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Dom Morley — Vocal Reverb Tip
My number one reverb tip on vocals is if you want to keep the vocal sort of present and close to you, but you want a big reverb on it. Your biggest problem is when you put a big reverb on it, the vocal disappears back into the room.
If you still want the vocal close, put a pre- delay on that reverb.
The pre- delay makes the room still sound big, but makes the artist, the singer or the guitarist, whatever you want upfront, it makes that stay up front. And it just sounds like the room behind them has got bigger rather than they’ve been lost into it.