Using Autopan to emulate "ducking" sidechain

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Using Autopan to emulate "ducking" sidechain

Post by dazzer » Sat Apr 21, 2007 5:37 am

In the absence of a free sidechain compressor for Mac, someone posted a tip about using Autopan to get a basic duking effect.

And now I can't find it.

Any help please?

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Post by Tone Deft » Sat Apr 21, 2007 5:45 am

Set autopan on the bass to every quarter note if your kick is on the quarter notes, it's a way of 'faking' the bass cutting out when the kick hits.

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Post by dazzer » Sat Apr 21, 2007 7:21 am

Being a lazy git, I was hoping for a full set of instructions!

But I set it to quarter notes like you said, played around and got the effect I was looking for.

Cheers Tone!

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Post by hoffman2k » Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:39 am

There is this thing called "The little list of..."

READ IT!!!!!!

:lol:

http://www.ableton.com/forum/viewtopic. ... 20&start=0

Cant miss it, 3rd trick about compression.

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Post by dazzer » Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:52 am

Damn, someone "sticky" that shit... :P

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Post by Shoma » Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:56 am

I remember doing a thread about this, check out this:

http://www.ableton.com/forum/viewtopic. ... =sidechain

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Post by tylenol » Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:49 pm

If you want more control, there's an even better way to do a repeated ducking effect than autopan -- use a clip volume automation that is unlinked from the clip, and 1 beat long (or 2, or whatever). Draw the duck of your choice.

Btw there is one free sidechain compressor for the mac, which might work for what you want: DualComp.

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Post by Machinate » Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:07 pm

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Post by Tone Deft » Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:09 pm

Machinate wrote:Image
LMFAO!!!

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Post by sparklepuff » Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:10 pm

Machinate, you're a pimp. 8)
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Post by Poster » Sat Apr 21, 2007 11:19 pm

Machinate wrote:Image

:lol: :lol: :lol:
classic!

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Post by Jichino » Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:58 pm

Machinate wrote:Image
LMAO...Man, i rarely laugh out loud while reading forums, but this was one of those times. Maybe you should create a whole songs with the chords made from animal shapes.

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Post by bleepsnbreaks » Wed Jun 04, 2008 12:27 am

That is SERIOUSLY farking funny dude :)
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Post by bulo » Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:09 am

Also nice to use it with a guitar to "delete" its attack.
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Post by wascal » Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:25 am

Machinate wrote:Image
Just spat my coffee all over my desk :lol:

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