#61: What Compression Really Does To Your Music And Why You Need To Understand It

By Benedikt Hain / Malcom Owen-Flood

Download the free Ultimate 10 Step Guide To Successful DIY-Recording here: https://theselfrecordingband.com/10stepguideDownload the free Frequency Chart / Spectrum Overview (Cheat Sheet) here:https://theselfrecordingband.com/frequencychartJoin the free Facebook Group ("The Self-Recording Band Community"):theselfrecordingband.com/community--Whether you're recording, mixing or mastering your music, compression is one of those basic (but seemingly complicated) audio concepts that you just need to understand. Even if you're just demoing or writing with your computer/DAW and hire someone else to produce it, you'll find it very helpful to know what compression can actually do to your music as a whole and to specific individual tracks, what it can and can't fix and how you can use it creatively. You'll be able to communicate better, understand the whole process better and develop a sonic vision that can be brought to life. You'll also gonna be able to avoid unwanted side-effects and address problems that might have been caused by using too much or the wrong type of compression. Let's jump in!For full show notes go to: theselfrecordingband.com/61If you have any questions, feedback, topic ideas or want to suggest a guest, email us at: podcast@theselfrecordingband.com

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