A compressor is one of the most used tools in music production.
It can control volume levels in a very particular way.
There are many different uses for a compressor.
It usually takes a bit of experimenting before one starts to get a good understanding of how a compressor works and why and how you might want to use it.
In this video, I talk about the basic features of a typical compressor and I discuss a practical example of why and how to apply compression to a piece of audio.