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CLA Epic Tutorial

Waves CLA Epic Explained®

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    Getting Around the GUI

    Learn about the signal routing and general user interface found in CLA Epic.

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    Tape Delay

    Explore the various parameters in this delay module, and several different approaches to using it on a lead vocal.

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    Delay Modulation

    Hear how the four quadrants of the modulation knob are used to adjust both the depth and the rate (speed) of modulation applied to the repeats generated from the delay modules.

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    Throw

    See how the Trigger button lets you manually start and stop the Throw delay effect, and how to automate the parameter to have the delay come in and out only when you want.

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    Slap

    Learn how this delay emulates the tonal curves associated with different tape speeds, and how it is used for tight delays that sound similar to a short spring reverb when high feedback values are used.

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    Crowd

    The Crowd delay creates a series of increasingly longer delays that diminish over time to make the source richer and lusher. Hear it in action on a female lead vocal.

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    Reverbs Pt. 1

    Explore the similarities and differences between the Plate, Room, and Hall reverbs, and how they are used together to create complex spaces. Hear how parallel and serial delay routings influence how the reverbs are triggered.

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    Reverbs Pt. 2

    Watch how the Space decay parameter is used to end the tail before the reverb time setting, how the modulation influences the reverb tail, and how Space and Room are combined on a drum kit reverb return.

Product Overview


Eli Krantzberg presents detailed Waves CLA Epic video tutorials! Learn all about this powerful reverb and delay plug-in's features and functions, as well as hear it in action. The audio samples used in the videos are also included so you can follow along on your system. These video tutorials are for those new to the Waves CLA Epic plug-in.

Eli greets you and begins with a video tutorial covering how to get around the CLA Epic user interface, including signal flow and how to setup routing to and from it. You'll then explore the Tape Delay and its various parameters found in the delay module, as well as several different approaches to using it on a lead vocal.

Next, hear and see how the four quadrants of the modulation knob are used to adjust both the depth and the rate of modulation applied to the repeats generated from the delay modules, how the Trigger button lets you manually start and stop the Throw delay effect, and how to automate the parameter to have the delay come in and out only when you want it to.

Throughout the rest of the videos you'll learn how the CLA Epic delay emulates the tonal curves associated with different tape speeds, how the Crowd delay creates a series of increasingly longer delays that diminish over time to make the source sound richer and lusher, explore the similarities and differences between the Plate, Room, and Hall reverbs, and how they are used together to create complex spaces, and much more.

To see what these in-depth Waves CLA Epic tutorials show you, and how you'll be able to dial in the perfect reverb and delay spaces quickly and easily, see the individual Waves CLA Epic video descriptions on this page. See why so many are loving this one-stop shop for epic reverbs and delays... Watch "Waves CLA Epic Explained®" today!


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Waves CLA Epic Explained® is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 7 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from This video is great! This video is great! Not only explore deeply the plugin but gives you as well some tips and tricks on how to use Delays and Reverbs.
Date published: 2021-01-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpfull and time saving. I appreciate detailed presentation of the plug-in with typical examples.
Date published: 2021-01-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome Tutorial Eli has done it again. I love the simplicity of his tutorials
Date published: 2021-01-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Far better than the Vids on the manufacturer itself Thanks for these Videos. I purchased the Plugin a few weeks ago. But so far I was only messing around with Presets. Now I fully understand the whole Plugin. Especially the Throw-Section now makes much more sense to me.
Date published: 2021-01-01
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Absolutely great Eli explains Epic in detail and shows what rich and interesting flavors this plug-in can provide.
Date published: 2020-12-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome lessons. Makes it easy to learn Just got this plugin in past month . This series got me up to speed with the plugin fast! Thanks Groove 3 and Eli Krantsberg for a great class!
Date published: 2020-12-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from well done as usual Eli Makes the plugin in 100 percent more usable on day one.
Date published: 2020-12-28
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