This lesson explains sidechaining. Sidechaining refers to using an external input for processors that have any sort of a detection circuit. This is most widely used in dynamic processing.
Automation is the process of recording adjustments to parameters across the timeline of a mix. This lesson shows how automation is used in audio signal processing. Automation gives the user a great flexibility in processing non-time constant audio signals.
This lesson shows practical examples of how automation and sidechaining is used in audio processing.