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Old 06-27-2013, 04:09 AM   #1
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any nice VST's?

hey guys:
what VST's do you use to mix/master your record, or make it better.
for me, I use BBE sonic maximizer, it's really great to boost the high frequencies or the bass a little.
any opinions?
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:27 AM   #2
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the one knob plugins bundle from waves are on special today for $49 ( if you get a $50 coupon )

IMO a nice set of simple plugins,... for mastering you would be just touching them
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:48 AM   #3
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What kind of plugins are you after? I like the Antress Modern pack, and the Variety Of Sound plugins, as well as REAPER's included plugins (if you're not a reaper user then I recommend checking out the ReaPlugs pack).
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:36 AM   #4
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IK Multimedia's T-Racks 3 and iZotope's Ozone 5 usually does the trick for me.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:21 AM   #5
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Ozone all the way. Even if you don't have it, seek out the user manual and refer to it every time you're mastering something. It's been invaluable to me.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:40 AM   #6
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I like Reaper for it's relative simplicity while still being a great sounding VST.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:42 AM   #7
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Agreed on the Reaper front - especially ReaFir, fantastic plugin, actually one of my most used.
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:56 AM   #8
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Ok, here's my 100% freeware VST effect 'rack'.


COMPRESSION: Density Mk3, Thrillseeker LA, Molot, RoughRider

EQ: BaxterEQ (shelving), SonEQ (colour), J1000 MQ57, ReaFIR (surgical)

DELAY: NastyDLA, Delay Studio, TAL-Dub II

REVERB: EpicVerb, Hybrid Reverb 2, Ambience, TAL Reverb II

STEREO: Rescue MkII, Flux StereoTool, Basslane

CHARACTER: TB Reelbus, TesslaPRO mkII, FerricTDS

LIMITING: Limiter No6, JB Barricade Pro, Yohng W1

METERING: Voxengo SPAN, Sonalksis FreeG

TOOLS: Floorfish, Isone Pro, preFIX, Spitfish, Engineer's Filter, Trackpad

GUITAR AMPS/CABS: Hybrit, Anvil, LeCto, LE456, X50, SoloC, XTAC, LeCab, SpinnerLE

BASS AMPS/CABS: Ignite SHB-1, TSE BOD


I've got a zip folder with a full setup of freeware VST plugins sorted carefully into folders. I uploaded it so with my company we can download it (along with a customised portable install of Reaper) and have a full mixing environment on any Windows system.

However, since it's already there you might as well download it if it's of any use to you!
http://www.themusicmap.co.uk/vst/VSTPLUGINS.zip
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:03 PM   #9
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Waves RennMaxx for mixing everything.

Waves IR-L as my only reverb for the mix (I use my amp's spring verb for my guitar).

Cytomic's The Glue (now a native part of Ableton) for quick mastering, otherwise I pay a mastering engineer for my professional releases.
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:08 PM   #10
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+ 1 for The Glue.
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