What is compression? Compression helps you tame dynamic (has very loud AND very quiet parts) tracks, shape sounds and add punch to the sound. What about all the knobs on there and what they do? First of all, what is a compressor and what does it do? In a nutshell, a compressor will automatically turn…… See More
These are posts that involve the topic of editing audio.
One of the most important plugin for a mix is EQ (equalization). For a primer on what the heck EQ is and why you should know a little something about it, see my article What is Equalization, Usually Called EQ? And/or the video EQ (Equalization) and Frequency Explained. Here are some more tips on using EQ…… See More
EQ (equalization) is an incredibly useful tool when mixing music. For the main reasons why, see my article (and video) What is Equalization, Usually Called EQ? You can do so many things with EQ, which is probably the most underutilized audio editing tool there is – at least in the mixing realm. Here is a cool…… See More
It’s such a blessing to know that there are so many articles out there these days that talk about how to get better at mixing our music. Of course, we are sorta partial to our own articles (click here for articles about equalization – otherwise known as EQ). But we don’t know everything (I know –…… See More
Have you ever heard of Noise Gating? Well, I guess you have if you’ve read Ken’s article on it called What Is A Noise Gate? In that article, “noise gate” is explained, and there are also audio samples of gated and un-gated recordings, demonstrating what gating can sound like and how it can (maybe) help your…… See More