(This is second in a series of video tutorials for SonicScoop by producer/mixer/engineer Jake Antelis. See his first one here, “Editing Trills in Melodyne with Shortcuts for Speed & Efficiency.”)
Ducking Delays/Dynamic Delays are a great way to add some quick and easy automated FX into your tracks – they will sound a bit more interesting than one static effect on the same settings for the entire duration of a song.
This tip is not only easy, but it leaves you with more time for extra automation and adding more life into a mix and hopefully keeps the listeners hooked to your track.
Thanks for watching and also remember that although I used a delay for this effect, it works with anything you’d like (reverbs, chorus, flanger, gates etc…). Experiment with this concept and you will find yourself coming up with some super cool — and creative — effects.
Recommended viewing on YouTube in Full Screen Mode.
Jake Antelis is Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Currently based in Hillside, NJ, and also working with artists and other producers all over the globe, mixing their tracks thanks to the power of the Internet. You can reach me at: https://www.Jantelis.com, https://www.Facebook.com/JakeAntelis