Ah, plugins vs. hardware … Forum dwellers have been battling out this heated debate online since the dawn of digital.
It’s an enormous question for intermediate producers trying to get the best possible performance out of their setups. Is hardware worth the investment?
The answer? It’s complicated.
I will always remember the first time I did a session at a hardware studio. My excitement to lastly get my hands on real console faders was out of control.
However, it was a totally eye-opening experience.
I started to appreciate the perks of the digital workflow when I faced the surprising challenges that working completely out-of-the-box presents.
Listed below are my high 6 causes plugins can outperform hardware within the studio. Continue reading →