Have Loopmasters have created the ultimate website for plugin fetishists?
These days, when it comes to making, producing or mastering music it is all about plugins, with few if any studios in the world doing things the old fashioned way. This new way of doing things in the studio has not escaped the attention of Loopmasters who have created Plugin Boutique, a website that is all about plug-ins and getting them into studios of all sizes and budgets across the planet.
The Plugin Boutique will be of massive interest to anyone who is involved in making music because Loopmasters have managed to create a website that allows musicians to keep up to date on all of the latest plug-ins as well as useful older plugins they might have missed. In addition to an incredibly informative and well-laid out shop section, the Plugin Boutique also has sections covering news reviews, a blog with tutorials and a section devoted solely to free plug-ins.
The way the website has been designed and put together is fantastic, Loopmasters have managed to pack loads of information together in such a way that it is easy to use and fast to find anything in particular one might be looking for.
The shop section of Plugin Boutique allows users to browse for plugins in a variety of ways, such as by software company, PC or Mac plugins or by various formats such as VST, AU or TDM to name a few. Instrument plugins can be browsed as a complete collection or by type of instrument, such as drum machine or synths.
The effects sections of the Plugin Boutique breaks down the types of effects into a huge range of choices, giving no less than 37 examples of plugin types to choose from, ranging from Filters to radomisers and everything in-between. Both the instrument and effects sections have charts for their Bestsellers and Top Rated plugins that provide a summary of the features, the ratings, the price and the screenshot of the user interface of the plugin.
Plugin Boutique provides each plugin with its own page, with large images of the plugin along with a very detailed description of the features on offer. Also included on this page are detailed installation instructions along with screenshots to ensure a hassle free experience when it comes to loading up the software. Ratings of each plugin based on sound quality, value for money, ease of use, features and presets are complimented by suggestions of alternative products that do a similar job.
The news and reviews section of the Plugin Boutique provides a great resource for finding information on a huge amount of plugins, with reviews from many different internet sources all in one place, which makes comparing products a breeze. Links to their latest blog spot articles such as special offers and tutorials further compliment the usefulness of this section and the website in general.
To sum up this Plugin Boutique review, Loopmasters have managed to put together something much more than an online store to buy-plugins. Living up to its, the Plugin Boutique is a highly specialised website that has a huge array of plugins on offer for sale, as well as giving away of plenty of high quality plugins for free. In addition to being a great online store, the wealth of information that can be accessed both via the individual plugin detail pages and the news and reviews sections makes Plugin Boutique one of the best places on the internet to find out anything related to plugins and producing in general. Producers, engineer and musicans should take note – and the next time they need something plugin related, check out what this little boutique can offer.
A new way to buy plugins in all formats and computer platforms along with news, reviews and information. Loopmasters have created the ultimate plugin resource where it is possible to find information and plugins as well as download a huge range of high quality free plugins.
Downloads of trial versions and free plugins require an account to be created and users be logged in.