ControlHub: Benson & Plotnikoff

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Howard Benson

& Mike Plotnikoff

ControlHub Expansion Pack

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About Howard & Mike

Howard Benson and Mike Plotnikoff are the producer-engineer duo behind many of the most successful modern rock records of the last 20 years, amassing millions of album sales and billions of streams throughout their career.

Selected Discography

My Chemical Romance
The All-American Rejects
Three Days Grace
Papa Roach
Simple Plan


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The sounds

Modeled emulations of the analog hardware chains used on some of the biggest-selling rock albums of the last 20 years are exclusively available in this Howard Benson and Mike Plotnikoff expansion pack.

Working out of West Valley Recording Studios in LA, Howard and Mike have built this expansion pack using all analog gear which includes individual traces of the Neve 8058 Mark 1 from Studio A as well as chains for drums, guitars, and everything in between needed for a punchy rock mix.

This expansion pack has a total of 153 presets.

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Looking to buy this Expansion Pack without joining the ControlHub All Access Membership? No problem! You have the option to purchase it outright. 
You need to own the ControlHub plugin outright in order for this pack to work.


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Signal chains from world class mixers.

Your favorite mix engineers have captured their go-to mixing chains for you to use within ControlHub. This includes setups for vocals, individual drum tracks, guitars, mix bus, master bus, and much more.

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Model your own gear.

Using our AI based Tracing Technology, you can capture your own preamps, equalizers, compressors, limiters, and more to use within Controlhub. The Tracer can learn and replicate the sonic characteristics of any hardware or software signal chains with unrivaled accuracy.


Trace Exchange.

Access full signal chains, and individual compressor models created by users around the world. Create your own hardware and software signal chain captures to share with the ControlHub community.

Trace Exchange is your access to a limitless library of mixing presets.


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