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

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Wed May 3 17:40:48 PDT 2006


Couldn't you emulate a sidechain with a (pre)send and (pre)insert?


Paul Winkler wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.computermusic.co.uk/pdf/tutorials/sidechain.pdf

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