How To Learn Delay Principles In Audio Mixing


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Learning delay principles

Delay or echo as it's sometimes called is an integral part of the mixer's toolbox because it's able to make things sound larger than life or push them back in the mix, just like reverb, but does so by being somewhat less noticeable than reverb. In fact, there are some recordings where the only effect is delay and not a speck of reverb is used anywhere. In this segment, I am going to explain some of the principles behind adding a delay effect to your mix. Many of the reasons for using delay are the same as with reverb. For instance, delay can be used to push a sound back in the mix.

By using a longer delay, the track will seem further away from the listener if the level is high enough. Adding more repeats also enhances this effect. Make an instrument or vocal sound larger than life. A very short delay of under 40 milliseconds or so reinforces the dry signal, while artificially reproducing what's known as the first reflection in the room. This is the most powerful and audible...

Learning delay principles
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Learning delay principles provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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