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RMS or Peak on Compressor


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Hello. I understand the difference between RMS and Peak detection on the Logic compressor. e.g. would usually use peak for rapid drum transits etc. But I can't decide which to use or which sounds better in this situation:

 

Rolling 16th note bass lines, often with octave jumping.

 

I'm not trying just to level the sound but also tighten it up a bit so it is not quite so loose. Do you think RMS or Peak detection is best for this situation? Neither seems to be quite doing it but not sure.

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Thanks 3ple. Will stick with that.

 

Well, that's my personal workflow. It doesn't mean it will fit your needs. I just like to limit my options in certain situations so I can focus more on the creative process, which is what I do most.

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