What's the Best De-Esser?

What’s your go to de-esser when you have a sibilance problem with a vocal? Things to consider - ability to adjust sensitivity, threshold, dry/wet ratio, Q and specific frequency range affected. Can’t afford plugins? No problem. Another great alternative to dealing with sibilant vocals is to just isolate the sibilant regions of the track and clip gain or automate down to taste. Here’s a list of some of our favorite De-Essers at the studio.
  • Fabfilter Pro DS
  • McDSP AE4000
  • Eiosis E2 Deesser
  • Waves DeEsser
  • Waves RDeEsser
  • Massey De:Esser
  • UAD Precision De-esser
  • SPL De-esser

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