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.
Slate have taken the famous OTT effect and added a whole load more control, creating a unique dynamics processor.
Hungarian outboard makers launch twin-channel version of their classy Dictator stereo compressor.
A four‑band side‑chain EQ is just one of many nice touches in this new take on an analogue classic.
At heart, it models the same hardware as Slate’s FG‑2A, but Custom Opto’s tweaks make it useful on so many more sources!
This keenly priced device offers a bit more control than most valve compressors.
Woott is described as a ‘dynamic hype enhancer’ , which suggests we are in for a bit of not‑so‑subtle compression...
When it comes to dynamics processing, we’ve never had it so good. Once upon a time, even the largest studios had only basic...
Dynamics processing is a core mixing technique, but it’s often misunderstood. We explain how to make a compressor do what you want it to!
Want the sound and tactile experience of hardware but the convenience of plug‑ins? Wes Audio have the answer...
Innovative compressor features low- and high-pass key signal filtering.
Love stompboxes but find pedal compressors frustratingly untweakable? This one’s designed with you in mind...
API Select range comprises valve compressor and preamp, solid-state compressor and EQ, and two guitar pedals.
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...
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.
FAST Reveal is designed to make it easy to tackle masking problems in your mix.
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