Mixing With Compression – Top 3 Compression Mistakes (Part 7 of 7)

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Mixing with compression is critical to getting a good sounding mix, and yet there are so many ways to screw it up!

Today I want to share with you the 3 biggest mistakes I see home studio owners making (and I’ve made all three) when it comes to compression and how you can avoid them.

Why Compression Can Sound Bad

If you’ve ever said to yourself “This compressor just sounds horrible!” chances are good that it’s not the compressor, it’s you (and me) making one of these mistakes.

Want to have all of the Compression techniques in this series on hand next time you’re mixing with compressors? – Download my FREE 7-Step Compression Checklist here!

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2 Responses to “Mixing With Compression – Top 3 Compression Mistakes (Part 7 of 7)”

  1. Darrell Gossett

    The compression checklist was a huge help to my mixes! It took the mystery out and it made sense AND I could hear the difference. Thanks Graham. Your videos are great.

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