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Dr. Fluffenstein
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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by Dr. Fluffenstein » Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:04 pm

Isn't live's reverb simply supposed to mimic the functions of a common hardware reverb? I've never really used a hardware reverb, so I'm not sure what they sound like next to each other. But I agree that it sounds kind of odd.

Is it really that bad for something that's not based on physical modeling?

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by whitegirllust » Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:20 am

My girlfriend just bought me 112db's reverb for my birthday. I have barely been able to use it but so far I quite like the sound. Only $150.
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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by whitegirllust » Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:24 am

Oh and as far as Live's reverb, I like it but only for making swell builds for breakdowns and such - big room house style.
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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by Amplidude » Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:19 pm

I think Live's Reverb it's more an effect for manipulating Sounds than to cre8 deepness. I really like it for percussive sounds with a small size and a short decay. I Also love the freeze function, what makes this plugin very special for me. But what i'm really missing is a reversed reverb for live use.

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by Aequitas123 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:54 am

Epicverb is pretty nice!

If you need the best sounding reverb you probably have to get Altiverb.

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by spinmaster_roy » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:13 pm

EOS by Audio Damage is a great hall and plate verb,

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by Hielo Patagonia Sounds » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:06 am

+1 for Audiodamage EOS :D

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by outershpongolia » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:47 am

I'm looking for a reverb to put on a return tracks.. kind of a general use reverb for live use, to sort of blow things out, if that makes any sense.. any tips? it always sounds super tinny, like reverb inside of an empty spaghetti O's can :oops:

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by roothewhirl » Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:45 am

Make sure you're adjusting the filters of Live's Reverb as well. Letting the low end of the sound be affected by the Reverb can cause some unpleasant results (sometimes).

Really, the best thing is to experiment with settings and save presets that work for you! It's all about the application.

When messing around with some of the settings, it's also a good idea to have the wet knob cranked to 100% so you can hear the effect to it's fullest, then when you're happy, mix it accordingly. Have fun!
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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by Z3NO » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:29 pm

Why not simply use Logic's Space Designer inside Live. Easi(ish)ly achieved using midi routing through Mac OSX internal IAC midi driver. Upside of this is that you can use ANY effect or instrument from Logic inside Live. Thafe!

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by tiago_vla » Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:50 am

first of all go to special in the reverb presets, then pick up a reverb preset called florest floor to an auxiliar track.. put the dry/wet at 100%, then make a low cut at 1000hz, then get the Q of the low cut to minimum in order to make a straight cut at 1000hz, then go to predelay and get it to 4 sec., then activate the modulation (chorus), and place the device simple delay with eight note preset before the reverb with the drywet once again in maximum.. hope it helps

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by D.R.F. » Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:26 am

Thank you for all the replies. Will try some of them.
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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by Formic » Fri Apr 23, 2010 12:36 pm

I have EOS and Redline reverb and have to say that although EOS has a nice plate sound Redline is by far the best software Reverb (non IR) I have heard

http://112db.com/redline/reverb/

theres a 2 month free trial as well with no limitations, highly recommended

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by filterstein » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:30 pm

for the money EOS is great, but if you got the cash i'd get myself a lexicon.

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Re: Reverb Quality

Post by alonso » Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:57 pm

hello,
this is a great reverb imo. don't be irritated about the price. it sounds a lot more expensive.
give it a try.
http://www.meldaproduction.com/mreverb/
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