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Compressing Snare Drum - How To Set Up A Compressor On Snare

 

Snare Compression

Yes, here I have another in-depth tutorial, this time about snare compression. Continuing on from my other compression videos, I wanted to further explain how to hear the changes compression makes when using the attack and...

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Compressing Kick Drum - How To Set Up A Compressor On Kick Drum

beginner compression drums Nov 24, 2021

Compressing a kick drum is a great way to actually begin to hear compression. In this video, I go step by step compressing a kick, concentrating on what to listen for when setting up the attack and release.

 

What is a compressor in audio?

A...

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Delay Effect Explained For Beginners

beginner delay effects Oct 20, 2021

Delay Explained - Mixing With Effects

The delay effect in music production is one of the main creative tools of the trade. In this introduction to delay video I explain the types and styles of the delay effect (analog vs digital etc) and explain...

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What Is Reverb In Music? A Beginners Guide

beginner effects reverb Jul 25, 2021

What is reverb in music?

Some people enjoy mixing with huge amounts of reverb, others prefer having just a touch of it. 

One of the great things about mixing with reverb is that it lets you beat the sonic limitations of a home studio.

From...

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How to Remove Noise from Vocals

More and more tools are coming onto the market to help you remove background noise from audio and the ERA5 by Accusonus makes it so easy to simply make your voice sound better!

 

Mic hiss and hum that find their way into an audio recording...

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EQ or Compressor First? (Beginner Mixing Tips)

beginner compression eq Mar 19, 2021

This is a common question that many beginners ask when learning to mix music, does EQ go before compression or after?

 

Most will probably think that EQ always goes first, but not necessarily. There’s a little process I go through that...

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Gain Staging Made Easy With A VU Meter

I one of my subscribers asked me how I use a VU meter on the kick and bass when gain staging a mix, to ensure not only a balanced low end to build the rest of the mix on but also that the final mix is perfectly placed for mastering and uploading...

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Panning Drums to Add Clarity in a Mix

beginner clarity drums Jan 22, 2021

Mixing drums is my most favourite part of mixing and whilst it seems simple enough to do at first glance, there are a couple of key concepts to think about so the drums sound realistic yet wide, leaving room for the other instruments in the mix...

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Vocal Compression Settings For Beginners

Vocal compression is a mixing skill that can really highlight the difference between an amateur sounding mix and a professional sounding mix. It can take years to actually hear the effect of compression, and setting up a compressor on vocals is...

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What Is Compression In music? (Compression explained)

Beginners to mixing music often ask, what is compression in music?

It can be a hard concept to grasp when you’re first starting out so, in this video, I wanted to explain what compressors do in music by taking a step back and explaining the...

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