Search Results for: plugins

June 24, 2022   |   News, Round-ups

6 Best Autotune Plugins to Enhance Your Vocals

Over the last decade, autotune has evolved from a subtlety producers and engineers use to alter vocals and correct out-of-tune notes to a full-blown identity for certain musicians. Now, predominantly used in the realms of trap and left-field pop music, fans will even be able to identify an artist just by the way their distinct […]

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May 12, 2022   |   News, Round-ups

5 Best Reverb Plugins to Add Atmosphere to Your Tracks

With reverb being arguably the most commonly used effect in music production, a good reverb plugin is a staple for every producer. Whether you’re working with vocals, drums, guitar, VSTs or more, using reverb is a fantastic way to make your instruments sound natural and in situ. Reverb comes in a number of different styles […]

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May 05, 2022   |   Gear, News

The 5 Best Delay Plugins To Add Space To Your Mixes

If you’re as obsessed with delay as us, you’ll know that it’s one of the most useful effects in a music producer’s arsenal for creating a sense of space and movement in your tracks. From simple repeat delays to huge, warping, re-pitching effects, delays can really help expand and define the character of your sound. […]

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April 07, 2022   |   News

5 Best Distortion Plugins to Fatten Up Your Sounds

From subtle analog warmth to total digital destruction, using distortion plugins in your music is a sure way to thicken up your tracks and give your sounds some extra bite. There are hundreds of plugins to choose from on the market, varying from the high-end and expensive to the more simplistic, affordable and, at times, free. Distortion plugins […]

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March 31, 2022   |   News

7 Creative Plugins to Spark Inspiration When You’re Stuck

As creatives, we’re all familiar with the dreaded writer’s block. It can come at any time and turn the fluid and joyous process of making music into a frustrating one. However, there is no need to fear – there are a number of DAW plugins that music producers can use to help generate new ideas, reignite […]

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January 20, 2022   |   Uncategorized

10 Best Free Plugins 2022

We all love free stuff, especially when it can enhance and refine our music production skills. Most of you will likely be very aware of the big hitters, like Serum, Massive and others which are renowned for their sound design elements but there are some very useful free options to consider. We’re back with another roundup of […]

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November 04, 2021   |   Freebies, News, Round-ups

10 Best Free Plugins 2021

We all love free stuff, especially when it can enhance and refine our music production skills. Most of you will likely be very aware of the big hitters, like Serum, Massive and others which are renowned for their sound design elements but there are some very useful free options. We’re back with another roundup of the best […]

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November 03, 2021   |   News

Tutorial: How To Add Low End to Your Mix (Comparing Waves Audio and Logic Pro Plugins)

In this tutorial, we show how you can beef up the low-end of your mix whilst mastering a track in Logic Pro, by comparing 4 stand-out plugins. During the video, Point Blank’s lecturer Jarrad Hearman starts by adding Logic’s Vintage Console EQ to the master channel and boosting some of the lower frequencies until he […]

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August 11, 2021   |   Masterclasses, News

How To Make a Techno Track w/ Captain Plugins & Mixed In Key 10 with Sara Simms | FFL

For this special live masterclass, we were joined by DJ/producer Sara Simms to showcase how to make a techno track using Captain Plugins and Mixed In Key 10. Point Blank alumni, Sara Simms, is a captivating DJ, turntablist and multi-instrumentalist electronic music producer who’s known for her love of music technology. In addition to being championed for her techno […]

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June 09, 2021   |   News, Techtorial

Techtorial: Why You Should Mix in Key w/ Mixed In Key Plugins

For this tutorial, we were joined by DJ Ravine and Mr Bristow to explore Mixed In Key version 10 and discuss why mixing in key is so important. Mixed In Key 10 has the best key detection in the world. For over fifteen years, Mixed In Key has consistently ranked #1 in key detection accuracy. The latest […]

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