Eventide’s New Fission Plug-In

Eventide has just released its Fission plug-in, which is included in the Ensemble Bundle, and I have been excitedly waiting to use it after I saw the debut at the NAMM Show this year. Fission uses a new patented technology to create an entirely new structural effect algorithm. You can install the latest update to the Eventide Ensemble Bundle through the [...]

By |February 27th, 2017|Feature, Marketplace, NAMM, Plugins, Videos|

The New PACE iLok 3

The PACE team recently dropped off a set of the new iLok 3 USB dongles to the Gobbler office, and I am in love with the full metal iLok! The iLok 3 is half the size of the iLok 2, it is twice as fast, and it comes with three times as much storage for licenses. The iLok 3 [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Design, Feature|

The New Relab Reverb Suite

When Relab Development was founded in 2004, they quietly worked behind the scenes building reverb plug-ins for other companies like IK Multimedia’s Classik Studio Reverb and SSL’s X-Verb (for their Duende DSP processors). By the time they released their own plug-ins, they had already become masters at making an amazing product. It’s no wonder why the LX480 very quickly became [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Feature, Marketplace, Plugins, Videos|

Why Plug-In Subscriptions are the Future

Plugins are an essential part of making music and for years many plugins have been out of reach to most producers as they are expensive. For producers of music and developers of software, subscription is the future where everyone wins. What are the advantages of moving to subscription? One of the best reasons to move to subscription is updates [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|Gobbler 2.0, Marketplace, Plugins|

How to get a Free iLok

Some of the pro-audio subscriptions on Gobbler Marketplace require an iLok 2 or an iLok 3 USB device in order to use the plug-ins. Some things to know about the iLok It's portable - you can authorize your software anywhere it is installed. At home, work, or at a remote location, you can keep your software licenses with you, not [...]

By |February 7th, 2017|Feature, Marketplace, Plugins, Videos|

Kush Audio’s New Tube Emulator

The Kush Audio plug-ins have created a cult following with the Gobbler marketplace subscribers. The analog character and the unique sounds that the plug-ins make have attracted producers and engineers who want to create something that sounds alive. With the new Kush Audio Omega Transformer 458a, the power of excellent tube emulations has been given to the Kush family. The [...]

By |January 31st, 2017|Marketplace, Plugins|

Eventide E500 Eurorack Module at NAMM 2017

We’re just a few days after NAMM 2017. It’s one of the biggest Music Industry conventions and often the source of new product announcements for audio gear and software. After spending the full 4-days of NAMM in Anaheim, CA with a sea of companies launching products for the new year, I’ve found a something special at the Eventide booth that [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|NAMM|

Slate Digital VRS-8 NAMM Review

Slate Digital is known for great software emulations such as the Virtual Tape Machines, Virtual Console Collection, and Virtual Bus Compressors. The company has gained an even stronger reputation with hardware after releasing the ML-1 microphones last year. This year at NAMM 2017, Steven Slate introduced the new audio interface from Slate Digital that drew a lot of attention. [...]

By |January 24th, 2017|NAMM, Videos|

Softube Console 1 Mk2 NAMM Review

Prior to NAMM 2017, Softube announced a new update to the Console 1 mixing controller. It looked pretty similar to the previous Console 1 in terms of controls, but the new Console 1 Mk II is compatible with the Universal Audio plug-ins in addition to the Softube line of mixing plug-ins. The Console 1 is a control surface that you [...]

By |January 24th, 2017|NAMM, Videos|