I bought today Fate compressor and it worked very nice on master buss..good quite-agressive bouncing.. 4kd sounded just sad compared to it. I was quite surprised.. seems like there should be no "obvious choices" in mixing.. (..and 4KD did tame some hiend to much for that song..)
lipa wrote:I was quite surprised.. seems like there should be no "obvious choices" in mixing..
Honestly lipa,I've used each of my nebula compressor on the 2 buss at least once.VM/Fate/4K/ZODIAC/STRIPE/165/DRAW/etc... If you're not so much focus on the gain reduction but on the color of the unit also, I'm sure you'll find some use for each one of them someday...
I produce,and in my conception of it,I'm responsible for sculpting and coloring the sound.From that, I use whatever tools drives me to what I want sound-wise.
Now from a mix engineer standpoint it might be different,knowing you have to deal with the producer vision.You may be less free to carry the song where you want.