Show 011 – Modulation Effects and Microphone Preamps

This week Jon starts his series on effects with modulation: Tremolo, Vibrato, Chorus, Flanging and Phasing. Ryan talks about microphone preamps, what they are, which ones are good and some Do-It-Yourself options.

Listen to Show # 11

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These plugins were used in the Modulation segment.
Chorus and Phaser –
Flanger –
Tremolo –
Vibrato –

These are the DIY preamp kits we talked about
FiveFishStudios Kits –
Seventh Circle Audio Kits –


2 thoughts on “Show 011 – Modulation Effects and Microphone Preamps

  1. I’m a new listener and I enjoy your show.

    Concerning do it yourself mic preamps, you should take a look at Hamptone. I’ve built the HVTP2 tube mic preamp and I am absolutely thrilled. It sounds great on everything I’ve tried with it and makes a killer DI for bass.

    I can also vouch for the Seventh Circle pres. I’ve got N72, C84, and A12 modules and love ’em all.

  2. I think John forgot to mention when you create a phaser with an EQ, you need to duplicate the track, flip the phase to cancel each other out and then make the EQ adjustments as he described. I’m with you Ryan. Just use a phaser plug in as it’s much easier and takes a LOT less time.

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