COMP 4 TJ: How to Use Compressor in a Milonga

INTRODUCTION

fairchild_hqThere is a certain class of technical problems that you may face while DJ-ing in various milonga venues, namely:

  • You increase the volume, yet, people who sit close to the not-so-well positioned speakers complain that the music is hurting their ears
  • You increase the volume, and something, such as false ceiling, or speaker’s cabinets, or stage itself starts vibrating
  • You increase the volume, but the organizer tells you that you just cannot do it – the neighbors are going to complain or call the police, or both
  • You play some “airy” orquesta, such as Biagi, and realize that the audience simply does not hear half of what you play, so you increase the volume and… any of the above starts happening.

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