My Top 5 Free Saturation Plugins

Saturation… the sound microwave! You get a cold digital track you took out of your fridge and you warm it up so it ‘tastes’ better. Here are my top 5 saturation plugins. Saturation Knob  A one knob wonder! I use it all the time on bass or kicks. You can choose between ‘Keep Low’, ‘Neutral’ […]

My Top 5 Free Plug-in Developers

A mechanic needs his tools, a cook his knives and a producer his plug-ins. Having several tools to choose from increases the chances of you having the right tool to achieve the sound you are striving for.  With how expensive getting plug-ins can get, is it possible to  have professional quality plug-ins to achieve great […]

My Top 5 Free Compressors

It’s true an artist can paint a painting with only one brush and one color, but most painters will use different brushes and different colors to achieve the beauty they envision. Most of the sound of modern music is compression. And like brushes, there are different kinds of compressors that help you achieve different colors […]

Types of Compressors Cheat Sheet

Compressors are acclaimed as to what imparts character to modern music, and in the beggining that’s hard to grasp. As you learn how to mix you start realising that pros use different kinds of compressors for different things, and you start wondering what really is the difference. Compressors can be essentially divided into four categories. […]