This post was originally published at bobbyowsinskiblog.com
Everybody loves compression. It’s not only the sound of modern music, but music in general, even orchestral these days. Compression beefs up the sound, brings up the quiet parts, and controls the transients, if you use it right. That said, there are 3 compressor tweaks that are critical to optimizing the processor’s setup in order for it to work best in the track.
As it turns out, these parameters are often overlooked, as many engineers opt for either default settings or one that they tend to use in every situation.