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Old 31st May 2006
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Originally Posted by Bob the V
I frequently see posts on how certain Beatle-y compressors can give ride cymbals that BWOOOSH sound (without which psychedelia would have been stillborn, right?)
Bob the V
A lot of times, as in The Beatles case, those ride cymbals are hi-hats....good example is in "She Loves You." That half open hat gets squashed (any compressor will do) and becomes a steady wash.