Éclat: Part 16
Key = Bb minor, BPM 75
Courtney Hawkins is a super great low-fi Hip Hop producer, and she does some great online tutorials and videos about Maschine; check her out on Soundcloud and Youtube!
For extra credit, let's learn about sidechained compression! This is when we use the signal from one instrument (often a kick drum) to compress (make quieter) the signal of another instrument (also called ducking). That's how you hear the cool rhythmic pulsing sounds in the synths in a lot of dance music.
If you don't know what sidechain compression means, check out this video here:
For this you'll need a 'compressor' effect, a rhythm track, and an instrument with some sustain or legato.
Click through for more resources...
Sidechaining in Logic Pro X (and it's also a great tutorial on Compression in general)
Using the Audio Sidechain in Bitwig:
Sidechaining in Garageband: