In this free video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses the Plugin Alliance Lindell Audio 254E Compressor on a snare to demonstrate the character of this software emulation of the Neve 2254. The unusual diode bridge design of this compressor has a distinctive character and to illustrate this Julian compares this with a typical FET style compressor plug-in - the Lindell Audio 7X-500.
Snappy Compression With Weight
While both plug-ins used in this video are suitable for fast, aggressive compression, the character of the 254E differs from the 7X-500 in that it adds thickness is a distinctive and pleasing way. Watch the free video to hear for yourself.