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This review was written by local engineer, Dave Thomas...
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I have been engineering for 20 years and have a modestly equipped home studio comprising of Cubase 7, Pro Tools 10, UA Apollo Duo and an AKG c414, which I use as a vocal microphone. I also engineer in Absolute Music’s recording studio in Bournemouth.
My regular client base is mostly made up of singer-songwriters and artists recording to backing tracks and as technology and times have moved on, I've found that many of them have come to expect more and more for their money in ever decreasing time frames. As a consequence, it’s rare I get the time to experiment with vocals and although I generally get good results, I tend to err on the side of caution and use the same trusted techniques and settings over and over again. However, having not used a dedicated vocal 'all-in-one' plug in before, I was really looking forward to trying iZotope's Nectar 2. Could this be what I need in order to push me to try new things?
On Wednesday of this week, iZotope announced the release of their updated Nectar 2 software. Nectar 2 is a complete professional software package for refining your vocal recordings into professional takes and until the end of October 2013, you can grab it at the special introductory price of just £139 (usually £189).
Unlike other vocal software, Nectar doesn't provide you one or two specific tools... it features everything you need to get your vocals sounding perfect! For example...