Matthew Weiss Mixing With Compression TUTORIAL
Improve your mix by manipulating shape, tone and dynamics. Matthew Weiss takes the mystery out of compression and teaches you what it is, what it sounds like and how you can use it to take your mixes to the next level.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.