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Old 24th July 2005
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If you use too low a compression ratio (like 2:1), you are going to lose some of the dynamics and everything will sound more linear. 3:1 or 4:1 is a safe bet.

Gain staging is everything, always. You always need to be mindful of your headroom, especially on an IC based console.