The majority of you will probably know about sidechain compression. But for those who still don’t know much about it or are new to music production, Elysia have made this video that is reall very nice. It explains in great detail what sidechain compression is and what types there are. And because we are here to help you we thought it would be nice to post it here.
Get the niveau filter section of our famous mpressor plugin – it’s free! Add punch to muffled snares, reduce the harshness from active pickups, create some wonderful Dub and LoFi sounds… there are so many ways to benefit from this little tool. It’s fast, efficient, and most important: it sounds great!
The German Elysia company is known for their high-end compressors which they have been building for several years now. They have teamed up with the designers of Brainworx and used their vast knowledge of discrete components and translate them to the digital path. The result Mpressor plugin is available as VST, RTAS, TDM and AU. I’ve tested the VST version in Cubase 5.1.1. To get it right I’ve taken longer than the standard 14 day trial period you can get provided that you have an iLok dongle.
The mpressor plugin is the as close as it can get emulation of the famous creative compressor. Its all discrete circuitry and its special character have been translated into software in all the painstaking details by the specialists from brainworx. The result is an outstanding universal compressor as well as a dynamics effect machine which will significantly enhance the potentials of your host software.
After many weeks of intensive fine tuning, elysias mpressor will be available as of September 2007.
With the Mpressor Elysia introduces a new tool for creative dynamics processing. On top of the tried and tested standard features, the mpressor provides several special functions that create fat and freaky sounds by employing a punchy control behavior, colorations full of character and extreme settings. Besides classic tracking applications, its favorite domains are groovy effect compression and creative sound design.