The best vst compressor do you often use? I make music but i still haven't found the perfect compres

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  1. manhill

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    what is your fav
     
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    Try the new freebie bomb: jonvaudio fircomp

    Clean, transparent, lookahead, no aliasing....
     
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    @manhill You have not, and will not, find the perfect compressor. The perfect compressor does not exist. There are good compressors both vst and hardware. What you need to learn is the "perfect" compression settings for the material to which you are trying to apply compression to. That is something that takes time to learn but once you have mastered will lead to your mixes sounding unique. In other words, instead of searching for something that does not exist learn to use what you already have.
     
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    TDR MOLOT GE
     
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    Perfect compressor.... What does it mean? Peak compression, rms compression?
    Maybe you use it wrong?
    VCA, FET, Opto, VariMu, digitally clean, other types? Each one has different color/vibe etc. One for punch, another for glueing, for transient control.... Transparent or dirty... Emulation or perfect maths... Aggressive or silky...for tracks or for buss or for master... Technical problem solving or for groove... Vintage vibe or Modern EDM vive... Balance or squashing or pumping and soooo oonnnn...
     
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    ANALOG SSL or opto MS compressor, no VST.

    the real thing/VST difference is still great.
     
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    Voxengo's Marquis Compressor II. You probably wont need anything else.
     
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    The mine is Better Than YOURZ!!!!!

    :bleh:
     
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    If vst works (hundreds of different compressors), who cares?
    When i mix, everything works. If I need FET, I use any FET by default - it works... And now I get superloud tracks, punchy, glued and no distortions at all, louder than Skrillex or any near 0dB RMS modern track. Not harsh. And no analog I need. Because I know what I do, and hear.
     
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    For me very nice is:
    VladG Molot v0.3.1b

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    Bus/Master Glue: OverLoud CompG /Townhouse
    VCA: API2500.. feed back comp is amazing. add some great character to any sound
    Transparent: Vertigo VSC-2 (vca style as well)
    Multiband Dynamics: Fabfilter Pro MB / Waves C4
    Acustica TAN (free and absolutely does the job with personality)
    Acustica Programs: SSL4000G / Tube Tech C1.C2 / UAD 1176 / DBX 165a /
    (for me)to create space in the mix with side chain: Softube FET
    digital vintage: Sonic Timeworks Compressor X
     
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    The stuff i use the most is UAD. For track applications, usually distressor because it’s so versatile and sounds so good. But that’s probably not much help to you. So natively...

    Pro-C2, Presswerk and Boz Manic Compressor for the same reasons.

    For specific color and vibe stuff... can’t go far wrong with Brainworx/PA. Townhouse comp sounds awesome on drums and bus, bx opto is an awesome workhorse. Vertigo VSC-2 sounds great at modest settings. I hear great things about the new vertigo plugs too but I’m not paying those prices...
     
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    could you name a few according to the sectory types you mentioned pls...that would be the post of
    the year

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    a vca is for glue but it can give also punch am i wrong ?
     
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    watch that rick beato video posted above for some very good tips in this regard. also, since nobody has mentioned it here yet check out the metric halo channelstrip3 currently on sale for 73% off. the metric halo channelstrip2 is available on the sister site.

    edit: the rick beato video is located here:
     
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    0db RMS???
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    Oops... There is such thing like RMS+3 (like in iZotope meters).... So, if Skrillex has tracks with about -3dB RMS, it is 0dB RMS+3...
     
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    thx mate ...yeah i need to watch it again this the only video content and its free which covers that a bit...

    but come on its christmas mildpump milk at least give us a mildpumpmilk list of your glue comps and punch comps and for what u use vari mu ..
    mild pump milk dont use upward compression i kno at least :mad:

    thats some great sites thank you
     
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    Boz Digital Manic compressor.
    It has 6 different modes. All different. Very CPU friendly as all Boz plugins.
     
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