Dynamic Range Compression is a complete video guide to using and understanding audio compression, for the project and home recording engineer.
Stop wasting hours of effort only to produce lifeless, embarrassing, mixes that don't compete with industry standard releases.
In Dynamic Range Compression you can learn how to use the gear you already own to produce an amazing mixes.
In this lecture we will look at compressor plug-ins and talk about the function of their controls. This will also be a comparison to the rack mounted unit from our previous lecture. Don't forget to download the session and/or .wav files so you can load them into your DAW and follow along.
In this lecture we will begin to address why and where we should be using compression in our mixes.
In this Lecture we will take a detailed look at using compression on a vocal track within an acoustic mix.
In this lecture we will begin to explore using compression to keep the lead vocal from getting buried in a full band mix.
Lets now take a look at some techniqes to use compression on our guitar tracks.
In this lecture we will begin to take an in depth look at using compression in a full drum mix.
In this lecture we will continue to take an in depth look at using compression in a full drum mix.
In this lecture we will begin to look at how to compress bass guitar.
In this lecture we will cover some useful techniqes for using compression on Piano and Synth.
In this final lecture we will discuss several other uses of compression and how they apply to home recording.
In this bonus video we will talk about one way to use compression on acoustic guitars within your mix.
In this bonus lecture we will deal with some potential uses of compression for your voice over projects.
In this bonus lecture we will continue to deal with some potential uses of compression for your voice over projects.
David is a 15 year veteran of live and recorded audio. Today he is a consultant in this field and conducts technical, musical, and creative arts conferences for volunteer organizations. He is also the author of the podcast and blog http://www.homemusicstudio1.com where his passion is to teach people how to create professional audio on any size budget.
David has been a singer/songwriter and musician for more than 20 years now. His passion for recording started in the early 90's when he was asked to manage a small studio for the local non profit group, ACM.
Today David has logged thousands of hours in recording sessions for both his own projects and those of others. He has developed a simple yet effective mindset for building a professional mix called the 4-3 Framework.
Here is what one community member says about the 4-3.
“Just shared your great video on 4-3 framework on my FB page. Dave.. this is a brilliant, well thought out structure. You should make a poster of it... I'd hang it in my studio for sure!” - HomeTracks
David's desire and ability to produce professional audio, even on a small budget, has lead him to create the podcast and blog, Home Music Studio 1 Through this resource he has been able to help thousands of people create professional audio projects in their own home studios.
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