AUDIO TOOLS PART III of V: DeEssers
What is a DeEsser? Why do you need one? ALSO, how do you use it??
In this third week of the Christmas audio course, I cover the DeEsser. This is a fascinating tool because it combines the dynamics processing of a compression with the Frequency modulation of an EQ. The easiest way to explain the DeEsser is that it truly De-"s's" the signal. When the human voice speaks an "S" or "F" sound, there is a harshness that can pop out in the recording. We call this Sibilance. The DeEsser compresses those frequencies at a given threshold for a nicer sound. This week's Audio Tools Course below: