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

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Wed May 3 18:14:47 PDT 2006

On seconds thoughts maybe it's better if someone (me?) releases a gui 
for the sc4. Then every app can have the feature via JACK...

Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Couldn't you emulate a sidechain with a (pre)send and (pre)insert?
> Ex.
> pre(send) track1 -> compressor -> pre(insert) track2
> pre(send) track2  -> compressor -> pre(insert) track1
> Nah, this would still provide a raw audio signal...
> It seems strange that ardour doesn't support the sidechain input in 
> ladspa plugins?
> I'm sure this was a feature request at least 2 years ago.
> Cheers.
>> Cheers.
>> 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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