Keith Everette Smith

Producer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Music Director

Buss Compressors and Parallel Compression

There are SOOOO many ways to use compression. I consider Michael Brauer a genius when it comes to mixing with compression. He is unbelievably innovative and has worked long and hard to develop his fantastic technique.

I remember hearing Coldplay’s “Violet Hill” and being so impressed with its unique sound only to find out that Brauer mixed it (he’s mixed a LOT of Coldplay stuff). I found this article where he talks about the process of mixing this fantastic song. Check it out…

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/nov08/articles/itbrauer.htm

Also be sure to check our Michael Brauer’s website and try to read through all of through and contemplate all of his Q&A stuff. WOW!