When and why might you want to reach for more than one compressor to process the same signal?
PatchWork from Blue Cat Audio allows users to create custom processing chains from both built-in effects and third-party plug-ins.
McDSP have released universal binary versions of their APB plug-in range, meaning they now run natively on both Apple Silicon and Intel powered Macs.
Universal Audio have announced that their UAD Spark subscription service is now available to Windows users.
Infiltrator 2 is a multi-effects plug-in from Devious Machines loaded with modulation and sequencer-based capabilities.
Acustica Audio have announced the release of Tan 2, which introduces a new and improved set of features to their free VCA compressor plug-in.
Baby Audio have released IHNY‑2, a modern sounding, hard-hitting parallel compression plug-in.
Soundtoys have announced a month-long sale on upgrades and trade-ups that are available to current registered users.
Stam Audio have updated their hardware Fairchild replica, making some design changes which they say reduce the unit's cost without any affect on the signal path.
MBC from Toneboosters is a versatile plug-in, offering multi-band compression alongside saturation and stereo width tools.
Lindell Audio have announced the release of the LiN76 Vintage Limiting Amplifer, a recreation of the classic 1176 FET compressor.
IK Multimedia give away their superb T-RackS Comprexxor until 20 September.
The right compressor settings give you endless power to shape the sound and groove of a multi‑miked drum recording.
An AI-powered limiter joins the FAST range, and Focusrite are offering users a discounted bundle to mark its release.
TFPro's latest device is a 500-series compressor focused on speed and ease of use.
Pancz from Spectral Plugins is a multiband transient shaper with a built-in limiter and soft clip function.
Apogee have announced that the Soft Limit circuit utilised in their converters is now available as a free plug-in.
Diode‑based compressors can be delightful but also rather noisy. True to its name, the Zen promises a more peaceful approach...
I’m seeing a lot of conflicting advice about using compression while recording. Some swear by it while others say it’s completely unnecessary with 24‑bit recording and modern converters. Where do you stand on this?
Standard Audio's Level-Or Mk2 Dual is a JFET limiter and distortion unit based on the Shure Level-Loc PA limiter.
Heritage Audio were at NAMM 2022, showing their new replicas of Fairchild compressors and a Motown EQ.
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