In this free video tutorial Paul Drew demonstrates how to compress a piano using the fantastic Waves PuigChild 660. Paul begins by boosting the input gain then adjusting the threshold to get his desired compression amount. Paul then moves onto the Time Constant and chooses a quick attack quick release.
Throughout the vinyl era, the original Fairchild 660 and 670 compressors were ubiquitous: From the recording studio to the record lathe, the Fairchild was renowned for its advanced compression techniques and incomparable sound. We’ve collaborated with GRAMMY®-winning producer/engineer Jack Joseph Puig (U2, Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga) to capture every distinctive nuance and harmonic detail of the vintage Fairchild 670 device housed in Jack’s own studio.