How To Add More Punch And Impact To Your Drums

Watch as 7x Grammy winner Darrell Thorp uses the Kush Audio Pusher for some parallel compression to add more punch to the drums.

If you haven’t yet heard of “parallel compression” for drum mixing…
Then this is your lucky day!

Parallel compression is often the main trick during drum mixing to add punch and impact.

Parallel compression simply means you mix an unprocessed ‘dry’, or lightly compressed track with a heavily compressed version of the exact same track and you blend them together.In this drum mixing tutorial, watch as Darrell Thorp uses the Pusher plug-in from Kush Audio on the aux bus for some parallel compression to add more punch and impact to the kick and snare.

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