Compression is often one of the more difficult concepts to wrap a brain around. Threshold, attack, ratio… what does it all mean? Today, I want to give you a primer on compression, and using a drum loop, show how you can use compression to bring punch, power, and energy to your tracks. Enjoy!
When I was first starting to record my own music, one of the more difficult instruments (for me) was recording acoustic guitar. I would rather omit the acoustic from my songs (or worse – plug the acoustic in and record a DI). If you’re having trouble recording your acoustic guitar, I want to give you