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What is your go-to (best) reverb for composing?

Discussion in 'Mixing, Post-Production, and Effects' started by LucasLax, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. Jerry Growl

    Jerry Growl Senior Member

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    My template reverbs:
    • ER : UAD Ocean Way Studio
    • Tail: UAD Lexicon 224 & Waves Manny Marroquin Reverb
    • Buss sends: 2CAudio B2 (Does most off the overall reverb)
     
  2. synthpunk

    synthpunk Senior Member

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    Plate: Sound Toys Little Plate

    90's PCM Vibe: Vahalla Vintageverb

    Lush Hall & Rooms: Vahalla Room (in love with the LX426 Large Hall)

    Sound Design: 2CAudio Aether

    Vocals: UAD 224


    Playing with: Fabfilter Pro-R, Adaptiverb

    Contemplating: Seventh Heaven , LX480
     
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  3. Rapollo

    Rapollo Active Member

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    I've found myself only using Pro-R, Seventh Heaven and Blackhole these days since my last post. Not feeling the need to try anything else right now which I should enjoy while it lasts...
     
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  4. whinecellar

    whinecellar Jim Daneker

    While these are my go-to’s...

    2C Audio B2
    Lex Random Hall
    NI R48
    UA Lex 224
    Slate Verbsuite Bricasti M7
    Apple Matrix Reverb
    Custom impulses in Space Designer

    ...I have no favorite, as it’s all source-dependent. One thing might sound great through one verb and awful through another. I’m extremely picky about reverb though so I’m rarely happy to just slap any reverb on something. To me it’s a crucial part of sound design and your overall production value.
     
  5. jononotbono

    jononotbono Luke Johnson

    I’m loving Valhalla Room and Altiverb at the minute.
     
  6. JohnG

    JohnG Senior Member

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    the biggest and most expensive one
     
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  7. Darren Durann

    Darren Durann Senior Member

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    Spaces, but both Valhalla reverbs are really nice.

    Someday I'll splurge on Altiverb.
     
  8. RussellSzabados

    RussellSzabados Hand-made in small batches

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    I responded earlier in this thread but things have changed. Fabfilter's Pro-R and Spaces are now in my templates alongside Vintageverb.
     
  9. PaulBrimstone

    PaulBrimstone Far, Far Away

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    Pro-R, VintageVerb/Room/Shimmer, and for a bit of sci-fi-fi fun, Blackhole. When the next job comes in, I'll plunge into the chasms of Altiverb, for sure. It really seems like we have a consensus here, or have we formed some sort of echo chamber?
     
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  10. artomatic

    artomatic I Compose With My Ears

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    Altiverb, Lexicon PCM, just got Valhalla Room.
     
  11. synthpunk

    synthpunk Senior Member

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    @JohnG So you got a Bricasti too ? :grin:

     
  12. KMA

    KMA Active Member

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    Valhalla Room and Vintage Verb are my favourite all-rounders. I have at least 3 or 4 instances of different sizes / decays in every template. They sound great straight away, and they have the highest quality to money ratio of anything I've heard.

    Eventide's UltraReverb is surprisingly good, especially the presets. BlackHole is fantastic for the weird stuff. I enjoy the pitch shifting on Valhalla Shimmer for synths, guitars, and lonely pianos.
     
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  13. C-Wave

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  15. JohnG

    JohnG Senior Member

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    I don't remember but it's very expensive and has some shiny parts.
     
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  16. Greg

    Greg Senior Member

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    Tc electronic VSS large warm hall. Use it on every track to glue my cues together
     
  17. calebfaith

    calebfaith Senior Member

    I've been using QL Spaces for the last few years
     
  18. synthpunk

    synthpunk Senior Member

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  19. EW Spaces, plus the stock reverbs in Kontakt, Play, Logic and Cubase.
     

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