FREE: Black Rooster VHL-3C High/Low Pass Filter

Here’s a meat-and-potatoes freebie from Black Rooster. “Built around a cascade of two constant-K filters the VHL-3C‘s analog counterpart – a sought-after processor from the early 1950s – comprises an entirely passive design with very musical and interactive pass filters. Offering 3 simple and intuitive controls, the VHL-3C allows you to effectively remove rumble, hum…

FREE: iZotope Vinyl

If it’s by iZotope, it’s brilliant. Get it. The spiel: “Back just in time for its 15th anniversary, Vinyl is a plug-in that lets you simulate the dust, scratches, and warp of a worn record and the electrical and mechanical noise of the turntable it’s on. Give fresh recordings and instrument tracks the dirty, dusty…

FREE: Frontier Limiter from d16

Here’s a killer free limiter from the cool cats at d16. “Quality and performance makes Frontier a perfect tool for almost any studio situation. Its simple and clear interface in combination with excellent sound quality will surely be appreciated by any engineer looking for efficient way of controlling dynamics of a channel, bus or even…

FREE: Emissary Amp Sim by Ignite

The Emissary is a dual channel guitar tube amplifier designed to model its real hardware counterpart, built for Ryan Huthnance (The Seer / Gaped / Chrome Bison / Emissary Studios) by Ignite Amps, in 2014. “The Emissary is a no compromise custom amp built for the kill. Featuring a very versatile clean channel that ranges…

FREE: Acqua Plugins Free Series

Acustica Audio makes some great stuff and they’ve got three plugins available for free. Tan Free Compressor “Acustica is pleased to introduce TAN Compressor based on CORE8 with a classic analog VCA compression. It’s a very versatile tool to provide a lot of possibilities to shape the sound with gorgeous graphical user interface.” “In this plug-in…

FREE: SonEQ Plugin

It’s great to get the full package in a free plugin and this one has it all. “Combining the best elements of selected vintage gear into a single plugin, SonEQ is a three band (bass, middle, and treble) digital equalizer with a pre-amp section.” “SonEQ is a digital equalizer that takes parts from some vintage…

FREE: TrackControl Stereo Channel Strip Plugin

Here’s a sweet channel strip plugin from DMG Audio offering all the utilities from the top and bottom of a console channel plus MS Panning, time compensation and more. Fully equipped stereo toolkit M/S encode and decode M/S and L/R Panning Stereo Width control Channelstrip input controls for Phase and LR Swap High-pass filter with adjustable frequency…