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DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by sfunk » Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:10 pm

Havent seen this announced by Eric (rhythminmind)
Sounds excellent. I will be sure to get this after the holidays.

Bring on the compressors!

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by Barendse » Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:13 pm

Yep, it sounds great.

Attack/release behaviour seems to work quite well on a full mix.

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Post by SWAN » Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:00 pm

would be interesting to hear the Nebula and Hardware compared with this loop. There is a example of the hardware on the same loop in a previous blog post - however the settings sound more aggressive...

I advise the Big switch version if you are using it for Bus work - the STD looses quite a bit more low end - but its more grabby...
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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by ericus » Fri Dec 24, 2010 7:58 pm

sfunk wrote:Havent seen this announced by Eric (rhythminmind)
Sounds excellent. I will be sure to get this after the holidays.

Bring on the compressors!
True! Eric, please don't forget to post here once in a while... :mrgreen:

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by highvoltage » Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:27 pm

All i can say, that it's ace!

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by hearteh » Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:54 pm

i get an ugly sound when compressing kicks with this program and with the 165a i get clicks with bass heavy sources. I dont have these problems with fatecomp.

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by RuudUnit » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:14 am

I bought it and have to say I don't really love it. It sounds sort of cloudy in a bad way to me so far. Maybe need to tweak it more....?

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by highvoltage » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:36 am

hearteh wrote:i get an ugly sound when compressing kicks with this program and with the 165a i get clicks with bass heavy sources. I dont have these problems with fatecomp.
funny i found this to be really good especially for kicks.

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by hearteh » Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:48 am

I use elektron machinedrum and its very bass heavy. I tried with a regular kick now and didnt get this problem.

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by Martinez » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:25 pm

OK, I bought this one today and tried it out.
Great comp, no problems here!

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by cfunck » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:29 pm

Works great here either. Unlike someone else said I don´t think it damages de sound on the 2bus. Big version works better for me on 2bus duties and I don´t even touch the threshold. Gain reduction of about 1db, attack and release to taste. I think it works great for dance music and anything that needs that tight low end. DME and 165 were the only comps I´ve found useful to compress drums and bass on the same group. This practice with normal plugs never worked.
Sorry, no algorithm plugs do what 165 and DME do to the sound so far, even with Nebula limitations.
Fate comp didn´t do it for me. Tried many times. It has a great colour though and that input program is enough.

Just my 2 cents...

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by cps418 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:04 pm

For those having problems with this comp. you have to play with it for a while. I do rap music and it is very bottom heavy, so this comp took me about three days of searching internet forums, and running all over my house to this cd player and that one. This comp. is super sweet, but it kind of changes some of your old mixing practices. watch the low end of the frequency meter big time. (When you master it... SWEETNESS.)

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by giancarlo » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:42 pm

interesting, I'll test it on my music. I received a download link but I tested it only quickly, maybe it deserves a lot of attention then

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by Mimi » Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:52 pm

Funny that I bought all the presets of compressor 165A and I am using for a variety of things...
I use in piano and drums and bass I have no problems with it.
It is great for a number of things... No errors and no strange noises.
More compressors of nebula I not like to use them as peak limiter...Not is good.
Because of the limitations of the nebula with dynamic compression in itself .
Most compressors are still wonderful in nebula and just use common sense and listen

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Re: DME 1968 FET/Tube Comp

Post by elam » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:46 pm

It's working here.No problem.Standard and Big.

Something I want to mention:
I think that when we talking about comps (and verbs) when have to be careful.
I think that all compressors not necessarily work with all music genre (out of the "color" they add).
If you working on a Hip Hop kick you'r not working on a "classic rock" kick or a Jazz or Metal kick.
They will not have the same importance in your mix so the treatment will not be the same.
Hip Hop producers, will tell you that bip bop or rock kicks are no even kick drum (thin,weak,etc...).Rock producers will tell you that rap or house kicks are not kicks (obese,omnipresent, etc...).

I'm generalizing a bit here, but when we say :"It's not working on drums or this or that".1rst : What type of music are you composing/producing/mixing/mastering ???!! OK, so now we can talk...even before knowing if you use it right or not.
I'll not treat a 60's jazz drum kit with a 165 or a 1968 for sure... nor Bavarian music or New Age music... as Eric said "It add punch".Do you need punch ????

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