EDM Kick Compression Techniques

Advanced Compression Techniques for Colouring and Processing EDM Kicks.

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EDM is a general genre that encompasses all electronic drum music and taming or expounding the kick is a must. Let me show you how to best approach this subject.

Topics covered in this video are:

  • Understanding the requirements for creating an Epic EDM Kick
  • Compression and Clipping
  • Using the Range function on a compressor
  • Creating Biting points with Threshold
  • Squeezing the Bounce
  • Advanced Side-chaining Tricks
  • Understanding Filter Responses
  • Blending
  • Transparent and Coloured compression