How to Add Reverb to the Strings in Pro Tools


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Adding reverb to the strings

Whether it's real or artificial strings they always sound better with reverb. In this video I'm going to show you how to enhance those strings by adding just the right kind of reverb to make them sing. String sound best when we place them in a medium to large artificial hall, because that's how we're used to hearing them. Usually, this means a Hall or Church setting if the reverb unit of the plug-in has one, with a decay time of two or more seconds. Let's have a listen. So here are the strings by themselves. (Music playing) There are three reverbs here.

We are going to the Rev Long. So let's set a bus here and a Rev Long on Bus 13 and 14. Let's listen what it sounds like. (Music playing) It sounds a lot better. Let's see if we can tweak this a little bit. So let's go to a Church setting to hear what it sounds like. (Music playing) That's a really long decay time of 8.7 seconds.

Let's listen in the track. (Music playing) It's a little muddy and that'...

Adding reverb to the strings
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Adding reverb to the strings provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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