When I first heard the Shelford Channel, I fell in love again with the Diode Bridge compressor and knew that I was going to need more of Shelford’s just for the compressor now I can have that compressor on its own. The 535’s are something special that is very familiar to me since I’ve been fortunate to spend a lot of years recording mainly on Neve consoles. Everything that I ran through the 535’s sounded better from the drum buss, bass, electric guitar, and vocals. The Blend function is brilliant! Sometimes I’m looking for over the top and sometimes I want it to be subtle, the Blend allows that very easily. The biggest problem with the 535’s is that I’m going to need a whole lot more of them!