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MIX BUS COMPRESSOR

NEW TO THE RECORDING INDUSTRY..
RUNNING PROTOOLS LE WITH AN ISA 220{FOCUSRITE}
WHATS THE PURPOSE OF A MIX BUS COMP..
CAN IT BE USED IN MASTERING..


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upper case readablility

I have read several studies on the effects of uniform case text... I found one study that stated there there were no significant differences in readablility, or reading times, with mixed case text... however...

"readers tended to take the longest to read text that was presented using all capital letters, where word shape cues were missing and familiarity was not as strong" -- http://hubel.sfasu.edu/courseinfo/SL03/email_study.htm

although... the question remains, why yell when you can amplify....
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Exactly.


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c'mon boys. Give him a break. Maybe he didn't realize the caps lock was on and didn't want to rewrite.
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Heh, that link is pretty cool.

The main purpose of a mix bus compressor is to take up space on Gearslutz forums. It works really well.

Seriously, just do a search, you'll find about 30 threads about them just in the last month or two.

Basically, it's a stereo compressor on your main output. Some use it to tame peaks, raise apparent loudness, and add "glue" to a mix.

You can also do a search on this forum for "glue," or just go to http://www.elmers.com
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Originally Posted by RLHARDY
WHATS THE PURPOSE OF A MIX BUS COMP..
CAN IT BE USED IN MASTERING..


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The purpose is to shrink the dynamic range and affect transient response and overall "gel" of the mix. Some comps add flavor of their own which can be desired.

It is typically used in mastering and mixing for these purposes.

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[QUOTE=AlexLakis]Heh, that link is pretty cool.

The main purpose of a mix bus compressor is to take up space on Gearslutz forums. It works really well.

ehe
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