side chaining without 3rd party VSTs'

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side chaining without 3rd party VSTs'

Post by paddypaws » Thu Jul 13, 2006 11:12 am

can it be done ?
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Post by dj_statikfire » Fri Jul 14, 2006 2:39 am


anyone know of a compressor for the mac that allows sidechaining?

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Post by pavelnezamayev » Fri Jul 14, 2006 12:22 pm

I think you can emulate sidechaining by drawing automation curve for the volume of the clip.

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Post by ChiDJ » Fri Jul 14, 2006 4:09 pm

Volume changes can work, but, again, there is no control of swing. so you won't get that bounce that is very popular today. I would suggest URS 1980 compressor with sidechain.
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Post by offline » Mon Jul 17, 2006 5:04 am

i'm definitly not a person with many "tip or tricks" as i haven't been using live very long. .

but to get the side-chaining "ducking" effect in OSx WITH ableton's compressor, is it not possible just to have a compressor on a return track, and your "kick" and "intrument" sent through that?
cause that's what i did. and it sounds like "ducking" to me.

but, again. i'm new to live. and a don't usually make music that entails a great deal of sidechaining.

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