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My Gear: Dan Frizza [Turtle Skull]

Whether they’re a gear nerd or a gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a behind-the-scenes scoop on

What is Compression? Definitions & Functions

What is Compression? Definitions & Functions

The simplest definition of the function of a compressor is attenuating the level of an audio signal or amplifying a quiet one. However a compressor is a much more elaborate device - whether a plugin or hardware. Design There is more than one design for a
Universal Audio Introduces UAD Software v9.7

Universal Audio Introduces UAD Software v9.7

Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects Released in 1986, the Lexicon® 480L Digital Effects System is recognizable the world over, coveted for its space-shaping reverb and vivid effects textures that are still employed on chart-topping tracks to this day. Exclusively for UAD hardware and UA Audio Interfaces, the
Roland Unveils 3 New Products for 2018

Roland Unveils 3 New Products for 2018

September has become quite the month for new gear announcements, and Roland is getting in on the action with the launch of three new drum and synthesiser products. We are sure as the season hots up there will be more and more new products announcements
UA Apollo X

Universal Audio Launches New Apollo X Audio Interfaces

Universal Audio have today announced the launch of their new range of Thunderbolt 3 Rackmount Audio Interfaces. The latest generation of UA audio interfaces deliver best-in-class sound with the tone, feel, and flow of analog recording, powerful realtime UAD Plug-In processing and Unison mic preamp
Universal Audio UAD-2 Live Rack Has Arrived

The Universal Audio UAD-2 Live Rack Has Arrived

The name ‘Universal Audio’ is legendary throughout the pro audio world, particularly in the recording industry as their founder Bill Putnam was responsible for many game changing innovations including recording techniques, concepts, and of course hardware. These celebrated contributions have been long enjoyed and utilised
New Gear Profile: Blackstar 250 Watt Powered Unity Bass Cab

Gear Profile: Blackstar 250 Watt Powered Unity Bass Cab

As the world of bass pre-amp pedals are growing in popularity as primary sources of front end tone for bassists, Blackstar Amplification have created a product that twins perfectly with this configuration and would easily be a welcome addition to many bass setups. The 250
NOISEGATE #ShopTalk Belfield Music

#ShopTalk – Belfield Music

Belfield Music is not just a Music store, but a destination music shop that provides an adventure, a journey and for many customers, a chance to have a dream fulfilled. We chat with Elias Moujaber about the store's philosophy, future plans, gear and more. Can you
Universal Audio – Guitar & Bass Plugins

Universal Audio – Guitar & Bass Plugins

Today we take a look at three of the most intuitive guitar plugins available from Universal Audio on their UAD format. It has only been in recent years where software amp emulation has really taken giant steps in recreating tone and dynamics prevalent in tube