MusicRadar basics: home studio part 5 - what is a VST?

MusicRadar has teamed up with Steinberg and top Cubase expert and producer Bruce Aisher to put together the perfect introduction to the perfect home studio.

All you need to make great music is our 10 part video series, a computer and some software. (Did you know that you can get a 30-day trial version of Cubase Elements 8 for free here?)

Episode 5 Introduces the virtual studio. What is a VST? What's the difference between an effects plug-in and an instrument plug-in? What's available and what's possible?

Enjoy the MusicRadar basics: home studio series so far here and be sure to check back next Friday for the next installment.