La creación de retardo inverso y efectos de reverberación en el Registro

One of my favourite methods to create special effects is to use reverse delays and reverbs. It's a great way to produce something a little unusual and enter the world of sound design.  

Uno de mis métodos favoritos para crear efectos especiales es utilizar los retrasos inversa y reverberaciones. Esta es una excelente manera de producir algo un poco inusual, y es una buena manera de entrar en el mundo del diseño de sonido. Incluso los principiantes pueden entrar en la acción aquí.

Im usando Propellerheads Registro de este tutorial, pero básicamente se puede utilizar cualquier aplicación de audio con la capacidad de reproducir audio que cuenta con efectos de delay y reverb plug-ins. Así que eso es, bueno ... DAW casi todos en el planeta!

01 - Selección de sonido a Proceso

First up you’ll need to focus on a specific audio part to process. Here I am using a vocal clip as I find that these effects work very well with vocals. My part is in total isolation so everything is nice and clear but of course if you are working on a project you can complete this process on one part amongst many.

With your audio selected make sure it’s solo’d and playing in total isolation. Now is a good time to check your audio for any faults, clicks, pops or overs. The last thing you need here are any imperfections being amplified by the processing... So make sure your audio is super clean.

The audio that we’ll be treating is isolated

El audio que también se está atendiendo es aislado

The vocal we are going to process is isolated:

[Audio id = "6187"]

02 - La inversión de la Audio

Next open your audio file in your DAW’s audio editor. Record now features a more fully featured editor and has quite a few options for processing, one of which is the reverse function and this is exactly what we are after here!

The audio is reversed

El audio se invierte

Once the audio is reversed play it back to check everything is present and correct. Also double check your levels at this point and ensure that you are working with plenty of headroom, you’re going to need it when the processing is applied.

Our reversed audio is ready

Nuestro sonido se invierte listo

The vocal is reversed:

[Audio id = "6185"]

03 - Aplicación de la reverberación o retardo

For the purpose of this tutorial I have decided to show the effect with both delay and reverb, so I have set up two send / returns in Record’s mixer. I have used Record’s excellent RV7000 Advanced Reverb to produce a very large reverb and a dedicated delay based Combinator to pump out a tape Echo pre-set in the other.

The return effects are added

El retorno de efectos se añaden

The effects sends in Record’s mixer

Los envíos de efectos en los registros mezclador

The reversed audio with reverb added:

[Audio id = "6186"]

... Y con delay estéreo:

[Audio id = "6188"]

Con estos dos efectos instalar tuve la oportunidad de enviar a nuestros vocales invertido para los dos. El efecto que estamos consiguiendo es muy especial ya que se puede escuchar en los clips de abajo. Hasta el momento estamos a punto a mitad de camino en el proceso y tienen unos cuantos pasos por recorrer antes de que se llevan a cabo.

04 - Efecto de la exportación sólo

We need to export the results of our processing, and there are really two ways to go about this. You can export the whole thing, in other words the audio and effect, or you can export just the effects. 

In this case I exported just the effects stream as I’m a firm believer that this method gives you much more control over the finished product and a more balanced sound in general. 

Record offers some really great features for exporting very specific parts of your mix (an area from which other DAWs could learn a thing or two!). Once you have accessed the ‘Bounce mixer channels’ area you can actually home right in on the specific effects devices and just render their outputs.

Record’s fully featured export window

Registros de todas las funciones ventana de exportación

With the isolated effects exported they are ready to be brought back into the project and mixed with the original dry parts to create the final effect.

The reverb effect in isolation:

[Audio id = "6190"]

[Audio id = "6189"]

05 - Vuelva a importar los resultados, edición, sincronización y mezcla

The bounced fx streams can now be imported into a couple of new audio tracks. Once this is complete you can go ahead and reverse all of the audio so everything is technically playing in it’s original state.

Reversing and aligning the tracks

Marcha atrás y la alineación de las vías

The newly imported (and reversed) effects audio will now need to be moved around so that it works nicely with the original dry parts. To do this I would strongly advise you to switch off any snap mode. This will allow you to be extremely accurate with the placement and give you a better chance of getting things right.

I generally use any obvious transients to get things in line. Although the effects have often masked much of the dynamic signature you should find this pretty straight forward and the effect files are usually pretty forgiving, so you don’t have to be mathematically correct here!

All the tracks are now aligned

Todas las pistas están alineados
Once the files are all in place you can mix their levels to strike a good balance between the  dry and effected files. What you should be left with is a great reverse reverb (or delay) effect. As you have all the files you also have complete control over levels, pan and any further processing you might want to apply.

All the sounds are now mixed to create a good overall balance

Todos los sonidos están mezclados para crear un buen equilibrio general

The reverse reverb effect is mixed with the original vocal:

[Audio id = "6191"]

Y el efecto de retardo también es mixta:

[Audio id = "6192"]

06 - Edición adicional y Reciclaje

Although the effects already sound great you can always take things a step further if you like. You can cut your effected files up, reverse sections, add automation and even more effects processing if you like. All this can be done without effecting the original files.

Some automation is added to the delay audio

Algunos de automatización se suma a la del retardo de audio

In this case I’ve automated the pan on the delay channel and added some modulation effects to the reverb. The result is a trippy collage of sound that really enhances the vocal phrase. Now go and create your own reverse effects and see what you can create!

Extra effects are also added to our reverse reverb

Efectos adicionales también se han agregado a nuestro reverb inversa

The final result with the extra effects and automation:

[Audio id = "6193"]

Mo has been a professional in the music industry for around 15 years. He has released material with the world's leading record labels and also produces music for TV and Film. Mo is also a prolific writer and is a regular contributor to magazines such as Music Tech, Future Music and EQ magazine. There isn't a piece of music software tha... Read More


Mk Music Records
Thanks I will try this one

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