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Mastering Pro Tools® Effects: Getting the Most Out of Pro Tools’ Effects Processors by Jeremy Krug

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Advanced Techniques and Good Practice

I’ve mentioned a few times throughout the chapter that dynamics processors are among the most common audio tools, probably second only to equalizers. With so many engineers using so many dynamics processors on so many tracks, you can imagine how many great ideas and techniques there are to talk about. I’ll bet if you searched hard enough, you’ll find every possible combination of control settings recommended by someone for some instrument. That really wouldn’t be very helpful.

So what I’ll do instead is cover a few clever setups and some good, solid theory. This way, you know how to approach dynamics processors, what they can and can’t do for you, and how to create your own perfect settings to make your music ...

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