Saturation

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gmpolin
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Saturation

Post by gmpolin » Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:53 am

Someone recommended adding more saturation to my vocals, but I don't know what that is. Is this a dedicated plug in that simply doesn't come from Mixcraft, or is it an effect that you can get with the standard Mixcraft plugins.

I am interested in both recommendations for 3rd party plugins, and for tips on using existing plugins to achieve saturation.

Thanks for any help!

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Re: Saturation

Post by Acoustica Greg » Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:42 am

Check out the various "tube" effects in Mixcraft, and the TB Ferox Tape Emulator.
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Re: Saturation

Post by gmpolin » Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:48 pm

Thanks. I will. But I don't think I understand what I am after. What is "saturation?" A quality of "tube" amps now emulated in digital?

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Re: Saturation

Post by GovernmentMule » Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:53 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO2OZ3UTy2k

Do not think of it as a tube amp that is overdriven, think of it as a mild subtle distortion that makes the sound richer, punchier, and fuller by adding harmonics to the signal.

A good free one is the one by Softube.

https://www.softube.com/saturationknob

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Re: Saturation

Post by gmpolin » Sat Jun 12, 2021 2:23 pm

Thanks for the links and the explanation. Very helpful! :-)

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Re: Saturation

Post by Rolling Estonian » Sun Jun 13, 2021 7:41 am

Sausage Fattener, you'll thank me later.

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Re: Saturation

Post by GovernmentMule » Sat Jul 17, 2021 4:00 am

Here is another free one that popped up recently.
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https://www.tbproaudio.de/products/gsatplus

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