To be able to explain what compression does to recorded sound
To locate online tutorial movie
To add compression to your mix in Logic
What is compression? Look at this picture. There are ‘people’ of different sizes
What is compression? Now look at how they have been squished to fit. Imagine this as sound.
So what is it? What is Compression? Compression reduces a dynamic range. In other words you can squish the dynamic range into set boundaries Why do we need it? - no sudden loud noises for the listener (don’t want damaged ear drums or any nasty shocks) - ensures all sounds (incl. very quiet ones) can be heard - gives you more control over the volumes in the mix