Creative Sidechain Compression Effects in Reason
Last week I showed you an ultra-detailed tutorial about all the cool ways that you can trigger sidechain compression in Propellerhead Software’s Reason 9 DAW. Now that you know how to use sidechain compression though, I want to help you think about some creative ways that you can use it to further your sounds.
This guide includes a lot of really cool, unique sidechain compression effects. These techniques work in Reason 9, but should work in most versions.
You’ll learn how to:
- Sidechain reverb for a rhythmic pumping effect
- Create a free dynamic equalizer
- Duck multiple instruments at once
- Throw sidechain compression on a delay for other worldly effects
Now without further ado, here’s an in-depth exploration of all the cool things that you can do in Reason with sidechain compression.
Did I miss any? What creative ways do you use sidechain compression in Reason?