Stock Plugins VS External Plugins

Why Mixing With Only Stock Plugins Can Give You A Better Mix If you truly want a great sounding mix, then the best thing you could do is stop dropping in all your “favorite” 3rd party plugins. Instead if you would (even for one song) exclusively use the stock EQs, compressors, and other included tools you more than likely will get better results in the end. Is it because stock plugins sound better? No. Rather it’s because of a very simple but powerful mental shift that happens when you “limit” yourself to them. The Problem With Awesome 3rd Party Plugins I’m a fan of plugins as much as anyone. From all the pressure I felt in college to jump on the cracked plugins bandwagon to actually doing the honest thing and shelling out tons of money for the latest and greatest plug – I’ve been bit by the plugin bug. (more…)...
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