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

Paul Winkler pw_lists at slinkp.com
Wed May 3 17:12:25 PDT 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 01:06:34AM +0200, Alex Polite wrote:
> 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?

This is a pretty good write-up:


Paul Winkler

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