In this free mixing tutorial from pureMix, Ben Lindell explains everything you need to know about sidechain compression in Pro Tools and discusses the impact of the ratio, attack and release controls. He applies this effect on 2 different examples: a kick VS a Bass and a Kick Vs a Pad.
He demonstrates how to set up your tracks for sidechaining in Pro Tools but the concepts apply to any DAW
With several examples, he discusses and explains the impact that the often forgotten settings of ratio, attack and release can have on the groove.
You'll learn how to create a deliberate pumping effect on of your synths. Then Ben shows you how to use side-chain compression more subtly to help your kick and bass blend together in the mix.
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