How to Compress Vocals – Compression for Beginners

How to Compress Vocals – Compression for Beginners

There are no steadfast rules. You can get some great sounds by breaking the rules, but the fact that you’re reading this in the first place tells me that you want some guidelines to start you off. What is a good starting point for compressing vocals? I would say...
How Does a Compressor Work? Compression For Beginners

How Does a Compressor Work? Compression For Beginners

Each of the knobs does something important. The threshold is when the compressor starts working. The ratio tells it how much it should compress once the track’s volume goes over the threshold. The attack tells how fast it should start compressing. The release...
What is Compression? | Compression for Beginners

What is Compression? | Compression for Beginners

The basics of how a compressor works. It’s essentially an invisible hand automatically raising and lowering the volume of a track.  The idea is to lower the volume on the loud parts so that you can hear the quiet parts better. Learn with whatever you...