Audio Plugin Deals: 7 Can’t Miss Black Friday Sales For Musicians
It’s the best time of the year for musicians! Black Friday is every producer’s chance to grab exactly what they’ll need to make their new year’s resolutions a reality.
The best part is, every year it seems to get better. Bundles and subscriptions of high-quality mixing plugins and virtual instruments have never been more accessible.
I’m sure you’ve been saving and have your wishlist of audio plugins and virtual instruments ready to go. It’s time to finalize that list with our round-up of the top Black Friday deals.
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1. LANDR Studio
November 25th – December 4th
LANDR Studio is the ultimate music production subscription to take you from inspiration to release. It has everything you’d need to get a professional sound in your DAW, and get your music out there.
This Black Friday, grab a year of LANDR Studio for only $99. When considering LANDR’s mastering, distribution, and samples credits that are also included—that’s access to $3000 worth of music production tools.
With LANDR Studio’s recent addition of $2000 worth of bonus plugins, it’s a no-brainer. You’ll get access to extra plugins and courses from top developers like Arturia, IK Multimedia, UJam, Cableguys, Synchroarts, Melodics, and so many more.
Find inspiring sounds with 1200 Samples credits and work better together with LANDR’s collaboration tools with unlimited cloud storage and DAW video chat.
Finishing up a track? Use LANDR’s unlimited mp3 mastering to finalize your mix.
Once that mix is done, use one of your 36 hi-res WAV mastering credits to get the perfect master. Release it to streaming services with unlimited Distribution, where you’ll keep all of your royalties.
No matter where you’re at in your journey, LANDR Studio has something to offer that’ll make an impact on your music.
Even if you’re just getting started, Studio is the perfect option. With the included courses from Berkeley and Melodics as well as the DAW Ableton Live Lite, you’ll have the perfect foundation to start learning about music production.
November 10th – November 28th
IK Multimedia is a legendary software and hardware company that has released tons of well-known plugins like Amplitube and SampleTank.
What’s great about their Black Friday sale this year, is that most of their MAX bundles are discounted up to a whopping 85% off.
This means you can get the top-tiered versions of their best plugins at the price point of $99. MAX Bundles of Amplitube, SampleTank 4, and T-RackS 5 usually cost between $299 to $599.
The best deal from IK Multimedia has to be their Total Studio 3.5, which is literally all the software they make. You’ll be able to grab TotalStudio for only $199. Compare that to the price of $999, and your mind will start to implode.
IK Multimedia’s Black Friday deals start on November 10th.
October 24th – November 28th
Cableguys Shaperbox 3 is one of the most powerful multi-FX processors you can get in your DAW. Easily automate and shape 9 different effects with rhythmic inspiration. With Shaperbox you’ll be able to chop, glitch, stutter, warp, enhance and much more.
The best thing about Cableguys Black Friday deal is that it features the brand new update of Shaperbox released on October 24, and is currently on sale for only $89 until cyber Monday. This deal saves you 70% compared to the original price of $301.
If you’re looking for an insane amount of inspiration to make your sounds stand out, Shaperbox 3 is the effects toolkit you’ve been looking for.
November 7th – November 21st
SynchroArts is a top vocal plugin manufacturer and can be found in pro studios around the world. They make the most in-demand voice plugins that’ll get you to the perfect vocal mix.
Starting November 7th, you’ll get up to 50% off of their legendary Revoice plugin. Revoice is the ultimate vocal production package that’ll save you hours of tedious editing time. It’s perfect if you’re looking to tighten up the timing on a huge vocal stack, manually tune a lead, or even create authentic double tracks.
Synchroarts ‘ Provember’ sale runs from November 7th until November 21st.
SynchroArts is a top vocal plugin manufacturer and can be found in pro studios around the world.
5. Baby Audio
November 11th – December 5th
Baby Audio is known for its easy-to-use plugins that pack a ton of punch and power. Each plugin they offer has a unique way of adding a creative flavor to your sound. Whether you’re going for expertly crafted tape saturation, punchy parallel compression or futuristic next-gen reverb, Baby Audio has you covered.
This Black Friday you’ll get 30 percent off their All Plugins Bundle, and between 40 to 50 percent off all single plugin purchases.
This is your chance to grab their legendary ‘Super VHS’ plugin for those sweet lo-fi tones, or their heavily praised delay plugin ‘Comeback Kid’.
November 17th – December 4th
UJam is known for making some of the quickest and easiest-to-use plugins out there. Finding high-quality sounds without a hassle is what their products are all about.
This Black Friday until December 4th, UJam is offering 50 percent off all single plugins site-wide, excluding upgrades. If you’re looking for fresh synth sounds, their USynth is one of the easiest-to-use pro-sounding synths out there. The Deluxe pack has to be one of the best deals coming in at 75 percent off. It’s perfect for neo-soul, RnB, pop and hip-hop.
If you’re looking to dig into their bundle offerings they’ve got a ton going on. Their full bundle which includes everything they make is available for only $699, down from the regular price of $1849. If you’re an orchestral composer and are looking to update your sounds, their symphonic elements bundle is coming in at $329, and includes their brand new ‘BRAAASS’ instrument.
The cherry on top of all these massive deals is that UJam is giving away their USynth pack, drive, which is perfect for deep house productions. It doesn’t matter what type of music you produce, UJam has you covered.
November 25th – November 28th
This last deal is from a boutique studio and plugin developer that you might not know of, but should! Mntra samples rare and sacred instruments from all over the world. You’ll find ritual healing bells to pitched Aztec volcanic rocks housed in a gorgeous plugin, ready to play.
Mndala 2 is the engine that plays back their samples in your DAW, which is specially designed by Mntra. This plugin contains 1 animated performance view, 6 complex samplers, 35 custom effects slots, and 62 real-time parameter controls. Their proprietary sampling engine makes playing these exotic sounds a satisfying and creative experience.
For Black Friday, Mnta is offering 60 percent off their entire catalog of instruments. They’ve just released two brand new instruments that are also a part of the deal, which include traditional instruments from Andean and Mesoamerican cultures. Instruments ‘Hurican’ and ‘Caprakan’ are a definite must-have addition to your plugin arsenal to get some unique and exciting sounds.
Black Friday plugin sales
By now we’re all used to holiday shopping kicking off with a bang in November.
But it seems like every year there are more deep discounts and crazy deals on offer.
Luckily for producers, it’s a perfect time to stock up on the tools you need to make better music.
Check out any of the audio plugin deals on this list for quality software to get this season.
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