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    Becos CIQ-5 CompIQ Stella

    Mono Stompbox Compressor

    This studio VCA compressor in a pedal employs THAT VCA chips like those found in, for example, modern iterations of the SSL bus compressor.

    Reviews Jul 2020
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    PSP InfiniStrip

    Channel-strip Plug-in

    Want to combine the freedom to choose EQs and compressors with the convenience of a single plug‑in? PSP may have the answer...

    Reviews . Jun 2020
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    Black Lion Audio Bluey | Audio Examples

    Hear For Yourself

    These audio examples accompany the review of Black Lion Audio’s Bluey FET compressor in SOS June 2020

    Reviews Jun 2020
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    Black Lion Audio Bluey

    Mono FET Compressor

    Black Lion's Bluey recreates an 1176 that has made more hits than most!

    Reviews Jun 2020
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    Manley Labs ELOP+

    Dual-channel Compressor

    Manley's well-liked optical compressor gets a makeover in time for its 30th birthday!

    Reviews . Jun 2020
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    Pulsar Audio Pulsar Mu

    Compressor-Limiter Plug-in

    Is this modelled vari-mu compressor as easy on the ear as it is on the eye?

    Reviews May 2020
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    Baby Audio I Heart NY

    Parallel Compression Plug-in

    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?

    Reviews Mar 2020
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    Leapwing Audio DynOne v3

    Multiband Dynamics Plug-in

    Is this unassuming plug-in a great leap forward in mastering compression?

    Reviews Feb 2020
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    Heritage Audio Successor

    Stereo Bus Compressor

    Based on a classic design and bursting with transformers, the Successor from Heritage Audio combines a vintage sound with serious flexibility.

    Reviews Dec 2019
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    Gyraf Gyratec XXIV

    Stereo Compressor

    This clever design rethinks many aspects of compressors that we've long taken for granted.

    Reviews Oct 2019
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    UK Sound 176

    Mono FET Compressor

    We take a look at the first in a new, more affordable range of products from BAE.

    Reviews Mar 2019
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    IGS Audio S-Type 500 VU

    VCA Bus Compressor

    We put this versatile homage to the classic British bus compressor through its paces.

    Reviews Feb 2019
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    Buzz Audio DBC-20

    Diode-bridge Compressor

    Buzz update a characterful concept to create a compressor that's capable of both vintage and modern sounds.

    Reviews Jan 2019
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    Black Lion Audio Seventeen

    FET Compressor

    We put BLA’s feature-rich and keenly priced 1176-style compressor to the test.

    Reviews Dec 2018
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    TK Audio BC1 Ltd

    Stereo Compressor

    More than a mere makeover, this 10th anniversary limited edition processor adds some useful functionality to the original BC1 design.

    Reviews Aug 2018
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    Retro Instruments Revolver

    Dual-channel Valve Compressor

    Retro set their sights on modernising a classic design from the golden age of recording — did they hit their target?

    Reviews Jul 2018
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    API 529

    500-series Compressor

    We check out API’s 500-series version of the 2500 bus compressor.

    Reviews Jun 2018
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    Tegeler Audio Manufaktur Crème

    VCA Compressor & Passive Equaliser

    This combination of Pultec-inspired stereo mastering EQ and VCA bus compressor could earn its keep in a wide range of situations.

    Reviews Oct 2017
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    Sonimus TuCo

    Compressor Plug-in

    The latest vintage-styled plug-in from Sonimus is a neat compressor with a vari-mu flavour.

    Reviews Oct 2017
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    Golden Age Project 500 Series

    Mic/Line Preamplifier, EQ & Compressor

    These modules can be mixed and matched to create a versatile, high-quality, Neve-esque channel strip for an impressive price.

    Reviews Sep 2017
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    Highland Dynamics BG2

    Mono Vari-mu Compressor

    You’d be forgiven for thinking the world doesn’t need another expensive vari-mu compressor. But you might just be wrong...

    Reviews Sep 2017

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