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TDR Kotelnikov is a wideband dynamics processor combining high fidelity dynamic range control with deep musical flexibility. As a descendant of the venerable TDR Feedback Compressor product family, Kotelnikov has directly inherited several unique features such as a proven control scheme, individual release control for peak and RMS content, an intuitive user interface, and powerful, state of the art, high-precision algorithms. With a sonic signature best described as “stealthy”, Kotelnikov has the ability to manipulate the dynamic range by dramatic amounts, while carefully preserving the original tone, timbre and punch of a musical signal. As such, it is perfectly suited to stereo bus compression as well as other critical applications. The “Gentleman’s Edition” (GE) adds several improvements to the standard edition’s feature set. The most obvious being an intuitive access to various equal loudness workflows, the ability to specify ratio in a frequency dependent manner, as well as a powerful sidechain high-pass filter allowing continuously variable access over slope and frequency. The Yin/Yang functions allow manipulating the harmonic pattern produced during compression, and a new “insane” quality mode increases processing fidelity even further. Kotelnikov does not try to to emulate any previously available device. The concept is a proud digital processor, it is the original!


TDR releases Kotelnikov Compressor Plugins – Standard and Gentleman’s Edition

...on my master bus basically all the time since its release with DDMF Meta Plugin in Pro Tools HD11. Now Kotelnikov GE will have a reserved place there. I must admit I share the same feelings about Slick EQ. It is IMHO the best sounding ITB EQ (and I mean it, soundwise I prefer it...

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The Mastering Compressor - Advanced Functions - TDR Kotelnikov GE

...about the (mastering) compressor. It's relevant to anybody who knows a bit about dynamic compression, but wants to understand more. The TDR Kotelnikov GE is one of the most flexible compressors out there, and it has excellent fidelity, so it was a natural fit for this video. Consider it a hybrid review/techniques/functionality video. It also deals with some...

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Favorite Plugins 2019

If talking synths, u-he Bazille and Diva, period. When it comes to mixing, TDR Kotelnikov GE and DMG TrackComp might be my fav compressors. Airwindows ButterComp 2 is free and might be the smoothest one though : when it works, it really does. Crave EQ by Crave DSP is a pretty amazing clean (yet not...

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