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Old 05-20-2017, 04:24 AM
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As to cpu drain H-Reverb runs on the high side, Reverberate 2 up there, UltraReverb down low. Reverb tends to be one of the highest drains on computing power.
I really like the sound of the H-Reverb. I'm trying to get Waves to grant me an extra week demo so I can put it up against the ones I'm trying. They've done it before, so hopefully they'll help me out again (I already used my H-Reverb trial).

It's come down to H-Reverb, Valhalla Vintage Verb and Seventh Heaven (regular ver). I haven't tried loading them until my CPU craps out yet. That could be what it comes down to.

I also like the free TAL-Reverb 2. There are a ton of free verbs, but that one seems to be the only freebie in AAX format.

Do you guys usually put some kind of reverb on every instrument/track? I know that every session is different, and you give it what it needs, but there are still those standard things that are generally used every time.
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I really like the sound of the H-Reverb. I'm trying to get Waves to grant me an extra week demo so I can put it up against the ones I'm trying. They've done it before, so hopefully they'll help me out again (I already used my H-Reverb trial).

It's come down to H-Reverb, Valhalla Vintage Verb and Seventh Heaven (regular ver). I haven't tried loading them until my CPU craps out yet. That could be what it comes down to.

I also like the free TAL-Reverb 2. There are a ton of free verbs, but that one seems to be the only freebie in AAX format.

Do you guys usually put some kind of reverb on every instrument/track? I know that every session is different, and you give it what it needs, but there are still those standard things that are generally used every time.
I only put reverb on a track that needs it. I also tend to use just one reverb so everything is in the same space. That's not to say I won't use a reverb for a special effect for a particular track and my favorite for that is Eventide's Blackhole reverb.

As to specific usage for specific instrument I like plates on drums and to a lesser extent on pianos.
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I also tend to use just one reverb so everything is in the same space. That's not to say I won't use a reverb for a special effect for a particular track.

This.

I'm always amazed when I see mixes with 4-10 different reverbs going in a session. Like mentioned above, using a global reverb judiciously helps glue everything together.

As MM mentioned, special effects are different.




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my favorite for that is Eventide's Blackhole reverb.
Yes! It's almost a virtual instrument as anything you put through it changes character very notably. Amazing piano sounds you can create with it :)
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Yes! It's almost a virtual instrument as anything you put through it changes character very notably. Amazing piano sounds you can create with it :)
Funny you mention that. Back when I was playing around when I first got it I put it on a solo piano track from Phantom of the Opera and it literally brought the piece to life that it was missing. It's not for everything. I'll bet the late/great Les Paul would have loved this reverb
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Funny you mention that. Back when I was playing around when I first got it I put it on a solo piano track from Phantom of the Opera and it literally brought the piece to life that it was missing. It's not for everything. I'll bet the late/great Les Paul would have loved this reverb


For my, the best surround space reverb. It fills the music in such a beautiful way, that I can't live without it when mixing music in surround.
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