Compression for Music Producers

All about audio compression (history, theory, how to use, practice, plugins, common erorrs)
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (206 ratings)
5,763 students
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Using audio compressors without problems


  • Basic understanding of Computer Recording and Mixing


Do you want to know all about audio compression?
Ever wonder how big artists like Hardwell, Avicii and Tiesto get those punchy fat sound?

In this course we'll fix, together, how to use compressor to get THAT sound.
All my 16 years "compression experience" in 30 minutes!

Theory, practice, common uses, errors...

All this and even more in my ultimate compression tutorial - COMPRESSION FOR MUSIC PRODUCERS.

Just usefull information and examples based on modern styles of music.

Short Brief:

  • history of compression
  • theory of compression
  • how to use hardware/plugin compressor
  • quick and easy setup of compressor
  • practical uses of compressor
  • common mistakes using the compressor

The target audience:

  • this course is for anyone in audio wanting to learn more about compression

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners to intermediate audio engineers and enthusiasts who want to learn industry standard mixing techniques and mixing secrets used by professional engineers on today’s hit records.
  • Pro's who wants to become even proish )

Course content

8 sections30 lectures42m total length
  • Intro


Andrii Vakhnenko
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 206 Reviews
  • 5,763 Students
  • 1 Course

ANDI VAX (Andrey Vakhnenko) - a sound producer, remixer and composer

  • Founder of ANDI VAX and SynSUN projects
  • Author of popular video tutorials "Mixing Secrets" and "Answers"
  • Beta Tester: Access Music / Kemper Digital (Virus TI), Presonus (Studio One), Steinberg (Cubase)
  • Creator of factory preset bank for Access Virus TI 2 synthesizer
  • Producer of official remixes for Joachim Garraud, Astral Projection, Yahel, Skazi, etc
  • Remixes of ANDI VAX were repeatedly supported by DJ Tiesto, Paul Van Dyke and Thomas Penton
  • Founder of online service of mixing and mastering ANDI VAX MASTERING

Awards and achievements:

  • 2005 - Best guitarist version EMT (Russia) for the track "Magic Fly"
  • 2008 - "Breakthrough of the Year" (KISS FM)
  • 2009 - "Hit Maker of the Year" (KISS FM)
  • 2011 - "Best Producer of Ukraine" (Showbiza-net)
  • 2011 - "Best Mastering Engineer" (Promodj)
  • 2012 - "Best Producer of Ukraine" (Showbiza-net)
  • 2013 - "Best Producer of Ukraine" (Showbiza-net)
  • 2013 - "Best track of the Year" (Geometria Awards)