Tried it for a half hour and bought it soon after. Considering the amount of buzz on the forums here at KVR I'm surprised there's only 1 other review for this. You know what I think it is? People want to stay hush hush about it because it's their "secret weapon".
And if it were a real weapon it'd be an atomic bomb!
The Glue is a hybrid of the buss compressor found on Solid State Logic 4000 G and 4000 E consoles. These consoles go for around $30,000+ used and eat up your electric. The G buss is famous for "gluing" tracks together, hence the name of this plug-in (to avoid legal issues).
This plug-in sounds fantastic for its original purpose...evening out peaks on the 2-bus. For this I use gentle settings but it doesn't sound to shabby when used for parallel compressing drum busses or acoustic guitars, especially with oversampling on. The wet/dry mix knob makes doing the "NYC compression trick" very easy.
What surprised me most is how affordable the plug-in is for what it can do. But that can be owed to the fact that you will likely never see The Glue advertised in major publications. The savings are passed on to us and the way people hear about this processor is word of mouth. It's worth way more than its price tag but I thank the developer for not forcing me to break the bank!
I demoed Waves G buss plugin and wasn't ecstatic about it. It tended to weigh down my master track as opposed to "glue it together". Which was a disappointment considering their SSL EQ strips were fantastic. The Glue completes the collection and couple those with Slate Digital's Virtual Console Collection and you've spent less than $1,000 to virtually get the classic sound of an SSL desk inside your DAW!