Since computers started recording and having the ability to function as personal studios, VSTs have been around to add a helping hand. Essentially VST means Virtual Studio Technology, DAW compatible plugins that allow you to simulate a vast range of analogue studio technology into your digital environs.
They can range from drum kits to pianos, from classic studio compressors to vintage reverb units. VSTs offer a catalogue of previously unavailable sounds to a thriving and growing digital audio market.
Many of the world’s biggest names in audio production and musical instrument manufacture have their own range of digital counterparts in the VST format. Boss, Fender and Marshall are just some of the names that have been recreated for the digital audio workstation buyer demographic. [Continue reading]