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Reverb recs?

Post by superbrew » Mon Oct 20, 2014 10:13 am

Looking at the B2 reverb atm as like the idea of the fx

Any others I should be looking out for aside from lexicon which is bit too much atm, maybe
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by TT_ » Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:32 am

just find the good presets in any given convolution verb and maybe add a bit of chorus

also putting filters before reverbs is a total winner. not after

putting distortions before reverb is a BIG YESYES

and remember

BLEND = room

SUSTAIN = plate

SIZE = hall

CHARACTER = spring


find settings that sound good at around 0.1 seconds reverb and put a bit of all your drums to it to blend them together.

if your sound needs sustain to make the notes seem longer use a plate and adjust length to suit

if you want something to sound big and impressive use a hall preset

if you want something to have its own space use a spring


do not underestimate the power of pre delay

why use pre delay? - it means you can turn the reverb down and still hear it in the mix.........
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by alex_virr » Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:16 am

Really liking the Convolution Pro reverb in Max for live.

Its pretty roomy! (many different real-world modelled spaces)
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by Lightshapers » Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:36 pm

the lexicon bundle is superb
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by TT_ » Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:30 am

learning how to use reverb properly is a lot better than getting more reverbs
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by Lightshapers » Fri Oct 24, 2014 2:43 pm

obviously, the lexicon is still awesome :lol:
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by alex_virr » Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:43 pm

:lol:

Reverb really isn't that hard to use Tam. I turn it on and change the dry wet until I like it.

Thats how easy it is. ;)
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by TT_ » Sat Oct 25, 2014 12:27 pm

reverb not hard to use?

i dont think so
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by Doomo » Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:03 pm

turn it on, set everything to maxium, then EQ boost + 7.8db around the 100hz region to generate plenty of mud. Nice ....
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by alex_virr » Sun Oct 26, 2014 11:10 pm

tamprecision_ wrote:reverb not hard to use?

i dont think so
ok so on that note - do you use send reverbs or individual reverbs for different sounds or both?

if, for example, you have used an individual reverb on a sound and then you're sending that sound to a group which is also being sent to a reverb en masse, does it matter?

Generally, I dont bother programming reverbs. I'll find a space I like to create the sound I'm after. I do occasionally use them creatively where things will fade into the background using reverb but I have a macro I created in Ableton I use to do this.

What is it about reverb you think is so hard?
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by TT_ » Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:26 pm

i use sends and verbs on individual channels

sending reverbs into reverbs is good if it sounds good

certain scenarios demand it, like using a plate to extend the sustain of a sound and then sending that to a room or hall for blend or size

finding good reverbs is hard, finding average ones is easy

using gated reverbs properly is also much overlooked

making reverb sound convincing is difficult

most people just wack a bit on and leave it at that

leaves a mix sounding cheap, flat and one dimensional
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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by gella » Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:50 pm

I use the Valhalla VintageVerb almost exclusively these days. Took me years to find a verb I was happy with and that was flexible enough to cover all bases. (i don't have space designer and all the VST convolution plugins I've tried didn't do it for me)

Tam makes some great points
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Re: Reverb recs?

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Re: Reverb recs?

Post by TT_ » Mon Jan 19, 2015 3:24 am

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