Both totally great, but if I had to pick I’d go distressor.
"… all this talk about digital versus analogue, and in the box or out of the box, is a bit silly, because the source is everything. What matters most are a great song and a great performance. The single most important piece of equipment in a studio is not the analogue tape recorder or the DAW, but the record button of whatever machine is up whenever the artist has a moment of inspiration. If that inspiration is caught on a decent format, it will make a great recording. That’s the bottom line." - Justin Niebank
I own a lot of mic pres now, this is the first good one I ever bought and possibly still my favorite. Great River ME-1NV