PLUGIN WEEK 2023: Making studio quality records has never been easier, thanks to the Hitmaker Expansion and Focusrite interfaces. Focusrite has taken the power of decades of large format studio music making and packed it into an easy-to-use plugin suite, so you can create studio-quality records wherever the music takes you.
With the Hitmaker Expansion, available with every Scarlett 3rd Gen, Clarett+, Clarett USB, and Red interface purchased and registered on or after October 1st 2022, you can have all the plug-ins you need to write, produce, mix, and master your music in studio quality.
Antares® Auto-Tune® Access
For vocals, the Antares® Auto-Tune® Access allows for natural-sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes, as well as lightning-fast Hip-hop-inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your tracks. Additionally, you won’t find Auto-Tune Access included with any other interface – get the original and best exclusively with Focusrite. And for adding reverb to your vocals, Relab’s LX480 Essentials provides four reverb options, modeled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits.
Marshall®’s Silver Jubilee 2555
Guitar players will love the hyper-realistic model of Marshall®’s Silver Jubilee 2555, brought to you by analogue-modelling experts Softube®. The Silver Jubilee offers everything from warm cleans, through classic crunch, and up to modern high gain tube amp sounds. Keyboard players can add beautifully captured piano to their tracks with XLN Audio®’s Addictive Keys, giving you the choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha®, and the classic Rhodes®.
Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit
Drummers can add the sounds of a pro drummer to their songs easily with XLN’s Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit, featuring expertly captured samples from high-end Tama® and Pearl® drums, and Paiste® and Sabian® cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm. You can also add beats to get you started, and mix your drums quickly with high-quality effects right in the plug-in.
Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC and the Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
When your song is ready to go to the next level, so are you. Focusrite’s best-known studio outboard is now available anywhere, with Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC and the Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite. Pairing your Focusrite interface with these two incredible plug-ins puts the very heart of Focusrite in your hands. With this powerful combination, you can make records with the sounds and technology that have featured on hit records, used by some of the biggest artists over the company's 30-year history.
Also included is Landr Studio, the ultimate tool for producing and releasing your best work. With a two-month subscription included with every Scarlett, Clarett+, Clarett USB and Red interface, as well as five free masters that can be used even after the trial period is over, you have everything you need to create professional-sounding tracks. Landr Studio offers unlimited MP3 mastering and distribution on a wide variety of streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, TikTok, and many more, making it easy to share your music with the world.
If you want to make studio quality records at home, the Hitmaker Expansion and a Focusrite interface is the way to go. With a wide range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business, you'll have all the tools you need to write, produce, mix, and master your music in studio quality.
So go ahead and create your next hit!
Hitmaker Expansion includes: -
• LANDR Studio two-month subscription, plus five free masters
• Antares Auto-Tune Access
• Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555
• Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
• Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
• Relab LX480 Essentials
• XLN Audio Addictive Keys
• XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit
The Hitmaker Expansion software bundle is available for all Scarlett (3rd Gen), Clarett+, Clarett USB and Red interfaces registered from 1st October 2022 and can be redeemed via the Focusrite user portal.
Head over to https://focusrite.com/en/hitmaker-expansion for more information.