Audio Engineering Basics - Compressors!
How to use a compressor, one of the most important tools in audio, for recording, mixing, sound design and more.
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In this one hour, one time course, students will learn about one of the most powerful tools in recording, mixing, and sound design: The Compressor. Compressors are used by professional audio engineers and producers to change the volume and dynamic range of sounds to achieve a more balanced and controlled sound. Compressors are used all over the audio world, from the recording studio, to films. Students will learn about different types of compressors, how they function, what they do to the...
- What is a compressor? - How it is used - How it functions - Different types of compressors - How it sounds - Best practices and tips on using compression.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Drake WatkinsProfessional Audio Engineer
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