delays

Ambience is only part of the appeal in this delay of many modes and moods.

Deep and varied while being intuitive to explore. Abundance of polyrhythmic textures can transform simple ideas.

Deep and varied while being intuitive to explore. Abundance of polyrhythmic textures can transform simple ideas.

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MXR Joshua Ambient Echo
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Like any art movement that sticks around long enough, “ambient” music has come to mean many different things. As home recording grows more accessible, it’s become a popular vehicle for quiet, introspective creations that can come together in small spaces. And when the pandemic raged, ambient music exploded both as an outlet for confined creators and as a service for stressed folk that needed to chill out. Regardless of how the form evolved beyond the prophecies and concepts of Satie, Eno, and ’60s minimalists—and some manifestations have been truly vacuous—its expansion opens a lot of opportunities for pedal builders.

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To create an aux track in LUNA or Pro Tools, press Cmd+Shift+N (or Ctrl+Shift+N on a PC) and set “aux” as the type.

Here’s a lesson in how to apply automation settings to various parameters in your mixes.

Hello, and welcome to another Dojo! Tighten up your belts, because this time I’m going to take you further down “automation lane,” and point out some DAW features that may be missing in your mixes. You’ll recall that last month, I sang the praises of immersive audio and how having your automation skills “on point” can be a big benefit in your mixing process in this paradigm. I also dove into the differences between “write,” “latch,” “touch,” and “trim” settings. Now, you should be able to apply them to a multitude of different parameters available in most DAWs.

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Boss Space Echo RE-202 Demo | First Look

The newest take on the heralded echo delivers the original character of the iconic unit with modern functionality without the tape troubles.

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