Impresser was modeled after one of the most flexible, powerful and edgy compressors known to the audio world. Its signature sound is due to a unique analog design and a very special feature set. Impresser fits the best from classic vintage compression while adding a wider range of control options to the table. This vintage unit, now recreated by the powerful Antelope Audio FPGA engine, can handle it all. Impresser can add gentle and warm compression to your tracks or aggressively pump up any source audio.
The flexibility of Impresser is aided by the addition of its own harmonic distortion. This can be used for subtle, tube-quality distortion and even instead of a tape saturator. It works magic with or without the Impresser compressing the signal. Our own contribution to the effect comes as adjustable frequency settings for the High and Band Pass Sidechain Filters. This offers you even deeper control when shaping the frequency range where you need the Impresser doing its job. Like all Antelope Audio FPGA compressor models you can use the Impresser either on mono or with two channels stereo linked.