Brave showing in volume mixer - windows 11 - how to remove and stop this?

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Description of the issue:
How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. play youtube video
  2. quit out of browser
  3. click internet/volume/battery icon in lower right corner

Expected result:
sound settings box opens - AND - brave box with youtube play and volume buttons opens
Brave Version( check About Brave):
most recent
Additional Information: