You will learn so much in this article that your friends will look at you in shock after you make your next song like, "Damn did you make that?"
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When you're setting up your session make sure that the meter in your recording program isn’t peaking (aka bouncing below the red section in the input meter).
When mixing vocals we should always have an end goal in mind.
What are we looking to do with the vocal? Is there anything the vocal lacks that we can improve? Is there anything we love about the vocal that we would like to accentuate?
Compression is automated volume adjustment. You set the parameters with the attack and decay (when compression will start and stop), how much it will be adjusted via the ratio, and lastly when the incoming signal will trigger the volume adjustment aka the threshold.
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