Modern Hi-fi Drums with SDC

Modern Hi-fi Drums with SDC

In the last session, we used the GTS-39 compressor to push a raw and heavy Drum’n’Bass drum loop to the limit. In this tutorial, however, we’ll do kind of the opposite, and treat a modern sounding drum track with some carefully adjusted compression – so that it sounds...
Huge Rock Drums with SDC

Huge Rock Drums with SDC

When it comes down to mastering the SDC compressor is undoubtedly an ideal choice. However, it can also work wonders on sub mixes, such as a drum bus – that’s what we will explore in this tutorial! Go to work SDC comprises of two different compressor types, which work...
SDC – A simple tutorial

SDC – A simple tutorial

SDC has a huge interface full of controls. The placement of knobs, switches, leds and meters can be confusing at first. It is extremely clear once you get used to look at it as regions. 1 – Optical Compressor. SDC is built around two compressors per channel....
SDC – Stereo Double Compressor

SDC – Stereo Double Compressor

Stereo double compressor. On each channel: an optical compressor followed by a VCA (Voltage Controlled Amplifier) compressor (Discrete). The first one controls the average signal level with the typical electro-luminescent panel musical behavior. The discrete one...
Mastering Electronic Music with SDC

Mastering Electronic Music with SDC

If you’re looking for a mastering grade compressor the SDC might be your ideal choice: Not only does it offer a powerful combination of one optical and one VCA compressor, it also provides three different transformer models to color your song (if you’re looking...