How To Compress The Room Mics In Audio Mixing


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Compressing the room mics

Room mics provide the glue that pulls the drum sound together into a single cohesive element, instead of just multiple drums. With that said, how you compress the room mics can make a huge difference in the overall drum sound. In this movie I'm going to show you how to compress the room mics to either pull the drum more together or emphasize the room ambience. First of all, let's listen to the drums without the room mic, and then we will add it in. You can hear the difference. (music playing) As you can hear, the room mic adds a lot to the drum sound, and it add some cohesion to it, so instead of sounding like individual drums, it sounds like a full drum kit.

But it will sound even better when we add some compression. Once again, I've added the generic Pro Tools Compressor/Limiter plug-in, just to show you that there's nothing special with this, and you can actually make everything sound good with whatever you have, as long as you set it out the right way. So let's lis...

Compressing the room mics
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Compressing the room mics provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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