Tag Archives: Compressor

Initial Audio’s IA-LA1 compressor is simple, swift and sleek

Hot off the heels of its Dynamic Delay release last week, Initial Audio has a new device that might pique your interest. The IA-LA1 compressor is loosely based on the legendary LA-2A compressor, but with a little more control over colouration and gain, and a little less control on threshold, attack and release – in … Continue reading Initial Audio’s IA-LA1 compressor is simple, swift and sleek

Learn what Logic Pro X’s Compressor types are and when to use them

Now that we’ve learned how compression works, it’s up to us to figure out which type of compressor to use in our productions. In this week’s Logic Pro Tips video, Jono Buchanan teaches you what different modes of compression Logic Pro X‘s Compressor has to offer, and why you may want to be careful in … Continue reading Learn what Logic Pro X’s Compressor types are and when to use them

The 15 Best Compressor Plugins For Every Mix Situation

Compression and EQ are the two most essential tools in mixing. You’ll probably apply them on every single track in your session before the mix is complete. With such a key part of the music production process, you need to have tools you can rely on. But choosing the right compressor plugin isn’t easy. There … Continue reading The 15 Best Compressor Plugins For Every Mix Situation

New Gear Alert: MyMon App by Waves, Diode Bridge Compressor from Heritage Audio, Free Ozone Imager from iZotope & More

Waves announces new eMotion LV1 features and v11 updates. Waves’ eMotion LV1 v11 is a new and updated version of the innovative eMotion LV1 live software mixer, with major updates and user-requested new features, including the new MyMon Personal Monitor Mixing App. MyMon is a personal monitor mixing app Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Alert: MyMon App by Waves, Diode Bridge Compressor from Heritage Audio, Free Ozone Imager from iZotope & More

Origin Effects reissues the Cali76-TX compressor pedal

In celebration of building its 10,000th Cali76 Compact Deluxe, Origin Effects has announced limited reissues of the original full-sized Cali76-TX and TX-L compressor pedals. The two larger originals feature the same compression technology as the Cali76 Compact Deluxe, with the TX version sporting a custom-wound iron core transformer designed to subtly saturate and add extra … Continue reading Origin Effects reissues the Cali76-TX compressor pedal

Chroma+ is a channel strip and buss compressor in a single rack unit

Louder Than Liftoff has announced a multi-purpose rack unit, and if you have limited space, it could be the only outboard device you need. The company describes Chroma+ as a “stereo/dual mono tracking and mixing channel”, but we’ll unpack what that means. It can be used as a channel strip for recording with compression, EQ … Continue reading Chroma+ is a channel strip and buss compressor in a single rack unit