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Delay vs reverb

I find myself using reverb fairly extensively to add space and smooth things out. Meanwhile, my delay plugins are collecting dust sitting on their virtual shelf. When should I be reaching for a ...
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Serious use of self-recorded IR's

I use reverbs all the time on dialogue, no matter what the project. There may be the occasional voiceover that gets away completely dry, but everything else gets a little bit (or a lot) of reverb. I ...
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Reverb in Surround

I was watching the Tron Legacy video on SoundWorks Collection and it brought up some questions for me and my wife in regards to surround mixing. Having never mixed 5.1/7.1, I did not think about how ...
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Removing Reverb

is there any technique of removing reverb from a sound clip with out altering the original clip?
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Understanding Convolution Reverb

This question is more for me to understand the uses of convolution reverb, how to perform it, and clear up any misconceptions I have. As I understand it, to create a convolution impulse you: Set up ...
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Automating a Dialogue/Foley Reverb

I've got a scene I'm working on where a couple characters are having a conversation and the camera is in front of them walking with them tracking them as they walk through a whole office. The scene is ...
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How can I get good reverb with audacity?

I am looking for a simple way to get reverb from audacity - similar to a guitar amp that just has a knob from 1 to 10. Is GVerb the correct effect to use for this? It looks too complicated and sounds ...
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Matching Dialogue between different takes

Hello. Another newbie questions from me. Been working on a 45 mins film, take place in an apartment. Most of the dialogue's quality turn out fine. (It's a shortfilm about a conversation between 3 ...
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Placing sounds in the distance, outdoors

I'm trying to work out the best way to create varying levels of distance and wondered if anyone would share their techniques? At the moment I'm especially working on gunshot and explosion sounds, ...
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Reproducing a reverb/echo

This question is pretty specific so i'm not sure if this question will be appreciated or not, apologies if not. Let's start with a little background: I'm trying to record my voice and and using ...
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Best Convolution Impulse Response combos for SFX?

I am always searching for new combination of sounds to run as the source and impulse in a convolution plugin. I'm not looking for reverbs so much as cool sfx. I once heard a flame whoosh sent ...
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Reverbs for Urban Exteriors

Hi I've always wonder how to create those dense reverbs that you often hear in big cities. The classic example are sirens, car honks, or train whistles really far away. Whenever I listen to ...
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Filter Reverb and Echo at the time of recording in Audacity or any other software

I am recording video lectures. The sound in those lectures must be clear from outside noises and also any echo/reverb. At my home I have only one room where the traffic sound and other sounds (barking ...
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Is per-stem reverb the same as reverb for the full mix?

I've just found out about how to do stems when recording, and why they're important (kind of obvious, I guess!) The only thing I can't work out, is where "full-mix" reverb is applied. If I want a ...
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What is the difference between reverb and resonance?

This is one definition I have found for resonance: the reinforcement or prolongation of sound by reflection from a surface or by the synchronous vibration of a neighboring object. But I basically ...
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Outdoor Reverb/Delay?

I'm doing some sound design for a scene that takes place outside in front of a farmhouse, but all of the sound for it is being recorded indoors. I've got the outdoor ambiance sounds covered just fine, ...
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Can a reverb processor compensate for a dead room?

Say a recording space, such as a simple isolation booth, has a very dead, overly damped sound, so there is little to no reverb trail on recordings made in that space. Is it possible to use a reverb ...
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That deep Drone / Ambient texture

Hi, Always asked myself how to achieve that deep sound using reverb like in Kerovnian, Megaptera or Amon productions... I tried with no success cuting freqencies below 40 and above 2K with large hall ...
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Space Designer presets in Pro Tools

Hi all, I've just got a quick question. I've been working on a project in Pro Tools that requires a constant battlefield soundscape a couple of miles off in the distance. I've spent countless days ...
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Designing a Reverb

Hi everybody. I´ve been using reverbs for a while and I´m curious about what´s the proccess you use to design the right space through a Reverb. Which parameters and which workflow do u choose to ...
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How Do You Record Impulse Responses in Small Places?

I've only been able to experiment recording IR's in big reverberant places with balloon pops, I'm curious how you would go about recording some in places where a balloon can't be used like in a vacuum ...
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Real-time audio effects in Windows

I am looking for instructions on how to setup a real time reverb or echo effects on a PC. Searching did not yield any obvious winners, so if someone can recommend a setup that is easy and works well (...
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Freeware Reverb VSTs

What freeware reverb VSTs can you recommend? Please link to just one reverb per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download features ...
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What reverb plugins do you use?

In keeping with this months topic of reverb on Designing Sound, what are the reverb plugins you use most often? for Convolution/IR? Traditional? Weirder/non real? (There is no right answer to this ...
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Recording cello and electronics in a big room

I'm working on a project with a Cellist, we mix classic Cello and live electronics+ processed field recordings (I leave the link to provide a hint on what is all about). http://www.educomelles.com/...
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Use of reverbs in mixing.

How often do you use reverb in mixing sound effects? I know it's essential for dialogue, however, how do you apply it to effects? Do you have a template which automatically assigns all of your spot ...
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De-Reverberator

Umm yeah, So I watched this video which was linked from JW sound. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yitJOeFkscc&feature=player_embedded Very New, Just came out. But um Wow.
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How do I create space in my mix (example provided)

It seems no matter what I try I cannot recreate or even get close to the mix I desire. A mix where all my sounds are clean yet full and have the depth I desire. Over the years I have used many ...
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Dialogue Premix - Exterior Verb

While in the midst of a dialogue premix, I've been playing around with this Snapshot feature on TLSpace I never knew existed. Has made verbing so much quicker and easier now especially for recurring ...
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EQing the reverb

i would like to know if you guys EQ a reverb, if so what parameters do you keep in mind while doing so? everytime i try to EQ a reverb i end up fiddling with it without getting proper results..i have ...
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How to make a pad-synth feel like it occupies a large space without the use of a reverb effect?

After listening to a number of NI (Native Instruments) synth patches on their official website, it got me curious as to how they sculpt their sounds to feel so distant, but yet present and full (if ...
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Overdrive to create depth?

I read in a fairly recent Sound on Sound article (which, for the life of me, I can't find) of a mix engineer who uses overdrive instead of reverb to create depth, and he said it was an oldschool ...
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How to create a HUGE rumbly kick drum?

I'm looking to create a deep rumbly kick drum like in these tracks: I love these tight reverb kicks, that when the highpass lets ...
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Reverb Algoritms

Looking at designing some effective reverb in SuperCollider, wondering is anyone can point me in the direction of some good resources for algorithms?
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Add modal resonance to voice over

I am working with actor video where he unfortunately recorded on-screen in a room and off-screen in an almost anechoic space. While I have been able to get rid of a lot of the frequency differences ...
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Live vocal effect, dynamic dependant. delay & reverb

I was on live show yesterday, hear this what i will try to explain. When singer talks to crowd or just sing quiet her voice, effect can be just barely heard. But when she raise voice volume effect ...
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How would I make this type of reverb or multi tap echo?

I hear this in many songs and I can't think of a better example than this Its like a cross between a delay and reverb. What would be the best method or replicating ...
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Which device to plug microphone to to get realistic realtime church reverberation for classical guitar

I am the happy owner of a Sony PCM-D50. I play classical guitar. What electronic device should I plug the jack output of the Sony microphone to get high quality reverb? Any advice to avoid feedback ...
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Reducing room on recordings

Hey Looking for any bright ideas to help me... Im a sound editor recording some feet in my lounge for a feature - I have a creaky old hollow wood floor which is absolutely perfect for deck of a ship,...
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Creating realistic reverb in a forest

Hi, I'm currently in post production with a WW2 era short. The climactic scene at the end takes place within a pine forest. There are gunshots that happen offscreen, away from the main characters, ...
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Reverbs in sound effects library

Hi, sometimes when I listen to some library demos I notice deep and powerful reverbs, especially on hit and impacts. I would mind if those sounds are delivered dry or with reverbs. Thanks, Luca
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Slow Motion Comedic Action Effect

This is a "what is that" sort of question, and also, a "why can't I find an example of it" question. In some older martial arts movies, and goofy action sequences, the action will slow down as some ...
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How do I use Impulse Responses from Waves in another convolution plugin

I have the Waves IR plugin and it has a lot of good impulse responses but the plugin itself isnt very good and all the impulse responses come in .wir. How could I use these impulse responses on the ...
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Recreating Specific Female Vocals

This artist called jacaszek uses some specific delay, EQ, & reverb settings for his female melody lines. At 1:24 the female voice comes in. Can anyone help me ...
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Neutral reverb without sense of room for making wind

I'm mid production and have to make elements of light wind in a large design-composition by vocalizing and using various props. Works great, but the version of Altiverb I had and that usually did the ...
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What exactly is thick plate reverb

I've been trying to achieve a certain sound that I hear in a lot of break beats and beat slicing. One of the steps in achieving this sound, I've been heard, is to process the sound through a thick ...
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Stadium Reverb Ambience

I need to put this samba track into a stadium obviously a single reverb instance won't do the trick (at least I've tried but it didn't - Space designer from Logic) It sounds dirty and confused while ...
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Reverb bus workflow for features (and bouncing DX+M&E)

I've read in forums that people have reverb busses (around 3-5) to send dx-fx-mx to. Is this per food group (3 for DX, 3 for FX, etc..) or for everything since you want the DX and FX to be in the same ...
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EQing with reverbs rather than parametric EQ

Would anybody like to share their experiences, tips, processes, etc from EQing with reverbs instead of using a parametric EQ?
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Effects order in sound design

A producer told me that if want to use both a reverb and delay, i should put the delay first, so that its feedback does not clash with the decay of the reverb. Does the effects order you add to a ...