LA-2A Compressor Plug-in Comparison Shootout [VOCAL]

Channel: TheShortTon

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A comparison of six plug-in models based on the LA-2A hardware compressor.

Plugins included are:
Waves CLA-2A (http://www.waves.com/plugins/cla-2a-compressor-limiter)
Ik Multimedia T-Racks White 2A (http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/trwhite2a/)
Native Instruments VC 2A (http://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/komplete/effects/vc-2a/)
UAD Teletronix LA-2A Silver, Grey, and Original (http://www.uaudio.com/store/compressors-limiters/teletronix-la-2a-collection.html)

Settings are similar on each unit but set by ear as well as level matched by ear. Some sound better pushed a little harder.

Remember, in use, comparisons between plug-ins is of lesser value. I think all these can give you great results (though I do have my favorite for this track ;)

Its been noted that the IK is set to Limit Mode. My apologies, keep this in mind.

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Vocal track from -How I Remember You- by Ben Bishop off his Mayfly EP. http://benbishopmusic.bandcamp.com

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