Kevin used this compressor to get the drum sound on lonerism. “Compressors are what make awesome drum sounds. So I have a couple of vintage compressors. One of them is a dbx 165 that’s pretty much responsible for making the drums sound like John Bonham. I got it purely by chance. I bought it just before working on Innerspeaker because I felt like I should get some boxes with knobs on them with the album budget. I thought, ‘alright, I’ll just go on eBay and get a vintage compressor.’ I didn’t even know what I was doing the first time I used it, but I put the drums through it and it sounded pumping, like hip hop — it sounded awesome.”more
Used on the vocals for "Someone Like You", as featured in this April 18, 2013 Instagram post by recording engineer Warren Huart. > Compression! Same chain used for #adele on #someonelikeyou #urei1176 #LA2A #dbx165 #dbx175vu #compressor #recordingstudio #studio #recordingengineer #warrenhuart #warrenhuartproducer #vintagegear #gearporn #studiopornmore
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