What you will learn

  • History of reverbs used in studios

  • All controls and their function in reverb

  • Practical examples and mix applications

  • Categorical types of reverb

  • Bloom and Shimmer, their history, use and examples

  • Gated and Non-Linear reverbs

  • Plates and Springs, practical examples

  • Out of the box use of reverb

Lesson Plan

  • History & Application

  • Common Reverb

  • Colour Modes

  • Mix - Dry/Wet

  • Decay

  • Pre-Delay

  • Damping

  • Shape

  • Diffusion

  • Modulation

  • EQ

  • Width

  • Ambience

  • Room

  • Chamber

  • Hall

  • Cathedral

  • Convolution Reverb

  • IR Measurement Device

  • Spring Reverb

  • Mechanical Plate Reverb

  • Digital Plate Reverb

  • Shimmer

  • Bloom

  • Reverse Reverb

  • Gated Reverb

  • Non-Linear Reverb

  • Special Applications

Reverb is one of the most widely used effects in the mix, yet producers do not take the time to fully learn and understand each parameter 100%.

This fully comprehensive guide to reverb educates you on all of the common controls presented in software reverbs.

After completing the 28 lessons, you will have the knowledge and confidence to dial in the correct settings time after time.


No previous experience is required. The expert guide will teach you everything you need to know about reverb from A to Z. The majority of the examples are presented inside the Valhalla VintageVerb plugin. However, all of the knowledge can be transferred to your favourite software reverb.

* Please note: The Valhalla VintageVerb plugin is not included.



Unparalleled Detail

Reverb is an essential ingredient to a professional sounding track. Uncover the full potential of reverb in your productions. Every single parameter that you need to know about is explained in great detail.

Mix Applications

Which reverb to choose for a snare? What is the optimal space for my synth lead? Can I apply reverb on bass? The course is packed full of practical mixing applications and tips.

3 Hours 55 Minutes

The Expert Guide to Reverb contains almost 4 hours of streamable content. By the end of the course, you will drastically improve your knowledge of reverbs. You will be able to make a better judgement when using reverb in your productions.

Preview a section from the courseā€¦

James explains the Damping controls and their practical applications.