The 10 Best DAWs in 2019 (Mac, PC, Linux)

Having a great digital audio workstation (DAW) is absolutely essential in modern day music production. They give you all the digital tools you need for recording, producing, mixing, mastering, sound design, and more! Each DAW has it’s own pros/cons and workflow. Some suit particular styles of music, and others really shine for use with on-the-fly … Read more

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