iZotope music production bundle 2
August 10, 2017

iZotope Music Production Bundle 2 – The Perfect All-Round Bundle?

In an ever expanding world of music software and plugins, it can be increasingly difficult to know what you really ‘need’ to take your music to that next level. We don’t all have the same size piggy bank as many professional music producers, and as a result, the price of a product can often become of more importance rather than how much it will actually benefit your production. The thought of…

iZotope Neutron Press Verdict
February 15, 2017

iZotope Neutron Mixing Console – The Press Verdict

Released in the Autumn last year, iZotope’s Neutron plug-in is like having a virtual assistant that can listen to your audio, identify instruments, and offer tailored starting points for creating powerful mixes with focus and clarity while leaving all the creative control to you. Whilst initially met with some skepticism, (after all, surely such software will just have a one-size-fits-all approach to mixing, which would show its limitations rather quickly?),…

iZotope Neutron
September 29, 2016

iZotope announce Neutron mixing console – your new assistant engineer

The release of iZotope‘s free Neutrino effects plug-in earlier this month caused a stir of excitement amongst musicians, producers, composers and engineers after being described  as “a glimpse into iZotope’s newest mixing technology” and today we finally get a look into this revolutionary new audio processing software, Neutron, released on October 5th. Lets take a quick look at some of the key features… Track Assistant: This feature is one of…

August 14, 2012

iZotope’s Alloy 2 Essential Mixing Tools plugin receives its first review

This week, audio specialists iZotope have released Alloy 2  – a set of futuristic mixing tools all integrated in one plug-in delivering fast results and a fantastic sound. Whether you’re a Producer or Remixer, a Sound Engineer, or working in broadcast post-production or a project studio, this mixing software helps you achieve your own distinctive sound with six powerful tools including EQ, dynamics, Exciter, De-Esser, Transient Shaper and Limiter. iZotope…

June 26, 2012

Nomad Factory Magma Effects Plug-in erupts into life…

US-based software developers Nomad Factory have established a reputation over the last 10 years for producing high quality effects plug-ins. You might know them for their most popular releases, the Blue Tubes Bundle, Essential Studio Suite and Liquid Bundle. The latest offering from Nomad Factory is the Magma virtual effects plug-in, which contains no less than 65 separate rack effects which can be loaded 4 at a time into the…

February 24, 2012

Toontrack’s Mattias Eklund gives a deeper insight into the who, what and why of EZmix 2…

Earlier this month, mixing got even ‘EZ-er’ for music producers as the arrival of Toontrack‘s reincarnation of their popular EZmix software promised to deliver even better results through a wider variety of features. We caught up with Toontrack’s Head of Sound Design Mattias Eklund to learn more about the thinking behind EZmix 2 and what the Swedish company’s responses are to some of the user feedback so far…