Spacious and time-based effects are very important in a mix to give an extra…dimension to the music.…Effects like reverb and delay are commonly used on return tracks.…By default, we have two return tracks: A, which has a reverb on it, and B…which has delay on it.…Let's create another one by going to Create and choosing Insert Return Track.…If I send the audio for my drumbeat--…(music playing)…To Return Track C, we can see the signal serving to input in Return Track C.…
(music playing)…Right now because I don't have any effect on Return Track C, we're simply going…to double the level of the volume.…But if I use Send knob A, we'll send the signal to Return Track A, which has a…reverb on it. So that will sound like this.…(music playing)…So with the Send knobs, we can determine how much of the signal we're sending to…the return track, or how much of the signal we're sending to be affected.…
For this reason, whenever we use effects on the return track, we want it to be…100% wet, because we already got the dry signal from the original track and we…
- Setting up plugins and projects
- Creating a drumbeat
- Converting audio to MIDI
- Recording vocals
- Warping and editing clips
- Adding effects
- Using time commands
- Working with the mixer
- Using side chain compression
- Adding reverb and delay
- Mixing dynamically with automation
- Mastering a song
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up
5. Finishing the Song
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