What is Audio Compression? How to use an audio compressor like a pro!

Share this PostAn audio compressor can be a tricky thing to understand when you’re first starting out. I will try and break it down in as simple of terms and explanations as I can for you. (there is a video at the end of this article breaking it down as well) The Truth At its basic description, an audio compressor …

Andrew Scheps Parallel Compression Technique On The Master Bus!

I love learning things from the greats! Andrew Scheps falls under that category for sure. His credits include Hozier, Daughtry, Green Day, KALEO, Jay – Z, and soo many more. One of his techniques he uses is to set up parallel compression on the master bus, aka stereo bus or 2 bus. Sounds crazy right!? Sometimes you gotta think big …

Compressor Ratio Explained For Beginners

Share this PostDoes the compressor ratio knob confuse you? Well it did, and sometimes still does confuse me also. It’s one of those topics that I have to go back and re-visit the explanation especially if  I’m trying to explain the exact mathematical results to someone. The simplest way I can explain what the compressor ratio knob does is tell …