IK Multimedia EQ 73 and EQ 81 Review

Written by Eli Krantzberg on . Posted in Reviews

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There is a new era emerging in the plug-in EQ universe. We’ve all seen and heard the emulations before, and they’re great. But IK Multimedia is breaking new ground with their EQ 73 and EQ 81 T-RackS modules. Based on classic Neve 1073 and Neve 1081 channel strips, IK Multimedia have beautifully and faithfully modelled not only their tonal characteristics, but also the preamp stages of these units. This may not sound like a big deal, but it is.

Plugins On The Mix Bus? Top Mix Engineer Koen Heldens Talks Shop

Written by Danski on . Posted in Logic Pro Mixing Tips

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When it comes to using mix bus compression and mix bus EQ, there are two kinds of mix engineers: those who don’t use plug-ins on the mix bus and those who do.

Today, Softube published a nice article about Los Angeles based mix engineer Koen Heldens (Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, Timbaland, Missy Elliott, Rihanna) who resides in the camp that does apply processing to the mix bus, albeit rather subtly, with Softube plug-ins.