect plugin. TubeDriver – tube amplifier emulation plug-in for Windows (VST 32 and 64bit) and Mac OS X (VST and AU 32 and … read more

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WOK releases Estrima vintage string ensemble emulation

WOK has announced the release of Estrima, a virtual string machine instrument for Windows. Liking this lush pad sound of the 60s/70s ? ESTRIMA is the little sister of our Cromina string machine. It creates … read more

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Applied Acoustics Systems releases Lounge Lizard EP-4

Applied Acoustics Systems has announced the release of Lounge Lizard EP-4, a versatile electric piano plug-in for Windows and Mac. Authentic tone, action, and feel. Lounge Lizard EP-4 is an electric piano synthesizer plug-in delivering … read more

Waves Abbey Road REDD Consoles Plugin released

Waves has introduced the Abbey Road REDD Consoles Plugin, an emulation of the REDD consoles of Abbey Road Studios. Abbey Road REDD.17 & REDD.37-.51 console emulations by Waves. London’s Abbey Road Studios were at the … read more

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SKnote releases C165a compressor effect plugin

SKnote has launched the C165a, a circuit modeled emulation of a VCA compressor with internal peak limiter. C165a has been developed by measuring and testing a classic VCA compressor with a great sound and very … read more

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TSE Audio releases TSE R47 distortion effect plugin

TSE Audio has announced the TSE R47, a freeware distortion effect plugin modeled after Pro Co’s RAT effect pedal. The R47 is an audio plugin, emulating a famous «rodent» pedal. It’s modeled against a schematic … read more

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Boscomac releases The Cornet for Reaktor

Boscomac has released The Cornet, a free gramophone emulation effect for Native Instruments Reaktor. The Cornet is an effect that simulates an old gramophone horn. You can choose the material: aluminum, steel or zinc. A … read more

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XILS-lab intros LX122 rotating speaker cabinet plugin

XILS-lab has introduced LX122, an emulation of the the Leslie rotating speaker. XILS-lab’s LX122 offers a rotating speaker emulation with treble output in a rotating horn, and bass output in a rotating drum. Although there … read more

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Review: D16 Group LuSH-101 multi-timbral polyphonic synthesizer plugin

D16 Group’s LuSH-101 is probably one of the most anticipated synthesizer plug-in of 2012. Since the initial announcement of the synth (then named Shioiter) over three years ago, it has been a long wait with … read more

AbletonOp releases free Leslie Cabinet Ableton Rack

AbletonOp has released a free Leslie Cabinet emulation for use in Ableton Live. Had a conversation in a Reddit thread in response to the last article that lead to Leslie Cabinets. The Leslie is an … read more

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G-Sonique launches FAT+ Smart analog/Vacuum tube/Tape effect simulation

G-Sonique has introduced its FAT+, a virtual analog vacuum tube/tape effect simulation for Windows. While other solutions offer you concrete emulations of some vintage machines with all unwanted artifacts, new FAT+ offers you a modern … read more

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Togu Audio Line TAL-U-NO-LX updated to v1.70

Togu Audio Line has updated its TAL-U-NO-LX virtual synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac to version 1.70. TAL-U-NO-LX is a complete rewritten emulation of the popular hardware with a new engine and GUI. Up to … read more

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