Trash Tutorial

Trash 2 Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Getting Started

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    Learn what Trash 2 is and what it can do! Russ gives you the grand tour and shows you just what Trash 2 has for your sonic arsenal.

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    General Settings

    Get Trash 2 looking just how you want without wasting valuable system resources.

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    Spectrum Settings

    Find out how to optimize the spectrum analysis read out so it displays just what you need to see.

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    IO Settings

    Learning to set the audio in and out at the right levels is essential to getting a great sound in Trash 2. Russ shows you how in this video.

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    Modules Settings

    Discover the place to tweak the settings for Trash's Filter, Dynamics and Limiter.

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    Convolve Settings

    Explore how to manage your IR library and make sure you get them loaded without any issues.

Chapter 2 : The Modules in Detail

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    The Filter Modules

    This is where you can do anything from a simple bass boost, sparkle the top end or mangle the filters with modulators. Ffind out how to become a power filter user!

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    The Trash Module

    This is the downright dirty section where you can do anything from a simple bit of saturation right through to sound obliteration. Learn how to talk dirty.

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    The Convolve Module

    Ever wished you could have a room full of amps and cabs to play your guitar through? Ever wished you could play your drums though a washing machine? Well, whatever the space, the Convolve module gives you limitless options for putting your sound in different spaces, or even load your own. Russ shows you how!

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    The Dynamics Module

    Get a full overview of the dynamics module with both the single and multi-band compressor / limiter as well as noise gates.

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    The Delay Module

    Explore choosing from an array of different delays to add extra time-based effects to your sound.

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    Preset Management

    Learn to find, save and organize your presets to increase your workflow with Trash 2.

Chapter 3 : Trash 2 in Action

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    Russ shows you how to take a synth and create an entirely new set of sounds just from one basic track. By the end of this session you'll be mangling your sounds into ways you never thought possible.

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    Discover how to take a tired old beat and morph it into something new using Trash 2.

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    Find out how to take a basic guitar and make it into a killer guitar sound, or with some automation tricks, two sounds for the price of one!

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    Bass Guitar

    One bass, but many sounds. See how to take a basic bass guitar and give it edge and rumble in this cool tutorial.

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    Want to give your vocals some real edge? Or maybe get that cool radio sound? Russ shows you how to do both in this video.

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    Mix Buss

    Take a basic dance mix and give it some real energy using these cool tricks. You'll never want a mix without this on it again.

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    Reverb Tricks

    When is a distortion unit and full blown reverb effects plug-in? When you follow Russ' cool tricks for turning Trash 2 into a full featured convolution reverb!

Product Overview

Russ Hughes reveals the true power of the awesome iZotope Trash 2 plug-in, showing you all of its features and functions, as well as some creative ways to apply it to your tracks..

Russ starts at the beginning with a detailed introduction and then important first steps, such as input and output configuration and proper signal staging into the plug-in for the best results. He then covers every module in detail, explaining every feature and function within, as well as preset management tips to increase your Trash 2 workflow.

Russ then finishes with a ton of videos dedicated to creatively using Trash 2 on the most common instruments and tracks in your session, such as synths, beats, guitars, bass guitars, vocals, the mix bus and more!

Trash 2 is the ultimate plug-in for distorting, mangling and transforming your audio. It's a real sonic shapeshifter and Russ Hughes gives you the tour and tools to take your audio to new heights and depths. Get "Trash 2 Explained" today.

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Trash 2 Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 16 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very informative with useful examples. Very informative with useful examples on different instruments and on some male and female vocals.
Date published: 2021-04-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great tutorial, great teaching Great teaching
Date published: 2021-02-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very helpful great
Date published: 2020-09-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from I had no idea how powerful Trash 2 was going to be. Trash 2 was just part of the bundle I purchased (Creative Suite 2), so I had no expectations of what this could do. Holy @#*$, this is quite amazing! Check out the whole series and you will see what it can do for your music production!
Date published: 2020-08-11
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Good A good introduction to using Trash 2
Date published: 2019-11-25
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Love Groove 3. Very nice. As usual they have much to offer.
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great In-Depth Review and Demostation! Russ Hughes goes into great detail on Trash 2. I own it, but always kind of schluffed it off. After watching this, however, it has breathed new life into a rather old plugin, giving me tips and tricks that I didn't think of. For example, the convolution settings and importing my own impulse responses. What?!? Good stuff!
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very good I started with the examples to see what Trash can do before I watched how to do it. Having separate videos for different instruments here was v useful.
Date published: 2017-12-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Everything covered Covers everything you would need to know to use this
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from this is awesome very clear and concise. pretty stoked to have found this site.
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from top learning i have learn so much in a very short time and i can use trash now to push up my sound
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Took Trash 2 to a new level for me I have had Trash 2 for a couple months now but never really seen the benefit of the plugin until now. Russ explains the course very well and have now used Trash 2 in everything I have produced since this course. Highly recommended plugin and great course by Russ
Date published: 2016-10-25
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Mind. Blown. This is the way to cover a product. The pacing, the depth, the insight. This is way over and above the call of duty. I gotta work with this thing a lot and then watch this series again. So good, but so many things Trash 2 can do. The more I look at iZotope stuff, like what is included in the Music Production Bundle 2, the more I kick myself for avoiding them while buying other things. iZotope and Trash 2 are the real deal. And so is the brilliant presenter here.
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Trash 2 I definitely feel prepared and ready to work with Trash 2 after going through this series of videos. Thorough and well paced, simple and effectively explained.
Date published: 2016-08-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Thorough! This gave a very thorough look at Trash 2 and showed some excellent tips on how to get the most from it.
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from A Decent Start I bought Trash2 explained after purchasing the plugin as my first major distortion plugin. The course is very straight forward and useful. The two major problems were that it is expensive for being such as short course. Other classes I've taken throw in the sample and presets created in the course so that you can play with. Overall, good straight forward introduction but probably not worth 25$ but if you need a tutorial introduction to this plugin then eh
Date published: 2016-07-10
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