Free Reverb Impulse Responses

On October 8, 2010, in Mixing Tutorials, Music Technology, by Daniel Rowland

If you’re trudging through your DAW searching for the best reverb plugins, you may be a little disheartened. Some are good, some are bad (or very bad), but there are very that are truly excellent. For those of you who have a convolution reverb, I want to pass along some really great, free impulse responses. […]

Mixing Tips: Panning Reverb

On August 7, 2010, in Mixing Tutorials, Music Technology, by Daniel Rowland

Reverb is a great way to add depth to any number of tracks in your session.  Here is a quick mixing tutorial about a trick that has been used on countless recordings. It involves panning your reverb to give the track a more open, wider, and bigger sound. This trick usually works best on accompaniment […]

Quick Tips: Graphic EQ vs. Parametric EQ

On August 7, 2010, in Mixing Tutorials, Music Technology, Recording Tutorials, by Daniel Rowland

What do equalizers do? When you use an equalizer, you are basically controlling the volume of a certain range of frequencies. “Graphic” equalizers have a number of bands that can be controlled individually (like in a “31 band” eq). In that case, you have sliders that give you control over the level of 31 fixed, […]