“Side-chain” is a term often used while mixing, but do you really understand its function?
One of the most common uses of side-chain compression is, while mixing, to get the kick drum and bass to play nicely.
Are you a side-chain novice?
Ready for a refresher course?
Check out Joe Gilder’s video take below.
Joe Gilder is a Nashville-based engineer, musician, and producer who also provides training and advice at the Home Studio Corner. Note that Joe also offers highly effective training courses, including Understanding Compression and Understanding EQ.