Year of manufacture: 2023
Mnufacturer’s website: Groove3
Author: Thomas CochrYn
Type of material distributed: Video lesson
Example files: present
Video format: MP4
Video: MPEG4 Video (H264) 1920×1080 30fps 151kbps
Audio: AAC 48000Hz stereo 129kbps
Description: If you’re looking for a way to spice up your productions with new sounds, this creative effect processing video course is for you! Veteran Groove3 instructor Thomas Cochran shows you how to achieve inspiring results by applying some creative techniques with various effects and thinking outside the box. You’ll learn how to add lo-fi vibe, enhance your low end, inject vintage flavor with saturation, and more! These creative effect video tutorials are designed for those with a basic familiarity of effect processing.
Thomas begins by explaining how a tilt shelf EQ can be an invaluable tool in speeding up the mixing process and/or in creating quick rough mixes. This can help increase your workflow efficiency to keep your momentum flowing while in a session. Then he shows how the same concept can apply to dynamic and tonal control plugins as well, as he demonstrates how to quickly add punch and clarity to a drum part.
Next, you’ll learn how to apply sample replacement on drum loops with DrumXchanger, which can help liven things up and provide some extra low or end or snap. Thomas then shows how to create a lo-fi texture via Needlepoint and LO-FI-AF and then how to enhance the critical low end of a mix with Bass-Mint, which allows you to synthesize the low end of your own.
Throughout the rest of the creative effect video tutorials, many other topics are covered, including tube saturation with Opticom XLA-3, mixing with distortion (for compression and tonal-shaping), creating stereo width from mono signals (using bx_shedspread and bx_stereomaker), granular reverbs (with SILO), 3D audio panning (with dearVR PRO), and more!
It’s easy to sometimes get on autopilot and reach for the same things (instruments, effects, loops, etc.) from song to song. After watching this creative effect processing course, you’ll be well-armed with many strategies for creating new sounds, enhancing others, solving problem areas, and more. See the individual creative effect processing video descriptions for more information and other ideas on how you can apply these concepts in your own productions. What’s the old expression? If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get the results you’ve always gotten. Here’s your chance to break the cycle… watch “Creative Effect Processing Explained®” today!
Plug-ins Used in the Videos (Any equivalent plug-ins will produce similar results) :
Louder Than Liftoff Chop Shop
ADPTR Audio Sculpt
Unfiltered Audio LO-FI-AF
Unfiltered Audio Needlepoint
Unfiltered Audio Bass-Mint
Unfiltered Audio SILO
ACME Audio Opticom XLA-3
Maor Appelbaum Mastering & Hendyamps The Oven
Kiive Audio Tape Face
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What You Will Learn :
– Sound enhancement (tilt shelf EQ, dynamic/tonal control, low-end synthesis, etc.)
– Sample replacement strategies for drum loops
– Using saturation (vintage flavor, compression, harmonic excitement, etc.)
– Creating space and stereo width (stereo width from a mono source, granular reverbs, 3D audio panning, etc.)
– And more!
Chapter 1: Enhancing Sounds
Chapter 2: Creative Saturation
Chapter 3: Creating Space & Stereo Width)