[ardour-users] Re: Effects and latency

Arnold Krille arnold.krille at gmail.com
Sun May 15 07:04:03 PDT 2005

A feature request?

On 5/14/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/14/05, Joseph Dell'Orfano <fullgo at dellorfano.net> wrote:
> 5) stop being stupid and record all tracks dry and add the effects later.
> ...because this is the right way to do it. I think you'll find things
> work better if you mix everything dry and, in general, add in a global
> reverb at the end. You'll set up sends on all tracks needing reverb
> and then set levels on the sends to get your wet/dry mix. Create a bus
> in your mixer for the reverb return (whether it's a hardware or
> software reverb) and then get you're overall reverb back into the mix.
> IMO if you pretend Ardour is nothing but a big SSL hardware deck and
> you do your setup just like you were sitting at that console you'll
> most likely come out with some of your best results over time. Don't
> get crazy - just go old school. It works.

This would be easier (in my eyes) if one didn`t need to open an extra
window for the send but had a small slider inside the
plugin/sends-section. On the big mixers I work there is the effect
send directly inside the chain of controls, not on an extra console /
piece of hardware...


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