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New and Improved VLA-2A Mark II Vintage Leveling Amplifier



Black Rooster Audio advances its plug-in as a new and improved version of the emulation of an acclaimed late-Sixties-vintage opto compressor.

The hardware precursor to Black Rooster Audio’s VLA-2A vintage compressor plug-in dates back to the late Sixties when used initially in broadcasting before enterprising engineers noticed that its tubes, multi-stage release, and frequency-dependent attack and response worked equally well when applied to music production. While the VLA-2A was faithfully modeled on the original unit that continues to make its musical mark to this day, duly capturing all of its character to make it an instant favorite in the present- day DAW-driven music-making world, its VLA-2A Mark II Vintage Leveling Amplifier successor succeeds in also transporting its users back in time to take advantage of that vintage vibe but as an even more contemporary take on that theme.

VLA-2A Mark II is available to purchase for a time-limited introductory promo price of only $59.00 USD — rising thereafter to its regular price of $129.00 USD — as 64-bit AAX-, AU-, and VST-compatible plug-ins for Max OS X (10.9 or later — macOS 11.x not yet supported) and AAX- and VST-compatible plug-ins for Windows (7 or later) directly from Black Rooster Audio via its dedicated webpage, which also includes in-depth information, including must-see (and hear) video- supplemented sound samples, here: (VLA-2A Mark II is free for owners of the original VLA-2A plug-in.)

14-day, fully-functional trial versions of all Black Rooster Audio plug-ins — including VLA-2A Mark II — are available by signing up for an account here: (The new License Manager uses a simple serial number-based activation system.)

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