When it comes to mixing drums, the biggest challenge is getting them to cut through the mix without being overwhelming. And while there is no one single magic bullet for achieving that, parallel compression is the closest thing to it.

Watch Misha explain how to use parallel compression with GGD– note that this is shown in Cubase but the same technique works in any DAW (look up how to set up a bus if you aren’t sure how to do it in your DAW).

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