FREE: Knobs from Abeltunes

Sometimes the single twist of a knob is all that’s required to take a mix from good to great. If some clever cookies have gone to the trouble of making that single knob adjust several key parameters simultaneously, even better. Well that’s what Abletunes have done with their Knobs collection – DRIVE, SPACE and ATTACK –…

FREE: Fetish Compressor from Analog Obsession

Who wants a free compressor? Everyone, especially visitors to this site. Here’s a cracker from Analog Obsession. The deets: Classic Fet Compressor/Limiter Discrete design Super-fast attack time Input and output stage distortion Improved input control Selectable ratio Available for Windows and Mac 100% free from here: http://analogobsession.com/product/fetish/  

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: 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: 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…