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All Compressor Pedal Reviews

A comprehensive list of all compressor pedals reviewed. This list will be updated as a new compressor review is published.  

Alma Lusithand Compressor

Alma Lusithand Compressor MKII

Aguilar TLC Compressor

Ampeg Opto Comp

Amptweaker PressuRizer

Analogman Bi-CompROSSor


Anasounds Lazy Comp

API Tranzformer CMP Select Compressor

BBE Optostomp

Becos CompIQ Pro One Mini Compressor

Becos CompIQ Pro Mini Compressor

Becos CompIQ Pro Stella Compressor


Becos CompIQ TWAIN Pro Compressor

Bogner Lyndhurst


Bondi Squish As Compressor

Boss BC-1X Bass Compressor


Broughton Apex


Broughton Monocle

Broughton Monocomp

Broughton Omnicomp


Cali76 TX vs. Cali76 Compact Bass (Origin Effects)

Cali76 Bass Compressor

Carl Martin Comp/Limiter (2018 edition)

Catalinbread NiCompressor


Collaboration Devices The Compressor


Cornerstone Zefiro

Crazy Tube Circuits Golden Phi V2


Custom Audio Electronics (CAE) V-Comp

Darkglass Hyper Luminal 

Darkglass Super Symmetry

Dedalo Gorila

Demeter Compulator

Diamond Bass Compressor JR


Doc Lloyd DLA-2A Leveling Amplifier

Doc Lloyd Photon Death Ray

DOD Milkbox


Donner Ultimate Comp

DryBell Unit67

DryBell Module 4

DSM Humboldt Clearcomp 1078

EBS Multicomp

Effectrode PC-2A

Effectrode LA-1A


Emerson Custom Duke Silver

Empress Bass Compressor

Empress Compressor (the original)

Empress MKII Compressor

Fairfield Circuitry The Accountant

FEA DB-CL (Dual Band Compressor/Limiter)

FEA DE-CL (Dual Engine Compressor/Limiter


Fermata (Xact Tone Solutions)

Forest Green (Mad Professor)


Free The Tone Silky Comp

Friedman Sir-Compre

G-Lab BC-1 Boosting Compressor


Greer Lamplighter Optical Compressor


Gurus Optivalve MKII


Hagerman Tube Compressor


Hagerman Squish Compressor

Himmelstrutz Mr. Nutcracker

Jackson Audio Bloom

J Rockett I.Q. Compressor

J Rockett Airchild 660 Compressor


JT Sound TZZ 1954FCL Compressor Limiter

Keeley Compressor Pro

Lightning Boy Op-2

Limetone Audio Focus Compressor


Lusithand Alma Comp

Markbass Compressore

Meridian SN-15

Mojo Hand FX Clarity Compressor

Mozztronics CO-2 Opto Comp

MXR Limiter



Niche Devices Humboldt Compressor Preamp

OKKO Cocaine


OnkartGrompt Grompressor

Pettyjohn Crush

Pulp 'N' Peel (JHS)

Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor Micro

PWNZOR (3Leaf)

Refinery (Foxpedal) Compressor

Retrospec Squeeze Box Compressor

Rothwell Love Squeeze Compressor


RT Electronix Multiband Compressor JR

RT Electronix Broadband Compressor

SanJune GB-CP Optical Compressor

Seymour Duncan Studio Bass

Smoothie OTA vs. Smoothie Optical Compressor

SolidGoldFX Horizon Compressor

Source Audio Atlas Compressor

Spaceman Effects Ixion Compressor

Strymon OB.1 Bass Edition Compressor

Strymon Compadre Compressor

Suncoast LM-1 Dynamic Limiter

Swindler Effects Workers Comp

Taurus Tux MK-2 Compressor

Thorpy FX The Fat General

Trickfish VCA Compressor


Tsakalis Audio Works Zipper MKII

Union Tube & Transistor Lab

Universal Audio 1176 Compressor

Universal Audio Max Compressor

Valbruch Effects Quantum Compressor

Vick Audio R-Comp

Vox Snake Charmer Compressor

Walrus Audio Deep Six v2 Compressor


Walrus Audio Deep Six v3 Compressor


Walrus Audio Mira Compressor

Wampler Cory Wong Compressor

Wampler Ego Compressor

Wampler Ego 76 Compressor

The Warden (EarthQuaker Devices) Compressor

Whirlwind OC Bass Compressor

Wren & Cuff Gold Comp

YellowSquash IronFist Compressor

And the shootout continues!

By Special Request: Bass Preamp Reviews

Review of the DSM Noisemaker & Humboldt Electronics Simplifier Bass Station

Review of the Arkahm Oracle Preamp

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