Posts Tagged ‘compression’

Slowing Down The Compression Curve

Friday, July 27th, 2018

The two most common tools used when mixing – at least, those most likely to be used in any given project – are EQ and compression. It’s easy to overdo either of these, but the benefits can be significant…

Parallel Compression In Ableton Live

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

If you find your drum tracks are not quite as punchy as you’d like, then perhaps it’s time for some extra compression – but without losing those precious dynamics…

Music Production – Enhancing Actor Stature

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Last week I developed a somewhat strained audio production metaphor, which likened the stereo soundfield to a stage, with the individual sounds/instruments being the actors thereon. The first thing a director/producer needs to do is decide which actors to use, then to place them on stage. However, if an actor isn’t imposing enough, there are ways to make him stand taller…