FLASHBACK #3 - THE OMNIPRESSOR (+ flash sale)

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KVRist
112 posts since 6 Aug, 2019

Post Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:46 am

The Omnipressors (1973 & 1974) — A Tale of Two Richards — Factor and Nixon

It’s 1973 and Richard Factor is thinking about how compressors and limiters are used in the studio solely for utilitarian purposes and wonders: Could a device be designed to create dynamic effects? Richard recalls a conversation that he had with Dr. Mark Weiss, an audio expert who was later asked to investigate the infamous 18-minute gap in an Oval Office recording that was at the center of Richard Nixon’s impeachment inquiry. Factor recalls Dr. Weiss describing a ‘homomorphic filter’ and is inspired to create a “dynamics modifier.” Here’s Richard recalling his thinking in the invention of this groundbreaking technique during an episode of the Gear Club podcast.
https://youtu.be/j6upBgu61hE

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