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

 

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 release controls...

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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 used for in...

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Mix Bus Plugins and Mixing Tips

This week, I was very excited to be asked to create a video for the incredibly popular and brilliant Produce Like A Pro YouTube channel and rather than picking just my favourite handful of plugins, I thought I'd go a little more focused...

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Audio Compressor Types Explained: VCA, FET, Optical & Vari-Mu

beginners compression Aug 05, 2021

There are four main compression types that will most likely sound familiar to you as soon as you begin using a compressor in music production.

  • VCA
  • FET
  • Optical
  • Vari-Mu

What do they all stand for and what are they doing inside the box? Which...

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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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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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Bass Compression For a Solid Low End

bass compression mixing Apr 04, 2020

Bass compression is one of the most important considerations when mixing low end.

 Using compression on bass to solidify the part and make it ever-present and consistent means that you can shape your low-end mix much easier and place the...

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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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