Learn how to use Compression devices in Ableton Live
See and hear how Compressor, Glue Compressor and Multiband Dynamics work and when to use them.
Ableton Live Tutorial Compressor Devices
In this week ’s Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane walks you through Live’s Compression devices. By working our way through the transparent Compressor, SSL-style Glue Compressor, and the Multiband Dynamics devices see and hear the effect of compression and understand how it can be successfully used to improve your tracks.
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Other lessons in our Ableton Live Tutorials series so far include:
- MIDI clip programming
- Understanding Warp Modes
- Insert effects
- Slicing audio clips to MIDI
- Programming Automation
- Gating and sidechaining
- Auxiliary effects understood
- Using EQ
- Creative Sidechaining
- Saving CPU
- Converting audio to MIDI
- Using Drum Rack
- Instrument, MIDI and Audio Racks
- Understanding Reverb and Convolution Reverb
- Arpeggiator MIDI effect
Those of you who already know Live inside and out, but are looking to explore other DAWs may want to check out our Logic Tips Series, following a similar pattern to this course.