5 Compression Mistakes That Keep Even “Smart” People Stuck

Here are some of the top compression mistakes that I’ve come across.

If you’re guilty of any (or all) of these, don’t worry. I am, too.

Here are five compression mistakes that keep even us “smart” folks stuck.

1. Waiting until the end of the mix to add compression to the mix bus.

This is the easiest way to unravel a great mix. If you want to compress the entire mix (which is totally fine to do), make sure you add the compressor to your mix bus EARLY in the process.

Then make all your mix decisions while listening to the mix THROUGH that compressor. (more…)