The Legacy of the 88 Series Neve Console

Posted by Will Shanks on May 27, 2015 3:37:36 PM PDT

Primarily designed for film scoring and surround mixing, the AMS-Neve 88 Series console was the first new Neve console design available in over twenty years. Considered the ultimate console for modern features and reliability, the 88 Series is also heralded as one of the best-sounding large format consoles ever built.

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Emily Lazar on Mastering Hits with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Michael Gallant on May 21, 2015 5:07:10 PM PDT

As the founder and chief mastering engineer of The Lodge in New York City, Lazar has played a key role in crafting some of the biggest albums of the 2000s. Here, she details her role as a mastering engineer and how UAD plug-ins help her realize her sonic ideals.

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5-Minute UAD Tips: Neve 88RS Channel Strip Collection

Posted by Mason Hicks on May 21, 2015 10:36:37 AM PDT

The Neve 88RS Channel Strip Collection for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces expertly replicates the startling depth, airiness, and clarity of Neve's ultimate analog console. In this 5-Minute UAD Tips video, you'll learn how to bring a drum kit to life, shape vocals, and record pristine acoustic guitars.

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Apollo Twin Reviews.

Posted by Harris Barnard on May 20, 2015 5:22:15 PM PDT

Since its unveiling at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show, Apollo Twin Thunderbolt audio interface has been put through the paces by producers, studio engineers, musicians, and industry tastemakers alike. Here is a roundup of reviews.

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Neve 88RS Channel Strip Collection Trailer

Posted by Mason Hicks on May 6, 2015 9:52:00 AM PDT

Universal Audio’s all-new Neve 88RS Channel Strip for Apollo and UAD-2 precisely emulates the unique circuit behaviors of Neve’s flagship large-format mixer. Modeling the mic/line preamp, cut filters, dynamics, four-band EQ, plus post-fader output amplifier with fanatical detail, the Neve 88RS Channel Strip plug-in replicates the luxurious, high-fidelity sound of Neve's ultimate mixing console.

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Marshall Plexi Super Lead 1959

Posted by Miles Stiler on May 6, 2015 8:53:05 AM PDT

Developed by Softube — and available exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo audio interfaces — the Marshall Plexi Super Lead 1959 plug-in is not only an expert emulation of this 100-watt British classic, right down to its EL34 power tubes and hand-wired circuit, it offers uniquely powerful multi-mic sounds from legendary AC/DC engineer Tony Platt.

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Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor Plug-In

Posted by Miles Stiler on May 5, 2015 6:33:52 PM PDT

Developed by Softube — and officially endorsed by Tube-Tech — the CL 1B Compressor plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces gives you ultra-musical opto-based tube compression to smooth and caress any source.

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Legendary Producer/DJ Armin van Buuren on the Power of UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Michael Gallant on April 21, 2015 5:12:08 PM PDT

In the world of dance music, few have amassed as stellar a resume as Dutch superstar, and trance pioneer, Armin van Buuren. Here, he details his workflow in the studio and how Apple Logic X and UAD Powered Plug-Ins give him the sonic firepower to entrance audiences night after night.

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Mixing Cold War Kids’ “First” with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Lars Stalfors & Dann Gallucci on April 21, 2015 3:18:21 PM PDT

Recorded and mixed at the Cold War Kids’ studio in San Pedro, California, Lars Stalfors (The Mars Volta, Marnie Stern) breaks down how he and Dann Gallucci (TV On The Radio, Tim Curran) used UAD Powered Plug-Ins on the track “First” from the Cold War Kids’ album, Hold My Home.

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