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Multiband Compression: What It Is & Why It's Useful
Multiband compression can be one of the lesser-understood types of processing but used correctly, it's one of the most powerful ways to control a mix. Joe Albano explains how and when to use it.
Jan. 23, 2019
How To Achieve Really Punchy Drum Tracks Using Doubled Up Compression
Drums, basses and other sounds can really shine and stand out when you apply the correct amount and type of compression. Joe Albano shows you how this works in practice.
Nov. 13, 2018
Why Some Compressors Don't Need Lots Of Controls
Compression is a staple of the production process, but why do compressors offer such a variety of controls? Joe Albano explains why sometimes less is more.
Jul. 2, 2018
Connecting Compressors In Parallel For Better Dynamic Control
Serial compression is a great technique for controlling the dynamics of any sound in your mix. Here, Alex Solano demonstrates the process in action.
Jun. 26, 2018
How to Revitalise Your DJ Mixes Using External Analog Effects
If you want to stand out from the crowd and help your DJ mixes sound and feel deeper then it can be worth adding external analog effects to your set. And it's a lot easier than you might think...
Aug. 26, 2015
Audio Compressor Plugin Comparisons: Do You Really Need More Than One?
Do you really need lots of software compressors? Jay Asher provides audio examples along with his years of experience to investigate whether hardware emulating compressors are really all that unique.
Aug. 23, 2015
Compression Trick That Boosts Loudness Without Destroying Your Music
The loudness wars are upon us! Rory Furr shares 4 steps to using serial compression to boost your mixes without causing clipping or major distortion. In short get louder and keep your dynamics intact.
Jun. 4, 2015
Logic Pro: Serial Compression On Vocals
Parallel/New York Compression is all the rage right now to make that pumping sound but Serial Compression can also create impressive results. Gary Hiebner looks into the dynamics of audio!
Nov. 30, 2011
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