Stacking Compressors

Compressors are stacked for boosting vocals to get consistent volume or an upfront vocal sound. Instead of slamming a single compressor, stacking 2 or more compressors together...

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...

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...

Vocal Mixing with EQ, Compression

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

Room Mic Compression

This video is about mixing sound with the sound microphone. He takes the room mic and mixes it with his other tracks from the drums. He compresses...

Side Chain Compression

Dave goes over Sidechain Compression techniques, Tape Saturation plug-ins, and Steven Slate's Trigger in this week's "Into The Lair"

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.

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.

Fatter Snare With Compression

Part 15 of 31 - Here's yet another way to fatten up your snare drum, by using some fast attack compression. Enjoy! Download my free eBook "The...

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...