Hall Reverb

Discrete Echoes   Reverb actually represents a large number of discrete echoes. They are caused by sound bouncing off of every conceivable solid surface and then mushing together as the thousands of echo’s return to the listener. A reverb processor is a...

Convolution Reverb

What is a Convolution reverb?   Convolution Reverb digitally simulates the reverberation characteristics of an acoustic space using a piece of software. For instance, it can recreate a realistic simulation of any acoustic space like cathedrals, symphony halls,...

FET Compressor

Field Effect Transistor   FET compressors, which stands for field effect transistor, are devices from the family of dynamic audio effects. So how did they come about? As small transistors began to replace large tubes, later compressor devices were based on field...
7 Useful Modulation Effects Tips

7 Useful Modulation Effects Tips

It would be unlikely to find an adequate comparison to modulation effects in nature. For example, flanging effect could be described as a “jet plane” passing by and that would be the closest comparison. Effects such as flanger, phaser, chorus or ring modulation fall...
Ways to Wobble

Ways to Wobble

Needless to say, most Dubstep is characterized by wobbly, unstable bass timbres. The technique was made popular with the birth of subtractive synthesizers. However, it has evolved into something way more exotic. There are a number of ways to impose this sort of...