Plugin Boutique has launched a sale on the Abbey Road Studios Brilliance Pack by Softube, a collection of classic Abbey Road Studios equalizers.
Meticulously modeled by Softube, the RS127 Rack, RS127 Box and RS135 deliver the sweetest treble equalization imaginable. With the Brilliance Pack, today’s DAW-based mix engineers can add all the air and top frequencies they want, without the slightest trace of harshness—just like Abbey Road Studios’ engineers have done on their recordings from the 1960s onwards.
Abbey Road Studios Brilliance Pack is a highly specialized, but indispensable, tool for mix engineers of all genres. The three included equalizers focus entirely on the presence/treble frequencies, breathing air into single tracks or entire mixes.
Abbey Road Studios engineers found the presence boxes excellent for guitars, vocals and drums, especially snare and kick drum direct to tape. The units were in constant operation throughout the studios during recording and mixing, used to define the sound of instruments, brighten up the feed to the echo chambers and patch over compressors to create de-essers. They even found their way into the cutting rooms.
The original equalizers were exclusively built in-house by the Abbey Road engineers in the 1960s and quickly became a secret weapon at the studios. Before the plug-in version was released, they had never been available outside of Abbey Road Studios. Softube has faithfully modelled the passive circuitry of the three original units, component by component.
Abbey Road Studios Brilliance Pack is on sale at 50% off until September 1st, priced at only £80 GBP.
Also on sale is the Trident A-Range equalizer, a plugin modeled after the legendary A-Range console, and the Tube-Tech Equalizer Collection featuring emulations of fat, tube-driven, passive equalizers.
More information: Softube