bx_cleansweep I have found really handy. It's all about the joystick.
Brainworx bx_cleansweep is a surprisingly useful free plugin that is incredibly simple to use. It's got a high pass and low pass which are simultaneously controlled with a joystick interface. This X/Y filter style is a game changer. I call it the 'Far Away' plugin because it's the best way to gently bring sounds in and out of the mix.
Brainworx bx_cleansweep Pro might have just become my go-to hi/lo pass filter ! Sounds lovely , and the joystick interface is a top notch idea :) I can see this plugin becoming a prominent part of my mixes.
A real Jekyll and Hyde of a filter. From subtle shelving effects to face melting resonance. Packed with creative possibilities.
Great tool to shape sounds! It’s easy to use and gives you a lot of options. I like the variety of filter types and that you can adjust the order and resonance. I use this plug a lot for cleaning single tracks in a mix, but it’s also great for adding some 'oomph' to bass sounds or to make a hihat cut better through a mix. Super versatile tool and it sounds great!
Who gets excited about a filter? No one. WELL YOU SHOULD! Clearing out those unwanted and often imperceptible frequencies on each track will allow bigger, more spacious and better mixes. Don't let this plugin’s simplicity fool you; I practically have it on every track.
I challenge you -- put this on every channel of your mix and see how far you can get with just this and balance.