Book (was Re: [linux-audio-user] Multi-Band compression)

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at
Mon Feb 7 16:11:04 EST 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-07 at 13:32, Noah Roberts wrote:
> Jan Depner said:
> >     Do you want to use multiband compression on a single track or on the
> > mix?  If you want to use it on the mix just run Ardour's master bus out
> > to JAMin and then back into a new stereo track.
> Speaking of jamin and compression, what are some good books that would
> teach a person what these tools are for?  Preferably it would be more than
> a ProTools book and more of a general recording/mixing techniques book.  I
> am brand new to the idea of recording so I am pretty lost when it comes to
> using any of this stuff for more than the very basics.  I tried using some
> compression and noise gates in one of my recordings and just broke stuff. 
> I don't understand things like "write,play,touch" in the menus so I can't
> realy use any of it effectively.

    I don't understand touch either ;-)  To use the other two just set
to 'write' mode, play the track, adjust gain/pan to taste, stop, set to
'play' mode, rewind and play.  That's it.

    For effects, Harmony Central effects resources is a good place to

Here is some more light reading ;-)


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