Join Skye Lewin for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding dynamics and compression, part of Mixing and Mastering with Logic Pro X.
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…Dynamics is a word often used to describe something that changes.…In audio, dynamics processors, such as compressors and…limiters, are used to control how much the level of a signal changes.…Expanders can be used to exaggerate the amount of level change, or…dynamics, in a signal while compressors and…limiters are primarily used to minimize the amount of level change in a signal.…Like EQ, dynamics processors are a tool that is absolutely critical to…shaping the sound of the elements in your mix and even the mix itself.…
In this video,…we're going to do a crash course on the basics of how dynamics processors work.…For a much more in depth look at dynamics,…check out Foundations of Audio: Compression and…Dynamic Processing with Brian Lee White right here on Lynda.com.…Let's start by opening a compressor in Logic.…In the mixer, you can double-click the gain reduction meter to open a compressor.…If there's already a compressor inserted,…this will open the first compressor in your chain.…One thing to point out is if you already have an EQ on the channel,…
- Importing audio
- Using Track Stacks
- Working with the Logic Mixer
- Mixing a song
- Automating and bouncing the mix
- Mastering the final track(s)
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Foundations of Audio: Compression and Dynamic Processingwith Brian Lee White2h 25m Appropriate for all
Get in the Mix with Logic Prowith Brian Lee White2h 26m Intermediate
1. Setting Up Your Project for a Mix
2. Working with the Logic Mixer
3. Mixing a Song
4. Automating and Bouncing Your Mix
5. Mastering in Logic Pro X
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