Used for the piano on "The Girl", as stated by Hellberg in the song's official Splice project annotations (released May 1, 2015). > Piano Chords: The whole project started from the chords. I had written the chord progression of the entire track before I did anything else in the track. The piano is Alicia's Keys in Kontakt 5. Not much else on there I think except a ValhallaRoom reverb that I use a lot. > Piano Bassnotes: I separated the lower notes from the the rest of the piano chords because I wanted them to be much more reverb-y than the higher notes which are pretty dry and unprocessed. The lower notes are also played by another VST than the higher ones, the lower one being TruePianos and the higher ones being Alicia's Keys in Kontakt 5.more
Used on Lovato's vocals for Clean Bandit's "Solo", as mentioned by mix engineer Mark Ralph in this November 2018 *Sound on Sound* interview. > There also are very few sends in the session, and only Demi Lovato’s lead vocal tracks have sends to the three aux effect tracks: reverbs from Audio Ease’s Altiverb and Valhalla DSP’s Valhalla Room, plus delay from SoundToys’ Echoboy.more
My whole secret is in post processing and proper layering. Instead or worrying about synthesis, I really like to get into totally screwing up sounds that already exist and slapping them on top of each other haha. My go to plugins are Ohmicide, Logic X's Space Designer, and valhalla shimmer to top it all off.more
As far as software goes, Ableton Live 9&10, Xfer Serum, Izotope Ozone, NI Komplete, Valhalla Reverbs, Kick 2. I'm not much of a hardware guy, but for live performance and getting ideas down, I love my Novation Launch Control XL and my Ableton Push 2! https://www.reddit.com/r/electronicmusic/comments/9kiw56/hey_guys_im_julian_gray_and_this_is_my_reddit_ama/more
"I use Ableton Suite 9 currently. Large range of synthesizers, favourites include IL Harmor, Roy Papen's Blue 2, Adam Szabo JP6K, Serum, Spire, and of course Massive. As for processing I use Fab Filter Pro-Q 2 as my primary equalizer, Camel Audio Camelcrusher and Sugarbytes WOW for distortion, iZotope RX2 and Ozone 6 suites for various purposes, Valhalla shimmer for reverb along with Room and Ubermod for spatializing. Oh and BazzISM and Drumatic for creating drum samples And thanks to Eoin (Noisestorm) I just started using oxford transmod for transient modification."more
Imagine a high quality lexicon reverb but for less than a fifth of the price. This plugin sounds just awesome, it's great on vocals, leads and pretty much anything you throw at it. I personally don't use it for shorter verbs and think it sounds best doing lush big sounding halls. The GUI maybe a little simple and flat but don't let that turn you off, just check it out and you'll never look back.
Another great reverb plugin from Valhalla. I have vintage verb and I use that quite a lot. I bought this on a whim because I wanted to explore a different plugin. I had no desire to look further than Valhalla though :) It sounds really good and has additional tools for creating more special reverbs.
I use the demo of this and going from Fruity Reeverb to this is really nice, ValhallaRoom has a really user friendly and simple interface that if easy to understand and use
KICK ASS GUI. I'm not 100% sure on 4 stars just yet, but if things continue to go as well as in my last mix it'll definitely see a fair amount of action. The extra control is great & kinda lends itself to Ableton users a bit. Unless you've done the .txt hack it's pretty damn annoying not being able to see what plugins you've got on every track at a glance. Nice having a lots to tweak right there.
I pretty much use this on everything but the most simple of sounds, for which I would use a DAW's built-in reverb. But for medium to important sounds - it's Valhalla all the way. Great sculpting capabilities, especially playing with the stereo spread of early and late reflections to create unique dimensions. Beautiful and very CPU-friendly.