Processing & Sound Design

Top 14 VST Plugins For Beginners 2021 (And 9 FREE Plugins)

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In this post, we will talk about the 14 best audio plugins for beginners. The music production industry is a quality-demanding one. Because of that, the music producer, or the mixing engineer, spends years updating their plugins libraries; these will usually assist them in meeting certain criteria. It’s a good practice in the field to familiarize yourself …

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Top 7 BitCrusher Plugins 2021 (And 4 Best FREE Effects)

Top 7 Bit Crusher Plugins (And 4 Best FREE Effects) | Integraudio.com

We will be diving into the best 7 BitCrusher plugins in 2021, as well as throwing in some free ones and some bonus ones that you can use in your DAW. Bitcrushers use distortion to create a unique sound that was present in older digital hardware. It uses quantization to separate the sample into bits, …

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Top 6 Mastering Chain Plugins 2021 (Best Single Mastering Tools)

Top 6 Mastering Chain Plugins (Best Single Mastering Tools) | Integraudio.com

All-in-one mastering chain plugins can be the easiest and fastest way to get good sounding masters without much knowledge. Even though mastering your tracks by yourself can be scary, nowadays it’s easier than ever before. Technology is moving forward, and the music industry has benefited a lot from that.  Several developers have designed plugins that …

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Top 13 Waves Plugins (2021 Update)

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Waves have been one of the most infamous software plugin developers for decades, and not for nothing. In this article, we round up the 13 best Waves plugins in 2021. Waves’ plugins have remained of steady quality and convenience over the years. Similarly, their current pricing has boosted their fame even more. However, from their …

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Top 7 De-Esser Plugins In 2021 (And 4 Best Free Alternatives)

Top 7 De-Esser Plugins 2021 (And 3 Best Free Alternatives) | Integraudio.com

We have handpicked and reviewed the 7 best de-esser plugins available in 2021 for music producers of every skill level. After recording some vocals, you will start mixing and, in the process, add a compressor. And that’s when they begin being awfully loud – the s, sh, ch, j, and t sounds. Those are called sibilance, and …

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The 10 Best FREE Delay Plugins 2021 (VST, AU, AAX)

The 10 Best FREE Delay Plugins 2021 (VST, AU, AAX) | Integraudio.com

Delay plugins are bread-and-butter effects every producer needs, and in this article, we list and review the 10 best free delay plugins that stand strong among the commercial ones. Ever since its popularization, the delay effect has been used extensively over the past. John Lenon and Yoko Ono’s 1980 album Double Fantasy springs up in …

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The 8 Best Filter Plugins 2021 (And 5 Best Free Filters) VST, AU, AAX

The 8 Best Filter Plugins (And 5 Best Free Filters) VST, AU, AAX | Integraudio.com

Filters have become an integral part of music production ever since they appeared in hardware form. From the classic analog goodness to the ultra-flexible modern filters, we cover eight of the best filter plugins you could buy in 2021 and five timeless free ones in this article. Filters find their use during mixing and mastering, …

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30 Best Free Effect Plugins For DnB, IDM & Experimental Music 2021

30 Best Free Effect Plugins For DnB, IDM & Experimental Music | Integraudio.com

In today’s post, we’ll take a look at the thirty best free plugins for Drum & Bass in 2021 and give you a review of their most impressive features as well.  So, what are the best free VST plugins for Drum & Bass? In 2021 you can’t miss Sonic Anomaly’s Transpire, a CPU-friendly transient shaper. …

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7 Best Exciter Plugins 2021 For Mixing & Mastering

7 Best Exciter Plugins 2021 For Mixing & Mastering (VST,AU,AAX) | Integraudio.com

In this roundup, we review six of the best exciter plugins available today and also talk about three free ones. Interestingly enough, the exciter plugin was first discovered by an honest accident. The pro-audio manufacturer Aphex discovered that playing back an audio clip with a thin, distorted signal of itself gave it clarity. This opened …

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Top 7 Channel Strip Plugins 2021 (And 2 Best Free Plugins)

Top 7 Channel Strip Plugins (And 2 Best Free Plugins) | Integraudio.com

Gather round for the top 7 channel strip plugins of 2021! We’ll explore faithful emulations and innovative technologies, as well as free plugins and a bonus surprise. Channel Strip plugins help in-the-box mix engineers give a cohesive sound to recordings that may come from several sources. And while some recreate the sound and experience of …

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