Phaser

Electric guitar effect   Phasing is a popular effect for electric guitar. The term was often used to refer to the original tape flanging effect heard on many psychedelic records of the late 1960s. In 1968, Shin-ei’s Uni-Vibe effects pedal, designed by audio...

Frequency Shifter

What is a frequency shifter?   Frequency Shifter is a device which raises or lowers the frequency of an input signal. It does this using a complex amplitude modulation like technique. Unlike the pitch shifter, the frequency shifter does not preserve the harmonic...
Side-Chaining Made Easy with LFO Tool

Side-Chaining Made Easy with LFO Tool

Side-chain compressor simulation effect is a standard in modern electronic music. You can hear this effect in just about every top charting dance track of today. One of its main applications was to process dialogues. This means that the compressor was used for...

Vibrato

Adding Warmth   The use of vibrato is intended to add warmth to a note. In the case of many string instruments, the sound is strongly directional, particularly at high frequencies. The slight variations in pitch typical of vibrato playing can cause large changes...