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Audio Compressor | Types, Compressor Setup, Tips | Producing it's fun!!!!

Audio Compressor | Types, Compressor Setup, Tips | Producing it's fun!!!!

COMPRESSOR AUDIO TYPES When it comes to compression, you have to make sure that you know what to do. It is not hard to work out the compression, it sounds worse then it is. Mainly the compression process is used  to even out the Dynamic Range or the extension between the loudest or the softest part of an audio clip or a recording. To be clear let's make an example, after a recording session, when listening to the audio that we have just recorded we will notice that some part of the recording will be louder and some will be lower. Well the compression will be used to even out the sound without having spot with high and low pitch. Applying compression to a channel will help us to give the exact pitch, and manipulate the highest and the lowest parts of the chosen audio so that we can even out the sound . GENERAL COMPRESSOR SETTINGS. When working with an audio compressor, there are  general settings that you need to know to be able to complete the compression process like a Pro. These settings are the same for any compressor audio types,either  hardware compressor or software (virtual) compressor. THRESHOLD We can say that this function is there to mark a maximum reach limit for the audio signal,  before the compressor starts working. RATIO Ratio is there to indicate the quantity of compression applied to a given audio. For Example, if the Ratio is 3:1, the input signal has to cross the Threshold by 3 db before the main audio output level increases by 1 db. ATTACK The Attack function can change how quickly the compressor starts working after the Threshold mark has been passed. RELEASE Release decides how long the compressor has to work as soon the audio signal goes below the Threshold mark. KNEE The Knee is used to set how the compressor has to start working, basically if we set  Hard Knee the compressor will grab onto the audio signal as soon as it goes over the threshold mark, instead Soft Knee , will start working gently until its full strength. MAKE UP GAIN This function allows you to increase the volume of the compressed signal. Sometime the compression can attenuate the signal quite a lot, so having this function is very handy !!!! OUTPUT The last function, Output,  is there to have control of the main audio exit, after the compression and after the make up gain.  
Audio Panning Techniques

Audio Panning Techniques

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DAW ( Digital Audio Workstation) - Music Production Software/tips -What are your needs???

DAW ( Digital Audio Workstation) - Music Production Software/tips -What are your needs???

DAW ( Digital Audio Workstation) The new era of music is a lot different from the olden days. Back in the day the only way to make music was knowing how to play an instrument, luckily now even if you can't play any instruments you still have...
EQ - A very important part of music production !!!! - Tips on How to understand an Equaliser ( Graphic and Parametric)

EQ - A very important part of music production !!!! - Tips on How to understand an Equaliser ( Graphic and Parametric)

EQUALIZER AND EQUALIZATION. Today we will be covering one of the most discussed music effect, the EQ. Equalization is a very important process that gives the last touch to the song to let it became something brilliant, so it is very recommended...
How to Set Buffer size - Learn once and forever the BUFFER | Tips for music producing and recording

How to Set Buffer size - Learn once and forever the BUFFER | Tips for music producing and recording

HOW TO SET BUFFER SIZE.   When talking about Buffer and Buffer Size, before you understand the all concept on how to set Buffer Size, there are a few technical things that you need to know first. We have to think that  when using t...
Limiters - Highlighting the features| Get to know why using a Limiter is good!

Limiters - Highlighting the features| Get to know why using a Limiter is good!

KNOWING AUDIO LIMITERS. When producing music, to obtain a quality end product, there are a few  things that we need to be aware of. During the Mixing process, there are so many effects and other parameters that can be attributed to a sound. Each on...
MIDI Controller...... What is it!!!!!

MIDI Controller...... What is it!!!!!

MIDI controllers What Is a MIDI  controller ? That’s the classic question that many passionate neo music producers ask to themselves. Well the first thing that we can say is that MIDI stands for “ Musical Instrument Digital Interface”. MI...
MPD, MPC and MIDI Keyboard - GOOD INFO! - how to choose the best for your needs!!!!

MPD, MPC and MIDI Keyboard - GOOD INFO! - how to choose the best for your needs!!!!

MPD, MPC and MIDI Keyboard   In the music industry market we have many kinds of machines  that produce or manipulate music.  You have probably heard about , MIDI controller , MPC , MPD , MPK etc., well i will clear that for you and explain t...