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UAD Tones & Techniques — The ’55 Fender Tweed Deluxe Plug-In

Posted by Darrin Fox on September 15, 2016 10:25:53 AM PDT
Watch session ace Josh Smith elicit sparkling clean tones, soulful grind, and distorted meltdowns using a variety of guitars through the Fender '55 Tweed Deluxe plug-in. Read More

Learn How to Set Up Unison Technology with your Apollo Interface

Posted by Darrin Fox on June 7, 2016 3:47:42 PM PDT
Everything you wanted to know about UA's Unison™ technology but were afraid to ask. Read More

Listen For Yourself — The ’55 Fender Tweed Deluxe Plug-In

Posted by Darrin Fox on May 27, 2016 1:47:42 PM PDT
In this video, guitar ace Josh Smith (Taylor Hicks, Raphael Saadiq) and Universal Audio tone guru James Santiago put the ’55 Fender Tweed Deluxe plug-in through the paces at UA’s Studio 610. Read More

Learn how to Dial in the “Neve Sound”

Posted by Darrin Fox on May 4, 2016 10:38:36 AM PDT
The punch and musical character offered by the Neve EQs, compressors, and preamps have left their mark on legendary pop, rock, and hip-hop, albums for over 40 years. From gloriously colored, to more transparent textures, learn how to employ various Neve flavors with these UAD 5-Minute Neve Tips videos. Read More

Engineer Tony Platt on Capturing Legendary Tones for the New UAD Marshall Plexi Plug-In

Posted by Darrin Fox on June 18, 2015 2:54:31 PM PDT

Legendary AC/DC engineer Tony Platt has tracked and mixed some of the most legendary albums ever recorded. In this interview, Platt talks Marshalls, mics, and the development of the Marshall Plexi Super Lead 1959 plug-in.

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Processing the 2-Bus with UAD Powered Plug-Ins

Posted by Ben Lindell on May 28, 2015 3:30:18 PM PDT

Ben Lindell is a NYC-based producer/mixer who has worked with artists such as 50 Cent, Amanda Brown, MGMT, and Wale, among others. In his latest tutorial from, Lindell shows how he uses the power of UAD plug-ins to bring a mix to life with 2-bus processing.

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Tips & Tricks - The UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection

Posted by John Paterno on February 27, 2014 9:23:21 PM PST

The 610 Tube Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection gives your tracks all of the classic warmth and detail of the legendary hardware units with out ever leaving the box. Here are some tips to get you started.

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Tips & Tricks — The Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection

Posted by Konrad Snyder on November 22, 2013 11:47:37 PM PST
The Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection is the most sonically realized rendering of these classic tube limiters ever. Now you can get the same warm, iconic compression heard on Dark Side of the Moon and Sgt. Pepper's. Read More

Tips & Tricks — API Vision Channel Strip

Posted by Eric Dawson Tate & Colin Meyer on October 18, 2013 9:59:13 PM PDT

Introduced in 2003, API’s Vision Console is the legendary company’s pièce de résistance­ — the crown jewel in an enduring legacy of audio excellence. The UAD Vision Channel Strip Plug-In captures all of the classic API sonics for your UAD-2 and Apollo-equipped workstation.

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