Arturia Comp TUBE-STA Fat Broadcast Sound Compressor Software Plug-In, Download
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With the Comp TUBE-STA Fat Broadcast Sound Compressor Software Plug-In, you can experience the legendary vacuum-tube powered Gates STA-Level, a secret weapon for bass and vocals since the 1950s, in a modern, digital format. This software plug-in, developed by Arturia, offers a stunning recreation of the classic valve-driven compressor that was the backbone of early broadcast and recording studios across America. The original Gates compressor, which entered production in the '50s, was renowned for its unique non-linear attack and release that were incredibly forgiving with almost any input. Its simple controls and harmonically rich sound made it a favorite among radio and studio engineers. Now, thanks to Arturia's exclusive TAE modeling technology, this golden-age compressor has been reborn as a software plugin, ready to become a favorite in your digital audio workstation (DAW). The Comp TUBE-STA is more than just a replica of the original. It's been enhanced with new features that make it a must-have for the modern producer. The original STA-Level was famous for the intimacy, air, and subtle saturation it added to any audio it processed. As it transitioned from TV and radio studios to music-focused studios in the 60s and 70s, it gained a reputation for its killer sound on bass and vocals. It had the remarkable ability to transform weak bottom-end into fat, harmonically rich bass and bring voices to life, all with a simple turn of a knob. The Comp TUBE-STA maintains the simplicity of the original design while adding a few modern touches. If you're seeking that vintage gear warmth and tube-tone to liven up your audio, this software plug-in could be the perfect solution. The Comp TUBE-STA is a versatile tool, capable of adding a gentle touch of fatness and smoothing to an electric bass line, bringing a piano further to the front while keeping the singer in place in classical tracks, and softening any drum bus. It's not just about compression; it's about adding character to your sound. Arturia's audio engineers and developers have painstakingly analyzed a 1950s original, measuring its magic on a component level. Using the same modeling technology behind their award-winning V Collection synth compendium, they've reborn the compressor as a software plugin, ready to treat your audio with that authentic vintage touch. The Comp TUBE-STA is a blend of retro Americana and modern technology. While there's no replacing the iconic tone of a driven vacuum tube, in today's era of pristine digital audio and sleek DAWs, that time-honored sound is often forgotten. The Comp TUBE-STA bridges this gap, offering a simple, no-nonsense, great sounding compressor that integrates seamlessly with modern setups and techniques. The software plug-in offers a range of advanced features, including input-output link, New York compression, and advanced sidechain control. It's compatible with all major DAWs, allowing you to enjoy the harmonic push, subtle overtones, and tone-shaping power of the most iconic studio gear ever made, right in your DAW. Try the time-limited trial of Comp TUBE-STA today and experience this reborn legend for yourself.



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