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Audio Mistakes 103 - 10 Common Reverb/Delay Mistakes.
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What are the three components of a reverberant sound field?
Modulation, Feedback, Threshold
Initial Delay, Early Reflections, Later Reverberation (Tail)
Attack, Sustain, Release
Hall, Room, Chamber
What tracks might be assigned different reverbs in a mix?
Every track in a mix should be assigned its own reverb
Each individual vocal harmony, since they usually have different melodies
Drums and Vocals, since certain reverbs may sound good on one but not the other
What is a typical range for a classic Slap Echo effect?
Around 1–2 milliseconds or less
Around 25–50 milliseconds or less
Around 15–25 milliseconds or less
Around 100–150 milliseconds (or more)
What kind of mixes are likely to use Reverb and Delay-based effects?
Mostly Electro and pop mixes
Reverb only on classical, Delay only on pop
Mostly rock mixes
How is a Send & Return hookup done for Reverb?
Reverb inseted in an Aux, Sends from individual channels feed that Aux through a Bus
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Reverb inserted in each channel strip, dry/wet mix set to taste
Reverb inserted in Master channel strip, dry/wet mix set to taste
How can you separate the dry sound from the reverb for a little more clarity?
Increase the Reverb's Pre-Delay (Initial Reflection) Time
Insert the reverb on a separate audio channel from the dry signal
Bypass the reverb
Crank up the Decay Time
On a chorus effect, what are the Rate & Depth controls made for?
Adjust the attack time of each nore that's being chorused
Set the mix between the dry and wet sound
Set the speed and intensity of the periodic LFO Modulation
Set the degree of automatic pitch correction applied
What effects are created with delays?
Chorusing, Flanging, Auto-Tuning, Overdrive
Doubling, Chorusing, Flanging, Echo
Doubling, Limiting, Modulating, Phasing
Overdrive, Distortion, Compression
What are typical delay times for Doubling?
Around 100–150 milliseconds
Around 15–20 milliseconds
Around 1–2 milliseconds
Around 500–750 milliseconds
What is Rt60?
A classic digital reverb unit
The number of seconds a reverberant sound field lasts
The time it takes for a reverberant sound field to decay by 60 dB
The number of seonds of Pre-Delay in a reverberant sound field
What option do some Reverbs have that can help adjust for possible bass buildup?
Separate controls for Attack & Decay
Separate high-frequency and low-frequency Decay controls
A built-in broadband limiter
Ab uilt-in modulation effect
What does Feedback add to a Flanging effect?
A repeating echo effect
A vintage compression characteristic
A stronger metallic resonance
Audio Mistakes 103
10 Common Reverb/Delay Mistakes
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