Reverbs aren’t just for space—you can also use them for creative, otherworldly effects. In this article we depart from utilitarian uses of reverb and focus on how to use reverb plug-ins as sound design tools.
When used correctly, high pass filters can greatly improve the clarity of your mix. Like all audio tools, however, it has the potential to be overused with disastrous results. Learn tips for when to use them and how to listen for the effects of over-filtering.
From a single control, low pass filters give us a great deal of power over the tone and feel of our mix. Get tips for when to employ them in a session and how to listen for telltale signs of over-filtering.
Home recording studios have come a long way—but they can still yield cheap-sounding audio. So when a dinky sounding drum kit or a comb-filtered vocal comes your way, read these tips to learn how to make them sizzle!