Sup OTT - funnily enough it's my birthday I'm on a beautiful beach in Vietnam and I find myself glued to your fan bridge responses :) thanks for your inspiration!

Just wondering if you could give general compression attack/release settings for kick, snare, hats, bass :)

I've been searching for how you seem to smooth out transients but keep them punchy at the same time.

Cheers mate!

Ott responded on 10/11/2016

As always, there's no 'one-size-fits-all' but in general:

Kick - A-30ms, R-15ms [hard knee]
Snare - A-20ms, R-10ms [hard knee]
Hats - A-10ms, R-5ms [soft knee]
Bass - A-40ms, R-20ms [soft knee]

Worth trying as a start point, but remember that 5ms can make a huge difference.

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