Getting your kick to stand out in a mix can be a tricky subject, but when done properly it can really help out a mix. There are multiple ways you can setup your parallel compression. You can create a send and a return, or duplicate the track. The real trick is to compress the living daylight out of one of the kick tracks and leave the other one un processed.

Below I go over how to use parallel compression to get more control over your bass drum so you can fit it perfectly in your mix. Let me know how it works for you!