Are You Listening? Ep. 3 | Compression in Mastering

How do you ‘glue’ a master together using compression? What’s the difference between compressing and limiting? Should you use single or multiband compression?

Listen closely to Episode 3 of ‘Are You Listening?’ as professional mastering engineer and iZotope Director of Education Jonathan Wyner shows you how to set attack and release times in your compressor, how to use Ozone’s sidechain detection circuit to create a smoother low-end sound and much, much more!

Note: Some audio examples you hear have been altered from their original recordings to bring attention to the core concepts highlighted in the ‘Are You Listening?’ series.

Learn the fundamentals of mastering, and follow along with the series by downloading a free trial of iZotope audio mastering software, Ozone:

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