Black Box Analog Design HG-2MS – A Real-World Review
Producer/composer Rich Tozzoli takes on the Black Box Analog Design HG-2MS plug-in in this Real-World Review.
Brainworx Bx_console Focusrite SC – A Real-World Review
Producer/composer Rich Tozzoli put Brainworx’s Bx_Console Focusrite SC to the test and it became a ‘go to’ in his workflow.
Avid Pro Tools 2020.11’s New Features – A Real-World Review
Avid’s new Pro Tools 2020.11 has a number of new, fresh features; producer/composer Rich Tozzoli shares how they work and fit into his daily...
Top Guitar Miking Tips—How to Capture a Roaring Guitar Amp
Recording guitars so that they still sound big on small speakers isn’t easy. Here’s guitar miking advice from the pros, sharing how they’ve miked...
Softube Summit Audio Grand Channel – A Real-World Review
Producer/engineer Rich Tozzoli and friends recently put Softube's Summit Audio Grand Channel Plug-In to the test while recording in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Here's...
Eventide H3000 Factory Plug-In – A Real-World Review
Our review team recently put the Eventide H3000 Factory Plug-In to the test while in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Here's how it went.
Focal Elegia Closed-Back Reference Headphones – A Real-World Review
Our review team recently put Focal Elegia closed-back reference headphones to the test while in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Here's how it went.
Sony C-100 Two-Way Condenser Mic – A Real-World Review
The Sony C-100 Two-Way Condenser Mic is an affordable option worth considering if you don’t have $10K lying around to purchase Sony’s legendary Sony...
IK Multimedia iLoud MTM Studio Monitors – A Real-World Review
TV composer/PSN reviewer Rich Tozzoli recently put IK Multimedia’s iLoud MTM monitors to the test while in the Virgin Islands; here's how it went.
Universal Audio Apollo x4 Interface – A Real-World Review
TV composer/PSN reviewer recently put Universal Audio’s Apollo x4 Interface to the test while in the Virgin Islands; here's how it went.
Universal Audio Sonnox Oxford SuprEsser DS – A Real-World Review
While it's a great linear-phase de-esser, reviewer Rich Tozzoli uses the Oxford SuprEsser DS plug-in as a bass enhancement tool.
Universal Audio Avalon 737 Tube Channel Strip – A Real-World Review
Audio engineer Peter Moshay and Rich Tozzoli agree that the UAD Avalon VT-737 is "stunning."
Mesa Boogie Mini Rectifier 25 – A Real-World Review
The Mini Rectifier 25 is like having a plug-in hardware amp on your desktop, except that it’s not—it’s living, breathing tubes.
Vienna Symphonic Big Bang Orchestra and Smart Orchestra Expansion Pack – A Real-World Review
Rich Tozzoli takes a look at the free Big Bang Orchestra starter edition from Vienna Symphonic Library.
Wireworld Pro Audio Polaris Instrument Cable – A Real-World Review
Cable is one of those things you shouldn’t take for granted, and it’s worth it to invest into your tone with a quality piece...
Universal Audio OX Amp Top Box v1.2 – A Real-World Review
Rich Tozzoli takes a look at the update to Universal Audio's reactive load box and guitar recording system.
Zoom GCE-3 Guitar Lab Circuit Emulator – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. The ZOOM GCE-3 is a compact USB audio interface that puts ZOOM Guitar Lab’s endless collection of guitar effects, amps and...
Eventide UltraTap Delay Plug-In – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. PSN reviewer/TV composer Rich Tozzoli puts Eventide's UltraTap to the test...
Universal Audio UAD 175B & 176 Tube Compressor Plug-In Collection – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. PSN reviewer/TV composer Rich Tozzoli puts the plug-ins to the test and loves the glowing results.
Rich Tozzoli’s Sixth Annual St. John Recording Retreat
By Rich Tozzoli. Setting up a temporary studio for two weeks each year in St. John to record reality TV music is a tough...
Goodhertz Vulf Compressor Plug-In – A Real-World Review
Rich Tozzoli says this plug-in is a beast.
McDSP EC-300 Echo Collection Plug-In – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. This is a tone-shaping, sonically modulating dream delay that I use on virtually every session.
Keeley Eddie Heinzelman VoT Verb o Trem Pedals – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. The Verb o Trem is the simpler of the two; the Workstation brings more flexibility for those who need it. Each...
Eventide H9 HotSawz Synth Algorithm – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. HotSawz allows users to bring a little synth action to the table. It’s a very cool addition to the H9 arsenal.
Universal Audio UAD Lexicon 480L Plug-In – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. What I like about the 480L plug-in are the same things I liked about the original: its depth, warmth and clarity,...