We reviewed the UAD-2 PCIe card in the 11/08 issue, and looking back from almost a year’s perspective, it’s more than stood the test of time—between the dedicated hardware power that allows running tons of plugs without stressing out your CPU, and the uncannily analog sound quality of the plugins themselves, Universal Audio’s Powered Plug-Ins have become one of my select group of go-to processors.
OVER THE LAST 30 YEARS, KEITH MCMILLEN’S INNOVATIVE SPIRIT HAS TAKEN him to Harman Kardon and Gibson, a partnership with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for New Media and Audio Technologies, and an early role in the precursor to the Open Sound Control music programming language.
Recording vocals can be a challenge— even if you’re experienced. For the singer, preparation, technique, and energy are critical. On the production side, understanding how singers work—as well as what you can do to help them deliver brilliant performances— are essential skills. But whichever side of the glass you’re on, these 12 tips should guide you to fruitful, dynamic, and inspired sessions.
British ‘boutique’ analogue synthesiser and accessory designer/manufacturer Analogue Solutions is proud to announce availability of its all-new Nyborg-12 — an Oberheim SEM-style 2-Pole 12dB/Octave MULTIMODE FILTER-equipped standalone monophonic synthesiser module with real analogue voice and modulation circuitry — as of February 4…
It’s a travesty of the highest order that the Oberheim Matrix-12 isn’t as legendary as many of its its forebears, as it handily eclipses its vintage competition, especially today. As with all of Arturia’s vintage emulations, the Matrix-12 V’s feature set is an exact replica of the original, so let’s take a closer look.
Matrix-12 V effectively emulates all the original parameters of the mighty Matrix-12 analogue polysynth.