Most of us use send / return effects in our projects and they are an excellent way of adding spatial effects to numerous different parts in our mix. Most of the time these effects busses consist of a single delay or reverb plug-in, but there are a few things we can do to spice up proceedings.
This tutorial looks at a few different techniques you can use to make your effects returns live and breathe. I'm using Logic Pro here but you will be able to translate every technique used to your favourite DAW with very little hassle.
01 - Setting up the Standard Effects Return
Before we get into any new processing techniques we'll need a traditional send / return set up. Due to the fact we are using Logic this process is really straight forward, thanks to the application's '