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Author Topic: Your first compressor  (Read 4244 times)

Patrick Brannen

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Re: Your first compressor
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2005, 08:54:37 pm »

My first comp was a Manley ELOP and it actually still is first call on a lot of sesions. I think it might be good to start with fixed attack and release and grow into more control after you have a feel for it. Comps are dangerous in unexpierienced hands.
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Brian Roth

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Re: Your first compressor
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2005, 01:09:37 am »

If you can find one, an Audio+Design (aka Audio Design (Recording) aka ADR) "Compex" (which was also part of their Vocal Stresser) is a really cool unit once you learn your way around the complicated controls.

Be aware...those were mid 70's British designs and not all units have aged well.

Bri

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