Time for action—using compression in LMMS
The various dynamics plugins in LMMS are very useful. We're going to start with compressing the kick using the Effects Chain on FX channel 1 of our mixer:
- Locate the effects chain for FX channel 1 of the mixer in our project.
- Choose Add Effect, and select LADSPA Effect: Simple Compressor [Peak: Envelope Tracking].
- Turn off all of the FX channels except for the kick:
- Now set the controls of the effect plugin, as shown in the following screenshot:
This effectively sets the compressor so it isn't compressing at all. ...