Producer Neil Mclellan Mixes The Prodigy with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Michael Gallant on June 22, 2015 10:16:36 AM PDT

In co-producing and mixing The Prodigy’s powerfully aggressive new album, The Day Is My Enemy, Neil Mclellan not only adds another international hit to his resume, but also cements his status as master of both the vintage analog and cutting-edge digital realms.

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5-Minute UAD Tips: Neve 33609 Compressor

Posted by Mason Hicks on June 19, 2015 1:30:58 PM PDT

Renowned for its versatility and ultra-musical nonlinear distortion characteristics, the Neve 336009 compressor was an instant classic upon its debut in 1985. The Neve 33609 Compressor plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces gives your tracks the character and cohesion of the legendary hardware. In this 5-Minute UAD Tips video, you’ll learn how to apply the unmistakable sound of the Neve 33609 Compressor plug-in to your mixes.

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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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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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