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Logic Pro Compressor Tutorial

logic pro plugins Feb 17, 2022

Today we're going to do a deep dive into the Logic Pro compressor, so that you have a clear understanding of how everything works and how you can put it in action in your own sessions.

In this video you'll learn:

  • What a compressor is and why you might use one
  • How to use each knob and function found on the Logic Pro compressor
  • The 7 different compressor emulations found within Logic Pro's compressor and their tonal characteristics

This video features the great voice of Elaine Shepherd. Check out the full track here:

00:00 Intro
00:38 Why use a compressor?
01:25 Applying the compressor
02:06 Threshold
03:55 Ratio
05:33 Dialling in our threshold
07:10 Make up gain
08:36 Knee
09:38 Attack & release
10:30 Input gain
11:02 Limiter
12:37 Distortion
14:13 7 compressor emulations
16:42 Final thoughts

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