Posts Tagged ‘compression’

The Human voice has huge dynamics in volume. And without any processing, you would simply not understand anything in a production. As audibility is crucial in radio imaging, compression is an essential step for us. But too much can result in morbidity and destroy the vibe. An article of the german audio magazine delamar recently featured the technique using 2 […]

We all know that plugin factory from the Netherlands: FabFilter. Last year the guys around Floris Klinkert and Frederik Slijkerman updated their EQ to version 2 and this was a real success. This year they tweaked their compressor and updated it to Pro-C2. To me the new interface kicks ass, but there’s a ton more. Enter […]

Compression is an important processing step in Radio Imaging. I got different compressors in use, but I always keep my eyes open for new stuff. It seems that Waves is on a release marathon and part of that is a dynamic and compression plugin. The plugin is called „emo D5“. Let me give you an overview […]

Guys I am thrilled to write this post today. I never been to Moscow before and I need to admit – I love it. The city is insane, the food is fantastic and the jingles recordings are just great fun….(The only thing makes it hard is the weather….so freaking cold and way too much wind […]

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Today I’m going to share a certain kind of compression technique which some is also called ‘Motown Trick’ or ‘New York Compression’, which enables you to get dynamic signals under control without getting loose of the original punch and natural dynamic — also called Parallel Compression. Parallel Compression is the combination […]

Our reader Kyle wrote us an email with the following question: “Hello Benztown Boys and Girls, Was wondering if you could ask on your blog for the Adobe Audition Users (Version 1.5 to 3.0), what the best compression and EQ settings are in Adobe’s own effects panel. Thanks, Kyle” Now it’s up you, Adobe Audition […]

When I was skimming through the latest issue of Music Tech Magazine, I stumbled over an old question I have been asked a thousand times while doing personal trainings with imaging guys, sound designers or webinars. EQ, before or after compression? It’s a tricky question, which is dividing the production community since years. Everyone got […]

Typically you use a compressor right in the VO track or in a VO Sub or VO AUX to make your VO guy sound thick and powerful In an old post I showed you how my VO sub looks and compression, EQ-ing and limiting is an endless topic to me.  We @ benztown do adjustments […]

You all know Brendan Tacey as the Head of Imaging for MMM in Melbourne. He is also known as the PRODGUY and runs his own Youtube channel showing YOU tipps & tricks for great radio production. A few days ago I asked Brendan to do a work shop on Compression and Eqing and he came […]

Last week I had a quiet challenging experience while rebuilding my master template session. I was curious about how some new plugs would work on my VO settings for Harry, who is our male CHR Voice on benztown branding. I got stuck for almost three hours, because I had the feeling some of the new […]