- Michael Krusch
Part 8 of our review of the different compression modes in the Schwerkraftmaschine
Sometimes it just has to be.
You just let it all hang out.
Turn up all the knobs to the max.
Screw good manners.
Press all the buttons at once.
That's what Drum Smasher is for.
It compresses with everything it's got.
And in the process gives the drum overheads the right definition and punch.
The attack and release also have pre-programmed behaviors. In other words, they react less to short impulses than to longer ones, letting the transients shine through a bit more.
Full throttle, but not out of control.
If the effect gets too aggressive, the mix knob can get it back under control. Interested in testing the Schwerkraftmaschine for 14 days in your studio? Simply register here. Click here for more information on the Schwerkraftmaschine