Effects

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How to use compression on a live mix and recording

The main feature of compressors in music is that it reduces the dynamic range of the audio signal. Simply, with its assistance, we can boost a quieter signal or reduce a loud audio signal. This process helps maintain a constant volume of your instrument or vocal. For example, if we hit a snare drum strongly,…

How to use effects on a Behringer X32 – reverb, limiter etc

Behringer is definitely one of the well-known companies in the music society founded back in 1989. Behringer is owned by Music Group holding company which collaborate with other audio equipment companies such as Midas, Bugera, Turbosound (ex Harman). Midas is the main reason why Behringer’s X32 digital mixer is so popular. X32 has legendary Midas…

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How to use fx and aux send and return on a mixer

I am aware that some of you may have never used aux send or aux return on a mixer. Don’t be discouraged, many musicians who use the mixer almost daily, don’t know exactly what aux send and return are for. I’ll do my best to explain clearly what it’s for and taking full advantage of…

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Vocal Reverb And Delay – How To Get The Perfect Live Mix

Reverb and delay are the most used effects for mixing vocals in all kinds of venues including churches, halls and auditoriums. Whether you use these effects directly from your mixer with effects or an external effect processor such as Lexicon, Tc-Helicon, Roland, Tascam, Boss etc., with appropriate setup, you will be able to make your…