Welcome to day 2 of our month of mixing tutorials! I’ve got another 5 minute mixing video for you, and this one covers how to (and why you’d want to) use a compressor on your mix bus or master fader.

A Classic Technique

Compressors can really help bring some punch and energy to your mix, and if you use one properly on your mix bus, it can really gel or glue your entire mix together before you even begin to do the actual mixing as it were. Take the next 5 minutes to find out what to do and not to do with a compressor on your master fader and try it out in your mixes!