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How to use Reverb

VST, AU, etc. plug-in Virtual Effects discussion

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221 posts since 14 Jan, 2011

Postby brekehan; Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:41 am How to use Reverb

Every time I try to use Abelton's reverb mixing over 25% I seem to get this extra ambient tree chop sound over the top of the rest.
I don't know how to describe it any better. The reflect knob seems to affect it's intensity and the hi and lo cut change its tone. I don't want it there at all! Just the rest of the effect. Does anyone know what I'm talking about? How can I use reverb better?

Got any links to some good noob reverb guides? Especially with the params Abelton's has?
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3864 posts since 15 Aug, 2006

Postby Funkybot's Evil Twin; Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:44 am Re: How to use Reverb

The new issue of Computer Music has a long and in depth 'how to use reverb' article along with some tutorials. In addition, buying the magazine (including digital editions) will get you two reverb plugins.
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1712 posts since 4 Sep, 2011, from England

Postby Kaboom75; Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:26 pm Re: How to use Reverb

Demo the Valhalla DSP reverbs cheap and the best for what they cover. I don't know anyone who likes Live's reverb.
1764 posts since 13 Feb, 2012, from Amsterdam

Postby BDeep; Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:45 pm Re: How to use Reverb

Yeah, had the same "issue" with Logic's verbs, try ValhallaRoom, it will give you all of the reverb and none of the artefacts ;).
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402 posts since 24 Aug, 2004, from under the big oak tree

Postby Cintronic; Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:15 am Re: How to use Reverb

I never been able to get good results with Abletons Reverbs. Too complex for learning how they work.

Demo some others like ones suggested to see if you get better results.

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