CHISWICK REACH STEREO VALVE COMPRESSOR – February 2000 – Sound on Sound
Hugh Robjohns tries out a new stereo valve compressor hand-built in Britain, which shines both in the studio and the mastering room.
The design of the Chiswick Reach Stereo Valve Compressor benefits from over 65 man-years of experience in valve-based professional audio equipment, going back to the design in the late ’60s and early ’70s of the 24-track all-valve studio at Chalk Farm — apparently recognised as the reggae studio of the time. Although the stereo valve compressor is the first commercial unit from Chiswick Reach, several other projects are nearing completion or under development including a valve-based distortion unit, an equaliser and a mic amp chain. Continue Reading →