[Ardour-Users] bus strain on computer resources

Thomas Vecchione seablaede at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 07:14:51 PST 2012

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 5:58 AM, John Rigg <au2 at jrigg.co.uk> wrote:

> I'll also echo some of the comments here about unusual techniques like
> parallel compression. I think there's an overemphasis on such things
> in magazines and on web sites as it makes an interesting (for some)
> article. In reality they are rarely used. I've never used parallel
> compression in 25+ years of sound engineering work for example, as
> I've never needed it.

Just because you don't use it doesn't mean they are rarely used:)  While I
don't use it to often, it is a technique I do use on occasion depending on
the material, and does provide an improvement if used correctly.  You also
have things like vocoders etc. that also require busses in Ardour to use
correctly, and of course lets not forget anything sidechained which is far
from uncommon and something I do QUITE often actually for a combination of

All this being said I suppose this thread is fully hijacked so I made a new
thread for it(I hope, first time I tried in GMail's 'new' interface)

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