A four‑band side‑chain EQ is just one of many nice touches in this new take on an analogue classic.
Woott is described as a ‘dynamic hype enhancer’ , which suggests we are in for a bit of not‑so‑subtle compression...
Baby Audio offer an intriguing take on frequency‑conscious dynamics processing.
Think you’ve heard everything a compressor can do? It might be time to think again...
Created in partnership with Empirical Labs, these two emulations form a characterful yet capable channel strip.
Dragon Fire makes setting up frequency‑conscious compression very intuitive, courtesy of an on‑screen curve its makers call the Push Pull Graph.
The world’s not short of LA‑2A plug‑ins, but some are more convincing than others...
FAST Reveal is designed to make it easy to tackle masking problems in your mix.
Will Waves' plug-in emulation of the Abbey Road RS124, which was based on a much modified Altec 436B valve compressor, find favour with today's engineers and producers?
This “punchy hybrid compressor” draws its inspiration from both the classic API and SSL hardware designs.
We check out Korneff’s vibey take on a tube‑laden FET compressor.
This characterful compressor offers a little more control than most ‘vibe machines’.
Though there’s only one main user control, VocalMint's audio path comprises a serial chain of three different types of compressor, and multiple behind‑the‑scenes parameters have been optimised specifically for vocal processing.
Unisum boasts a unique array of advanced parameters, but achieving good results isn't as daunting as you might think.
These two plug‑ins bring you the spirit of their 'unobtainium' hardware counterparts!
Want to combine the freedom to choose EQs and compressors with the convenience of a single plug‑in? PSP may have the answer...
Is this modelled vari-mu compressor as easy on the ear as it is on the eye?
Is this unassuming plug-in a great leap forward in mastering compression?
The latest vintage-styled plug-in from Sonimus is a neat compressor with a vari-mu flavour.
I thought I had a handle on this, but seem to have a hard time understanding the difference between a compressor’s ‘Hold’ and its ‘Release’. Can you help explain?
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