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My Morning Jacket - Z - Reverb
Old 1st July 2009
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My Morning Jacket - Z - Reverb

I absolutely love the sound of this record!
It is one of my staple reference discs.

Reverb and ambience is obviously a big part of MMJ's sound.

- How much of the reverb is natural and captured in the engineering stage?
- What was the reverb setup for the mix and what processors and outboard were used in particular.
- I am particularly interested in the vocal reverb, how was this achieved?

Thank you!!!!
Old 8th July 2009
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MMJ Reverb

Hi Mr Deaf
Jim's voice is very suited to reverb so in away any reverb you put on him is going sound good. We used mainly a Zoom fx unit Jim had. We also used the EMT plate at Sunset Sound where we mixed. Other possibilities are just an SPX90 on setting 1 large hall. Whats wrong with that? Often its the amount of reverb you use that can add the mystery. A large long setting but just the tiniest amount..try breathing canyon on Eventide H3000. Yikes !
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