The “Gated Reverb” technique in 4 levels of complexity

Here we learn a classic sound design technique, where we add a large reverb to a sound, but only play it in short bursts. This adds the excitement of big reverb to our sound, while also staying snappy and rhythmic!

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0:00 What even is a gated reverb?
1:17 Level 1 – the basic gate
2:59 Level 2 – sidechain triggering the gate
5:08 Level 3 – Parallel effects
6:59 Automating the parallel signal
7:55 Level 4 – Shape the reverb character
9:07 Making a quick beat to showcase the effect
10:40 What next!

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