This video is an adaptation of a segment I did for the Home Recording Show podcast. This is a dissection of a mix I did for an acoustic song using only REAPER’s included plugins.
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@reaperblog awesome video, definitely giving me something to strive for!
Nice, thanks for this. I agree Reaverberate is a pretty hard to get a decent sound out of, but I was wondering why didn’t you use ReaVerb? You can get some great sounding impulse responses for it for free.
Hi Mark, thanks for checking it out.
I could have used ReaVerb but I don’t normally use IR verbs in my mixes. I also wanted to work as quickly as possible on the mix, about 3hrs total. I don’t think it comes with any impulses to start with. I have 3GB worth of verb impulses and going through them to find the perfect one seems like a distraction to me.
With that said, ReaVerb probably would have worked better/easier. I just didn’t want to go the easy way.
I’ll add a ReaVerb tutorial to my to-do list.
Valhalla Room is my go-to verb and I set it up basically like in the video. 1 very short, 1 medium and nearly all tracks send into those two reverbs.
Which Reaper theme/template are you using to get all of this stuff on your screen at once?
The theme is called Alternate. I have the mixer and FX list docked at the bottom and the transport at the top.
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