compressor

Audified u73b Compressor [Review]

Audified – previously Audiffex – has released a new compressor plugin that aims to emulate the classic German u73b broadcast compressor, used rather extensively for mastering between 1960 and 1980. The compressor certainly is well known, but can the plugin live up to the classic u73b name? We were lucky enough to be able to sit down with the new compressor to take a look at it. User In...[Read More]

Shelford Series – Rupert Neve Designs

For many years in the world of outboard gear that produces a classic, warm vintage tone, Rupert Neve and his team at Rupert Neve Designs come out as surefire frontrunners. For over 50 years they have designed, created and distributed professional, clear sounding signal processors across the world. Today, Rupert Neve Designs announced the release of two brand new units: The Shelford Series 5051 and...[Read More]

NAMM 2013: Aphex Microphone X

Well, here’s an interesting one…a microphone that has analog signal processors BUILT INTO IT. This immediately caught my attention. The Aphex Microphone X is a USB cardioid condensor microphone with a compressor and exciter built into it. On top of that it also has a headphone amp built right in, so you can plug your headphones directly into the microphone. Now, as someone who likes to...[Read More]