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?
We asked ten of our favorite engineers and producers to share their “desert island” UAD plug-ins.