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Table of Contents

Section 1: THE PURPOSES OF COMPRESSION
The Purposes of Compression

5m 1s

Single-Band vs. Multi-Band Compressors

5m 21s

Different Types of Compression

8m 50s

Volume Balancing

6m 30s

Molding and Shaping with Compression

12m 38s

What are Dynamics + Controlling Them

4m 41s

Section 2: HOW A COMPRESSOR WORKS
A Compressor’s Sidechain

5m 10s

The Threshold Knob

5m 45s

The Ratio Knob

7m 16s

The Attack Knob

9m 50s

The Release Knob

10m 59s

Gain Reduction Meter + Make-Up Gain

3m 28s

Input and Output Meter

6m 37s

Soft Knee vs. Hard Knee

2m 40s

Section 3: HOW TO PROPERLY USE A COMPRESSOR
A and B Comparison + Level Matching

5m 44s

Setting Up a Compressor Effectively

19m 39s

Section 4: CREATIVE USES OF COMPRESSION
Setting Up Sidechain Compression

8m 59s

Pro Tip with Delay + Sidechain

8m 35s

Setting Up Parallel Compression

4m 16s

Section 5: COURSE OUTRO
WDWPUC – Outro

1m 14s

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