Techno Tips & Tricks 04 - Tremolo Sidechain

Sidechain compression without a compressor

Optoproductions, Mixing Engineer on SoundBetter

In music production there are many roads that lead to the same goal. We all know that typical sidechain compression sound that ducks the bass out of the way of the kick drum. But what if I tell you there’s a more powerful way to achieve this effect? In the fourth episode of my Techno Tips & Tricks series I’ll talk about sidechaining with a tremolo plugin.

But wait, Ableton doesn’t even have a tremolo plugin. That’s right! But we can easily make our own tremolo plugin by using Ableton’s Auto Pan effect.

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