5 of My Favorite Ways to Use Compression

I love compression.

I think it’s is a fabulous tool.

Also, I HATE over-compression. (Too much of a good thing and all.)

That said, compression is one of the most enjoyable tools I use during recording and mixing.

And here are some of my favorite uses:

#1 Bass

I haven’t found a bass track that doesn’t love to be squashed. Compression helps even out the performance and create a big, thumpin’ bass track. (more…)