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I am new to recording. I recently bought a Steinberg UR22 as the interface with the bundled Cubase AI 6. I have a RODE NT1A, a SM-57 and a SM58.

I am totally new to recording but I've read a few things online. I am wondering if someone can tell me what effects (for Cubase plugins), I will need for basic acoustic guitar and vocals? Reverb I know for sure but what else would I need? Compressor?


moonbaby Tue, 04/30/2013 - 14:51

What Kurt said. BUT you might want to have a SLIGHT bit of compression onhand to tame any dynamic inconsistencies
for the vocals. Especially if you are NOT a seasoned pro when you step up to the mic. It never hurts to have that available in a pinch. Plus a 6-tapped multi-chorused flanger with gated 'verb at the true 5.1 surround. I know that it's made me the star that I am today...
Seriously, though, very little compression, at least until you learn how it can WRECK a recording by sucking the room into the picture instead of keeping it out.

"I spanked it, squashed it, and doubled it until it was dead. Then i flanged it."