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Sidechaining in Studio One 3

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  • Introduction 3:23


    Introduction and description of what sidechaining is.

  • Sidechaining the Kick to Bass 8:06

    Sidechaining the Kick to Bass

    Learn how to create this classic effect.

  • Sidechaining the Kick & Snare to Bass 11:33

    Sidechaining the Kick & Snare to Bass

    Learn how to improve your mix for all types of music.

  • Sidechaining Snare & Hi-Hats to Instruments 6:24

    Sidechaining Snare & Hi-Hats to Instruments

    Explore creative possibilities with this sidechaining technique.

  • Sidechaining Snare to FX & Room Tracks 10:54

    Sidechaining Snare to FX & Room Tracks

    Learn how to add width and depth to drums.

  • Sidechaining Toms & Instruments 7:58

    Sidechaining Toms & Instruments

    Learn how to create space and improve impact of toms using sidechaining.

  • Using Ghost Tracks 5:11

    Using Ghost Tracks

    Explore nudging ghost tracks for interesting sidechaining results.

  • Using Loop Ghost Tracks 10:33

    Using Loop Ghost Tracks

    Learn how loop ghost tracks create interesting pumping and rhythmical results.

  • Multiband Sidechaining 9:12

    Multiband Sidechaining

    Learn how to multiband sidechaining can transform tracks and groove.

  • Mixing Music & Dialogue using Sidechaining 4:57

    Mixing Music & Dialogue using Sidechaining

    Explains why this popular technique is used and demonstrates how in Studio One 3.

  • Using the Sidechain Input 10:36

    Using the Sidechain Input

    Moving forward once more, we now have an overview look at the Key Editor that acts like a ‘full version’ of the In Place Editor with extra functions. We take in information about some of the tool bar options that make using all of the editors easier.

Product Overview

The elusive art of using Sidechains and Side Chain Compression to make tracks come alive is one of the most exciting musical weapons in your arsenal. In this 11 video tutorial series, Studio One 3 expert Michael Tomblin makes Sidechaining creative, fun and easy.

Michael starts by going over the basic definition of what Sidechaining is, and how to use the Sidechain input in Studio One 3. From there, the creative experiments begin! Michael shows you how to Sidechain the Kick and Snare to effects on the Bass Track to get that classic, pumping dance bass, among other uses.

Next, Michael gives you an example of some rhythmic possibilities when you Sidechain Snares and Hi-Hats to Instrument Tracks. Still focused on drums, Michael demonstrates how Sidechaining the Snare to the Effects and Room Tracks can add width and depth to your drum processing. Sidechaining the Toms to the Instrument Tracks is also shown, and how it can create space and increase the impact of the Toms.

Michael then covers using Ghost Tracks and Looping Ghost Tracks in his next 2 videos. You’ll learn how tracks that you don't send to the outputs can be sent to a Sidechain Input for unique rhythmic and creative results.

Finally, Michael covers how you can use Sidechaining with Multi-Band Processors and other built-in Studio One 3 processors for some Transformative Groove Effects. Lastly, see how Sidechaining can be used when Mixing Dialog and Music together.

Whether you're new to Studio One 3 and Sidechaining or an experienced user looking to pick up some killer new techniques, don't miss "Sidechaining in Studio One 3"!

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