Compression

Master compression techniques and drive your mixes to the next level

20 Tutorials available


Compression - Science and Application Beginner

What is a compressor, how does it work and how do you use it.
Duration: 7 mins

Transparent Limiting with Compressors Beginner

How to use a Compressor as a Transparent Limiter for Pre Mastering your Mixes.
Duration: 7 mins

Brickwall Limiting Beginner

Introduction to Brickwall Limiting , how it works and how to use it.
Duration: 8 mins

Compression - what is it and how to use it Beginner

What is a Compressor, how does it work and how and when to use it.
Duration: 25 mins

Compressing EDM Drums Beats Beginner

A detailed exercise in how to Compress a driving EDM Drum Beat.
Duration: 9 mins

Compressing Rap Vocals Beginner

How to use a compressor for processing Rap Vocals.
Duration: 15 mins

Multiband Compression Beginner

A detailed tutorial on what is a Multiband Compressor, how does it work and how to use it.
Duration: 18 mins

Comparing Different Opto Compressors Intermediate

Understanding the differences in Opto Compressor Designs and how and when to use them.
Duration: 5 mins

The 4 Modes of Compression Intermediate

Covering all forms of Downward and Upward Compression and Downward and Upward Expansion.
Duration: 11 mins

Transparent Brickwall Limiting Intermediate

How to use a Limiter with Transparency for Pre Mastering for your Mixes.
Duration: 7 mins

Side-chaining Compressors Intermediate

Advanced Side-chaining Techniques for low end management using Compressors.
Duration: 19 mins

Pumping and Swelling Compressors Intermediate

Preparing and Using the Compressor to Pump and Swell any Drum Beat.
Duration: 14 mins

Feedback Compression Intermediate

Covering both Feedback and Dynamic Compression with emphasis on Peak, RMS and Crest Factor.
Duration: 13 mins

Compressing Roland 909 Kick Drums Intermediate

A detailed journey into how best to use a compressor for processing Roland 909 drum kicks.
Duration: 15 mins

Compressing Roland 808 Kick Drums Intermediate

Understanding and exploring Roland 808 Kick Drum Compression Techniques.
Duration: 12 mins

Compressing Hip Hop Drum Beats Intermediate

Transparent and Parallel Compression Techniques for Hip Hop Drum Beats.
Duration: 9 mins

Compressor Types - FET , Opto, VCA and Vari-Mu Intermediate

Detailed explanation of the various types of Compressors with processed before/after audio examples.
Duration: 18 mins

Mix Bus Compressor Topologies Intermediate

A Tutorial covering the various Compressor Topologies (designs) for the Mix Bus and how best to use them.
Duration: 13 mins

Negative Limiting Advanced

What is Negative Limiting, how does it work, how and when to use it.
Duration: 5 mins

Sidechaining Upward and Downward Expansion Advanced

Advanced Compression Tutorial incorporating Samplecraze Techniques
Duration: 6 mins

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