A lot of mixes stand or fall on their use of reverb – the process is used to give the impression of sounds being in a real acoustic space, providing your mix with front-to-back depth, and is often referred to as the ‘glue’ binding all the different parts of a mix into a coherent whole. Using just enough reverb to do these jobs, without overdoing it and turning your track to sonic mush, is one of the major components of the mysterious pro sound.
Getthatprosound.com has a great article covering the basics of reverb along with a top ten list of plugin in verbs, a good write up of each and even alternatives for each one! Definitely worth a read for anyone that’s been confused by the dizzying amount of effect plugins out there; myself included.
You can read the full article here.
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