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Old January 10th, 2009, 06:46 AM
Lonman Lonman is offline
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Originally Posted by CerealKiller View Post
what does a compresser do exactly?
It helps to keep your volume levels in check - say you have a singer that is singing along & then really belts out a passage, the compressor will automattically bring that volume down to a predetermined setting making the vocal sound like the same level all throughout the entire song. Have you ever had a singer that was rolling along then just belted out - making his vocal VERY HIGH over the music - even to the point of distorting the speaker, a compressor will help this!

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