How to Use the OVox Vocoder on Instruments in Ableton Live

Last updated on: 4/16/2020 1:55:06 PM

Learn how to set up and use the Waves OVox vocal synthesis / vocoder plugin on other instruments in Ableton Live, to achieve effects such as a Guitar Vocoder, Bass Vocoder and more.

  1. Open a new audio track and record or import your vocal signal (this will be your Modulator)
    Open a new audio track and record
  2. Search for OVox in your plugin list, and open it (as VST3) on the audio track.
    Search for OVox in your plugin list, and open it (as VST3) on the audio track.
  3. Create another track and record or input it with your instrument (this will be your Carrier); de-activate the track.
    Create another track and record or input it with your instrument
  4. Select the second track as the Sidechain in the OVox container on the first track.
    Select the second track as the Sidechain in the OVox container on the first track.
  5. Set ‘Synth’ to ‘Sidechain.’
    Set ‘Synth’ to ‘Sidechain.’
  6. Play audio from both tracks simultaneously to get vocal synthesis / vocoder effects. If needed, use the Drive control to add more harmonics to the carrier and get more intelligible results.

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