So you've got the tape delay emulation plugins in your conveniently digital VST collection? Good for you. But, this hardware cassette tape echo from the maker of the OM-1 synth will blow your mind.
Good things come in 3's... but Universal Audio go further with 4 new high quality UAD plug-ins: Eventide Harmonizer, Marshall Bluesbreaker 1962, Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 & Oxide Tape Recorder.
Welcome to part 1 in this series on music production techniques. You could think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! Let's start with Delay & Echo.
Too much choice can be a bad thing... or can it? Joe Albano walks us through Logic Pro X's delay plug-ins and demonstrates which are best suited for different effects.
Listen to some the most well popular EDM tracks out there with vocal parts and you'll likely notice some expertly implemented delay effects. Mo Volans shows how to bring these into your tracks.
New company, Surreal Machines, have released a very exciting new pack of Max for Live delay effects called Dub Machines. Check out the video and more about these premium delay effects.
In the continuing quest for a more "analogue" sound, U-He have released Satin, a tape machine from the Golden Age for all us software-heads! Hollin Jones discovers its multi-faceted uses.
Learn how to get some crazy pitch modulation effects going in Logic Pro with this step-by-step tutorial by Gary Hiebner. Traditionally used on guitars, who can apply them any type of sound you wish!
If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.
Logic's Tape Delay is one of the original effects, and still one of the best for emulating that tape-based analog dub feel. Mo Volans uses it for some 'wow' and 'flutter'.
I have been a huge fan of the OhmBoyz delay plug-in since the moment it was released. Although it's now been around for years it's still a staple in my daily studio diet. It has the uncanny ability of
Dub Reggae broke some crazy sonic boundaries back in the day, and is heard everywhere in modern music from Rap and Pop to Metal and Electronica. The use of delays and limited analog gear was utilized
Your hi-hat patterns can make or break a beat. Well-constructed hat patterns can make a stale beat groove. It can take a stagnant beat and turn it into a groove monster. I have found by adding modulat