Timing the reverb to the track


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Timing the reverb to the track

One of the secrets of hit-making engineers is that they time the reverb to the track. That means timing both the pre- delay and the decay so it breathes with the pulse of the track. The decay of a reverb is timed to the track by triggering it off a snare hit. The decay parameter is adjusted so that the decay just dies by the next snare hit. The idea is to make the decay breathe with the track. The reason why we want to do this is timing the delay to the beat of the track and add depth without the reverb being noticeable. Let's have a listen. Here is a track without any reverb.

(Music playing) Let's listen to just the snare drum. (Music playing) And what we're going to do is add a Send. Now I know because I've preset this already Bus 11 and 12 is actually my send to the first reverb. So let's bring this up and have a listen to what it sounds like. (Music playing) So the decay is far longer than it needs to be, because it bleeds over and pass the next drum hit. So we'll br...

Timing the reverb to the track
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Timing the reverb to the track 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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