What is post-reverb compression? Or put another way, what does it mean to compress reverb? According to Audio Fanzine’s article “More About Compressing Reverb,” placing a compressor right after the reverb on the corresponding aux bus, or more simply, “in the effects chain” since DAWs don’t really need to rely on auxiliary busses. That term is pretty specific to having a hardware mixing board in your recording set-up.
Anyway, post-reverb compression can lead to several different results, including diametrically opposite results. The article starts with the least subtle the effects, which will thrill fans of John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)-like drum sounds. See more information about this topic in the full article – Read here.