Tag: limiting

Compression – Jargon Busting

Threshold -o-> Level at which the compressor starts to work. Example -16db is peak level = <= set level at -18db => everything above -18db will be compressed Ratio -o-> Amount of gain reduction to be applied to signal that exceeds threshold level – see above… Attack -o-> Measured usually in milliseconds or ms => […]

Loudness – War Huh!

So you’ve got your track mixed down but it’s just not loud enough compared to other songs on the market. NEED TO TURN IT UP!!! Well no, not really – see the above sentence? IF I WROTE EVERYTHING IN CAPITAL LETTERS IT WOULD BECOME TIRING TO THE EYES… Would it not – in some case […]