Plugin Formats: Differences between VST, VST3, AU, AAX, RTAS, TDM

When you come to think about music plugins, you will inevitably see that there are numerous different formats. When buying plugins you want them to be compatible with your music production software. How to choose which format you want to use? In this article, we explain the differences between different formats to you. Introduction In 1996, Steinberg, maker … Read more

The 10 Best Distortion and Saturation Plugins

Distortion and saturation processing are a must-have for almost any time of music producer. Nowadays, instead of buying a house full of equipment, you just need to get the right plugins for your computer, and you’re all set for recording and mixing. Saturation and distortion are basically the same, with saturation just being low-key distortion that happens when you play your instrument … Read more

The legendary Dave Lombardo

When you think of metal music, the first thing that instantly pops in your mind is that double-bass fast tempo on drums, sounding almost manic. And we should all thank Dave Lombardo for perfecting and spreading that signature metal sound through the years. Lombardo, most famous for his work with Slayer, is one of the … Read more