Audio Plugin Testing –

Hi, and welcome to something I hope is helpful to you — some simple testing of audio plugins which you can use for comparing, or just to find out more about each one. Each plugin has charts displaying linear and harmonic analysis and my comments. (Which may or may not be helpful, but it’s my blog and I can do what I want…!)

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UAD API 560

Enjoy the finest in the mathematical determination of what frequencies you need to adjust. But the curves are smooth!

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UAD API 2500

It’s aggressive and gentle at the same time. No, I mean it. The 2-buss compressor for real men. And women. So many interesting things you can tweak on this.

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UAD API VISION

I think this is the most fun channel strip plugin UAD offers. I’ve never worked on a hardware Vision so I can’t compare the sound or vibe, but I love tweaking on this plugin. And something about the layout attracts me like no other lover. (Or SSL channel strip.)

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Waves CLA Mixdown

I put this on, pushed a few sliders — and wow, my mix sounded just like Chris Lord-Alge! OK, now that all the “purists” and “elitists” have had their little laugh…

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Waves REDD .17

I wonder if the way the plugin tests out is the same way an actual .17 console would test out? I assume the waves engineers have done their homework!

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