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StripBus

 My KVR
Console Emulation Plugin by SKnote
$29.99

StripBus has an average user rating of 5.00 from 2 reviews

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User Reviews by KVR Members for StripBus

Reviewed By rifftrax [read all by] on April 21st, 2012
Version reviewed: XP on Windows

This plugin...... DANG. I mean DANG. I spend a pretty inordinate amount of time producing music. I figure within the next few years I'll be making enough money from music licensing that I should be able to quit my regular full-time job. In lieu of this pursuit... I spend boat-loads of time mixing/recording/tracking and (most of all) using plugins. I've written I think somewhere around 800 full songs (mostly instrumentals, but still) in my life-span and don't plan to stop. So when I feel like I have a pretty good grasp on what a really really good plugin sounds like, I'l like to think there is something reliable behind that.

This is a really really good plugin. I don't really ever write plugin reviews. This deserved a review.

First off - just putting this on even just a single channel was magic. I don't think i've heard a sound change so much and yet still be the very same sound. How can something so subtle be so ... game-changing? I don't really know. But this plugin does it. As soon as I heard the subtle reinforcement of the background level reverb, added warmth and carefully smoothed release tail of the source sound, I knew this was going to need to be on everything I mixed. The best way I can describe what happens with this plugin to your source sound is that it makes it "creamy". It's a little uncanny - but it works so beautifully.

The BUS portion of this plugin set is just as good. I've found that mixing it in about 50% wet on the master buss with slightly lowered ratio, auto release and a slightly higher attack than default is just money. MONEY. A little parallel compression from ModernDynakiller right before it and you are in business. Literally. I can't tell you how good this is. You should just get it. I've been looking for something like this for a long time. TOO LONG. lol.

I still mix a little Ferric TDS in on the master channel (very subtle settings and about a 30% wet amount) but I don't think I'll be relying on it as much. I can't tell you how much I love what this plugin does. I don't feel like I have to push levels as hard to get "that sound". It's just right there so very quickly. Brilliant. I will purchasing more plugins from SKnote without a doubt. :)

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Comments & Discussion for SKnote StripBus

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Endor-8o8
Endor-8o8
7 May 2012 at 7:28pm

I just add this weapon to my arsenal and once again Sknote's plugins are amazing. This strip comp sounds very "solid" and precise. It can add a smooth attack or some serious punch to your sound plus the saturation knob which add some thickness. The EQ part is also really interesting and easy to tame even if it has a lot of parameters : "Tube" emulations, "Solid" emu, and many filter types. Actually this strip (like other Sknote's stuff) has that voodoo which seems to be able to make everything sounds right really fast. If you're still sceptical, you can ask for a demo by mailing directly Sknote, the guy behind the brand is really responsive and seriously takes feedback into account. Ok enough talks...just grab these beauties !

jam92189
jam92189
7 May 2012 at 9:08pm

ha amazing plugin i agree. I have used them in almost all my mixes since i got it. the only time i don't now is when i use Grasso on every instance. but I always use roundtone i love that one to.

Endor-8o8
Endor-8o8
7 May 2012 at 9:52pm

I'm thinking about buying Grasso and GTS-39 and Cuttertone...well the problem with Sknote is that you buy one and then you want all...XD

jam92189
jam92189
7 May 2012 at 10:53pm

Ha yea that's what happened to me.

I can say this Grasso is more than just a tube emulation its awesome.with controlling the attack and decay of transients and stuff its great on drums i love it

cuttertone is cool i do like the control it has on the high end and how you can bring the low end more into the middle.

and GTS is a really really good one to i love that one on my acoustic guitar's. basically sounds good on anything

InTheBox
InTheBox
23 February 2013 at 11:20pm

Hi. I just bought this from the Sknote website. It took my money through PayPal but I don't have a download. Can anyone help me out here or did I just get taken to the well? Thanks.

The Baron
The Baron
24 February 2013 at 6:17pm

Have you tried e-mailing direct? I think everyone who owns StripBus has received a direct download from Quinto the developer. He's generally very friendly & forthcoming.

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reggiejaxx2
reggiejaxx2
25 May 2016 at 11:21am

Hi, is stripbus not available anymore i can't find it on the site.

reggiejaxx2
reggiejaxx2
25 May 2016 at 11:21am

Hi, is stripbus not available anymore i can't find it on the site.

quintosardo
quintosardo
25 May 2016 at 11:35am

Yes, the new version is coming out this weekend.

quintosardo
quintosardo
25 May 2016 at 11:35am

Yes, the new version is coming out this weekend.

You should see it in the webshop.

reggiejaxx2
reggiejaxx2
25 May 2016 at 11:38am

Ahhhh thank you, can't wait.

reggiejaxx2
reggiejaxx2
28 May 2016 at 10:10pm

HI quin just checking back in on news about stripbus!.

reggiejaxx2
reggiejaxx2
28 May 2016 at 10:15pm

Nevermind just saw it in the webshop, on my way to purchase!!.

reggiejaxx2
reggiejaxx2
28 May 2016 at 11:20pm

Hi again 2 questions i just bought strip 3 i had checked your facebook page and the image you posted looks different tothe plugin i just bought and also there are only to selections for the models either british rock or f emphasis rock, is that right or have i downloaded the wrong thing?

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