There is no shame in admitting that you aren't sure what certain compressor pedal controls like RATIO and THRESHOLD are actually doing - we've all been there. If that's your situation, this excellent Atlas Compressor demo from our friend R.J. Ronquillo might be exactly what you're looking for. Not only does R.J. breakdown what each compressor control does, he also shares some valuable tips & tricks on how he uses compression in his own rig.
A Trip Through Compression with Atlas
Corey Congilio hosts a clinic on the basic functions of compression and some of the best practices when using the Atlas Compressor.
John Bohlingher Takes a "First Look" at Atlas
Premier Guitar Magazine's John Bohlinger plugs the Atlas Compressor into a Fender silverface Pro Reverb and shares his first impressions.
HarryAndAGuitar's Atlas Journey
Harry Holden finds compression tones inspired by Gilmour, Frucsiante, and Mayer in the Atlas Compressor.