Tuesday, September 16, 2014

How To De-ess in Ableton Live

So there probably is a few ways of doing this but this way I find sounds great and will not effects anything thing else, just your problem sibilants (T's and S's to be specific). It won't carve out any unwanted frequencies and make your vocal sound dull either. The basic idea of this technique is to use the problem to get rid of the problem. We'll isolate the sibilants and use them to duck them out of the source track. It might sound confusing, maybe only because I suck at explaining things, but once your see it done step by step it makes total sense.

Check to video out below