what is compression?
Compression is like a finger on a volume control (fader).
If a sound gets too loud, it can turn the volume down.
If the sound is softer, it can bring up the volume.
You can tell it to wait a few moments before it makes a volume adjustment.
You can tell it to wait for a little bit after the sound passes before the volume will go back to where it was before.
This is what the controls on a compressor do in a nutshell.
It's like an "invisible" finger on a volume control.
Stay tuned tomorrow as we will work our way through each control on a compressor. We will start with the THRESHOLD control, and work our way through; day by day.
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