Grammy Award–winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you how to creatively use effects like Reverb, Signal Generators, Delays, EQ, and Compression to turn plain boring tracks into something special! The right effects within a song can make or break keeping a listener interested. Dave covers creating reverb effects out of delays, using digital clipping in your mix, creating vocal delays without plug-ins or hardware, and choosing the right reverb for your mix. These effect-focused Dave then goes over using aux sends for your effects while mixing, using reverb techniques from Abbey Road’s studios, properly incorporating slap delays in your mix, how reverb affects mood and creating effects with high-pass and low-pass filters. Dave also reveals how to make your mixes louder through EQ, compression, and other techniques, mixing multiple vocal delays on a single vocal, triggering effects on your drum tracks using samples, mixing massive kick drums, incorporating mid-side EQ to create room in your mixes and achieving the vintage vocal delay effect.
Watch and use these techniques today and see how your tracks and productions sound more polished and professional!