Diode‑based compressors can be delightful but also rather noisy. True to its name, the Zen promises a more peaceful approach...
A stunning overhaul of SSL’s bus compressor, the Bus+ goes much further than most imitators without sophistication undermining ease of use.
This homage to a famous console compressor is keenly priced and offers some thoughtful extra features.
API have been making excellent solid‑state outboard and consoles for decades, but their latest venture sees them using valves for the very first time.
This keenly priced device offers a bit more control than most valve compressors.
Want the sound and tactile experience of hardware but the convenience of plug‑ins? Wes Audio have the answer...
Throughout his illustrious career, Rupert Neve continued to refine the diode‑bridge compressor design he first created over half a century ago.
We check out TK’s latest intriguing interpretation of the humble VCA compressor.
If you’re into analogue processing but worried about your carbon footprint, Tierra have you covered!
We check out a modern take on Manley’s classic valve compressor.
These audio examples accompany the review of Black Lion Audio’s Bluey FET compressor in SOS June 2020
Black Lion's Bluey recreates an 1176 that has made more hits than most!
Manley's well-liked optical compressor gets a makeover in time for its 30th birthday!
Based on a classic design and bursting with transformers, the Successor from Heritage Audio combines a vintage sound with serious flexibility.
This clever design rethinks many aspects of compressors that we've long taken for granted.
We take a look at the first in a new, more affordable range of products from BAE.
We put BLA’s feature-rich and keenly priced 1176-style compressor to the test.
Retro set their sights on modernising a classic design from the golden age of recording — did they hit their target?
This combination of Pultec-inspired stereo mastering EQ and VCA bus compressor could earn its keep in a wide range of situations.
With dual compressor stages and dual-band, boost-only EQ, the novel Magnum-K shows that high-end outboard needn’t be retro.
A compressor and front end combining pedigree Drawmer performance with ease of use.
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