Free plug-ins: Spitfire Audio LABS Christmas, LA Atmos from dublab

Sleigh bells … and tubular bells and glockenspiel and more ring, are you listenin’? It’s a sparkly, icy sample pack with crackling fire for whatever wintry wonderland you want to make … and if that’s not your speed, it’s also a cricket-chirping siren screaming LA atmospheric field recording festival of sound.

Free plug-ins: Arturia Tape MELLO-FI adds Mellotron tape goodness to anything

‘Tis the season to throw some wobbly retro tape qualities to your tracks on some holiday break time for all of us, hopefully. Arturia’s Tape MELLO-FI brings a full spectrum of distortion, lo-fi tape, and width and color options – for free through the end of the month.

Peter Kirn - December 21, 2021

Freakshow Industries’ Black Friday plug-in anti-sale will charge you more, but you can also steal

Oh, they aren’t kidding when they say “anti-sale.” In honor of Black Friday, plug-in maker Freakshow Industries (“audio effects for the end-times”) has increased their prices. But you can also pirate the plug-ins directly from their site.

Peter Kirn - November 27, 2021

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