Drum Bus Compression with C165a

Drum Bus Compression with C165a

Since the C165a compressor has just been ported to the native AAX-format on Windows and MacOS, it seems like a perfect opportunity to take a closer look at this fine plugin again! Modeled after a very popular VCA compressor from the 1970s, the C165a is, like the...
Rocking bass with C165a VCA compressor

Rocking bass with C165a VCA compressor

Today, we will use the C165a VCA compressor to improve the sound of a fairly simple bass guitar. We will not only work on the dynamics, but also explore the tone shaping capabilities of the plugin by making use of its limiter and saturation circuit. So, without...