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NY Compression: The Secret for Fat Aggressive Drums + Presets

Oct 27, 2020 | 29,842 Views

Ever wondered how professional hip-hop mixes seem to have so much body and punch? When you need a fast, surefire way to add aggressive knock to your drums – try using New-York style parallel compression.

In this video we’ll show how and why to use NY-style parallel compression to fatten up your drums and get that extra weight you’ve been missing. Utilizing the analog warmth of the API 2500 compressor and PuigTec EQs, this technique could be done completely within the StudioRack plugin chainer, or by using the individual plugins on your doubled drum tracks.

Presets included:

  • Individual PuigTec EQP-1A Preset
  • Individual API 2500 Compressor Preset
  • StudioRack NY Parallel Compression Preset chain (using API 2500 and Puigtec EQP-1A)

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