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How To Use An EQ (Equalizer)

Last updated: Aug 15, 2018

Learning how to use an EQ (equalizer) effect plugin on your music, sound effects, or voice isn’t that hard. This tutorial will walk you through how to use EQ and what everything does. If you’ve never used one before, that’s completely fine. Chances are, you'll need to throw an equalizer at...

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How To Use A Reverb Effect

Last updated: Aug 15, 2018

Now, it might be obvious what a reverb effect will do to a sound but if you're wondering what all of those parameters control and how they change the sound of the reverb, you'll want to read this post. There are so many different reverb plugins out there. Some cost money and some are free.

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How To Use A Chorus Effect

Last updated: Aug 15, 2018

If you're wondering how to use a Chorus effect, this tutorial will help you understand any chorus plugin thrown your way. Even if you're just curious about what certain things mean and what they do, stick around! Chances are, not everyone will be using the exact same chorus effect plugin...

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How To Use Audio Distortion

Last updated: Aug 15, 2018

Distortion is a pretty versatile effect. If you're wondering how to use audio distortion to add warmth or some extra bite to your sounds, it does the trick. In this post, we’ll be going through the various types of this effect plugin such as Overdrive, Clip, Fold-back, Decimate and Bitcrush.

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How To Use An Audio Compressor

Last updated: Aug 15, 2018

If you’re wondering how to use an audio compressor, you don't need to be using a specific plugin to understand what I'm talking about. Stick around, you’ll be learning what everything does in a compressor and a limiter. This tutorial will walk you through what all of the parameters will do.

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How To Use A Delay Effect

Last updated: Aug 15, 2018

If you want to know how to use a delay effect and what everything does, stick around. This tutorial will teach you about the principles of delay, regardless of the plugin you choose. From standalone plugins to delays that are built into synths, they will all have relatively the same options...

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How To Use A Phaser Effect

Last updated: Aug 15, 2018

If you’re wondering how to use a phaser effect to give life and motion to your sounds, stick around to find out what everything does, and to learn about phasing in music. This is a good tool for sound design but can be slightly intimidating at first. This phaser effect tutorial...

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