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If you like the mix and you don't think anything needs

> EQing like above, compression can help but the wrong
> kind can dull the mix. If your mixes aren't normalized
> to 99%or so you'll need to set your own threshold, but
> -6 to -10dB is where you want the comp to start
> working. A ratio of 2:1 is usually not desired unless
> the mix isn't very tight, but it sounds like your mix
> is tight if the instruments are in your face, a ratio
> of 1.1:1 to 1.5:1 is where I like to start but each
> situation is different.. If the compression sucks some highs out or
> even mids, you may want to use the above compression
> but with in a certain range up to 8k, or lower
> depending on the mids-
> Or maybe only 20-200 needs the comp.
>
> I like to comp before final EQ unless you can hear
> something you can fix with parametric. If you don't
> para EQ first, but comp first, you may need to use
EQ to adjust any mismatches after comp.
> When you're satisfied with the mix, in CEP, I use the
> amplitude effect to see how much I need to boost to
> achieve 100% normalization(maximum volume before
> digital distortion) view this in decibels not in
> percentage and it will give you an amount to increase
> to maximum volume, but don't do it. Instead close it
> out and goto the Hard limiting effect and where it
> says boost input by:_ put in a number 2 to 6 dBs above
> the amount the amplitude effect gave you depending on
> how much dynamic range you want. Increasing by 6 will
> have less dynamic range than 2.
> These techniques work for me and they might for you.