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My Top 10 Go-To Plugins – 2022 Edition

My top 10 go-to plugins post on Bobby Owsinski's music production blog

I often get asked what plugins I regularly use, so a few years ago I decided to share my plugin thoughts with a personal Top 10 list. Here’s my latest edition for 2022, which isn’t all that different from previous years except that it has fewer compressors, since I’ve found myself using less and less […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Korneff Audio Amplified Instrument Processor Plugin

Korneff Audio Amplified Instrument Processor image

There are a lot of channel strips plugins available but I’d venture to say that none of them are like Korneff Audio’s Amplified Instrument Processor (AIP for short). It borders on the one-of-a-kind and is quickly becoming one of my personal favorites. Let me tell you why. The Standard Modules Let’s face it, what differentiates […]

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New Music Gear Monday: AcoustiTools Live Sound AR Analysis App

AcoustiTools AR iOS app graphic on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Live sound engineers have struggled with the variance in venues ever since the beginning of the discipline. Whether a sports arena, a roadhouse stage, or a house of worship, every space presents its own unique challenges when it comes to sound engineering and speaker placement. And while there are some great analysis tools available, none have […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Softube Harmonics Saturation Processor Plugin

Softube Harmonics Plugin on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

I must admit I’m an old school engineer in that I was brought up trying to avoid distortion at all costs, but that’s not the world we live in today. It’s now pretty common to add texture to a sound by adding distortion and saturation, something that I’ve generally stayed away from in the past. […]

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Using A Cave Impulse For A Truly Natural Sounding Reverb

Mammoth Cave on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

The world is currently flooded with reverb plugins and just about all of them are usable with a few that are truly fantastic. That said, most are based on the impulse response of either some excellent sounding recording environments, or early hardware reverb gear. What you don’t see much is some truly natural spaces, especially […]

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New Music Gear Monday: TC Electronic DVR250-DT Hardware Controlled Reverb Plugin

DVR250-DT on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

We all love the tactile features of a console, which is why many engineers opt for a hardware controller of some sort when it comes to mixing. With that in mind, it looks like a new trend is beginning to unfold as plugins are now being combined with a dedicated hardware controller, and TC Electronic […]

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