4.6 / 5     (19 votes)
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VST
SLAX is a vintage compressor loosely inspired by the famous Teletronix LA-2A.

It has an agressive and dark character, which suits well for vocals, drums and acoustic guitars.
  • Gain: The output level.
  • Peak: The amount of compression.
  • Emphasis: The amount of high frequency influence in the sidechain. Smooths out sibilants.
  • Comp/Lim: Alters the speed, ratio and knee of compression.
  • Overflow: The output limiter indicator turns on when output exceedes -0.1dbfs. No signal can get past -0.1dbfs.
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tim May 07 2020
May 07 2020
This thing is fantastic for a classic compressor, use it in many of my projects
Olaf Feb 10 2020
(5 / 5)
Feb 10 2020
One of the smoothest LA-2A replicas I've heard.
Jannis MusicHeart Dec 06 2019
(5 / 5)
Dec 06 2019
Very nice and easy to use.
Almir Sampa Nov 29 2019
Nov 29 2019
Copy dll64 in x86vst for me ok on Reaper.
PK Sept 03 2019
Sept 03 2019
Would not show up in Cubase 10. No problems installing, but can't use it. Anyone knows the problem? 64 bit version.
controlcentral Nov 13 2019
Nov 13 2019
Not sure how Cubase filters VSTs but I found it in Reaper by searching "S.LA.X" instead of "SLAX"
Inpo Aug 23 2019
(5 / 5)
Aug 23 2019
The best free plug with a warm sound. Turn full comp mod, you have a modern sound like's Waves Renaissance.
Jes May 05 2019
(5 / 5)
May 05 2019
Amazing compressor, must have for vintage rock. Goes from little to in your face thick smooth compression. It's my main comp often even for mastering. One just can't buy something this good.
John Feb 08 2019
(5 / 5)
Feb 08 2019
Better than payed LAs I've tried. 3db on drumbuss sits the drums nicely. Seems to have minor issue interacting with other plugins on same track but worth it.
Robin Dec 26 2018
(5 / 5)
Dec 26 2018
Fantastic!
Rockkley Sept 10 2018
(3 / 5)
Sept 10 2018
I'm using it pretty often, very comfortable in settings to me
functionform Feb 23 2018
(5 / 5)
Feb 23 2018
Another winner from sonic anomaly.
John Dec 30 2017
(3 / 5)
Dec 30 2017
Very good compressor, very thick. More of a warming, sound sculpting tool really. Sound is fairly transparent and the emphasis control helps to reduce sibilance but it doesn't seem to be that great at really squashing the dynamics without making it sound over-compressed. Pretty easy to use although i struggled to find the sweet spots. CPU usage is highish.
YGN Dec 23 2017
(1 / 5)
Dec 23 2017
Won't show up in Reaper.
Joey Feb 05 2018
Feb 05 2018
Shows up in my Reaper, are you sure you've got the right 32 or 64-bit plugin correct in your VST plugins?
John Nov 08 2017
Nov 08 2017
Get an error on registering it for what ever reason so can't try it.
Flipperz Sept 04 2017
Sept 04 2017
Holy Shizms... I am speechless. Thanks so much!
RadianDRZ Aug 15 2017
(5 / 5)
Aug 15 2017
This compressor not only smoothed out my vocals in volume, but made the tone warmer by smoothing out the screech. I turned Emphasis to approximately 1:30pm. Nice plugin!
SoulTaco Jul 09 2017
(5 / 5)
Jul 09 2017
Best free LA2A emu
GIGAWATT Nov 14 2017
Nov 14 2017
Agreed
Baron F. Jun 02 2017
(5 / 5)
Jun 02 2017
Quickly became one of my favs.
JU Feb 18 2017
(5 / 5)
Feb 18 2017
C'est du lourd les gars!!!! MERCI!!!!
ksavHOMErecs Feb 16 2017
(5 / 5)
Feb 16 2017
********** <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 thanksssss
Alex Jan 28 2017
(5 / 5)
Jan 28 2017
lifehack --- SLAX (in comp mode) + Ferric TDS (comp 12 o`clock/saturation 15 o`clock) = UAD la-2a Grey
cyber_T Mar 16 2017
Mar 16 2017
Thanx Alex! It works great...
Alex Jan 24 2017
Jan 24 2017
Good la-2a !!!!!!!!!!!
Jkw Dec 30 2016
(5 / 5)
Dec 30 2016
look and sounds great!
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