compression Archive

Basic Pro Tools Compression

Basic Pro Tools Compression Compression and equalisation are probably the two most common effects used in any production, but what does a compressor actually do? This tutorial will introduce how compression works and how to approach each control. What is compression? The aim when compressing audio is

Sidechain Compression

Introduction Sidechain compression is a production technique which is probably most commonly associated with dance music, although it is also used more discretely in other genres, either way this process is a very useful technique to make specific instruments more definitive within a mix. As you may

Riding On Waves

Introduction In this tutorial we will be looking at the ‘Vocal Rider’ plug-in released by the audio plug-in giants Waves. The principle of the plug-in is that it will automatically, after a little tweaking, ride the fader of your vocal tracks to help them sit more comfortably