Producer and clinician Danny J Lewise from Point Blank Online shows this video from their 'Mixing Dance Music With Ableton' course. In this tutorial compression for synths Danny explains how to use the compression FX unit to level off synth stabs and add presence to a mix.

Course developer, producer and remixer Danny J Lewis who has released on labels including Defected, Masters At Work, Ministry of Sound and XL Recordings guides us through some of the highlights of this new course, with these specially adapted preview tutorial videos.

Here Danny covers the use of the Ableton Live compression unit to smooth out a synth part and add punch to his mix, explaining the various compression modes and parameters available as he goes.

Enjoy!