Nillerbabs Posted December 18, 2013 Share Posted December 18, 2013 Hey folks, I'm a compact guy. I'm a trainriding keyboardist who likes to lug as little as possible. I'm currently exploring the exciting possibility of sidechaining my keyboard with various things, for instance with a drummer's hihat or snare - or my voice -, closing or opening a gate, using a condenser mic. Sounds bloody marvellous, and the possibilities are endless. So far we have been using a Samson 1U gate/sidechain device in my drummer's rack. It's cool, but it's made to stay in a rack, so it's big and clumsy to lug around. It's got four channels of gate/sidechain, and I really just need one. It could be audio processing, it could also be a MIDI processing thing, which could translate an audio signal into something that could mangle the envelope of my synth. I would just like for it to be compact. So far I've found very little in that regard. I came across the Rolls CL 151 gate/limiter/compressor, but it looks like its sidechain function is hardwired to the compressor, and the gate function is what I really nice. Besides, there is no attack on its envelope. Have you guys got an idea as to what could cut the mustard? Niels When in doubt, superimpose pentatonics. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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