Mike Senior's Expert Tracking & Mixing Tips.
Depending on how it's set up, compression can do radically different things to the sound of a snare drum. In this episode, Mike Senior explores three ways in which a compressor can help bring your snare tracks to life.
See the Show Notes for further details.
00:40 - Inconsistent snare hits
05:25 - Sustaining snare hits
08:15 - Enhancing attack
12:29 - Summary
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