These audio examples accompany the review of Black Lion Audio’s Bluey FET compressor in SOS June 2020
Manley's well-liked optical compressor gets a makeover in time for its 30th birthday!
Want to combine the freedom to choose EQs and compressors with the convenience of a single plug‑in? PSP may have the answer...
Black Lion's Bluey recreates an 1176 that has made more hits than most!
Is this modelled vari-mu compressor as easy on the ear as it is on the eye?
Warm Audio present another more affordable alternative to a classic piece of studio hardware.
Heritage have beefed up their OST4 and OST10 enclosures for 'Lunchbox'-format 500-series modules, hot on the heels of their new HA609A compressor/limiter.
Can this 'New York–style compression' recapture the experience of sending audio out to a UREI 1176 in 'all buttons in' mode, smashing the crap out of it and blending it back under the dry signal?
Is this unassuming plug-in a great leap forward in mastering compression?
Online audio-processing company Mixanalog have added the Gyraf G24 optical compressor to their list of web-accessible gear.
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 this versatile homage to the classic British bus compressor through its paces.
Buzz update a characterful concept to create a compressor that's capable of both vintage and modern sounds.
We put BLA’s feature-rich and keenly priced 1176-style compressor to the test.
More than a mere makeover, this 10th anniversary limited edition processor adds some useful functionality to the original BC1 design.
Retro set their sights on modernising a classic design from the golden age of recording — did they hit their target?
We check out API’s 500-series version of the 2500 bus compressor.
The 535 Diode Bridge Compressor module is based on the dynamics circuit found in the Shelford Channel, the channel strip RND released last year that was itself something of a Neve greatest hits collection.
This combination of Pultec-inspired stereo mastering EQ and VCA bus compressor could earn its keep in a wide range of situations.
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