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Old 3rd June 2004
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Compressors

Hi Mike,
Thanks for your time.Do you use plugin compressors?If so which ones?
Thanks again,
Chris
Old 4th June 2004
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No plugin comps?Or did this post just completley buried in the mix?Bumping up.
Chris
Old 6th June 2004
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Ok what are other folks using as far as in the box compression?Personally I have a 2254e,fatso,distressor as well as a rnc so I track a lot of stuff with compression to get the sound I want.When mixing I'll use the hardware on inserts but when I still need some more comp on other channels I usually reach for compressorbank or occasionally ren comp.
Cheers,
Chris
Old 7th June 2004
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Avalon 737sp,Tubetech lca2b,Waves c1,Rvox,Rcomp- BF 1176,LA2,LA3,Fairchild 660

Hardware when tracking,sofrware while mixing

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Old 7th June 2004
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I have a couple of Distressor EL8x's and have been enjoying what they do to the main vox in opto mode.
More so for rock male but also to get some grunt into sweet female voices.
I recently did a light opera male vocal and used my Millenia STT-1 for a much cleaner sound. I also like the eq on that thing.
I always use the inserts I/O in PTools for my outboard stuff and the new delay comp has made the job easier.
Sometimes I put the Fatso on the 2 bus if only for the warmth control on peaks. It also makes a great drum sub comp.
I also noticed that Mike Brauer inserts a Avalon 747 accross the 2 bus and because I admire his work I gave it a try and it's a wonderful effect. You don't use any comp or eq. Just put it there on the valve setting and listen.It does "something" to the low mids. It's not subtle. Big smile.
The experimentation never stops!
Phil Buckle.
Old 7th June 2004
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I see you were generally asking about ITB compressors. Sorry for the incorrect response. Actually for non subtle stuff I don't mind the good old Digi comp.
I also like Mcdsp AC1 and 2 even though they are not straight compressors.
Phil Buckle.
Old 9th June 2004
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off topic but Michael Brauer should have a month here too.

june wold be the month for Mike and perhaps august for Michael?

I would love it heh heh heh

Jo
Old 9th June 2004
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Originally posted by studjo
off topic but Michael Brauer should have a month here too.

june wold be the month for Mike and perhaps august for Michael?

I would love it heh heh heh

Jo
And September for Andy Wallace...

And October for TLA...

And...
Old 9th June 2004
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Originally posted by thethrillfactor
And September for Andy Wallace...

And October for TLA...

And...
And november for Walter Sear - one of pro audio's leading curmudgeons.
Old 9th June 2004
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Originally posted by Dave Martin
And november for Walter Sear - one of pro audio's leading curmudgeons.
One of? heh

I LOVED his Tape Op interview.
Old 9th June 2004
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Tony, I figure this thread has veered enough off path to ask..

what does WWROD? mean in your sig? I have an idea but...

War
Old 9th June 2004
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boys could you do me a favor?

reserve one month for Bob Clearmountain heh
Old 10th June 2004
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Originally posted by thethrillfactor
And September for Andy Wallace...

And October for TLA...

And...
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gee , that would be nice. those 2 get my vote as well.
possibly , do to mike shipleys most generous and insightful sharing of his
experience and perspective , this would be something andy and tom would consider.

s
Old 10th June 2004
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Originally posted by stealthbalance
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gee , that would be nice. those 2 get my vote as well.
possibly , do to mike shipleys most generous and insightful sharing of his
experience and perspective , this would be something andy and tom would consider.

s
If these 2 guys were to do it (especially Andy Wallace), the forumn would shut down with the amount of lurkers.
Old 10th June 2004
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Thrill...

as per normal you are SO right..

Jules would have to rent a dedicated T1 or whatever DDS fastway he could afford. I mean it would be seriosuly outa control. And i dont think Andy would even be able to keep up with all the questions, which makes me even more greatful for Mike's insightful comments and observations, along with everyone else..

Gee i love this place!
Wiggy
Old 10th June 2004
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Quote:
Originally posted by Drumsound
One of? heh

I LOVED his Tape Op interview.
Sure - Wes Dooley's a contender, and there's Rupert... a few others come to mind as well.
Old 10th June 2004
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GM.....
Old 10th June 2004
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GM.....
Nah, he's a contrarian - and too young to be a curmudgeon.
Old 10th June 2004
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Originally posted by Dave Martin
Nah, he's a contrarian - and too young to be a curmudgeon.

that's hillairous....


the only thing I've seem him be a contrarian to is the current state of the music industry....


"you are all making ****ty music"
Old 10th June 2004
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Old 10th June 2004
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Quote:
Originally posted by djui5
that's hillairous....
the only thing I've seem him be a contrarian to is the current state of the music industry....
Doesn't that count? Ok, and there's his opinion that plug in compressors haven't gotten it right (and are years away from getting it right)?

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