Beginner and Intermediate
Here we look at using the sidechain function on Ableton's Gate audio effect to create rhythmic movement on a dynamically static sound.
Sonic Academy proudly welcomes back Ableton certified trainer Paul Laski aka P-LASK for Tech Tips Volume 43.
These 10 videos give Ableton users an awesome insight into some of the more unknown features available to you, helping you create more movement and dynamics in your sounds while speeding up your workflow in the process.
Starting with a clever use of Auto Pan's LFO we also check out the sidechain function on the 'Gate' plugin, envelope shaping our drum one-shots, generating basslines, successfully converting stereo to mono without loss of volume, downward expansion techniques, utilising Drum Rack to its full potential and more!
These tips are a goldmine to beginners and advanced Ableton users alike and with P-LASK's clear, easy-to-follow method of 'how it's done', we guarantee you'll be using some if not all of these tips at some point in your future productions.
Go check it out!