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New Music Gear Monday: Universal Audio Apollo X Series Audio Interfaces

Apollo X series interfaces

Universal Audio has always made some great audio interfaces and now the company has taken the to the next level with the release of the new Apollo X Series. The newly upgraded units provide 50% more DSP processing power and even better A/D and D/A conversion along with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity to your Mac or Windows […]

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My Top 10 Go-To Plugins – 2018 Edition

10 Go0To Plugins on Bobby Owsinski's 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 edition for 2018, which isn’t all that different from last year except that it has fewer compressors, since I’ve found myself using less and less compression […]

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New Music Gear Monday: UAD Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Plugin

UAD EL8 Distressor plugin on Bobby Owsinski's Production blog

It’s really difficult for a piece of gear to become a standard that everyone must have. It’s especially difficult when it comes to compressors, since most of the classic designs were created 50 years ago or so and we’ve seen mostly variations on a theme since. That’s why Dave Derr’s EL8 Distressor is such a […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Universal Audio Arrow Interface

Universal Audio Arrow

If you always needed a computer interface and also wanted to get into Universal Audio plugins but didn’t want to pay the price for an Apollo, now you’re in luck. UA has introduced a brand new, scaled down version of the Apollo Twin called the Arrow. The Arrow is that same as a Twin a […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Universal Audio Ox Amp Top Box

UA Ox Amp Top Box

Universal Audio is one of those rare companies that excels in both hardware and software, so when it puts both together in a product, you know you have something worth a long look. If you’re a guitar player or want to offer guitar players more choices in your studio, then the company’s new Ox Amp […]

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My Latest Top 10 Compressors

Top 10 compressors

About 3 years ago I posted about my top 10 compressors, but things have changed a lot since then, so I thought it was time to post an updated list. Many of the entries haven’t changed, but a few have (especially on the software side). This list is a combination of hardware and software, since most […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Modeling Microphone

Sphere L22 modeling mic

Remember a few years back when “modeling” the sound of a vintage piece of audio equipment was looked on with suspicion? Well, those days are over as we now have successful plugin models of just about any piece of popular gear that even the hardened pros are impressed with. One of the last avenues for modeling […]

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My 10 Go-To Plugins

10 Go0To Plugins on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

I often get asked what plugins I regularly use, and even though I like to think that I’m pretty open minded about it, there are some that I keep coming back to. Here are my 10 go-to plugins, with a number of honorable mentions, in no particular order (even though they’re numbered). 1. Universal Audio 1176 […]

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