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Electronic Music Producer’s Guide: Sidechain Compression

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    Introduction (1:01)


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    Introduction to Sidechain Compression (8:05)


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    Basic Controls & Principles (7:05)


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    Ghost Kicks (7:14)


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    Clicks (7:00)


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    Lookahead (4:32)


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    Compression Modes (6:06)


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    Input EQ (3:09)


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    Knee & Other Less Common Parameters (3:03)


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    3rd Party Compressors (2:13)


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    Multiple Compressors (2:02)


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    LFO Tool, VolumeShaper, etc.. (6:26)


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    Manual Sidechain (1:57)


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    Reasons to Sidechain on a Group/Bus (1:35)


Adam Pollard aka Multiplier, brings you another series designed for the electronic music producer, this time focused on the highly important technique of creating and using sidechain compression.

Adam welcomes you and gives an overview of what sidechain compression is, and why and when you want to use it. He then covers all the basic controls such as Attack, Release, Threshold, and something Adam likes to call ‘hold down’.

You’ll then learn fantastic tips and tricks for using and applying sidechain compression such as Ghost Kicks, Clicks, Lookahead Mode, Compression Modes, 3rd Party Compressors and more.

Adam also covers some staple Electronic Music tools such as Xfer LFO Tool, VolumeShaper and others. Wrapping it all up you’ll learn how to utilize manual sidechaining and how to apply sidechaining on a Group or Bus for a huge, grooving sound.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you produce electronic music this series is a must see, as you can’t get authentic sounding Electronic Music without the use of sidechain compression… Watch “Electronic Music Producer’s Guide: Sidechain Compression” today.


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multimarty
Submitted 4 months ago

Really insightful

Great insight into the basic understanding of sidechain to more advanced use of it. It's geared mostly to EDM which as far as understanding is the prime user of sidechain. Really enjoyed discovering very advanced and creative way to use sidechain. Now my only complaint is Multiplier don't often go in deep details when your curiosity gets spurred. Still enjoyed watching this class.

I am a: Student, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Ableton Live


1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started producing music just over 5 years ago, right about when Skrillex's Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP dropped.

2. What training have you had?

I'm fully self-taught, and haven't had any formal training. I use online resources and learn a lot by talking to other producers about how they do things too.

3. When did you get into recording?

(same answer as number 1)

4. People you have worked with/for?

DJTechTools, iZotope, Output, CAPSUN Pro Audio, Loopmasters, Plugin Boutique, Industrial Strength, 5Pin Media

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I've had a lot of experience in the EDM space, from producing tracks and sample packs that have charted on sites like Beatport, through to DJing internationally and running a record label. And on the training side I've produced thousands of tutorials, and also tutor people one to one.

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Electronic Music Producer’s Guide: Sidechain Compression is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Really insightful Great insight into the basic understanding of sidechain to more advanced use of it. It's geared mostly to EDM which as far as understanding is the prime user of sidechain. Really enjoyed discovering very advanced and creative way to use sidechain. Now my only complaint is Multiplier don't often go in deep details when your curiosity gets spurred. Still enjoyed watching this class.
Date published: 2018-08-12
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