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parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby Adam Artman » Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:09 pm

Hello to all.i hope you be great.I have a problem and need to help.
I did ghost side chain for my BASS line.my problem is when side chain beats,i hear a parasite on the bass line when it beats at the first of every notes that play.i tried turn compressor Attack and Release knobs to fix it but It doesn't work right.
what do you think should I do?
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby BJG145 » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:23 pm

Is it possible to post up a clip...?
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby Adam Artman » Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:38 pm

BJG145 wrote:Is it possible to post up a clip...?

Hello my friend.thank you for attention.actually I'm new member here and I don't know how can I upload track here.
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby BJG145 » Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:05 pm

You can't upload tracks directly; it would need to be on Soundcloud or somewhere.

(Someone else here may be able to help but I think you'd need to explain the setup and problem in more detail because it's not very easy to understand what's happening. A sound clip would help.)
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby Adam Artman » Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:07 pm

BJG145 wrote:You can't upload tracks directly; it would need to be on Soundcloud or somewhere...
I will make sound cloud now.let me just second
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby Adam Artman » Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:26 pm

BJG145 wrote:You can't upload tracks directly; it would need to be on Soundcloud or somewhere.

(Someone else here may be able to help but I think you'd need to explain the setup and problem in more detail because it's not very easy to understand what's happening. A sound clip would help.)

this is bass line... please listen it with volume up.
thank you

https://soundcloud.com/user-633462494/bass-side-chain-1
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby BJG145 » Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:43 pm

OK, thanks! So, are you saying that the problem is audible in that track...? What is the problem, exactly...? The click at the start of the beat...?

(I don't think I can tell you how to fix this, I'm just trying to make it easier for someone who might. Which compressor are you using, and what's driving it...?)
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby Adam Artman » Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:03 pm

I use Studio One Compressor.yeah my problem is click on the every beat
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby James Perrett » Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:06 pm

The link has disappeared but the usual cause of a click at the start of the beat is having the attack too slow so that you let too much of the initial transient through. It could also be that the initial transient is overloading the following stage if you are using too much make-up gain.

If you are controlling the compressor side chain from another source it may be worth adding a conventional compressor first and then feeding that to the sidechained compressor which will just be used to add fairly subtle ducking.
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby Adam Artman » Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:07 am

James Perrett wrote:The link has disappeared but the usual cause of a click at the start of the beat is having the attack too slow so that you let too much of the initial transient through. It could also be that the initial transient is overloading the following stage if you are using too much make-up gain.

If you are controlling the compressor side chain from another source it may be worth adding a conventional compressor first and then feeding that to the sidechained compressor which will just be used to add fairly subtle ducking.

Hello my friend.i'm so sorry for my link.I fixed my link.please check it,thank you.
https://soundcloud.com/user-633462494/bass-side-chain-1
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby James Perrett » Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:19 pm

That's a bass sound with very few harmonics so any slight distortion is going to be very apparent and compression, by its very nature, always produces a little distortion. The only way to reduce the distortion in that case is to slow down the attack/release times. Alternatively you could use a low pass filter to remove the clicks.
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Re: parasite noise on compressor side chain

Postby Adam Artman » Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:03 am

thanks you friends so much for helping me.
i will do everything you told me
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