[LAD] [Bulk] Re: Digital Effects

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Thu Sep 4 08:01:31 UTC 2014

On Thu, 2014-09-04 at 15:37 +0800, Brad Campbell wrote:
> One thing I told years ago by a gnarled old recording engineer was 
> always put plenty of reverb into the vocalists monitor. I took this 
> on-board and while I always record may parts as dry as is practical, I 
> always have plenty of FX in the monitor. I find it makes me sing better 
> and play better/cleaner.

Sometimes the psychologically effect does help, but in general this is a

Drawing a picture large and making it smaller for the release usually is
better than drawing a picture small and enlarge it for the release.

> For my instrument parts reverb or echo multiplies the tiniest of 
> mistakes and therefore I concentrate a lot harder on not making them

That does only work, if you are within one scale, your music is based
much on clock of keys. If not, the result likely is terrible, reverb or
feedback delays could be disastrous.

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