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Recording Hip Hop Vocals with Grieves

Recording Hip Hop Vocals with Grieves

In hip-hop, lyrics, pitch, and delivery are crucial to the mood and atmosphere of a track. In this video, Universal Audio's Ben Lindell and Seattle-based hip-hop artist, Grieves, show you how to quickly record a polished-sounding vocal track, in real time using UAD plug‑ins.

Using the Unison-enabled Neve® Preamp plug-in, learn to inject analog saturation into your vocal, while using the Teletronix LA-2A compressor for added color and control.

Also learn how to use the Manley VOXBOX Channel Strip plug-in to tame sibilance and shape a vocal's weight using its "Pultec-style" EQ.

Finally, get tips for harnessing the Antares Auto-Tune Realtime Advanced plug-in for a polished, modern-sounding vocal track, and learn how to coax an inspired performance using the Pure Plate Reverb plug-in in the vocalist's headphone mix.