My Essential Saturation Plugins

My Favourite Saturation Plugins

In this blog post I’m showing you a bunch of saturation plugins that I absolutely love. I will also talk about the different ways I use saturation and how each of the plugins ties into that. I’ve also created short videos of each plugin and embedded them into this post. This way you can see and hear it all in action.

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What’s On My Mix Bus

mix bus plugins

I’ve been steadily improving my mix bus skills and setup in the past few years.

I wanted to share with you a little bit of my thought process as well as show you some of my favourite plugins.

Whether I’m working on one of my own tracks or doing mixing work for a client, these are the tools that are seeing action on my mix bus at the moment.

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Best Free VST/AU/AAX Plugins for Mac and PC (2016 edition)

It’s time again to update ourselves on the current state of free VST, AU and AAX plugins for Windows and Mac.

This is not an attempt to list all available free plugins. Rather, I’ve hand picked the best of the best free plugins for you.

All of the listed plugins work on both PC and Mac computers.

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My Black Friday Recommendations

Black Friday is here again.

Like it or not, it’s the best time of the year to make investments on plugins and sounds. For many of the deals to happen again you are going have to wait another year go by.

I’ve been saving up cash for the past 6 months to invest on some tools that will help push my work to the next level.

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Acustica Audio Blue Eq Review

The Italian company Acustica Audio are known for their quest on uncompromising sound quality and accuracy in emulating analogue sound and equipment. They sent me the Blue Eq plugin from their Acqua series to try out (thank you very much). I have given it a good spin – here are my thoughts.

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How to Use Audio Spectrum Analyzer in Music Production and Mixing

Audio spectrum analysis can be a confusing topic for someone just starting out in music production. It sure used to confuse me – I remember that very vividly!

I wrote this article to give you some pointers on the different ways that I like to use spectrum analysis to aid me in the music production, mixing and mastering processes.

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Metric Halo Production Bundle Review

Metric Halo Production BundleA while back, the good people at Metric Halo hooked me up with the Metric Halo Production Bundle v2.

I’ve  taken some good time with the plugins with my team (pictured above) and put them to a proper test on lots of real projects.

It’s time to report back!


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The Best Free VST / AU Plugins 2015

Best Free VST/AU Plugins 2015


A couple of years back I did a large review of the best free VST / AU plugins around at the time (in my opinion). It’s time to revise, because a lot has happened since then.

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Eiosis AirEQ Premium Review

A while back I received a copy of Eiosis AirEQ Premium to try out (thanks Eiosis). I’ve been using it now for a good couple of months – here are my thoughts.

AirEQ is a plugin designed by Fabrice Gabriel. Together with Steven Slate he is also responsible of many of the great Slate Digital plugins. So needless to say I had pretty high expectations of this EQ.

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Industry Spotlight: Airwindows

Industry Spotlight is a new interview series dedicated to introducing interesting music industry companies and software developers, sharing their insight and showing you some of what’s going on behind the scenes.Continue Reading