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bus compressors

Post by mr harrison » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:32 am

just realized that besides the usual S*L theres not that many bus compressor options in nebula land. i have the g2500 but those million presets are rather confusing. what are you guys using?

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Post by davidgary73 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:53 am

Cupwise Flucti Mew is great on 2buss @ http://www.cupwise.com/fx/shop/flucti-m ... orlimiter/

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Post by SWANG » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:59 am

if we're talking mix bus, nothing for me. i have a great mastering engineer, and we have an agreement. lol!

as for drums, music and vocal buses, alex's fenix is a regular go-to. vari-level, sum100 or blu mu as well. titanium and aquamarine have been used a few times. i tend to use the 4kd gcomp only in situations in which i've used the entire 4k bundle, but it is indeed great. haven't had a chance to use the pearl compressor yet, but i plan on giving it a whirl in the next week.

hope that helps!

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Post by theheliosequence » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:49 pm

Cupwise Flucti-Mu might have the best response/tone in Nebula land. AlexB Chandly LTD Germanium, Fenix Red and ElyX Comp have great tone but not the best compression action (though still useable). Most of TimPs stuff is off on color to me (Sum100 and Blue-Mu), but the newer STA-Level could work if heavy color was fitting.

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For me Lime C and Coral have been my favorites! Pearl is great if the color is right... Aquamarine can also be wonderful if a slightly more colorful choice is desired. Sand and Pink can do more aggressive timed stuff well, but I'm often finding that I prefer Lime and/or Coral. I've used both Pink and titanium for multiband work and have had great success with both when needed. Titanium being more natural sounding and Pink more heavy handed. It's truly incredible to have these tones in the box! Most of these have demos, so give them a whirl!
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Post by Avgatzeblouz » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:09 pm

Ultramarine is almost my goto. With Lime C second.
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Re: bus compressors

Post by mr harrison » Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:12 pm

thanks for the info, some good recommendations! i´m leaning towards nebula libraries simply because of the big price difference. i think i´ll give flucti mu a try!

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Post by glaca » Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:52 am

Coral and Pearl2 - this two do the work. Coral in most cases - very versatile :)

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Post by rossharvey » Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:43 pm

Avgatzeblouz wrote:Ultramarine is almost my goto. With Lime C second.
How's that on vocals?

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Post by flaviusr » Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:48 pm

great!
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Post by Will The Weirdo » Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:00 pm

Coral, Violet and Flucti-Mu.
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