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DAW Plugins and the Holy Grail of hardware controllers!

The holy grail for me in relation to managing plugins is to be able to change plugin parameters from my keyboard and/or control surface "automagically", that is to say, I have to do the absolute minimum to be presented with options to tweak the parameters using hardware-based knobs and dials. Back in the ages, Mackie... Continue Reading →

Automating adding plugins for the SSL UC1 Every track at once by using a single button!

SSL UF8 ELGATO STREAMDECK The UF8 has a great keyboard macro feature that is both able to communicate directly with your DAW and also utilise DAW keyboard shortcuts. the latter is used here to add the SSL Channel Strip to each track. The 360 software allows you to add an assortment of command types to... Continue Reading →

Mackie MCU – Updating Firmware (PC)

I have an original Mackie MCU (not the pro) that was displaying "version 2.0" on booting. I wanted to utilise the latest firmware (version 2.12 which is available here) There are lots of ways to do this but this worked for me first time: Download the free Midi-Ox software and install it on your PC... Continue Reading →

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