Serpent Audio: Splice MKII SA76-500

Does Serpent Audio’s Splice MKII SA76-500 live up to the quality standards set by the original and legendary 1176LN?

Empirical Labs Arousor 2.0 Review

Is the new ELI Arousor the must-have plugin compressor for studio’s around the world, like it’s hardware cousin, the Distressor? APN finds out

Empirical Labs Arousor: Revision 2.0 + $100 Off Sale

The closest thing you can get to an authentic Distressor plugin just got a serious overhaul for Mac, with full PC support coming in about a month.

Serpent Audio: Splice MKII SA76-500

Does Serpent Audio’s Splice MKII SA76-500 live up to the quality standards set by the original and legendary 1176LN?

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Empirical Labs Arousor 2.0 Review

Is the new ELI Arousor the must-have plugin compressor for studio’s around the world, like it’s hardware cousin, the Distressor? APN finds out

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Empirical Labs Arousor: Revision 2.0 + $100 Off Sale

The closest thing you can get to an authentic Distressor plugin just got a serious overhaul for Mac, with full PC support coming in about a month.

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Acustica Cobalt Bundle Mega-Review

Cobalt is an extraordinary bundle of mastering grade plugins from Acustica Audio. Michael Frasinelli breaks it all the way down.

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BRA SC-5 Blackface Now Available

The Black Rooster Audio SC-5 Blackface vintage VCA compressor has finally arrived to join it’s Blueface bredren.

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Serpent Audio SB4001 Review

The original SSL uses quad VCA chips per channel in parallel, plus two in sidechain. It also had DBX 202 VCA chips, the best VCAs of their time – but times have changed…

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BRA SC-5 VCA Compressor Review

Black Rooster Audio’s SC-5 VCA compressor pays homage to the 70’s version of Ashly’s SC-50 Blueface compressor which has long been coveted by engineers for its versatility and unique musicality.

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354E Mastering Compressor Released

A gorgeous, multiband, Mid-Side mastering compressor form Plugin Alliance member, Lindell Audio. Based on the vintage Neve® 2254ETM diode bridge compressor, it is certainly a looker.

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BRA SC-5 VCA compressor Review

Black Rooster Audio’s SC-5 VCA compressor pays homage to the 70’s version of Ashly’s SC-50 Blueface compressor which has long been coveted by engineers for its versatility and unique musicality.

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BRA VLA-2A Review

It’s always nice to have kickass plugin emulations to use in tandem with the real hardware – enter the Black Rooster Audio VLA-2A

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