Mixing example, simplified interaction demo

When working further with some of the examples produced in an earlier session , I wanted to see if I could demonstrate the influence of one instrument’s influence of the the other instruments sound more clearly. Here’ I’ve made an example where the guitar controls the effects processing of the vocal. For simplicity, I’ve looped a small segment of the vocal take, to create a track the is relatively static so the changes in the effect processing should be easy to spot. For the same reason, the vocal does not control anything on the guitar in this example.

The reaper session for the following examples can be found here.

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Example track: The guitar track is split into two control signals, one EQ’ed to contain only low frequencies, the other with only high frequencies. The control signals are then gated, and used as sidechain control signals for two different effects tracks processing the vocal signal. The vocal signal is just a short loop of quite static content, to make it easier to identify the changes in the effects processing.

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Example track: As above, but here the original vocal track is used as input to the effects, giving a more dynamic and flexible musical expression.

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