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by smalternative; Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:38 pm
I would like to asky u guys, what is the correct sequence of effects on the channels, Sidechain Grossbeat plugin > EQ > Compressor > reverb > filter bank > limiter ?
Because I'm having this problem :
I made kick and EQ it, ok it sounds really nice.
Then i made the bassline (subbass) and EQ'ed it, then SSL Comp mono with threeshold -2,7 ratio 10, make up 2 db and 1 ms attack AND THEN GROSSBEAT FOR SIDECHAIN EFFECT.
Then i made the same process for mid-high bassline and the whole track with kick and bassline sounds really good, but I watched nicky romero in the studio, and i saw that he use sidechain FIRST then EQ and after it,compressor.
I tweaked my basses with the same sequence as he has and it sounds bad, like without dynamic.
Could someone explain this ?
PS. Sorry for my english !
by Sendy; Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:55 pm
Just be aware that the order of the effects will change the sound of them slightly. Eq after reverb will end up Eq'ing the reverb, whereas Eq before the reverb will affect the response of the reverb (i.e what frequencies in what quantities make it to the reverberation), but not it's tail.
This is especially apparent on effects which are sensitive to input level, such as saturation and distortion.
by DuX; Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:27 pm
You need to know what the FX do, so you could assemble them in the correct sequence that leads you to the sound you have in mind.
Also, having a nice chain that you can change the FX order easly of [like in Reaper] is a nice feature. Sometimes it just sounds better if the "X" is before "Y" kinda thing.
by Kim Lajoie; Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:19 pm
http://blog.kimlajoie.com/ordering-of-e ... mpression/
http://blog.kimlajoie.com/variations-on ... ng-effect/
by ferez21; Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:33 pm
The master channel will generally feature an oscilloscope at the near end, follow by a brickwall limiter at the end.
These are basically the only "rules" i have as for the corrective part.
The creative part, depends on the kind of sound you want to achieve, but generally like people here already said, you should just experiment with different order and routing of fx.
by TIMT; Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:18 am
I think people have become oblivious to the SEARCH BUTTON
I don't really do any "corrective processing" but i do use pre-sends alot and ferez is right in saying that their really is no limitations as to what order effects should go
Abit of knowledge into how effects behave being processed through one another would be beneficial but after that.the sky's the limit
by Tricky-Loops; Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:30 am
Sounds like some kind of serial compression...maybe he first creates a pumping effect and then he attenuates the effect with a second compressor (to make it more louder in the end)?smalternative wrote:I watched nicky romero in the studio, and i saw that he use sidechain FIRST then EQ and after it,compressor.