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Low cost ducking?
Old 25th January 2007
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whoriental's Avatar
๐ŸŽง 10 years
Low cost ducking?

So, me and a friend do a radio show. Well just my friend right now but I am joining on next week. Currently, he does it with shoutcast, and two instances of winamp at once.

He plays the songs and recorded gimmicks on one, and talks on the other (or something like that).

I was wondering, is there anything hardware or software I could use to do ducking for when we are talking over music? I know I can do this with a compressor, but can do that live with cubase some how? I have cubase studio 4.

In addition, I have a rme fireface 800, and digimax, but that really doesn't matter.

(oh god plugging)

This is the radio stations site, Help me out and have a listen, but it might now sounds so good without the help part.
Old 25th January 2007
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๐ŸŽง 10 years
you might be able to feed all your audio through cubase and then use a software compressor to do the ducking and then just wire left right out to your broadcast and mix the whole thing itb
Old 25th January 2007 | Show parent
Gear Head
๐ŸŽง 10 years

I just downloaded SideKick the other day and have found it to be a pretty effective (and pretty free) VST plug-in for ducking.
Old 25th January 2007 | Show parent
Gear Maniac
๐ŸŽง 15 years
Don't know how well it works, or if it would work at all for your application, but this is pretty cheap if you need to go the hardware route:
Old 25th January 2007 | Show parent
Gear Maniac
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๐ŸŽง 10 years
Thats perfect. Thanks!

I didn't think that anyone would just make a "ducker".
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