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Logic Pro X monitor reverb, the easy way

Setting up monitoring reverb in Logic Pro X the easy way

Imagine you want to record a singer. You want him or her to hear reverb in their headphones, but you don’t want to actually record this reverb, and you also want to use zero-latency hardware monitoring, so that the singer can hear themselves in their headphones without any latency whatsoever. In this post, I explain how to set this up, but without using the pre-fader send technique. Continue reading

Great sounding reverb with just two sends

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