Tokyo Dawn Labs released TDR Molot GE and TDR Molotok

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Tokyo Dawn Labs released TDR Molot GE and TDR Molotok.

Russian for “Hammer”, Molot is the name of a popular dynamic compressor originally released in 2011 by Vladislav Goncharov. With a modernized concept, extended flexibility, and a generous dose of Rock ’n Roll, Molot GE proudly takes over the job of its predecessor.

Molot GE is a particularly characterful dynamic range compressor melding several classic compression mechanisms with sophisticated saturation, creative tone control, and a snappy peak limiter. Whether it be mellow leveling, tight dynamic control, or aggressively vibrant compression, Molot GE covers a remarkable wide range of compression colors. While Molot GE doesn’t emulate any “vintage” device, its sound and behavior was definitely inspired by their most interesting musical peculiarities. This flexibility makes it suited for almost any source, be it drums asking for more crisp and impact, solidification and enrichment of vocals, or the enhancement of guitar and bass recordings of all types.

As with all TDR plugins, Molot GE employs state of the art audio processing technology keeping unwanted distortion under strict control. An intuitive and well documented user interface offers quick access to all relevant parameters in a rewarding manner. Several helpers such as the equal loudness bypass and trimming, unlimited undo/redo, optional stepped controls, and many more features help the operator achieve consistent results within a short time.

Notable Features:

  • Musically intriguing compression flavours
  • Analog style brickwall limiter
  • Sophisticated saturation section
  • Creative tone control section
  • Dual-stage timing section offering control over auto-release behaviour
  • Feedforward and feedback compression types
  • Crossover based adjustable stereo link
  • Detailed colouration features such as negative ratios, sidechain phase rotation, and bit-crushing
  • Different quality modes including zero-latency operation
  • M/S mode with dedicated width controls
  • Equal loudness workflow, with equal loudness bypass and equal loudness trim

Molotok, a simplified version of TDR Molot GE, is a musically characterful dynamics processor. Meaning “Small Hammer” in Russian, Molotok provides a rich range of exciting compression colors at your fingertips.

While Molotok doesn’t emulate any “vintage” device, its sound and behaviour was definitely inspired by their most interesting musical peculiarities. This flexibility makes it a rewarding choice for almost any source in the mix, be it drums needing more crisp and impact, solidification and enrichment of vocals, or the enhancement of guitar and bass recordings of all types.

Molotok relies on the same algorithms as its larger edition, Molot GE. As with all TDR plugins, Molotok employs state of the art audio processing technology keeping unwanted distortion under strict control. An intuitive and well documented user interface offers quick access to all relevant parameters in a rewarding manner. Several helpers such as unlimited undo/redo, optional stepped controls, inline help tips and many more features help the operator achieve consistent results within a short time.

Notable Features:

  • Full featured dynamics compressor
  • Eleven musically intriguing compression flavour nuances
  • Different quality modes including zero-latency operation
  • High quality signal processing

Price:
Molot GE € 50.00
Molotok: Free.

More info here: Tokyo Dawn Labs

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