Let’s explore the tools and techniques involved in mixing that allow us to create a polished, dynamic, and release-ready track.
In this 101 guide to audio compressors, we answer the popular question “What is compression?” by exploring the effect’s sound, main parameters in music, and more.
Let’s explore four elements that will allow you to more deeply explore and apply the concept of texture in your music.
Spanning lush reverbs to gritty distortion units, these high-quality free effects plugins will help you take your productions to the next level.
Learn about what parallel compression is and how you can use it to glue your sounds together while preserving transients and dynamics.
We use the Maximizer module in iZotope’s Ozone 9 Elements to demonstrate how to bring our track up to commercial loudness.
Explore the when, how, and why you should (or shouldn’t) apply vocal compression.
Learn helpful compression techniques and guidelines that are unique to the context of mastering.
In this video, we showcase three plugins that will help you streamline your sidechaining workflow and achieve some intricate sound design.
Great sounding compressors don’t have to be expensive – in this article, we introduce 5 great free compressor plugins.
We take a look at three tips for getting more attack, body, and punch out of your drums by using compression, EQ techniques, and more.
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