Why would anyone need to buy an EQ plugin? Every DAW already has an EQ included, right? Compressors too. Why pay more for a compressor that has basically the same functions? There are a few good reasons, and we’re going to find out what they are. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t make professional mixes with only stock plugins. Let’s talk about the situations in which you might choose stock over third party or third party over stock. This is… Stock Plugins vs. 3rd Party Plugins! Let the battle commence!