edited September 2011 in General

Can someone post a youtube video on sidechaining? I am very new to the concept and dont understand it fully. Thanks!



  • edited 12:32PM
    It's not possible on bm2.... But you could try out meteor... It has a sidechaining compressor:

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    They have a video on their website that explains how to sidechain.

    BTW, sidechaining means to shape the volume of a sound using another sound as a source... For example, lets say you have a 4 by 4 kick and you have a pulsing 8 by 4 bass... You could compress (alter the volume) of the bass by telling the compressor to 'pump' the sound at the beat of the kick. It helps glue your tracks and makes them a bit more punchy.

    I recommend you go to youtube and look for something like "sidechaining in ableton". ... Or if you use cubase, or pro tools or whatever... You'll get a good sense to it with videos you find... There are lots... If you only use your idevice... Meteor is the way to go for now.
  • edited 12:32PM
    Thanks Ragno
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    What you can do, even though its a work around thats not real sidechaining, but might sound familiar is to connect the LFO to the filter and Amp envelopes... Make it open and close ( raise/lower volume ) to make it sound like a sidechain... better than nothing <!-- s:D --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_e_biggrin.gif" alt=":D" title="Very Happy" /><!-- s:D -->
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