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Attack and release – set to fast for less-percussive instruments, so more compression is applied and level changes are quickly tracked. At the same time, we must observe low-frequency distortion and how the natural attack and decay are affected. For percussive instruments we have to set longer attack and release to keep the dynamics.


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Compression Attack and release