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Favourite PC VST plugin for compressing bass
Old 9th June 2006
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Favourite PC VST plugin for compressing bass

Guyes, what's your favourite eq plugins for compressing the bass in a windows invironment. I'm thinking specially of controlling the lower frequencies from bouncing around in the mix. I kinda like KJaerhus Golden Compressor and Blockfish.

Anyone using limiters instead like L2, L3 btw?
Old 9th June 2006
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I just use the Powercore 24/7 limiting amp (the best I have....it's ok), set the ratio as high as it can go and set the threshold for a 3 or 4db reduction.

Seems to work...although I wish I had some nicer compression plugs (UAD, URS, etc.), this, however, seems to work well right now.
Old 9th June 2006
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I use PSP vintagewarmer all the way.. works very well. you can drive the bass hot and the nice bit of distortion let the bass shine trough the mix.

cheers
Old 11th June 2006
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Another thumbsup for VW, for me Bass is where VW shines the brightest.
Most recently I was going for a gritty oldies station kind of vibe and it was fantastic for this use.
Old 11th June 2006
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VW

UAD LA2A

Voxengo Marquis
Old 11th June 2006
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Most of the time the UAD-1 LA2A.
Old 11th June 2006
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yep, LA2A or Sonalksis comp
Old 12th June 2006
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UAD LA2A / Fairchild
waves Rchanel work sometimes

remco
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