Applying Dynamic Effects
In This Chapter
- How audio effects work—and how to apply them
- Using a compressor to even out volume levels
- Applying a limiter to avoid peak levels
- Using a noise gate to remove unwanted noise
- Applying a de-esser on vocal tracks
During the mixing process, you can apply all manner of effects and processing to fine-tune the final sound of your recording. Applying dynamic compression, reverb, equalization, and the like can alter the recorded parts in very distinctive ways.
In this chapter, I address those effects typically applied first in the mixing process. These dynamic effects let you change the volume levels ...