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Recording Vocals: Compression Tips - 1.5

Vocal compression is one of the most difficult tasks when mixing. In this Quick Tip from Live @ Tainted Blue, Studio Owner Andrew Koss explains how to set your compressor to achieve a punchy vocal during the recording stage with the help of the Distressor compressor from Empirical Labs. This compression technique will help your vocal performances stand out and cut through the mix, making it easier to place during mix down. Live @ Tainted Blue is an episodic web series documenting life in a state of the art recording studio in Times Square, New York City. The series features audio technology and music production quick tips from the Tainted Blue team, music performances as well as lifestyle and cultural segments that give you insight into the contemporary music industry community. Learn more about Tainted Blue Studios What vocal compression settings work best for you?
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