Category Archives: Producing

Free Console Plugin: Code Red by Shattered Glass Audio

The free Code Red plugin is a model of a classic mixing console called Redd which was used in the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The developers claim to have invested lots of time to accurately imitate the original EQ curves … Continue reading

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Free Synth Plugin: Synister by ???

Synister is a cool free synthesizer, especially useful for getting in touch with envelopes and LFOs. It seems to be a connected to the tu-berlin, but I’m not quite sure if it is a project by students there? Anyway, this … Continue reading

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Free Compressor Plugin: Rough Rider by Audio Damage

The Rough Rider by Audio Damage is a classic compressor plugin with lots of character. It has the usual parameters (“threshold” is called “sensitivity”), but only a few numbers, which means the user is forced to use the ears to … Continue reading

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Free Limiter Plugin: Limited-Z by LVC-Audio

The Limited-Z is the smaller and free brother of the Limited-Max. What’s nice about it on first glance is the visual display, which is scalable in both directions and can be helpful for beginners. Apart from the usual parameters, like … Continue reading

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Free Equalizer Plugin: Luftikus by lkjb

The Luftikus is an analog modeled EQ which looks a bit like a toy on first glance. But the first impression might be wrong: 4 EQ Bands (at 10 Hz, 40 Hz, 160 Hz and 640 Hz) improved for deeper … Continue reading

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Free Distortion Plugin: FuzzPlus3 by Audio Damage

The FuzzPlus3 is a model of a vintage pedal. I can’t say much about the precision of the modeling, but I can say that it add some warmth or much drive to your signal, depending on the settings. Looking for … Continue reading

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Free Bitcrusher: krush by Tritik

krush combines Drive, Bitcrushing and Downsampling with an analog modeled resonant filter, which is great for creating overtones, trashing sounds or just crushing bits. A great feature: All parameters can be modulated with an LFO that brings 4 shapes and … Continue reading

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Free Limiter Plugin: LoudMax by Thomas Mundt

LoudMax is a handy, small plugin and a great tool when it comes to limiting. With just 2 parameters it’s easy to use and the algorithms do not add much character to the sound. Super-useful! LoudMax ist ein nützliches, kleines … Continue reading

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Free Equalizer Plugin: PTEq-X by Ignite Amps

The PTEq-X is basically a digital emulation of 3 Pultec equalizers. It is a useful tool on tracks, but also for mixing and mastering. Additionally to the modeling of the analog circuits to get a close match of the original … Continue reading

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Free Analyzer Plugin: Oscarizor by Sugar Audio

The Oscarizor comes in two editions. I have not tried the paid version (which seems to have a lot of useful features), but the free is also a useful tool when it comes to compression. Add it to the signal … Continue reading

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