Computer Audio

Review of the brainworx bx_refinement plug-in

April 10, 2015

Brainworx have gained a strong reputation for innovative mid-side audio processing and many mastering engineers use their comprehensive suite of plug-ins which offer innovative ways to process complex mixes. The latest addition to their plug-in range is the bx_refinement M/S Harshness Control, or probably better described as ‘de-harshing’ as its primary function is to...
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Review of the Prism Sound Lyra 2 Audio Interface

April 4, 2015

I had wanted to review a Prism Sound audio interface for some time, so now I had the opportunity to take some of the best audio interface technology in the world, into my home studio and discover if I really could hear the difference that very high specification converters could bring to my recording...
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Review of Cakewalk Sonar Artist

March 20, 2015

We review Cakewalk's new Sonar Artist software, released for the first time under Sonar's new membership model. Find out how well Sonar's new entry level system delivers as a complete recording and production DAW.
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In search of loudness

March 15, 2015

An in depth look at using DAW software Peak Limiters to achieve higher audio levels from your audio tracks without sacrificing the dynamics within your mix. Can you get something for nothing? Let's see ...
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Clariphonic DSP Review

June 4, 2013

Kush Audio are hardly a ubiquitous name, however their brand of processors are fast becoming well known. The latest in their line of plugins, is 'Clariphonic DSP' which is the subject of Nick Lucas's latest review.
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Samplitude Pro X DAW review : Part One

September 10, 2012

After hearing the views of MAGIX’s Vice President Audio, Christian Hellinger, about their approach to DAW design, I was motivated to get into Samplitude Pro X for the first time. As a long time Sonar user, I was interested to see how easy, or not, it would be to work in a different...
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Auria DAW recording system for iPAD

August 11, 2012

WaveMachine Labs latest release 'Auria' is a full featured DAW system specifically designed to run on the iPad and offers an incredible 24 tracks of simultaneous recording and 48 tracks at mixdown, with very comprehensive EQ, Dynamics and plug-ins.
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