5-Min UAD Tips: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar with Century Tube Channel Strip

5-Min UAD Tips: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar with Century Tube Channel Strip

The Century Tube Channel Strip plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and UA interfaces is built to capture creativity the moment it strikes. With its organic tube mic preamp, transparent dynamics control, and intuitively voiced EQ, the Century Tube Channel Strip is perfect for desktop UA audio interface users — allowing you to stay in the creative zone, helping you capture first-take magic with stunning results.

Getting great acoustic guitar and vocal sounds using affordable microphones is usually a struggle. In this video, Universal Audio’s Ben Lindell shows singer/songwriter Marty O’Reilly how to easily track his acoustic guitar and vocals through the Century Tube Channel Strip with minimal hassle, getting inspired sonics quickly. In addition to demonstrating how to set proper levels, compression, and EQ, you also learn how saturation and proper gain-staging will help enhance the overall emotion of a track.

This video is a must-watch for singer/songwriters looking to capture timeless tones, fast.

— Ben Lindell