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Create A Classic Sidechain Ducking Effect In FL Studio Without Using Compression
There's a clever way to use FL Studio's tools to create a classic pumping effect but without recourse to the standard compressor technique. This video reveals what it is.
Feb. 10, 2019
How To Set Up Sidechain Compression In FL Studio 20
Sidechain compression is quick and easy to set up in FL Studio 20. Here's how you can use it to get that classic pumping effect for basses and pads.
Dec. 7, 2018
Ableton Live 10: Sidechain Any Parameter With Envelope Follower
The Envelope Follower In Ableton Live 10 is a powerful tool that can take your tracks to places you never expected - if you know how to use it. Here's Noah Pred to show you...
Dec. 5, 2018
A Producer’s Guide To Sidechain Processing
Sidechaining can be an invaluable tool for controlling and improving your mixes. Joe Albano explains everything you need to know about this core processing technique.
Jan. 11, 2018
Kameleono Is An Innovative Plug-In For Arpeggiation And MIDI Sidechaining In Any DAW
This clever plug-in is an arpeggiator, sidechain MIDI multi-effect and even has a built-in synth section. Check out the video of it in action.
Jul. 4, 2017
Creative Side Chaining Techniques in Logic Pro X
Adding motion to static sounding tracks in your song can transform them into something more interesting. Here's 3 tips on using Side Chain in creative ways to add movement, stutter & groove in Logic.
Jun. 6, 2016
Sidechaining in FL Studio
Due to its flexible internal routing, there's more than one way to set up sidechaining in FL Studio 12. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner explores a few different ways to do it effectively.
Jan. 18, 2016
Create Full-Spectrum Pads Using Multiband Sidechaining In Ableton Live 9
Multiband sidechaining in Ableton doesn't mean your dynamic full-spectrum pads need to lose their texture and mood. Noah Pred shows how to have your cake and eat it and keep the dance floor moving.
Oct. 28, 2014
Understanding Signal Flow in Logic Pro X
Have you ever struggled to set up effects like vocoding or side-chain compression or wanted to set up a headphone mix for a singer in Logic Pro X? Peter Schwartz explains how in his new video course.
Jan. 11, 2014
Sidechain Techniques in PreSonus Studio One
Sidechaining can be used for corrective and creative results in your music productions. Using PreSonus Studio One, Gary Hiebner shows how to pump & duck different elements to help them pop in the mix.
Dec. 12, 2013
Distributing Side Chains With Reason's Spider
Side chained devices in Propellerhead Reason 6.5 can only be fed by a single source, right? Wrong - and happily so! Mo Volans shows how to elegantly side chain with Reason's Spider.
Dec. 14, 2012
Creating Rhythmic Mayhem with Noise Gates in Logic Pro
Get creative with side chaining in Logic Pro. Mike Watkinson shows two different ways to set this up, with the focus on using this imaginatively in your musical projects.
Nov. 5, 2012
Sidechain Native Instrument's Razor
When it comes to modulating or… shaving (sic) your sounds into the perfect shape, reach for (NI's) Razor. G W Childs explores Razor's unique internal sidechain to create cutting edge sounds.
G.W. Childs IV
May. 21, 2012
Manual Side-Chaining in Ableton Live and Logic Pro
You may have already discovered how to sidechain in Ableton Live & Logic Pro, so what next? Manual side-chaining can add more as Gary Hiebner demonstrates.
May. 11, 2012
Logic Pro: Side-Chaining into the EVOC 20
Learn how to set up side-chaining in Logic Pro with David Earl. Using the EVOC 20 (Logic's Vocoder Synth), David shows how following signal flow will help to set up side-chaining super quick.
Mar. 16, 2012
Sidechaining In Ableton Live
Sidechaining is used extensively in all styles of music. It can be used to correct a mix, duck out a secondary audio signal or as a creative effect. But first you need to know how to set it.
Aug. 5, 2011
The Mo Volans "Phantom Kick" Side Chaining Technique
There’s no doubt that side chaining in a popular technique but sometimes traditional techniques can create issues in your mix. One of these is creating ducking effects during drops and breakdowns when
May. 30, 2011
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