UAD LA-3A

I could say this about a number of plugins, but I’m going to post it right here. So many “vintage” processors have that slight uptick in the high end. At the time, they sounded great because tape and tubes and …

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UAD Helios Type 69

I love the Helios. It softens the highs and lows without you doing anything. (Oh golly gee, “analog”-sound.) I use this about 90% of  the time when I am tracking into my Apollo, and frequently as an insert for virtual …

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UAD Fairchild 670

So, it looks like the mojo in the 670 is that it adds a touch of harmonics. Until the gain reduction kicks in, then it takes off. Sometimes I like to use this across a bunch of channels, so I …

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UAD Pultec HLF-3C

I absolutely love the HLF for cleaning up the high and low end. It doesn’t add any color either. Not cool or sexy, but I wish I had one in my rack.

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UAD Pultec EQP 1-A

Along with the Fairchild 670, the most hallowed of all studio equipment. Apparently, if you have an original one of these a holy presence descends upon your board. Scroll down for a look at how the attenuation/boost trick works. I …

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