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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby Brian » Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:54 pm

Another recommendation for Fenix here.

However for hard rock, you may want some more agression, grab, or color from it - the CLG library has a lot of color, and the 4kC does good glue and punch.

Murano VCA section can add a nice punch and movement as well.

Or even try pairing something like Cytomics Glue for grab and Fenix for sheen and smoothing.
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby Barendse » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:05 pm

Great suggestions Brian. I would like to add the Blue mu and Opto 3a. Great sounding compression.
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby jfjer379@gmail.com » Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:10 am

im thinking of using my go to Alec B G comp and then add the Fenix for that top sheen :)
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby idrummer » Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:33 am

Thank you very much to all of you guys!!
I was planning on getting Fenix Red and Black from Alexb, but I'm a little bit confused because on his website it says that the Fenix bundle (Red+Black) is discontinued and it cost 50 Euros, (30 for Red only or black only)but...who would pay any money for a discontinued item? That doesn't make any sense. Does that mean that Red and Black are going to be discontinued? I don't understand. Maybe is that English is not my mother language and I'm not understanding the message.
I'm also thinking on getting Tim P. Opto 3a or maybe Blue to put it just before Red...If it's not going to be discontinued.
Again, thank you very, very much for the input.
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby ceemusic » Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:12 am

You want this page-
http://www.alessandroboschi.eu/html/alexb/Fenix_Red.htm

Black and Red Fenix, the new updated version of the older FNX
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby Brian » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:26 am

jfjer379@gmail.com wrote:im thinking of using my go to Alec B G comp and then add the Fenix for that top sheen :)


That's exactly what I do, following a 4k bus. Then either the T95, Pearl, or MMeQ for some bottom, top, and little mid push.

idrummer : I think you'd have better results putting BlueMu in the chain compared to the Opto3a. The color and adjustable timings should be a better fit in most cases.
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby RJHollins » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:59 am

idrummer wrote:Thank you very much to all of you guys!!
I was planning on getting Fenix Red and Black from Alexb, but I'm a little bit confused because on his website it says that the Fenix bundle (Red+Black) is discontinued and it cost 50 Euros, (30 for Red only or black only)but...who would pay any money for a discontinued item? That doesn't make any sense. Does that mean that Red and Black are going to be discontinued? I don't understand. Maybe is that English is not my mother language and I'm not understanding the message.

I think you have misread ...
from the site:
Available as single library (Black, Red) or as discounted bundle (FNX)

That's Discounted ... not Dis-continued.
important spelling difference for sure :P
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby idrummer » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:09 am

RJHollins wrote:I think you have misread ...
from the site:
Available as single library (Black, Red) or as discounted bundle (FNX)

That's Discounted ... not Dis-continued.
important spelling difference for sure :P

Hahahaha!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
And I have to go back to school or at least throw my glasses in the bean :oops:
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby RJHollins » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:36 am

Funny ... but I've done it too :roll:
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Re: Help needed! Mastering compressor advice.

Postby Thierr7 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 10:39 am

"idrummer" just to improve your english ; Bean : Red Beans , Black Beans or White ones , are edible (Chili Con Carne for instance)... "BIN" is what you meant i guess ;Bin = Trash . ;)
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