Adding reverb to the vocals


show more Adding reverb to the vocals provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp show less
please wait ...

Adding reverb to the vocals

Since the lead vocal is usually the focal point of a song, reverb setting is critical because of how it can make the vocal sound. Pick the right one and it'll add the extra professional sounding sheen that all hit records have. Pick the wrong one and it'll sound washed out and lost in the track. In this video, I'll show you how to get the best reverb sound for your vocal. Many times the lead vocal has a lot more reverb on it than it seems, but it's disguised by the way it's tailored in that it uses a high-pass filter and a low-pass filter and maybe even some additional reverb so it fits better in the mix.

Other times it's really important that we hear the reverb and every effort is made to maintain or even equalizes its high-frequency response just so we can hear it and it sticks out. Bells that have a long period of space in between vocal lines will usually benefit from a longer reverb decay that's obvious in the mix. So let's have a listen to the lead voc...

Adding reverb to the vocals
Video duration: 11m 59s 8h 53m Beginner

Viewers:

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

Subject:
Audio + Music
Software:
Pro Tools
Author:
please wait ...