A roundup of intro video tutorials.
In the first of two short, helpful explainer videos, Joe Gilder from Home Studio Corner introduces the concept of compression, visually:
In this second video, Joe offers his six “rules”, or his mix of tech-and-taste considerations, when using compression in music production:
In The Mix offers a slightly longer, purely technical intro tutorial:
With the fundamentals of compression under your belt, you can move on to your audio mix with this collection of intro videos: