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Mastering Pro Tools® Effects: Getting the Most Out of Pro Tools’ Effects Processors by Jeremy Krug

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Overuse, Abuse, and Danger Zones

Just as there are good ways to use reverb, there are bad ways as well. Maybe they aren’t bad as much as they are common mistakes that leave you feeling frustrated or confused. Everybody in the studio has heard the term reverb, but few (especially the band members) know what it’s all about. So here are a few common requests and common pitfalls to watch out for, along with some ideas for fixing them.

Just Dump a Bunch of Reverb on It

This is a common request in the recording studio when an artist starts to get frustrated with getting a good take or editing a good composite. Maybe you’ve also heard this suggestion from an inexperienced audio engineer. Unfortunately, it’s not usually the magic potion they are hoping ...

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