TL;DRFor most acoustic guitar compression you should focus on 3-5 db gain reduction, a medium attack (3-8 milliseconds) and a release time that works with the tempo of the performance (use Tuneform) If you’re a guitar player recording from home, you must know how to use compression. Compressors are essential for getting that perfect sound …
As a modern musician, you must record all of your music. But recording studios can be expensive, time-consuming, and altogether miss the vibe your song is going for.
The good news is that there are some great ways to get around the high cost of studio time and take back control of your sound!
With careful planning, research, and some elbow grease (or cash), anyone can create their ideal home studio.