Bass reducing sidechain pumpimg

Discussion in 'Production' started by nusphere, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. nusphere

    nusphere Member

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    Hey guys,

    I've a couple of tracks that I'm working on that I guess fit into the liquid category of drum&bass which feature sustained or drone like bass-lines rather than patterned bass-lines. The problem is in order to have the kick come through loud and clear side-chaining is applied to the sub which breaks it up and gives an unwanted pumping effect. Does anyone have advice about reducing this? cheerz :D
     
  2. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Turn the threshold down a little mate
     
  3. SuburbanFilth

    SuburbanFilth Member

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    maybe the attack also or am I wrong :)?
     
  4. tv_g

    tv_g Active Member

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    design your kicks and sub to not overlap so much in frequency range
     
  5. nusphere

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    Thanks for the feedback guys
     
  6. higgsy789

    higgsy789 Compress...whatt!!

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    It's all about EQ mate, try boosting the kick around 80-100hz and taking a little notch out around 40-50hz. Then do the opposite with the sub.

    Hope this helps
     
  7. msmith222

    msmith222 redbeard

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    i say head back to eqing