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Reviews

By George Shilling

TL Audio VTC In-line console
Dec 23 2003 In-line console
TL Audio VTC

The TL Audio VTC (Valve Technology Console) has been two years in development with designer David Kempson. The ex-Neve project leader was also responsible for the hugely successful (and recently

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Toneforge Guilty Pleasure by Joey Sturgis Guitar amp simulator plugin
Dec 28 2017 Guitar amp simulator plugin
Toneforge Guilty Pleasure by Joey Sturgis

Joey Sturgis is an American record producer with a studio in Indiana and a reputation as a leading expert working in the metalcore scene. He started out as a drummer,

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Universal Audio 1176LN Mono limiting amplifier
Dec 23 2003 Mono limiting amplifier
Universal Audio 1176LN

It is over two years since I reviewed the Purple Audio MC76, an enhanced recreation of the Urei 1176LN, my absolute favourite desert-island compressor/limiter. Perhaps awakened by the continued demand

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Universal Audio 2-LA-2 Dual optical compressors
Dec 23 2011 Dual optical compressors
Universal Audio 2-LA-2

UA have been at it again. Previously, the 2-1176 packed a pair of mono 1176s into the space usually occupied by just one of them. And UA have performed another

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Universal Audio UAD Plugins DSP powered software
Dec 23 2011 DSP powered software
Universal Audio UAD Plugins

Universal Audio are widely respected not only for impressive hardware reissues and original designs, but also for the quality of the ever increasing plugin range available for the UAD range

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Vertigo Sound VSC-2 Stereo VCA compressor
Dec 23 2007 Stereo VCA compressor
Vertigo Sound VSC-2

This German unit is also known as the Quad Discrete VCA Compressor, but the first thing to point out is that the Quad does not refer to multi-channel audio, as

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Waves API Collection Native / TDM plugins
Dec 23 2008 Native / TDM plugins
Waves API Collection

With the proliferation of SSL and Neve emulations that have appeared over the last couple of years, it is perhaps inevitable that there would be an officially licensed set of

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