Compression Explained (12:15)
Urei 1176 - Pt. 1 (14:09)
Urei 1176 - Pt. 2 (10:07)
Teletronix LA-2a - Pt. 1 (9:46)
Teletronix LA-2a - Pt. 2 (8:38)
Teletronix LA-3 (14:28)
Neve 2254 & Neve 33609 - Pt. 1 (11:24)
Neve 2254 & Neve 33609 - Pt. 2 (13:04)
API 2500 - Pt. 1 (14:53)
API 2500 - Pt. 2 (12:34)
Fairchild 660/670 - Pt. 1 (13:43)
Fairchild 660/670 - Pt. 2 (15:24)
SSL E/G Channel Compressor - Pt. 1 (12:30)
SSL E/G Channel Compressor - Pt. 2 (11:29)
SSL Bus Compressor - Pt. 1 (12:04)
SSL Bus Compressor - Pt. 2 (7:17)
Empirical Labs Distressor - Pt. 1 (11:27)
Empirical Labs Distressor - Pt. 2 (8:10)
DBX 160 (12:11)
Kenny Gioia is back, this time giving you the history and application of all the famous Compressors ever made, as well as their modern day plug-in equivalents! Now you'll know exactly what Compressor to pick for your tracks and how to use them. This series is long overdue!
Kenny starts with a detailed introduction, covering each industry standard Compressor and how they fit into compression history. Next Kenny goes over what a Compressor is, how they behave and all of the most popular variables and parameters that can be adjusted for each.
Moving on, Kenny gives you awesome videos for each Compressor's plug-in equivalent, including the Urei 1176, Teletronix LA-2a, Teletronix LA-3, Neve 2254/33609, API 2500, Fairchild 660/670, SSL E/G Channel Compressor, SSL Bus Compressor, Empirical Labs Distressor, and the DBX 160! Each of these Compressors are explained in detail and you'll also hear how they sound on different audio tracks.
The plug-in equivalents featured in the series are by top plug-in manufactures including Waves, IK Multimedia, Native Instruments, and Softube, so you're bound to find one that you have and use.
If you've always wondered what Compressor gives you a certain sound, or which one is best suited for a particular instrument, this series will set you straight... Get "Compressors Explained" today.
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Submitted 4 months ago
very good explanation of all the different types of compressors and what they are used for. I will be revisiting this over and over
Submitted 6 months ago
The videos cover all of the classic compressors, some of which I wasn't familiar with. They gave me a good overview of several brands of compressor plugins before I decide whether to purchase them. I would have liked if bypass were used more to hear the overall effect of the compressor on the tracks. I often couldn't hear the difference between the settings (threshold, attack, ratio, etc.)
I am a: Semi-Pro
Submitted 10 months ago
I've been waiting for one like this.
I'm not the most brilliant person when it comes to compression. My favorite part is comparing the software compressors when I you have most of them. I have a subscription but this was on I had to buy as a download as well.
I am a: Hobbyist
Submitted 10 months ago
Another Kenny Superb Class
Kenny is one of my favorite instructors at Groove3. From his four part series of Pro Tools Tips and Tricks to many other tutorials this one too follows a common theme: Passionate teaching with many real life examples that I copy and implement in my mixes. This one about compressors is most important and came out just when I was interested to learn more about different compressors.
I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools
Submitted 1 year ago
Very Helpful if you have alot of plugins , you can forget what the other can do
A must have for Studio Study time
I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility
Submitted 1 year ago
I totally understand compression now
I am a: Beginner, Student, Semi-Pro
Submitted 1 year ago
A Good Intro to Classic Compressors
I love the sound of old records, but the gear used to make those is cost prohibitive and, frankly, not available to indie artists in China. This video series covers a bunch of famous compressors and guides you through some of the plugin emulations out there. I wish I had access to this useful material while producing the debut EP by my Beijing-based band, ??? The Paper Tigers. But I'm looking forward to applying what I learned to my next recording project!
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Cubase
Submitted 2 years ago
I bought this video series times ago to understand in depth the use and history of the analog compressors, and it really opened my mind!
I am a: Semi-Pro, Mastering Facility, Audio Engineer, Musician
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