sidechain compression alternative (using Auto Pan only)

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sidechain compression alternative (using Auto Pan only)

Post by Shoma » Sun Feb 11, 2007 5:25 am

This works only if you are dance music producer and use 4x4 beats. You can use it for basses or for your overall mix, almost on anything, where you want that ducking effect.

Just put Auto Pan on your channel and use following settings:

Now just play with Amount and Shape, and you are ready!


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Post by Shoma » Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:57 pm

Anybody have tried that already?

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Post by dep affect » Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:06 am

yah, not very versatile though

i have never found a good sidechain compressor that works well with live, so i use ktrancer.dll , a free plugin that "ducks" when you send it a midi note

i must say i pretty much prefer doing it this way to traditional sidechaining (ie using audio as a trigger)

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Post by spiral » Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:55 am

a frined gave me a copy of SV-315 Mk2 Compressor which does sidechanining in abelton.. i have figured out how to sidechain to it but i have no idea how it works

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Post by dabedoo » Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:46 am

otiumFX Compadre - Stereo Sidechain is working perfectly in Live 6

Try it and you'll love it 8)

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Post by ethios4 » Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:12 pm

I use that trick for quick "gating" and "ducking" effects....not very versatile, but sometimes you don't need anything fancy. For sidechain-style trance pumping, I've been using regular ole clip envelopes these days, to get some subtle effects that are too detail oriented for any sidechain to do.

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Post by ChiDJ » Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:11 pm ... oMain.html

A little trick I use 8) ....Haven't used it in LIVE. Works well in DP.
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Post by funk313 » Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:49 am

Sonalksis just dropped a sidechain gate effect

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Post by aeon » Tue Feb 13, 2007 4:14 pm ... &Itemid=32

simple, basic, free sidechain plugin emulator. has 4 'virtual' I/Os as well.
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Post by nebulae » Tue Feb 13, 2007 5:33 pm

I use Sidekick a lot. Low in CPU, and works really well. Highly recommended.
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Post by steffensen » Tue Feb 13, 2007 7:48 pm

Im surprised noones mentioned this yet? ... tml#sidech

I use it actually more than my paid-for comps (with sidechaining abilities).

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