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Empirical Labs - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about Empirical Labs? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
03 Jun · Arousor LT is a straightforward take on the versatile, but tricky Distressor by the company that manufactures it.
12 Apr · Leveling amplifiers have been used forever in the world of recorded music. We look at the different types, formats, and applications.
31 Mar 2021 · Empirical Labs' compressor plug-in gets 2 new Opto modes, more ratios, second harmonic distortion, and other goodies in version 3.
23 Feb 2021 · Softube has teamed up with Empirical Labs to recreate the Mike-E Comp and Lil FrEQ hardware units as plug-ins. And if you're a Console 1 user, you can have it all in one channel strip.
15 Oct 2020 · The makers of the legendary Distressor have (kinda) unveiled a new workhorse analogue parametric EQ plug-in with analog saturation. The official launch is coming soon, here's what we know so far.
16 Nov 2017 · With the latest 9.4 update to its DSP-bound plug-in suite, UAD is introducing new plug-ins from Softube, Brainworx, and Townsend labs, alongside an "exact recreation" of the Empirical Labs Distressor...
26 Sep 2017 · Steven Slate says FG-Stress took the better part of two years to complete - and as usual he ain't hiding his pride in his work. But it is priced a good amount below the competition...
07 May 2016 · As their first ever in-house plugin, hype around this new release has been building for a while now. Now that the demo is available to try, there's certainly mixed feedback as the story continues to unfold.