Join Bobby Owsinski for an in-depth discussion in this video The Real NYC compression trick, part of Audio Mixing Master Class.
- Let's look at the New York City compression trick.…I'm gonna show you the real way to do it,…which is somewhat different from…what you see posted around the web.…I was actually the one to coin the phrase…New York City Compression Trick…way back in the first version…of my Mixing Engineers Handbook.…That was back in 1999.…The term has caught on everywhere.…The name came about because it seemed…that every engineer that I worked with…that was from New York City back then,…used this trick.…And believe me, it's really a good one.…It will give the rhythm section of your song…more power and heft,…but it's more than simple parallel compression.…
And that's what I'm gonna show you…how to do today.…Many people thing of the New York City compression trick…as just parallel compression.…And it's true, it is just parallel compression,…but there's more to it than that.…And that's why I call this trick…the real New York City compression trick.…And I'm gonna show you all…of the little details that make it different…than just simple parallel compression.…
See how the pros handle the critical balance between the bass and drums. Learn where, when, why, and how EQ should be used on virtually any instrument. Become proficient in tailoring just the right effect for each particular mixing situation. And master the key to fat and punchy sounding mixes: compression. Tune in every Thursday for a new tip!
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