Dynamics Processing Tutorial – Final Word

image of a mastering compressorCompressors and limiters come in all shapes and sizes, with controls/parameters varying from one to another.

The techniques and methods demonstrated in this chapter make use of the controls/parameters found typically on most dynamics processors.

image of a multi-band compressor being used in audio masteringThe consumer’s speakers and environment could be literally anything – laptop speakers, a noisy kitchen, inside a moving car, or a peaceful living room with an expensive hi-fi. Use of dynamics processors provide the control and sonic energy to cut through the noise and sound bigger than the speakers themselves.

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