Exploring inserts: Using compression as a mix tool


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Exploring inserts: Using compression as a mix tool

Compression is one of the toughest mixing tools to master. When done correctly, the result of good compression is that you don't notice it. Compression can help even out the loud passages of a recording and bring up the softer parts of it, resulting in audio that is better able to sit in the mix without getting lost or poking out too much. Let's see how we can use compressors in this mix. We have a Cycle Mode made for the verse going into the chorus. In the verse, the singer's words get a little lost. In the chorus, they're little too loud. Let's take a listen to that. (Music playing.) Okay, you heard in the verse, it was little lost and the level was down here in the track.

In the chorus it jumped up here, he is maybe a little too loud. There is a lot of dynamic difference between the two parts. Let's insert a compressor as a plug-in to help fix that. We'll insert it after the Channel EQ. Compressors are under the Dynamics heading. There is our compressor, go and ...

Exploring inserts: Using compression as a mix tool
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Exploring inserts: Using compression as a mix tool provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Logic Pro 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Logic Pro
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