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How to Compress Acoustic Guitar like a Pro

compression guitar mixing Oct 03, 2018

Getting a professional sounding Acoustic Guitar in a home studio can be tricky.

Acoustics typically have a lot of transients and can easily sound pokey and cheap if not processed properly.

While adding a Compressor directly to the track can work well, it can quickly start to negatively affect the tone and sound unnatural.

But the good news is there’s a technique you can use to Compress your Acoustic Guitar in a way that controls the transients and adds sustain, while retaining the dynamics and life of the performance…

In this video I show you how to give your Acoustic Guitars that professional polished sound you hear on commercial records, using Parallel Compression!

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