Presonus ioStation 24c- Review

I'm a sucker for extra control. If you could see my desk, you'd see no shortage of extra macro keys, Stream Decks, palm keyboards, and more. It is for this reason that I've been considering adding a control surface for my DAW. Considering that I use Studio One Professional quite heavily, the Faderport (which has unique Studio One integration out of the box) was a...

EastWest Hollywood Orchestra OPUS Edition Launch

Many months ago, in the early days of Covid, EastWest Quantum Leap announced a huge update for their flagship orchestral library, Hollywood Orchestra. 230GB of new content, completely revamped presets, and a 'new' player engine called OPUS, and more were said to be coming, and as an EastWest Composer Cloud subscriber, I became very excited since it would be included. Hollywood Orchestra, despite being...

Fabfilter Volcano: Advanced Tactics

You've probably heard of Volcano - the versatile multi-filter by FabFilter. You might even be using it. As a filter plug-in, it's pretty deep - four simultaneous multimode filters with eleven different algorithms, multiple routing options, and crazy modulation possibilities. You might think to yourself that there's enough exploration and inspiration in there for at least a few albums, and you'd be right...

Reverb Types Explained

Knowing the difference between all types of reverb is essential for doing proper mixes. We'll help you to know the difference, and give some help with choosing the right reverb type for the job so you don't find yourself all washed out.