The New Loud. © by Brainworx Music & Media GmbH Turn up the Master XL knob and/or the individual XL knobs in the channel to saturate your mix From a certain level on we at BX feel that too much loudness is a true limitation for. When Brainworx brought out its mastering limiter, the bx_XL, it impressed a lot of people, including us. The XL saturation process and the peak.

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With its ability brianworx increase perceived loudness, it gives you lots of options in how to pull extra levels out of your mixes without compromising the sound.

A simple peak stop limiter on a troublesome bus or individual track will save the day, xo that is exactly what you get here. When using multiple busses for different instrument groups which then sum to a master bus, it’s easy to get peaks on individual busses that force you to pull back your overall level to prevent overloads.


With the Installation Manager, you can select, download and install just the Plugin Alliance products and formats you need for your system. So, yet another great Brainworx tool, and at a good price too.

Saturation process that increases perceived loudness levels. I am completely surprised how much volume Braineorx am able to get without crushing the dynamics out of my mixes. View All Customer Reviews. Madden NFL This is what brought it all together for me. As a peak stop limiter it sounds great because it has no sound – it just knocks off the peaks as you want them.


The Crossover Frequency slider determines the highest frequency affected by the mid low section. Best used on master trak for final mix.

Very useful, particularly on pianos and drums where you want to let the individual sides ‘breathe’ a bit. All-access artist interviews, in-depth gear reviews, essential production tutorials and much more.

It is the possibility to work with the stereo-image that makes a huge difference. Our Verdict An excellent low-latency plug-in limiter that does far more than its name implies.

Very good transparent limiter. If peaks coincide, then resultant master level is further compromised and can cause other issues. This is extremely useful for mixes that require powerful bottom end brainworrx as dance, rap, techno and rock.

No more limiting the full bandwidth… I now can control the two bands over… Read More. After a few vrainworx and videos I figured how to maximize this plug in. I was looking for a limiter for my mastering chain and I found that and more with the XL V2.

These effects can also be blended with the mix control to add some colour and punch. The idea of saturation in a limiter may seem a brainword odd, but the XL circuit has a very clever algorithm that subtly does a lot to help perceived loudness. That said, you can crank it up for some pretty dirty sounding results, particularly when you dial-in some extreme limiting.


Moves from subtle enhancement to extreme manipulations with ease.

Brainworx bx_XL V2 – Plugin Alliance

I have uset quite a few over the years, but this one is just better! As a front-end to a more coloured compressor it gives you more control over your compression characteristics, and as a creative tool you can get some pretty extreme effects when you push it.

A Master… Read More. This very plugin started it all. Slightly confusing when I first used it. If you’re using master compression on your final stereo buss those peaks can pull at the compressor and cause some nasty pumping moments, so you have to use less overall compression than you want for the sound you are chasing. This is what brought it all together for me. Try it and… Read More. Installation Manager Installation Manager v1. Release and Output Dim are pretty self explanatory as is the Mix function.