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Sunset Sound Studio Reverb Tutorial

Sunset Sound Studio Reverb Explained®

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    Walkthrough of the GUI

    See how the Sunset Sound Studio Reverb plug-in is laid out, and how to access all of its important controls.

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    Working with Drums

    Explore using Sunset Studio Reverb chamber, live room, and plate settings on a drum kit recorded in a small dry room with low ceilings.

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    Lead Vocals

    Hear Sunset Sound Studio in action on a lead vocal accompanied by a whispered double track. Plus, see what happens when two Sunset Studio Reverbs are used together for a thicker denser more complex set of reflections.

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    Backup Vocals

    See how a separate reverb is used for the backup/harmony vocals to differentiate them from the lead vocal.

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    In the Studio!

    The Sunset Sound Studio live rooms really shine on the mix bus when placing all the instruments together in an incredible sounding space.

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    Guitar

    Listen to a lead guitar going through Sunset Sound Studio spring reverb in addition to a studio room placed on the full mix.

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    Violin

    Hear how the body sound of a violin fed into Sunset Sound Studio Reverb excites the chamber and plate with denser early reflections.

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    Creative Vocal Techniques

    Explore the use of two parallel instances of Sunset Sound Studio Reverb combined with some creative effects processing.

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    Creative Drum Technique

    See how two parallel instances of Sunset Sound Studio reverb are combined to place the drum kit in a live room, with a chamber added to the snare backbeats.

Product Overview


Eli Krantzberg presents detailed IK Multimedia Sunset Sound Studio Reverb video tutorials! Explore this new reverb plug-in that takes you inside LA's legendary Sunset Sound Studios and captures the sonic mojo of their reverb spaces and more. These videos are designed for new Sunset Sound Studio Reverb users.

Eli welcomes you and starts with a walkthrough of the Sunset Sound Studio Reverb user interface so you understand how it's laid out, and can access all of its important controls. Eli then shows you tons of in-action examples of this great reverb on drums, lead vocals, backup vocals, mix bus, guitar and violin.

You'll also see and hear creative use examples such as using two parallel instances of Sunset Sound Studio Reverb combined with some experimental effects processing for wild but usable results, and two parallel instances of Sunset Sound Studio reverb combined to place a drum kit in a live room, with a chamber added to the snare backbeats for some forward motion spatial goodness.

To see what these in-depth Sunset Sound Studio Reverb tutorials show you, and how they'll help you understand its controls and features as well as ways to use it on your tracks and productions, check out the individual Sunset Sound Studio Reverb video tutorial descriptions on this page. Put that legendary mojo and vibe on your recordings... Watch “Sunset Sound Studio Reverb Explained®” today.


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D M
Submitted 3 days ago

Short and sweet

Nice guide into practical applications for Sunset Studio. For a generation of bedroom that may never set foot in recording studios of old. I enjoyed it. Side note- Eli is a heck of a drummer.


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Jan Leslie Holmes
Submitted 1 week ago

Very impressive

After hearing it in use it is so much more impressive then I expected. Eli does a very effective job of showing the possibilities of useful and Must have applications. Going to add this to my ik Collection.


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davedeck
Submitted 2 weeks ago

Good Overview

Another great video series by Eli. I had purchases this plugin, but his videos give me some new ideas for using it.

I am a: Semi-Pro


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D M
Submitted 3 days ago

Short and sweet

Nice guide into practical applications for Sunset Studio. For a generation of bedroom that may never set foot in recording studios of old. I enjoyed it. Side note- Eli is a heck of a drummer.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Jan Leslie Holmes
Submitted 1 week ago

Very impressive

After hearing it in use it is so much more impressive then I expected. Eli does a very effective job of showing the possibilities of useful and Must have applications. Going to add this to my ik Collection.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

davedeck
Submitted 2 weeks ago

Good Overview

Another great video series by Eli. I had purchases this plugin, but his videos give me some new ideas for using it.

I am a: Semi-Pro

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started playing drums in high school at age fourteen. Like most kids my age around then, I was into progressive rock. Genesis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Yes. They rocked my world. A few short years later though, my musical life changed. While studying music in college I discovered Charlie Parker, Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, and John Coltrane. Milt Jackson spoke to me in such a profound way that it left me no choice but to take up vibraphone.

These great players, along with  drummers like Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, and Elvin Jones changed not only the way I thought about drumming, but also music - and by extension, life - as a whole. I realized life was meant to be a creative endeavor. The idea of improvising based on a loose set of guidelines and rules permeated into my psyche even when I wasn't holding a pair of drumsticks or mallets. But if I am going to be perfectly truthful, I have to hold Henry Miller and Woody Allen equally responsible for shaping the way I view and experience the world around me. 

2. What training have you had?

I am currently an Apple certified Logic Pro. Young and cocky, and armed with only a partial University degree, I dropped out of school and  began playing steady commercial hotel engagements and jazz gigs when I could. This went on for many years until I decided it was time to complete my degree - which I ultimately did with a major in Political Science and a minor in music. 

It was at this point that I formed my current band Nightshift. We are going in to our twenty third year now - playing commercial one nighters like weddings, corporate events, etc. Don't turn your nose up at it though - it has allowed me a wonderful quality of life. It gave me the freedom to go back to school and complete a post graduate degree in Communications Studies - all the while supporting myself by playing weddings.

3. When did you get into recording?

It was in this graduate program - in the early nineties - that I found myself drawn to the fledgling emerging universe of hard disc recording and midi sequencing. Based on nothing more than the recommendation of one of my band mates who had an old Atari, I jumped in head first and bought a Mac LC ll, along with a version 1.1 of what was then Notator Logic. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But, in hindsight, it was a decision of epic importance in my life - shaping my future as much as the music of Milt Jackson and Charlie Parker did fifteen years prior. 

I opened up my own commercial home studio in 1998 and began doing a variety of projects, working on radio jingles, artist CD projects, and whatever came my way. A couple of years later a colleague called me up - desperate. He was working at a post production house and one of the editors had just quit. They were doing audio post for a weekly TV series and needed a Pro Tools editor - and fast! And so, once again, I jumped in head first into what would ultimately open up my world even more - the world of Pro Tools. 

4. People you have worked with/for?

Focusing on Logic, I built up a small but loyal client base and my phone kept ringing for Logic tech support and instruction. Film composers and studio owners all over the city were calling me. Even the music stores were giving out my phone number at this point! This kind of stuff becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. The more of it you do, the more calls you get to keep doing it. At least that's the way it should be!

As my Logic chops kept growing, I was hired by an old buddy of mine, Len Sasso, who was then an associate editor at Electronic Musician magazine, and began writing some columns for them. I had a blast doing them - and really learned to focus and express my thoughts in a concise and clear manner. This lead to a collaboration with LA based composer Terry Michael Huud on the 2006 film called Civic Duty - which was certainly one of the highlights of my professional life as a composer. 

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I wake up every day excited to boot up, and create. Whether it's instructional videos, creating music, working with a studio client, performing with my band, or teaching at the schools - my days are filled with what I love doing. Enriched by the stimulation and creative freedom this modern music making software brings to my life. I bring that excitement and passion to each and every training product I create. My years of experience both using and teaching these programs has taught me the best way to make the user comfortable with these complex programs.

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Sunset Sound Studio Reverb Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 3 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Short and sweet Nice guide into practical applications for Sunset Studio. For a generation of bedroom that may never set foot in recording studios of old. I enjoyed it. Side note- Eli is a heck of a drummer.
Date published: 2020-10-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very impressive After hearing it in use it is so much more impressive then I expected. Eli does a very effective job of showing the possibilities of useful and Must have applications. Going to add this to my ik Collection.
Date published: 2020-10-19
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Good Overview Another great video series by Eli. I had purchases this plugin, but his videos give me some new ideas for using it.
Date published: 2020-10-12
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