Variety Of Sound has introduced an update to the the ThrillseekerLA free optical stereo compressor, originally released in March 2012.

Optimized for gentle mix bus coloring, ThrillseekerLA mkII comes with a an advanced opto cell emulation and various other improvements.

It combines smoothest optical compression with vibrant coloration options that deliver a unique box tone in their own right, including thrilling bass and elegant top end void of any harshness in the mids. Its compression not only glues things together effortlessly but also enhances the stereo image by increasing depth and dimension.

Changes in ThrillseekerLA mkII

  • Technical redesign with advanced opto cell emulation.
  • Simplified gainstaging including automatic output gain compensation.
  • Streamlined coloring options: Interstage, Tube and Loudness.
  • New compress/limit option and reworked sidechain filtering.

The plugin is available to download for free in 32/64-bit VST format for Windows.

More information: Variety Of Sound