[ardour-users] Editing interview done with two recorders.

Alex Polite notmyprivateemail at gmail.com
Wed May 3 16:06:34 PDT 2006

On 5/4/06, Paul Winkler <pw_lists at slinkp.com> wrote:
> OK, at first glance it seems like jack-rack does support plugins
> with sidechains.  So you could set up a pair of jack-racks,
> each with an instance of SC2.  Use a patch bay such as qjackctl
> to hook up the sidechain;  jack-rack exposes it as a separate JACK
> input port, labelled with the plugin name.
> But I only played with it briefly, and it seemed like I was
> hearing the sidechain in the output, which is wrong.
> Most likely I had things patched wrong, or possibly there's a bug
> in the plugin or the host.
> Also, this won't totally mute things - just turn them way
> down.
> Also, if both people talk at once they will both get ducked :-)

OK this sound very cool and is obviously something I will have to
learn. Unfortunatly, beeing a novice at audio editing, I have a  hard
time grasping your instructions.

Will you be an angel an do a more verbose writeup and maybe post it at
slinkp.com? If you don't feel like it or don't have the time, do you
think you could just explain what sidechains are?

TIA alex

Alex Polite
http://flosspick.org - finding the right open source

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