Stereo Reverb

Where to Put the Gate in Gated Reverb


A reader writes in with a question about the gated reverb trick in Mixing Strategies(http://www.audio-issues.com/strategies): “About the Gated reverb, I miss the point where the “gate comes after the reverb.” That means that in the reverb return track you insert a gate? Also can you use a stereo reverb as a send FX in a mono instrument track? Short...


Zen and the Art of a Strong Stereo Image


This is a guest post from mastering engineer Barry Gardner who operates SafeandSound online mastering From time to time I hear a mix that has a dubious stereo image.  This can affect both acoustic or electronic mixes. For acoustic mixes it is often the mic technique that creates a problematic stereo image. For electronic mixes,...