Compression is one of the most misunderstood things by beginning and sometimes even intermediate-level producers. It takes a long time for anyone to start hearing compression and properly using compression. And even when you’re become familiar with main compression techniques – there’re lots of things to learn from mixing and mastering engineers: mid-side compression, multiband, sidechaining etc. 

Here’s my top-5 FREE Compression Tutorials I think everyone should watch:

Best compression explanation:

Compression ratios explained:

Parallel / New York style compression:

Multiband compression for vocals:

Mid-side compression:


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