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Kush Plug-Ins Explained®

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    Michael gives a welcome and a quick overview of the preset nature of the two Kush plug-ins.

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    The UBK-1 Controls

    Discover the power hiding beneath the interface of the UBK-1 and the unique signal flow from section to section.

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    The UBK-1 on Drums

    Uncover the myriad of tones and shapes that your drums can take on by utilizing combinations of of the three processors in the UBK-1.

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    The UBK-1 on Bass

    See how you can mix and match algorithms to make a sampled bass come to life with renewed tone and grit.

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    The UBK-1 on Acoustic Guitar

    Michael shows how judicious use of the Density control can tuck in the over-zealous attack of an acoustic guitar.

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    The UBK-1 on the Mix

    In this video Michael shows how the UBK-1 can also inject glue and harmonic cohesion to an entire mix.

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    Clariphonic Controls

    Take a tour of the Clariphonic interface to unlock the power of this amazing EQ.

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    Clariphonic on the Snare

    Learn how the Clariphonic does more than simply brighten a snare in a drum mix. but actually appears to focus it, creating the illusion of bringing it forward.

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    Clariphonic on Drums

    This time the Clariphonic opens up the top end over a three channel drum mix. But beware of the pitfalls of a tonally unbalanced mix which get exaggerated when boosting further.

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    Clariphonic on Acoustic Guitar

    Michael shows how the various filter options on the Clariphonic are ideal for seamlessly making acoustic guitars sound more open and focused.

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    Clariphonic on the Bass

    Explore how an EQ that focuses specifically on upper frequencies can actually be really useful on an instrument that's main focus is on lower frequencies.

Product Overview

Do you use Kush Audio plug-ins? Well, DAW guru Michael Costa is back and this time he is taking on Kush Audio's UBK-1 motion generating compressor and the Clariphonic dual channel parallel EQ. Michael breaks down the interfaces and how these two amazing, analog sounding plug-ins can be used on several different types of instruments.

The series starts off with Michael giving an introduction and quick overview on the preset nature of the two plug-ins. Next, Michael digs in and explains the controls and interface of the UBK-1 compressor. After explaining the unique signal flow between the UBK-1's sections, Michael moves on to showing how this powerful plug-in can be used on drums, bass, acoustic guitar and on an entire mix.

Next its on to the Clariphonic EQ. Michael gives us the full tour of the interface, discussing each control in-depth. There are many possibilities when using the Clariphonic EQ and its presets, and over the next few videos Michael moves on to showing how this amazing EQ can be used on a snare, three channel drum mix, acoustic guitar and bass.

If you're going to use Kush Audio's UBK-1 & Clariphonic EQ, do it like a pro. Let Michael show you how to get the Kush analog experience, get "Kush Plug-Ins Explained" today.

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Kush Plug-Ins Explained® is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 6 .
Rated 0.5 out of 5 by from Very Dated This series states that Kush only has two plugins, they have 13 included in their Subscription. Not very helpful.
Date published: 2021-06-08
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Great Great review of two unique plugins.
Date published: 2018-12-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent overview and demo! This is a great introduction to some very useful plugins. It has helped me to understand what exactly they can do to a sound source - and also how easy it can be to over-use them.
Date published: 2018-01-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good Job! A good straightforward explanation of how these plugins work with good examples of how they effect sound. Presenter had a good knowledge of how the plugin works and how to use them. Good job!
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very good tutorials Well done and very informative.
Date published: 2017-06-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Revealing! An easy to understand tutorial about the ins and outs of these Kush plugins.
Date published: 2016-05-27
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