Gear of the Year: Best Plug-In Effect – Universal Audio Ocean Way Studio

Our Gear of the Year winner for best plug in effect is Universal Audio’s mighty Ocean Way Studio…

Best Plug-In Effect: Universal Audio Ocean Way Studio

Price: $349 (via Source Distribution on 020 8962 5080) Web:


A plug-in that offers all of us (with a UAD card) the sound of Hollywood’s legendary Ocean Way Studios. Reviewer Mark Cousins said: “Given the musicality of the rooms, few will want to miss out on what it has to offer.” This is simply one of the great plug-ins.

Read our Review of Universal Audio Ocean Way Studios Here

Other great plug-ins: iZotope’s RX3 Advanced and Slate Digital’s Virtual Buss Compressors both garnered a lot of votes.