Key input for a gate using Cubase SX2

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andyg666
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Key input for a gate using Cubase SX2

Post by andyg666 » Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:35 am

I am mixing a demo for my hip-hop band. Unfortunately, we did not record to a click, so I'd like to use the kick drum track as a key input to trigger a gate to open on a secondary kick drum or subwooferish type of sound. Does anyone know of any plugins that can accomodate this in Cubase SX2?

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Post by wayout » Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:34 pm

I guess theres a way to do it using the surround buss...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHfN9yeuoew

Havent tried it yet but maybe it will be of some help to you...

Its a work around because the VST archetecture in versions up to Cubase SX 3 didnt accomodate sidechaining. Apparrently the new spec (VST 2?) Has the ability for this kind of routing... Plug in manufacturers will hopefully take advantage!

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