New plugin for acoustic guitar: Quick AG

It’s not easy mixing acoustic instruments. Gat, uke or mandolin, not only is every finger slide, relieved breath and chair creak audible, but instrument issues, phasing issues, and EQ problems can make getting a slick, professional sound from that all-analogue instrument trickier than it might seem. Here’s a new solution from the teams at FireSonic…

Free: SI6MA Amp VST from Audio Assault

The top chaps at Audio Assault have done it again, this time giving away their new no-frills SI6MA Amp plugin for free. With ultra responsive bass, mid, treble and gain controls, as well as focus, presence, depth and master volume, this no-nonsense guitar amp VST delivers balls-to-the-wall metal and not much else. Here’s the spiel:…

Free: Crunck-V2 Guitar Amplifier

Another day, another VST guitar amp. That’s a good thing, I say – I’ve downloaded about a hundred of them so I see no reason to stop now. So what have we got today? At its core, the Crunck V2 Guitar Amplifier is a single channel all purpose/metal monster VST from Nembrini Audio (run by…

Free plugin: iZotope Vocal Doubler

iZotope are always doing good stuff, and here’s a particularly excellent thing: A vocal doubler plugin for free! Here’s’ the spiel: “iZotope Vocal Doubler is a free plug-in designed to enhance your vocal with a natural doubling effect, adding richness and depth. Our acclaimed doubling technology has been reimagined with a brand new interactive UI…

New: MIKKO Guitar Cab Simulator

This has got to be one of the better the cab sims out there. Coming with nine guitar cabinets, all captured with six different microphones – that can be combined to endless possibilities – there are tonal possibilities aplenty with the MIKKO. You can place the mics anywhere – in front of the dust cap,…

Free plugin: The Octaver OC-D2

A wicked plugin-in octave divider in the vein of an iconic pedal? Yes please. Built by one Christopher Hooker, the OC-D2 is basically an octave divider – it can generate pitch shifts to either one or two octaves below. It’s also an homage – in look and feel at the very least – to the…