Your must-have "magic mojo" compressors

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jbraner
KVRian
1147 posts since 8 Jan, 2003

Post Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:20 am

Have a look at the Korneff Audio Pawn Shop Compressor.
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discogsaddict
KVRer
28 posts since 1 Jul, 2020

Post Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:55 pm

Loads of stuff i havent heard of mentioned in here.. will have a look. Thanks!

The first ones which come to mind for me are

UAD Distressor, UAD API 2500, UAD LA2A collection, UAD Manley Vari Mu

Older but still great.. Cytomic The Glue, UAD DBX160, UAD Legacy 1176 and LA2A, Wave R Comp & R Vox

NI Supercharger GT is under rated
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Urb Sergeant
KVRist
93 posts since 5 Jan, 2006 from Kingston, Sweden

Post Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:56 pm

Both Korneff releases are great! My favourite plugin company right now.
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EdSfer
KVRist
104 posts since 27 Aug, 2015 from Paris, France

Post Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:18 am

Supercharger GT on the drumbus everyday.
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Unaspected
KVRian
1454 posts since 4 May, 2012

Post Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:24 am

discogsaddict wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:55 pm
NI Supercharger GT is under rated
It's getting a lot of love in this thread though. I agree, it's a very nice compressor. It finds its way on to group busses and sometimes a parallel compression buss. Very nice for squashing drum room mics to death with as well.

Ploki
KVRAF
2462 posts since 17 Dec, 2009

Post Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:46 am

Pulsar Mu - sticky punch on drum buses and slamming vocals - it's become me go-to vocal-slammer
u-he presswerk - punchy gritty drum buses
voxengo deft compressor - pumping snares
tone projects unisum - for oozy, silky goodness
fuse audio labs VCL-515 - drum buses, oh my drum buses.

these i couldn't do without. others i can probably spare

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El°HYM
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434 posts since 21 Nov, 2015

Post Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:39 am

+1 for the VCL-515.

And another 'Magic Mojo' one, not yet mentioned.
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jancivil
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20179 posts since 20 Oct, 2007 from No Location

Post Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:01 pm

I brought out IKMM Classic Compressor for a snare drum channel yesterday, near-instant joy
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