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.
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.
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.
Serial compression is a great technique for controlling the dynamics of any sound in your mix. Here, Alex Solano demonstrates the process in action.
Parallel processing is a key routing and mixing technique that every producer needs to know about. Joe Albano breaks down exactly how it works, and why it's important.
Parallel processing is an important technique fore every producer to know about. Here's how you can do it using the Maschine software and hardware.
You've probably heard of parallel compression or New York compression. But just what is it and how can you emulate it in Logic Pro X? Jay Asher knows how, and is here to show you.
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.
Want to make your beats or drum parts stand out from the crowd? Then you're in the right place! Gary Hiebner shares 5 tips sure to get your Bitwig drum tracks pumping.
Next time you're looking for a compressor with character to use on your tracks, open up NI's Komplete 8 and check out the 3 vintage compressors. Mo Volans shares tips to get great results from these.
Logic Pro is a deep music production platform with multiple ways to get from A to Z! In this article Mo Volans uncovers two paths for parallel processing in Logic. Which route will you choose?
In our digital DAW studios it's easy to ignore the virtual cables carrying audio signals. But understanding signal flow can lead to a greater degree of control over your sound. Peter Schwartz sums up.
Compressors can be a great way to even out the dynamics of a drum mix, vocal performance or any audio signal. A compressor works by lowering the gain when the signal jumps above a certain level or thr