“An Introduction To Compression: Basic Compression”
- A free guide from Audio Masterclass

If you're confused about compression and you would like it all to be made crystal-clear for you, read on...

Learn how to set up and operate your compressor like a pro

Audio Masterclass has more than twenty years of experience in helping people like you learn how to make better recordings in your own home recording studio. An Introduction to Compression: Basic Compression shows you clearly how to set up your hardware or plug-in compression and how to operate all of the controls.


  • Connecting the compressor
  • The basic action of the compressor
  • Compression ratio
  • Gain reduction
  • Setting the threshold control
  • Fixed-threshold compressors
  • Setting the gain make-up
  • Setting the release control
  • Setting the attack control
  • The stereo link button
  • Noise and the compressor
  • Breathing and pumping
  • Artistic considerations.

Learn how to avoid tweaking the controls at random, getting random results. Focus in on exactly what you need to do to get a great sound.

The information in this guide will help you with vocals, instruments and mix-bus compression.

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