5-Min UAD Tips: dbx 160
The dbx® 160 Compressor/Limiter stands alone with its enigmatic brand of solid-state VCA compression. Famous for its simple control set and firm, often radical compression characteristics, the UAD dbx 160 plug-in features nonlinearities not found in other VCA compressors, giving it a sonic personality all its own.
In this 5-Minute UAD Tip, learn how to add parallel compression to drums, even out a bass part, and bring presence to acoustic guitars with the dbx 160 Compressor/Limiter.
— Ben Lindell
Jacquire King w/ Jamie Lidell
In this Apollo Artist Session, watch producer/engineer Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits) record electronic soul singer Jamie Lidell and his band through the Apollo interface and Unison™-enabled UAD Powered Plug-Ins as they perform “Walk Right Back” at Nashville’s Blackbird Studio.
Jay Stolar feat. Snarky Puppy
Watch producer/engineer Fab Dupont (Jennifer Lopez, Mark Ronson) record a live collaboration between Snarky Puppy and Jay Stolar through the Apollo interface and UAD Powered Plug-Ins as they perform “When I’m Acting Crazy.”
What Are Your "Desert Island" UAD Plug‑Ins?
If you were stuck on a desert island with your recording studio, what UAD plug-ins could you not live without?