Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor

Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor


The world’s most remarkable and revered audio compressor

The Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces provides everything from a velvet touch to an iron fist — making it a go-to on records by Muse, Green Day, Gnarls Barkley, and more. Designed by Brainworx, the Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor plug-in is a thorough emulation of the high-end hardware.

Few pieces of audio hardware are as revered as the Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor. Created by enigmatic mastermind, Peter Reardon, this five-rackspace behemoth tempers dynamics and tames transients like no other compressor in history. With its serial, two-stage dynamics control and switchable output transformer matrix.

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  • Mix, and master with an exclusive emulation of the legendary Shadow Hills Compressor, fully endorsed by Peter Reardon.
  • Use separate Optical and Discrete (VCA) dynamics sections for two-stage serial dynamics control.
  • Nickel, Iron, and Steel transformer types for a wide range of distortion characteristics and transient limiting.
  • UAD-2 Exclusive, modeled by Brainworx.

I`m mixing at least twice as fast as I ever have, and the mixes sound completely on par with the best mixers out there.

Greg Wells Adele, Katy Perry, Keith Urban

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