Sidechain Compression

Part 19 of 31 - Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to get your guitars to compress in volume slightly ONLY when the vocal...
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Compression and limiting — practical applications

As we have seen the main job of a compressor is to reduce the dynamic range of the audio material it is applied to. Peaks are reducedand...

Vocal Mixing with EQ, Compression

Part 2/2 of Dave Pensado taking you through his technique using EQ, Compression, and Effects on vocal recordings.

EQ Before Compression

Part 12 of 31 - Should you EQ before you compress a track? Or the other way around? Here's what I like to do and why. Download...

Various Uses of Compression

In the 29th Into The Lair, Dave talks about the philosophy behind using compression, and it's various applications in engineering and mixing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogxI8fc6z08

Mastering EQ – make music sound louder, with LESS compression and limiting

Learn about Mastering EQ with Ian Shepherd. EQ is a great tool in a DAW which makes the music sound louder with less compression and limiting. While...

Advanced Parallel Compression Techniques

In the 53rd Into The Lair, Dave Pensado goes over some Advanced Parallel Compression Techniques using Bass and Vocals as an example.

Why do we need dynamics control?

Limiters, compressors, expanders and gates are all devices which control the level of audio signals and therefore the dynamic range of a track or piece of music....

Mix Buss Compression

Part 2 of 31 - In this video I show you how to you can use a compressor on your mix bus (or master fader) before you...

Clipping – digital versus analogue, and limiting

Want to know more about Clipping? Ian Shepherd says Clipping is when a digital signal is pushed and passed zero db in the scale. For example taking...

Enhance your music production with Novation Ultranova

There is certainly something to be said about this synth, especially if you are into music production or sound design. It could be easily priced...