Tag: sidechain

Dynamics: List of Free VST Compressor Plugins(updated26-10-21)

Free Compression VST Plugins Evolving list of the most useful and interesting free vst compressor plugins out there. Updated Post Here: Free Compression VST: 5 Must have Plugins Wether you’re looking for straight forward emulations of solid state gear, individual track compression, limiting, multiband or sidechain compression hopefully this extensive list of the best available […]

Free Compression VST Plugins: Mdsp Compressor

Excellent vst compressor plugin offered for free from smartelelectronix, ‘A simple and effective compressor with classic controls auto gain compensation and preamp to overdrive it.’ ‘there’s a side-chain version for vst win32 too here with 3 inlets, the third one being the side-chain. Not all host will accept to load it because of this. However any […]

UAD Sidechain and Sonar Revisted

The folloing is an update of this article, After trying to follow what I wrote decided I needed to show where tracks were going to understand correctly what was happening. I’ve also included screen shots and the actual Sonar 7 file that you can download(here) and test. :::The SetUp::: Track to be affected:  Synth? add […]

Free VST Sidechaining Compressor: Martin Eastwood

As a reader of the always excellent ‘Computer Music Magazine’ Martin Eastwood was brought to my attention because of the excellent ‘CompressiveCM’ exclusive only to Computer Music Magazine free vst plugin. ‘CompressiveCM features an RMS compressor with both internal and external sidechains, as well as parallel compression, brickwall limiting and vintage valve emulation to add […]

Free Sidechain VST Plugin:Slim Slow Slider

If you’re looking for sidechaining plugin effects the compressor plugin from Slim Slow Slider is an excellent addition to your VST plugin folder. The Sidechain compressor comes in a stereo and a mono version. Really quite easy to use, just add the effect to the effects bin of the track you want to affect. Then […]

Sonar Tips and Tricks: Sidechaining with UAD

I found this article on the UAD website click here As someone who uses both UAD and Powercore plugins I wanted to see if there was a way to set them up as a sidechain effects. Unfortunately both UAD and Powercore don’t seem to have Sidechain capabilities which means having to use native/pc based plugins […]

Sonar Tips and Tricks: Sidechaining

<–Sonar and Sidechaining–> For this article I’ve used the free sidechain vst plugin created by slim slow slider download: here Sonar 7 upwards supports multi-input plug-ins, typically sidechain plug-ins. Sidechain plugins are VST effects that have two inputs, a main input and a sidechain input. When a VST sidechain effect is inserted in the FX […]