Reverb is an essential tool to master in order to create depth and color around a singer, or as Fab likes to call it, "The Sauce".
In this pureMix tutorial, Fab Dupont explains all of the controls used to tweak the reverb tail and then shows you how to dial in the settings to create the perfect sauce around your vocal track.
"Learn how to feel what these knobs do as opposed to thinking about it, so you can be inspired when you go to use the reverb plugin" - Fab
Once you get a feel for the various aspects of a reverb, it will be easier to connect your ears to the final result and achieve the perfect space around your vocal track.
Topics covered include:
- Reverb as a "Feature" vs. "Enhancement"
- When to use Aux tracks as opposed to the Wet/Dry knob
- Tweaking the reverb tail and feeling the time and size parameters
- What is absorption
- Using presets as starting points
- Using compression to control the reverb "bloom"
- Keeping reverb out of the way of the track
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