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Cubase 9: Retrologue 2's Audio Input

Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques
Published May 2017
By John Walden

In this initial configuration, Retrologue’s side-chain input has been activated, the side-chain audio input level set to 7 and all Retrologue’s internal oscillators have been disabled.In this initial configuration, Retrologue’s side-chain input has been activated, the side-chain audio input level set to 7 and all Retrologue’s internal oscillators have been disabled.

Cubase 9 makes side-chain audio inputs possible for VST 3 instruments, the first being Retrologue 2.

Cubase has offered side-chain inputs for insert effects since v4.1, but not for VST instruments. With Cubase 9, though, plug-in designers were given the ability to create instruments with audio inputs. VST is Steinberg’s own technology, so it’s no surprise that the first instrument to exploit this feature is one of theirs: Cubase’s Retrologue 2. The new feature presents a number of creative options which, in essence, all boil down to the...

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Published May 2017