Recording

Best Pultec plugins: Get that classic Pultec sound in the box

Pultec equalizers are one of the few pieces of gear to have achieved mystical status in the recording world. These are some of the best Pultec plugins.

Best budget preamps in 2022: Get a great sound without breaking the bank

The best budget preamps come in a variety of formats and offer an upgrade in sound quality to the preamps that are built in to recording interfaces.

Best free Fairchild plugins: Get that classic sound without spending a penny

As far as legendary compressors go, few stand in myth like the venerable Fairchild. So let’s explore the best free Fairchild plugins.

Waves Audio introduces Retro Fi: the company’s 2021 Black Friday plugin

Waves Audio has a long history of unveiling new plugins on Black Friday. This year's release, Retro Fi, brings lo-fi sounds to any track.

UAD 9.15 update brings brand new delay and preamp plugins to enjoy

Universal Audio updated its UAD software to version 9.15 recently. The change brings two brand quality new delay and preamp plugin tools.

Audix adds to its top-line mic offerings with the A231 large-diaphragm condenser

Just one year after its latest condenser releases, Audix has now released the A231. It's new large diaphragm performer for 2021.

Best audio interfaces for beginners: Start recording on a budget

It’s never been easier to make quality recordings affordably, at home. Here is a guide to the best audio interfaces for beginners.

Best guitar pedals for country: Get that country twang

Country music is a style that demands technicality. Here is a list of some of the best country guitar pedals, and some suggestions.

Best budget channel strips: Get a classic sound without breaking the bank

Looking for some different options for front end than what comes with your interface? These best budget channel strips are a great start.

Best microphones for beginners: Up your game with these value mics

Are you a beginner to recording or live performing, and want a decent microphone or two? Here are the best microphones for beginners.

Everything you need to get started in podcasting

Are you launching your own podcast but don't know where to start? Here's your basic shortlist of equipment to make it sound as professional as possible.

Best free LA2A compressor plugins: Get that classic sound without paying a penny

In the audio world, a few compressors are notorious for their timeless sound -- like the LA2A. Here are some of the best free LA2A plugins.