You'll learn how to:
Use compression to shape your sounds
Want to make a sound punchier? Softer? Rounder? Sharper? Matthew shows you how to shape sounds with effective compression settings and techniques.
Use compression to manipulate tone
Hear before and after examples on various instruments and voices to learn how compression can make a sound appear brighter, darker, closer, distant, etc.
Use compression to control dynamics
Want louder vocals? More controlled bass? Punchier drums? More attack and less sustain for an instrument? We'll teach you how to hear it and do it.
Set the perfect attack and release times
We'll teach you how to set goals, listen critically, and shape the envelope of various sounds using effective and musical attack and release settings.
Take advantage of parallel compression
Learn how you can fine-tune a sound or groups of instruments by blending in heavy processing with the dry signal to create the perfect blend.
Know which type of compressor to use
FET, VCA, Optical and more. Learn about the many different types of compressors and limiters including their history and ideal applications.
What people are saying:
@quiztones Hey Dan. I've just had a quick watch of the mixing with compression. It has opened my ears (and eyes) up to so much more. Cheers— John Wright (@jdubya76_gtr) March 19, 2014
@WeissSound Love your tuts on mixing. Gained a lot of knowledge.— HeronDemarco (@HeronDemarco) February 5, 2014
@WeissSound love your tutorials, just started mixing & learned a ton from PAfiles & the mixing hiphop videos. Next I'm getting the comp vids— braillehiphop (@braillehiphop) April 14, 2014
Not the type of guy to really use my page to endorse things but @proaudiofiles "Mixing Hip-Hop" tutorials have helped incredibly.— Jay The Greater (@Jay_The_Greater) January 12, 2016
@WeissSound Thanks a bunch. Your tuts are amazing and friendly. Learnt a lot from you in a very short time. Keep it up!!!— F.O.C.Us Audio (@focusmixes) June 19, 2014
Learn how to:
- Use compression to shape sounds in your mix
- Manipulate tone and dynamics with a compressor
- Learn how, why and when to use parallel compression
- Increase perceived loudness and intimacy of a vocal
- Hear various compressor settings on multiple sources
- Learn how to set the perfect attack and release times
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Other tutorials and a discounted bundle
- Mixing Rap Vocals: Essentials
- Mixing Rap Vocals 2: Advanced
- Mixing Hip-Hop Beats
- Home mastering tips
- Multitracks for practice
- Mixing the drops
- Smoother transitions
- Bigger synths
- More powerful drums
- Interview with Chris Athens
All Tutorials (23+ Hours)
- Mixing with EQ
- Mixing EDM
- Mixing Hip-Hop (+ Drum Samples)
- Mixing with Compression
- Mixthru Tutorials (all of them)
Mixing with EQ
- Balancing sounds
- Shaping tone
- Blending elements
- Enhancing clarity
- Special effects