Professional Sound - October 2017 - Page 23

Joey Sturgis Tones JST Dynamics Bundle By Joe Mullen J oey Sturgis is a world-renowned pro- ducer and engineer boasting a list of credits that includes The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, We Came as Romans, and others. He’s also on the lead- ing edge of audio education with initiatives like the Unstoppable Recording Machine and Nail the Mix, and having launched his own line of audio plug-ins in recent years, he’s also a successful entrepreneur. I’ve owned his Menace amp sim and JST Clip for a while now and both have exceeded my expectations. They have helped me solve problems in my mixes and resulted in better-sounding music. Need- less to say, I was stoked to explore more of JST’s product line, so let’s dive right into the robust JST Dynamics plug-in bundle. Finality Advanced Both the Finality Lite and Advanced limit- ers are inspiring even at first glance; they just make you want to start tweaking and exploring. I mean, it does all of the usual limiting functions very well and is easy to navigate. I found the Color control to be very cool. I used it on a guitar DI before the amp sim, dialling in a bit of pre-limiting then engaging the colour control and it brought out a meaner, greasier tone from the sim. It’s always great when a plug-in puts WrG&6גF&ऒv267W&W2&WBrBvV@FRG'V&֖72BFVfFVǒ6ЧG&2FRG֖72B&7G2fVR'W@vG&VBFR6"gV7FBBF@6WFrFFR7&2FBfRWfW V&B&Vf&RऒG6ǒ7G'VvvRvFG'V&0&V6W6RFR7&2( 2W7V6ǒֆ@( 2&RfW"FR6R6( G'fWpfW2vFWBV6667FVB7V66W702גG'V&2&Rr'VFvWB&vPF&v6FV6W'2W&R6"FG0&2F7F'FFBFW2B6ЧG&2FRWW"֖G2vFWBrFVЧ6VB'6"FF&*5B6ƗfRFRw&WWFƖ2fVVbF0Vr֖B2g&W6W6W"FW&f6RvFvW6RFVRf"6ƗW"G2G0B6RbFR6R&0F7F'FB6ffW"vFG06Ɨrv2BFG2vw&W2Ч6fR&26GW&FFB2W6VgVf&WGbƖ6F2ƖRG'VЦ'W72&72wVF""7FW&r( fRvVB5@6Ɨf"vRBB&VǒVVBRV&&WBv7Fvr&66ǒFRVr֖66fbFPVFB&VFVfVBF&W6BBw0RFW6RFR&r"FR֖FFRFG&fRFRVF6v( ƖFFR6ƗW.( Ц2V6"2ƗGFR2RvB6bPG&fRB&BRvvWB&R6GW&FB6Rvw&W76fRVFvRFR&W7BFp&WBB2rBW2v7Fvr6V7W7BBBW2FR7BVr֖৖W"67F'BGW&rWFR"FP֖FFRBRV"FRG&6vWB&R৖W"f6RB֗&VG6RFW6R@fW'vW&gVv&VGV7Fऒv2W6FVBFFW7Bv&VGV7FWB6Rf6G&62f"WrFV6p&6VBvB( fRV&B&WBBB2FRЧ6vVBF&RVgf66&W76"f 67&V2B6V2BB&Vǒ2w&VB062FVBBW6R67&V֖pf62v2&vvB2FR&v@6G&2f"vBRG6ǒvBFFvFVgf62BW7B6G2FVFP&vB6RFR֗vFV6RFR6&W76F&W6B2fV@FW&ǒ6W6rFRWBv w2RFF&W"v7FrЦr'WB66WBr&BRW6FP6&W76"vFR6G&W&F0f&b2FW&R2fVBD"6VƖr6R6( B6ƗBW2FW&^( 2fVffV7@'VB֖RbFRFw2FBW2v&VGV7FVVR2FRWGWBv2@vFB6R&2F7F'FgFW RW6B7B6W'FBFRW2ЧFWF72bFRVr֖&RB'WB7F7'6RVVvFffW"FF6G&fW W"G֖72BbVff'BvVBFF0FW6vBFRVr֖v&R`ג֗W2vrf'v&BG&6gFR66WBbG&6VBFW6v2gFVfW&VB'W"FWW"VFVFRЧ67BfR&VVv&RbFR66W@'WBVFrfV( BBV6WW&ЦV6RvFBWBRVF&BG&6V@FW6vFvWBfVVf"rFW6RFPVr֖BG26G&26V6WBFPfFVGWF&N( 2w&VB&VrVF&BG&6VBFW6vW"G&6g2Ɩ֗FW7276&ƗFW2&VrWFG'VW"fRv2WFFV@UF6VWFRrg&WVV7'V@Wf7B6G'V'G2vFFW&FP&W7VG2B6Vvv6v&frfrFFFBWFFG&6g7ƗG2WFR&BFfW"6V7F26v2&PFW7BW6RFRrVB7W7F"FW7FǒFVfRFRVwFbFRrVBFR&fVVBv2VFFRFP6vVBg&6VGB&BVFVfV@v6( B&V6RW6VBFBFVv@FrbFFvBrVBV6WfW'FRFR6VBB6G&V@FRFvFW72bFRrVB6V66VB7GVǒW6WFRWfVbFR6vFWB'VrFR&6R7V'N( 26V"FB5B2rVr֖2F@6fR&Vv&B&&V2֗W2vVBvFV6R2WVƖfVB'FPG֖72'VFRWfVFR7F&6W702W72BFW6( B&WV&R*5@2Gf6rFW&VF&GV7Fv&fw2B( 7W&Rvǒ6FVPFW6FRƖ֗G2BVF6R76ЦFR&WBVFFR&WGFW"W62दRVVv2BW&FW2TFv7GVF2fW"R2G'V2FPWFWFfBFVB6G&'WFW2&VwV&ǐF&fW766VBB6FW66vW2$dU544TB#