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Old 11th May 2006
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Originally Posted by max cooper
I record a lot of stuff "on location" and it's always an issue to put a compressor in at the tracking stage. You get all kinds of fun stuff like a/c, trains, traffic, aircraft, depending on the recording chain, HPF, etc. Even in a quiet space, you can pull in the click track from the headphones. I guess some people don't track with as much compression as I sometimes do.
OK, sure. I thought we were talking about compressing during the mastering process, in which case it really is a non-issue. I can see it being an issue in yours and other situations however!