Great sounding reverb with just two sends
If you have access to a large, great sounding live room, you may not need to worry too much about creating a sense of space: you can control the amount of ambience with microphone placement and additional room mics if necessary.
But if you record in a small room with close microphones, or you’re mostly working with synths, samples, or virtual instruments, it can be tricky to get a sense of ambience without drowning things out in reverb. Delay effects can sound fantastic, but work best when set up on a track-by-track basis, and aren’t as diffuse and dense as a reverb.
In this post I present a very quick way to set up great sounding reverb for a whole track. Continue reading