Setting up side chain effects easily


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Setting up side chain effects easily

Side chain effects processing can be used to create useful and interesting effects, but it is often perceived as difficult to set up. Let's take a look at couple of classic side chain effects and see how easy they are to set up in Ableton Live. So side chain processing uses the signal from one track to trigger or modulate an effect on another track. In this first example, on the synth pad track, I've got a sustained synth sound. Let's hear what that sounds like. (Music playing.) Okay. And I will flip quickly over to the MIDI Editor on that clip, so that you can see that I've got a whole note drawn in on this track.

Here's the virtual instrument, and what I want to do is I want to add an effect after that that will actually cut off the sound. So I am going to go up and grab a gate and drop that on the track after the Pad. Now what a gate normally does is attenuate a signal that falls below a certain threshold. In this case, I'm actually going to use a signal from a...

Setting up side chain effects easily
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Setting up side chain effects easily provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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