Compression

Compression Expansion in Mixing – When to Use Expand on a Compressor

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99% of the time when we’re using a compressor plugin, we want to use it in its conventional/typical way, meaning we want to tame peaks and reduce the overall dynamic range. How about that other 1% of the time, or using a compressor’s expansion? Let’s talk what compression expansion is, and when to use expansion

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Rap Vocal Compression Settings – The Best Settings to Use

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Like most genres, rap vocals are the focal point of the mix. It’s essential that they’re front and center without sounding over-compressed or squished. With that in mind, I’ve put together this rap vocal compression settings cheat sheet which covers the best settings to use in your next rap mix. Rap Vocal Compression Settings Here

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Dynamic Range Compression – What it Is and How it Works

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Dynamic range compression is an effective way to bring more control and energy to a clip of audio. Let’s talk about dynamic range itself and why dynamic range compression is so useful in mixing. What is Dynamic Range First let’s identify what is dynamic range. Dynamic range refers to the difference between the quietest and

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