There's no denying that plugins are an essential part of music production in today's DAW-based world. There's also few things as fun and inspiring as loading up a great new plugin for the first time.
So, in this section of RenegadeProducer.com we delve into the wild, wonderful and often wacky world of audio plugins.
You'll discover links to various audio plugin related posts on this site listed on the page below. This includes the Big 3 Audio Plugins series where you'll discover 3 solid recommendations for plugins in various of the plugin categories available for music producers, beatmakers and audio engineers.
If you're completely new to production and want to see a big picture overview of 26 commonly used audio plugins then this post may catch your fancy.
A word of warning about music production recommendations in general:
As mentioned, in this section of RenegadeProducer.com we take a look at the best music software plugins (a.k.a. DAW plugins, audio plugins, VSTs) for music producers.
Now, as with all music software and hardware recommendations, your BS alert should light up when you see the word "best". That's because, as you probably know by now, there's no absolute best software or plugin. There's only the best plugin for the job at hand, and that changes all the time.
That said, some plugins are really good for specific jobs and have stood the test of time. Some plugin developers are also known for the quality and design of their plugins.
At the end of the day it all comes down to preference and workflow. If it works for you, then it works just fine!
The goal of this section is to explore some of the best music software plugins available for newer music producers.
Here something important to keep in mind before you dive in...