Bobby Owsinski, is a name most of you would have heard of, maybe from his fantastic range of books, his podcast, or maybe from his 101 mixing tips.
Over the next few weeks we are going to post some of Bobby's incredibly useful tips, that can help take your mixing to the next level. At the end of this weekly feature Bobby is going to give an exclusive tip just for us.
In my early days of mixing I bought Bobby's "The Mixing Engineers Handbook". This book got me out of a lot of trouble. I still reference it today, especially for its useful Delay Calculations page at the back of the book. So let's look at the first of Bobby's sample tips
Sample Mixing Trick 1 - The Super Stereo Delay Vocal Trick
Sometimes you want to give a vocal some presence and space, but reverb is too much, and a delay just doesn't seem to fit. In trick #92 of Bobby Owsinski's 101 Mixing Tricks coaching program, you'll discover how a very simple stereo delay can liven up a lead vocal in a way that can't be achieved any other way.
What about you? What are you doing instead of reverb to create depth in your mixes?