Using compression can be quite tricky, but with patience and a bit exploration, there is a whole other world of opportunities for one to grab. There are actually countless ways you can use your compression, but it takes understanding the basics if you wish to explore those advanced techniques. Here are 3 tricks you can learn and master if you want to make the best of your mixes. If you master these you will move to the next level of precision with your compression.
Serial Compression, Sidechain Compression and Parallel Compression, but before we tackle these 3 let us first understand compression in itself.