Join Brian Lee White for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the drum reverbs, part of Mixing a Hip-Hop and R&B Song in Pro Tools.
So now that I have a good foundation with most of my percussion in the…mix, my kicks and my main snare and percussion hits, I want to take this opportunity to start…adding some reverb returns that I can use to mix in with my top end percussion.…I have already done a bit of reverb with this special wide return here for the kick, but…I want to go ahead and add a short ambience reverb and a longer hall reverb that I can…call upon as I'm working through the rest of my mix.…
Now, I'll go ahead and just on the snare here add a new stereo Aux Track for my return,…I call this Short Verb.…And for this Short Verb I'm first going to solo safe that like I do all my returns, Command-click…on the Mac or Ctrl-click on the Solo button on the PC, and here I'm going to call up a…specific Reverb > ReVibe, and we're going to hide this so we can see our presets, and I…like a preset under the Ambience settings, it's called Mastering Ambience.…
A lot of people think about reverb is this really long washy echoes, but they can actually…
Recommended prerequisites: Pro Tools Essential Training and Pro Tools Mixing and Mastering
- Setting up the mixer
- Layering kicks and low-frequency management
- Enhancing the lead vocals
- Working with rap "stabs" and "adlibs"
- Processing vocals with EQ, compression, and other effects
- Warming up bass and low-frequency tones
- Re-creating a "sampled vinyl" sound
- Creating "width" and "depth" in the stereo field
- Adding automation
- Mastering the track with compression and limiting
- Bouncing out a stereo mix