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Waves dbx 160 Plug In—Studio and Live

By Darth Fader / July 30, 2015

STUDIO BY DARTH FADER Back in the days when I was an Audio Padawan, every studio between here and Walin’or had dbx compressors in the control room. Some had the 165, others the 162 but the main one was the 160, which is now often referred to as the 160 VU to identify the presence […]

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Gear Review: Waves dbx 160 Plug-In

By Darth Fader / June 26, 2015

(ED. NOTE: Lord Fader looked at this new offering from Waves in a studio setting, for the live take, see Erik “E-Rock” Rogers’ review from a few weeks ago.) Back in the days when I was an Audio Padawan, every studio between here and Walin’or had dbx compressors in the control room. Some had the […]

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Waves dbx 160 Compressor Plug-In

By Erik Rogers / May 22, 2015

I cut my teeth on a Crest GT40, analogue console.  I loved everything about that desk.  I couldn’t imagine needing more than 8 aux sends back then and I didn’t know what a VCA was.  To the right of my console was a rack full of outboard dynamic and effect units that were either inserted […]