Créer délai inversé et effets de réverbération dans le Dossier

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.  

Une de mes méthodes favorites pour créer des effets spéciaux est d'utiliser des retards inverse et réverbérations. Ceci est une excellente façon de produire quelque chose d'un peu inhabituel et est un excellent moyen d'entrer dans le monde du design sonore. Même les débutants peuvent prendre sur l'action ici.

Im en utilisant record Propellerheads pour ce tutoriel, mais essentiellement, vous pouvez utiliser n'importe quel DAW avec la possibilité de lire des fichiers audio qui offre des effets delay et reverb plug-ins. Ainsi des thats bien ... DAW à peu près tous sur la planète!

01 - Choisir Certains audio au processus

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

L'audio-être traiter est isolé

The vocal we are going to process is isolated:

[Audio id = "6187"]

02 - Inverser l'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

L'audio est inversé

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

Notre audio inversé est prêt

The vocal is reversed:

[Audio id = "6185"]

03 - Application de la réverbération ou un délai

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

Les effets de retour sont ajoutés

The effects sends in Record’s mixer

Les effets envoie dans les enregistrements mélangeur

The reversed audio with reverb added:

[Audio id = "6186"]

... Et avec un retard stéréo:

[Audio id = "6188"]

Avec ces deux effets mis en place, j'ai pu envoyer nos vocale inversée pour deux d'entre eux. L'effet que nous obtenons est déjà assez spécial que vous pouvez entendre dans les clips ci-dessous. Jusqu'ici nous nous apprêtons à mi-chemin à travers le processus et ont quelques étapes à parcourir avant que nous nous sommes fait.

04 - Effet Exportation Seule

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

Dossiers toutes les fonctionnalités fenêtre d'exportation

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 - Re-importer les résultats, Edition, Sync et Mix

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

Inverser et en alignant les pistes

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

Toutes les pistes sont maintenant alignés
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

Tous les sons sont maintenant mélangés pour créer un bon équilibre général

The reverse reverb effect is mixed with the original vocal:

[Audio id = "6191"]

Et l'effet retard est également mitigée:

[Audio id = "6192"]

06 - Modification complémentaires et recyclage

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

Certains d'automatisation est ajouté à l'audio de retard

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

Effets supplémentaires sont également ajoutés à notre reverb inversée

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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