Worst reverb plugin

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chk071
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19857 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:41 am

I once had a distortion plugin. It didn't sound like a delay at all.

Oh, wait... wrong thread...

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Halonmusic
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2073 posts since 13 Nov, 2015 from Norway

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:44 am

Lol.
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neverbeeninariot
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135 posts since 3 Feb, 2015 from UK

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:55 am

Soundspot Oracle - Nice interface, outstandingly crap reverb.

jochicago
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418 posts since 26 Feb, 2018

Re: Worst reverb pedal

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:22 pm

masterhiggins wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:56 pm
Trueverb is pretty shit.
It's on a lot of platinum records.
https://www.soundonsound.com/techniques ... rs-jj-puig

Simple, unassuming and low CPU, but not as bad as you suggest. Maybe you are not using it right.

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masterhiggins
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2022 posts since 31 Dec, 2004 from People's Republic of Minnesota

Re: Worst reverb pedal

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:20 pm

jochicago wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:22 pm
masterhiggins wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:56 pm
Trueverb is pretty shit.
It's on a lot of platinum records.
https://www.soundonsound.com/techniques ... rs-jj-puig

Simple, unassuming and low CPU, but not as bad as you suggest. Maybe you are not using it right.
You know what else is on a lot of platinum records? Autotune. Still absolute shit.

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ATS
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6397 posts since 21 Dec, 2002 from MD USA

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:25 pm

true-verb isn't bad at all. I guess because it's old it's no good?
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Slaapstadseun
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156 posts since 9 Jan, 2011

Re: Worst reverb pedal

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:32 pm

You know what else is on a lot of platinum records? Autotune. Still absolute shit.
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True - agreed.

Local Man
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452 posts since 31 May, 2017

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:33 pm

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Distorted Horizon
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1917 posts since 17 Jan, 2017 from Planet of cats

Re: Worst reverb pedal

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:02 pm

djmino02 wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:49 pm
I heard that minimal system group dreamscape was pretty bad
My vote goes to that exactly :D

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Gamma-UT
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4696 posts since 8 Jun, 2009 from UK

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:28 pm

neverbeeninariot wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:55 am
Soundspot Oracle - Nice interface, outstandingly crap reverb.
I've lashed up better reverbs in five minutes just using allpasses in MTurboReverb than this one. Oracle certainly gets my vote as worst reverb plugin. Though I've not tried the Minimal Systems one.
masterhiggins wrote:Trueverb is pretty shit.
Ur doin it rong.

If you use multiple instances and uncouple the ERs from the late, Trueverb is good for placing sources in a virtual space. It also sounds pretty natural if you want a room simulation. ValhallaRoom is more natural but considering the age of Trueverb, it does a pretty good job.

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Aloysius
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23430 posts since 11 Aug, 2008 from the Land of Soy

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:47 pm

Nomad Factory BlueVerb DRV-2080 is pretty shit imho.

Trueverb is pretty awesome imho.
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Neon Breath
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Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:01 am

Pretty much all Valhalla reverbs.






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Yorrrrrr
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759 posts since 25 Sep, 2011 from Cartagena - Colombia

Re: Worst reverb pedal

Post Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:44 am

yehboy1 wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:00 am
Ableton's stock reverb gets my vote. And the fact that it is readily available to so many people makes it extra deadly :) I like the convolution reverb though.
What is so bad about it?

Cooker
KVRian
777 posts since 29 Jul, 2008

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:58 am

Old waves stuff (or anything to be honest) doesn't bring good memories, but at the time we didn't have the cpu to insert multiple tracks. Still I remember preferring them to ir's, they sounded great on a single track but when spread-ed across the mix had this compressed-like artifact. Now convolution options are way better but cause of past experiences I guess I always stick to algo.

Vari-verb has always been very underrated, maybe because it was too transparent.

First breverb was a disappointment.

Bootsy reverbs, maybe it was just me but loved everything else he released at the time and still do.

So basically I can't remember anything "bad", even freeware somehow did the job but maybe if op used "unmusical" or something like that probably we'd get more replies.

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DJErmac
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816 posts since 25 Apr, 2009 from France

Re: Worst reverb plugin

Post Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:14 pm

The worst reverb I've ever heard is 7amp EC Reverberator. So bad that it's laughable. When I discovered it I couldn't stop using it on every sound material to get a good laugh. Adds some horrible bouncing metallic echo that can even be tuned to sound ridiculously high pitched to everything... :D

Seriously : bridge this one. :hihi:

http://www.vst4free.com/free_vst.php?pl ... or&id=1450
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