66: Dynamics Part 2: How to Use a Compressor (and Why!)

Sweet sweet compression. Everyone loves it, but when should you actually be using it? And if you do decide to use it, how should you go about setting a compressor up? 

Good questions! That’s what we’re talking about today. 

On this episode you will learn:

  • About the 4 major controls you will see on most compressors and what each of them does
  • About why a compressor is really just a friendly, mix assistant robot
  • How to “listen” for compression (including examples)
  • Some common use cases for compressors
  • What questions you should ask yourself before reaching for that compressor
  • Tips and tricks for setting up compressors
  • And more!

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