Using white noise to improve dynamics

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ljd2002
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Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by ljd2002 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:18 pm

Does anyone here do this ? I'd like to find out more information if possible.
I've added some white noise to my track - and applied sidechain compression, but am not sure if I've missed anything out.

thanks

anthonyaquino
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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by anthonyaquino » Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:57 pm

ljd2002 wrote:Does anyone here do this ? I'd like to find out more information if possible.
I've added some white noise to my track - and applied sidechain compression, but am not sure if I've missed anything out.

thanks
I dont, but Airbase does, its on his Myloops Ableton template.

ljd2002
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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by ljd2002 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:21 pm

Ok thanks will check it out.

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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by tintala » Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:41 am

white noise is good layered on snares also.

ljd2002
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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by ljd2002 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:33 pm

interesting - I guess the trick is to make the white noise sound only when the sound of the snare is 'playing' though.
Maybe thats where the SideChain compression comes in...

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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by Zygi » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:49 pm

This would be a sidechain gate, not a compressor.

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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by ljd2002 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:54 pm

cool - will check that out as well.

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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by Tarekith » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:18 pm

Hehe, when I think about all the money and effort that goes into our gear and tools to help us keep noise out, and these days everyone just adds it back in anyway! :)
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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by aioffermann » Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:26 pm

Or you could just throw a sample of white noise in with the sample of your snare. I guess you wouldn't have the slight variation that way tho.

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Re: Using white noise to improve dynamics

Post by beats me » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:46 pm

Tarekith wrote:Hehe, when I think about all the money and effort that goes into our gear and tools to help us keep noise out, and these days everyone just adds it back in anyway! :)
:lol:

Along with many other plugs and techniques to emulate poor quality gear or less than ideal recording situations.

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