On a Compressor, What is Knee?

On a Compressor, What is Knee? Some compressors allow you to control the knee setting. There are two types of knee setting, hard and soft. Hard knee compression reduces the […]

What is a Noise Gate?

Noise Gates A noise gate is a hardware device or plugin that can be set to automatically mute the signal during parts of the audio track where the instrument is […]

What is a Limiter?

Limiters Limiters are much like compressors. They both process dynamic levels in pretty much the same way though the difference is that limiters have a much greater ratio.

How to use Compression

Compressors Compressors are used to obtain a more consistent level by reducing loud parts of the recording without squashing the peaks. This allows you to increase the level of the […]