January 23, 2011

Ducking Delay

Thanks everyone for the feedback on the last post! You’ve given me some good ideas and a renewed enthusiasm for making some new tutorials. Please keep the suggestions coming! In this tutorial, I demonstrate how to make a ducking delay, which is a delay that becomes louder in the empty spaces between phrases. The technique [...]

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March 14, 2009

Better Delay Feedback

In this tutorial I use a standard delay plug-in and the busses to create a more unique delay feedback than the standard feedback control usually offers. Also, automated aux sends are addressed. The song in this video was performed, produced, and engineered by students of mine. The producer/engineers were Roger Lemmon and Stephen Findley. The [...]

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February 21, 2009

Creative Gating, Part 3

In this last creative gating tutorial a gate is used to make the snare drum pop out in a room mic track, making the room mic cleaner sounding and more usable in the mix. I hope you’ve enjoyed the series. Be sure to add a comment with any questions. Once again, a special thanks to [...]

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February 16, 2009

Creative Gating, Part 2

In this second creative gating tutorial a high-hat track is used to apply a rhythmic pulsing effect on a synth pad. As in the previous tutorial, the gate’s key input makes it happen. A special thanks to Max Kunz of Jungle Maps for playing the drums.

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