Top 9 Best Flanger Modulation Plugins For Your DAW In 2024
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Top 9 Best Flanger Modulation Plugins For Your DAW In 2024

We’re currently living in the age of digital audio, and in-the-box mixing within a digital audio workstation is commonplace. Plugins are, therefore, invaluable assets for the modern audio engineer. The flanger effect is a modulation effect that is also considered an important tool in the audio engineer’s toolbox. With so many flanger plugins on the…

What Is The Auto-Wah/Envelope Filter Modulation Effect?
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What Is The Auto-Wah/Envelope Filter Modulation Effect?

Auto-wah/envelope filters produce an instantly recognizable modulation effect that will surely bring the Funk to your music. Whether the effect is achieved via an effect pedal, an audio plugin or another piece of hardware, the auto-wahs/envelope filters effect is a great choice for adding interest to our sound and is worth understanding. What is auto-wah…

Complete Guide To The Ring Modulation Audio Effect
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Complete Guide To The Ring Modulation Audio Effect

From radio and telecommunication applications to strange sonic effects, ring modulation is an intriguing and often overlooked audio effect in music and audio production. What is the ring modulation effect in audio? Ring modulation is an amplitude modulation effect where two signals (an input/modulator signal and a carrier signal) are summed together to create two brand…

Complete Guide To The Phaser Audio Modulation Effect
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Complete Guide To The Phaser Audio Modulation Effect

The phase of audio signals plays a critical role in how signals interact and come together in a mix. Phase-shifting, including the phaser effect, is a creative way to add sonic interest to audio signals. The phaser phase-shifting effect allows us to manipulate phase in a controlled and pleasing way to achieve a distinct modulation…

Complete Guide The Flanger Audio Modulation Effect
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Complete Guide The Flanger Audio Modulation Effect

Flanger is one of those instantly recognizable effects that really add character to an audio signal and musical performance. We’ve likely all heard the effect before and, for those of you reading, wondered how this effect is achieved. What is the flanger effect in audio? Flanger is a modulation audio effect whereby a signal is duplicated,…

Complete Guide To The Chorus Audio Modulation Effect
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Complete Guide To The Chorus Audio Modulation Effect

When it comes to modulation effects, chorus is certainly one of the most popular. This versatile audio effect can be heard on countless records and helps in making audio tracks sound larger than life. What is the chorus effect in audio? Chorus is an effect that produces copies of a signal (the original signal and each…

Complete Guide The Vibrato Audio Modulation Effect
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Complete Guide The Vibrato Audio Modulation Effect

Vibrato is a popular and powerful musical technique implemented naturally by singers and available to other acoustic instruments, and it’s also available electrically as an audio effect. What is the vibrato effect in audio? Vibrato is a fast but slight up-and-down variation in pitch. Vibrato is used in signing and in instruments to add character and…

Complete Guide The Tremolo Audio Modulation Effect
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Complete Guide The Tremolo Audio Modulation Effect

Tremolo is a common musical technique involving the regular alteration of the amplitude of a sound. It translates very well to audio signals, where electrical circuits and digital programs can achieve the same effect from subtle to extreme fashion. What is the tremolo effect in audio? Tremolo is a fast variation in amplitude. Tremolo is similar…

The Complete Guide To Sidechain Compression In Audio
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The Complete Guide To Sidechain Compression In Audio

Sidechain compression is a powerful and creative technique in audio mixing that can have both drastic and subtle effects in improving an overall mix. What is sidechain compression? Sidechain compression is a compression style/technique where the compressor acts to compress/attenuate an input signal/track according to the control of a separate signal/track (external sidechain) rather than the…

Feedback Vs. Feed-Forward Dynamic Range Compressors In Audio
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Feedback Vs. Feed-Forward Dynamic Range Compressors In Audio

The distinction between feedback and feed-forward compressors is one of those more advanced topics that we should ask about once we understand the essentials of audio dynamic range compression. What is feedback compression? Feedback compression feeds the audio signal into the sidechain just after the gain reduction element. This compressor type reacts to the signal amplitude…

What Is Stereo Equalization/EQ In Audio & How Does It Work?
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What Is Stereo Equalization/EQ In Audio & How Does It Work?

Equalization is one of the most commonly used processes/effects in audio mixing/production and one of the most popular formats for audio/sound reproduction. It makes perfect sense that stereo EQ would come about in audio technology. What is stereo equalization? A stereo EQ will have the ability to equalize (alter the frequency-specific amplitude of) the left and…

The Complete Guide To Parametric Equalization/EQ
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The Complete Guide To Parametric Equalization/EQ

Parametric EQ is perhaps the most powerful type of EQ in audio technology, which says a lot since EQ is one of the most commonly used processes in audio mixing/production. What is parametric audio equalization? Parametric EQ offers full customization of a set number of EQ filters. Each frequency band/filter may have the choice of filter…