Sorry if this is the wrong thread but I didn't know where else to put it. Can anybody explain compression to me? All the details like, exactly what it is, when you would use it, how you would use it, all the stuff. Thanks
It makes the louds softer and the quiets louder. It is often used by singers because they have a tendancy to sway back and forth. Guitarists use it to increase their sustain.
Since a compressor is a guitar effect, this thread shouldn't really be here. You might want to ask in Guitar Gear and Accessories. This is for music theory, musicianship and technique related questions/discussions.

However heres a link explaining the basics of the effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compression_(electric_guitar)


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