Mixing through compression on your master fader (mix buss) is one of the quickest ways to create punch, thickness, and energy in your mix.
But if you don’t set up your compressor the right way, it can actually make your mix worse.
Subtle But Worth It
Today I want to show you my exact settings for mix buss compression. Spoiler alert: they are subtle and the effect is subtle. But it’s worth it.
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