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Tips & Tricks — Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery Plug-In

Posted by Bob Katz on November 14, 2012 7:13:06 PM PST

The Precision K-Stereo Plug-In is a powerful new ambience recovery tool that enhances the depth and imaging of a recording without adding artificial reverberation or changing the ratio of center to side elements. Here are some tips to help you get started with this great mastering plug-in for UAD-2.

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What Are Your "Desert Island" UAD Plug-Ins?

Posted by Amanda Whiting on August 21, 2012 6:53:06 PM PDT

If you were stuck on a desert island with your recording studio, what UAD plug-ins could you not live without? Leave your answer in the comments section below — one commenter will be contacted to receive a free Universal Audio hoodie.

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Tips & Tricks — Sonnox Oxford EQ Plug-In

Posted by Rich Tozzoli on August 10, 2012 6:20:13 PM PDT

Born from the lineage of the six-figure Sony Oxford digital console, the Oxford EQ plug-in is a flexible and powerful tool. Let's take a look at the Sonnox Oxford EQ and explore some of the ways you might use it in your productions.

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1176 Classic Limiter Collection Sound Examples

Posted by Amanda Whiting on April 24, 2012 8:59:39 PM PDT

Check out sound examples of the various settings from the three distinct 1176 versions that are included in the 1176 Limiter Collection, including a video from drummer and UAD power user Andreas Neubert.

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Tips & Tricks — 1176 Classic Limiter Collection

Posted by Mason Hicks on April 24, 2012 6:59:17 PM PDT

Whether Bluestripe, Blackface, or AE, each 1176 plug-in in the Classic Limiter Collection has its own unique characteristics for gain, threshold, compression knee, distortion onset, and “sweet spots.” Here are some helpful hints for getting started with these unique tools.

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Mixing Drums with UAD Plug-ins in Ableton Live

Posted by Vespers on March 15, 2012 5:38:12 PM PDT

Live musician, dubstep producer, and Ableton Certified Trainer Vespers develops cutting-edge Live set templates, e-books, and video tutorials on his YouTube channel and website. His videos are routinely posted by music education blogs around the world, including Mac Pro Video. In this series of tutorial videos, Vespers shows how UAD Powered Plug-Ins can be used in Ableton Live to get powerful drum mixes.

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Stephen Smith’s Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder Plug-In Presets

Posted by Stephen Smith on March 9, 2012 6:13:24 PM PST

Mastering Engineer Stephen Smith has compiled a stellar custom collection of "ULTRALINEAR" mastering presets for the different available tape formulas of the Studer A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder for UAD-2. 

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Sound Examples of the ATR-102 Tape Recorder and MXR Flanger/Doubler Plug-Ins

Posted by Amanda Whiting on February 15, 2012 6:39:07 PM PST

We came across these two great videos of UAD Powered Plug-In power user Andreas Neubert showcasing his drumming talents to provide a quick demo of how the Ampex ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder and MXR Flanger/Doubler sound through various settings. 

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Tips & Tricks — Little Labs VOG (Voice Of God) Bass Resonance Tool

Posted by Mason Hicks on November 11, 2011 11:11:11 AM PST

In this Plug-In Power article — as well as the accompanying video featuring Jonathan Little himself — we'll provide some basic tips and tricks for using the Little Labs VOG plug-in. Despite the VOG’s simple control setup, it has the ability to perform a number of incredibly useful tasks.

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