Understanding Phase and Phasing

Understanding Phase and Phasing

Phase (sometimes called “position”) is the orientation of a cyclical waveform in time, relative to a another cyclical waveform.   Here is an analogy on a less abstract level… If I were to start singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star from the lyrics “up above...
7 Expert Delay Effect Tips

7 Expert Delay Effect Tips

The Almighty Delay   Delay is one of the most used audio effects in music production. Not only is delay a very important effect in itself; it’s also one of the basic building blocks for many other effects, including reverb, chorus and flanger. If you listen...
Return Delay Magic

Return Delay Magic

INTRODUCTION   Producers often underestimate the creative advantages of using delay units on return tracks. This technique seems to get obscured by the fact that most delays have an adjustable dry/wet parameter which, when on anything other than 100%, makes the...