Using Cubase's Stock Reverb Plugins

A detailed tutorial explaining how to use Cubase's stock reverb plugins to create a huge and lush reverb effect.


Using Cubase’s Stock Reverb Plugins video tutorial covers in-depth the workings of this wonderful effect.

Reverb has always been the main reverb producers reach for their mixes. Creating specific spaces for your music to swim in is accomplished by the use of reverb. Additionally, reverb effects are often used to colour a sound affording it depth and presence. The choice as to what type of reverb topology to use is often government not just by the space the reverb denotes but what instrument sound is being used. Quite often you will hear of people using plates for vocals, halls for master reverb and so on but my recommendation is to try various reverb effects until you have a shortlist of the best type to use for any given situation.

To understand how reverb works please watch this video: Reverb Effect – what is it and how does it work

In most cases, producers will use their own favoured reverb plugins but I have to be honest DAW manufacturers have come a long way in providing quality stocks plugins and in this tutorial I am using Cubase’s Revelation plugin to create a lush reverb effect you can use on your mixes.

In the Using Cubase’s Stock Reverb Plugins video I use a wonderful folk vocal recording and show you how to create a lush and smooth reverb effect. I explain how Revelation works and how best to use it to achieve different reverb textures.

The plugin used in this video:

Steinberg Revelation

Topics covered in this video are:

  • What is Proximity
  • What are Echoes and Early Reflections
  • Space and Reflections within the given space
  • Density and Diffusion of reverb
  • Timing Early Reflections for best results
  • Filtering for creating textures
  • Feedback and Decay and how to configure them
  • Colour and Transparency
  • Relationship between E/R and Tail
  • Tips and Tricks

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