A classic "vibey" compressor to me is the 525. That thing gives off its vibe even in bypass mode (not to be confused with "off") with the signal still passing through the trannies etc
"Buy good tools, with track records, not GS flavor of the day, and there isn't anything you can't cut and have pride in. The flavor of the day will or won't prove itself over time." - Dan Kennedy 08.08'