Real-World Review: Universal Audio Sonnox Oxford SuprEsser DS
While it's a great linear-phase de-esser, reviewer Rich Tozzoli uses the Oxford SuprEsser DS plug-in as a bass enhancement tool.
Real-World Review: Universal Audio Avalon 737 Tube Channel Strip
Audio engineer Peter Moshay and Rich Tozzoli agree that the UAD Avalon VT-737 is "stunning."
Real-World Review: Vienna Symphonic Big Bang Orchestra and Smart Orchestra Expansion Pack
Rich Tozzoli takes a look at the free Big Bang Orchestra starter edition from Vienna Symphonic Library.
Real-World Review: Wireworld Pro Audio Polaris Instrument Cable
Cable is one of those things you shouldn’t take for granted, and it’s worth it to invest into your tone with a quality piece like Wireworld's Polaris instrument cable.
Real-World Review: Universal Audio OX Amp Top Box v1.2
Rich Tozzoli takes a look at the update to Universal Audio's reactive load box and guitar recording system.
Real-World Review: Zoom GCE-3 Guitar Lab Circuit Emulator
By Rich Tozzoli. The ZOOM GCE-3 is a compact USB audio interface that puts ZOOM Guitar Lab’s endless collection of guitar effects, amps and cabinets at your fingertips whenever and wherever inspiration strikes.
Real-World Review: SoundToys Little AlterBoy Plug-In
By Rich Tozzoli. PSN reviewer/TV composer Rich Tozzoli puts SoundToys' Little AlterBoy to the test...
Real-World Reviews: Eventide UltraTap Delay Plug-In
By Rich Tozzoli. PSN reviewer/TV composer Rich Tozzoli puts Eventide's UltraTap to the test...
Real-World Reviews: Universal Audio UAD 175B & 176 Tube Compressor Plug-In Collection
By Rich Tozzoli. PSN reviewer/TV composer Rich Tozzoli puts the plug-ins to the test and loves the glowing results.
Rich Tozzoli’s Sixth Annual St. John Recording Retreat
By Rich Tozzoli. Setting up a temporary studio for two weeks each year in St. John to record reality TV music is a tough job, but multitasker Rich Tozzoli was not only up for the challenge this year, but...
Review: Keeley Eddie Heinzelman VoT Verb o Trem Pedals
By Rich Tozzoli. The Verb o Trem is the simpler of the two; the Workstation brings more flexibility for those who need it. Each is a worthy pedal with a rich sonic vibe that’s equally at home in the...
Review: Newfangled Audio Elevate Mastering Limiter
By Rich Tozzoli. The company describes this mastering plug-in as a “unique multiband limiter, human-ear EQ and powerful audio maximizer” that will increase the loudness of your mix while maintaining or improving its dynamic perception.
Review: Universal Audio Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor
By Rich Tozzoli. Dig into Universal Audio’s new software emulation of the classic Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor.
Rich Tozzoli’s 4th Annual St. John Recording Retreat
You know that you’ve been away on an island when the pilot for the return flight home says, “We’re first in line for takeoff, but there will be a wait. The air traffic controller went out for lunch and...