Compressors Workshop with Tommi Vainikainen

All about compressors with Tommi ''Master Fader'' Vainikainen: workshop on the history, common uses and technology behind compressors at Retrosonic Pro Audio Studio on June 8, 2019.

Retrosonic Pro Audio presents: Compressors Workshop with Tommi "Master Fader" Vainikainen on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Retrosonic Pro Audio Studio, Põhja puiestee 27a KultuuriKatel, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia.







This workshop will cover the history and technology behind compressors. Tommi will explain the basics of variable mu, opto, JFET, diode bridge and VCA compressors. Tommi will talk about common uses of classic compressors and their plugin versions, and show his drum, vocal and master bus workflow.


"The compressors workshop will naturally evolve into mixing 'in the box'. If the audience is interested of asking questions, we'll be discussing about EQ's, reverbs etc., I'm sure." — Tommi Vainikainen


Tommi Vainikainen is a mixing engineer and producer from Finland. He teaches audio engineering in Helsinki Pop & Jazz Conservatory and Sibelius Academy where he also studied jazz drumming from 1998 to 2003. Tommi Vainikainen has worked with many Finnish artists and bands like Von Hertzen Brothers, Isac Elliot, Stratovarius, Tuomo and Vesala as well as Estonian artists Getter Jaani (Chasing Trouble) and Uudo Sepp (Sinule). He has designed some of his own equipment e.g. speakers.


Most recent works: Apocalyptica’s drum recording, Pauliina Kokkonen’s album, Bomfunk MC’s and Helsinki-Cotonou Ensamble’s upcoming singles.




Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Time: 10:00-16:00
Location: Retrosonic Pro Audio Studio, Põhja puiestee 27a, KultuuriKatel, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia






The language of the workshop is English. 


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