Dynamics Processing

Thicken your sound

Vintage Leveling Amplifier

Black Rooster Audio is proud to present the VLA-2A - the world‘s finest emulation of THE opto-electronic compressor of the late 1960s. Let the VLA-2A plugin feature your signals' dynamic in a lively and very musical way.

Vintage Leveling Amplifier

The VLA-3A takes aspects from its predecessor and combines it with a discrete solid-state circuitry. It still maintains the classic T4 based opto-compressor sound but features a quicker, brighter and more modern response.

70s All-American Compressor

Accurately modeled after the original 70s blue version of a classic and sought-after VCA compressor the SC-5 audio plugin opens up a whole world of versatility: Super gentle compression to smashed-up live drums - the BlueAsh SC-5 handles it all.

80s All-American Compressor

Faithfully modeled after the 80s revision of its blue-faced brother the BlackAsh SC-5 audio plugin offers a slightly darker tone and adds an external sidechain input. Super transparent vocal treatment to colorful compression - meet the BlackAsh SC-5.

Vintage FET leveling amplifier

Welcome our new VLA-FET compressor. The super-fast attack and release times will shape out your signal more precisely and efficiently, for forceful drums, bass, and vocals.

Original Levelling Amplifier

The Koen Heldens KH-COMP1 Signature Compressor is a versatile beast. The unique Hilbert Transformer and the Zero Latency Design will allow for the fastest attack on the market.


Signal grooming

Vintage Mid-Range Equalizer

The VEQ-5 plugin is inspired by one of the most famous and renowned equalizers in studio history - focussing on the power range frequencies from 200Hz to 7kHz it is aimed at cleaning up and sweetening vocals. But it also does a great job on guitars and keys.

Vintage Program EQ

Black Rooster Audio is excited to present the VEQ-1P Program EQ, inspired by one of the most famous and renowned equalizers in studio history.

Vintage High/Low Pass Filter

Built around a cascade of two constant-K filters the VHL-3C‘s analog counterpart - a sought-after processor from the early 1950s - comprises an entirely passive design with very musical and interactive pass filters.


Saturation and Distortion effects

Authentic tape warmth

Magnetite is our homage to the sound of magnetic tape recorders. Simply dial in the desired amount of saturation and warmth using the recording gain knob and Magnetite will add the analog tape sonics that you're looking for to your mixes.

Vintage preamp emulation

The VPRE-73 is inspired by one of the most classic preamps in recording studio history. It provides you with the low end magic, the super smooth high end and just the right amount of THD required to recreate a unique and classic vibe.

Amp Emulation & Special Processing

Digital Guitar Amplification & Originals

Mixing Channel Strip

The Edelweiss`72 channel strip plug-in is a highly dynamic mixing toolchain tailored for picky professionals. Meet a thoughtfully designed plugin that will improve your mix and give it that final touch it needs to approach dynamic versatility while maintaining sound perfection.

Makes your drums sing

Who doesn‘t know the phenomenon? You are recording a great drummer with good sounding drums, but you simply aren't able to convey the energy and impact of his/her performance using your gear. The Canary plugin is here to help you out.

free guitar amp head

You are looking for a super versatile, no-nonsense valve guitar amp emulation that gives you a wide range of tones? But at the same time, you don't want to spend a lot of money? Then you should definitely check our Cypress TT-15 head. Get it now, it's free!


Selected Plugin Combinations

Vintage mixing ITB

Regular | These emulations of selected units from the 1950s thru the 1970s will bring an authentic retro vibe into your DAW, no matter if you apply them to single instrument tracks or on busses.

Classic Mix Chain

Regular | The vintage breeze of classic studio equipment combined with modern day, easy to apply digital processing makes this bundle the perfect chain of tools for everyday mixing.

Vintage Leveling Amplifiers

Regular | Enjoy this amazing pack of vintage leveling amplifier emulations, that will set the dynamics right for vocals, drums, bass and acoustic guitar.

Exceptional Compressor Plug-Ins

Regular | This fine collection of the best classic and original compressor emulations is your best choice for leveling control and vintage dynamics in one bundle.

All-American Compressors

Regular | The ASH Bundle was inspired by the legendary VCA compressors from the 70s and 80s, and reimagined for the modern producer.

Limited Time Offer

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