Join producer and songwriter Paul Drew as he shows how to create great pop vocals using Waves plug-ins in Studio One. In this final episode Paul uses delays to give some cool effects to the vocal.
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In this video, Marcus demonstrates how to use Waves Vitamin in a send & return workflow to accentuate the top-end energy of a lead vocal track in PreSonus Studio One.
In this free video tutorial in PreSonus Studio One - Marcus Huyskens demonstrates how to smooth out a vocal Pre-Compression by using volume envelopes to tame harsh sibilant consonants, and correct general level discrepancies in a performance.
In this 7th video of an 8 part free Mini Series, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates the vocal processing chain used on the vocals & vocal chops. He starts off by adding some grit using the Kramer HLS, then adds some stereo width using the Doubler2. He then adds some ambience using the RVerb, and reigns in on some harsh frequencies using the C4. Lastly he turns to the CLA-76 to tighten up the overall dynamics, and sends them out the the H-Delay, and Sound Shifter to complete the chain.
Russ takes a look and listen to the Manley VOXBOX and gives his impressions of it.
In this video, Paul Drew shows us how to transform a mono vocal into a stereo file using Revoice Pro.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at VocalSynth, a new vocal effects engine by iZotope. Watch the video to hear how it performs on a lead vocal and to hear what Dan thinks.
Check out this fantastic article by Adam Vassée from our sister site Pro Tools Expert with 5 tips on how to beat Vocal Sibilance.
Check out these 3 Quick TIps on getting a killer vocal performance by Adam Vassée from our sister site Pro Tools Expert.
Using different processing in sections of a song on the lead vocal can help add to the progression of the mix and allow better processing for each section.
One aspect of mixing out of the box with analog hardware is if you have four 1176's in the rack, they will all sound a little different. The reason could be a different revision model, serviced at different times by different people, or never serviced.
Studio One Expert Team Member Paul Drew recently shared his go to plug-ins for vocals when mixing. Paul suggested the rest of the team share what plug-ins they use. You will find a few plug-ins Paul and I both use. Here are mine.
Paul Drew explains his vocal plugin chain, and why he uses these plugins.
In this free video tutorial, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates how to use the stock compressor that ships with Studio One to build a De-Esser in PreSonus Studio One.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew demonstrates how to remove harsh/problematic frequencies from a vocal track using the Pro Eq stock EQ, the AE 400 from McDSP, and Fabfilter's Pro MB.
Paul Drew shows you how to start using Revoice Pro with Studio One to tune and align vocals stacks and create double tracks.
Here's a great article originally posted by Russ Hughes for Pro Tools Expert but it transcends DAWs and should help those wanting to get better backing vocals on their tracks.
There’s nothing better than an amazing lead vocal, we all have our favourite vocalists, but often the unsung heroes (forgive the pun) are the backing vocal performances.
You’ve got a great track down and now it’s time to get those all important vocals recorded to make this a killer hit. If there’s anything that seems to get more people stressed, it’s recording the vocals. The longer you spend trying to get a vocal performance right in the studio the harder it can get, so the sooner you get the killer performance better.
So here are our top 5 tricks for getting a great vocal performance.