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How To Hear Compression

Compressors are powerful weapons that define the tone, texture, and attitude of our productions. Join Gregory Scott, Kush Audio’s analog and plugin designer, as he twists the knobs on a compressor plugin while telling you exactly what to listen for, making it incredibly easy to hear all the nuances that make compressors the most magical pieces of gear in a producer’s arsenal.


Uraleq is a free advanced multiband processor with flexible parameters and comprehensive Mid/Side processing. More free plugins can be found under the link.

Puncher 2 Lite

Free Transient Shaper, Multiband Compressor and Parallel Compressor from W.A.Production. Download here.


Tan (Needs Aquarius)


Analog Obsession

Get this and much more plugs free from Analog Obsessions’ Patreon page.

TDR Molotok

Molotok, a simplified free version of TDR Molot GE, is a musically characterful dynamics processor. Molotok provides a rich range of exciting compression colors at your fingertips.

DD Channel

Get this channel strip and much more plugins for free from Dead Duck.

DCAM FreeComp

DCAM FreeComp is a free plugin for premium circuit-modelled compression in VST, AU or RTAS hosts. Needs a user registration at FXpansion.

Roughrider 3

Good and free compressor from Audio Damage for all operating systems.

Alesis SR-16

Alesis SR-16 sampled by playpauserepeat. Free download.