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The Ultimate 1176 Shootout | Vintage Originals | Klark Teknik 76-KT | Clones | Plugins

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We've had great fun in this video comparing various revisions of classic 1176 compressor with a few modern-day clones, and two of the most popular plugins.

Many thanks to FX Rentals - for providing us with:
2 Urei 1776 revision H silverface
2 Universal Audio 1176 revision D blackface
1 Universal Audio 1176 LN reissue
1 Purple Audio MC76

And to Doug Hunt - for providing us with 2 Klark Teknik 76-KT units, and to Sam Russel for the Hairball revision D kit version.

A huge thank you also to the superb musicians who provided their ample talents specifically for this project:

Andy Platts (vocals) - and
Chris Boot (drums) -
James Maltby (guitar) -
Andrew Blowers (bass) -
MIchael Horner (rhodes) -

To download the full uncompressed audio files for this shootout, head to:

Music Credits:
Intro Sequence - Mark Ashfield
History Section - Michael Horner Trio
Shootout - Michael Horner/Andy Platts/Chris Boot/Andrew Blowers/James Maltby

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