Compressor Knee – How to Find the Perfect Setting

compressor knee

When it comes to compression, we talk a lot about threshold, ratio (see compressor ratio explained), and attack and release. The compressor knee usually gets overlooked, but this setting can drastically alter the effects of your compressor. Sometimes you want to use a more gradual knee (soft knee compression), and other times you want a

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Compressor Ratio Explained – An Easy Way to Remember

compressor ratio explained

Arguably the most confusing setting found on virtually every compressor is its ratio setting. This is the most influential setting on a compressor to dictate how dynamic or conversely how squished your audio will be (alongside the compressor threshold, of course). Let’s talk about this oft misunderstood feature with an overview on compressor ratio explained.

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