Join Alex U. Case for an in-depth discussion in this video Hearing beyond the basic parameters, part of Foundations of Audio: Reverb.
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While both Stratocasters and Les Pauls are electric guitars with 6 strings, 22 frets,…pickups, and so on, an experienced guitarist, given a choice, still has an opinion about…which one to play in a recording session.…There are indescribable differences in tone and playability not captured by the simple…factual descriptions of their features.…The same is true for reverb processors, and we audio engineers need to develop an ear…for the nuances that distinguish them.…
The last few videos have surveyed the most essential parameters that we will specify as we tailor…our reverbs to our production, but it's worth recalling the technologies used to create reverb.…Remember, we walk through a list of acoustic reverse like room tracks and chambers, mechanical…reverbs like springs and plates, and digital reverbs whose algorithms can create any sort…of reverb from real to fictitious.…These technologies remind us that parameters like Reverb Time, base multiply, pre-delay,…et cetera, never completely define the sound of her reverb.…
These techniques can be practiced with the free Get in the Mix sessions, currently available for Pro Tools and Logic Pro.
- What is reverb?
- Understanding how acoustic reverb works in rooms
- Working with the signal flow, effects loops, and available CPU resources
- Understanding core parameters, like reverb time and pre-delay
- Simulating space
- Creating nonlinear reverb
- Building pre-delay effects
- Using reverse reverb
- Using convolution correctly