How To Get Professional Sounding Vocals With Adobe Audition


As a lot of you may already know, Adobe Audition has been my go to recording software for my vocals and songs for a long time and for good reason…it’s get the job done! And it gets the job done well! Yes sure, you can use other recording softwares like protools or garage band, but today we’re going to focus just on Adobe Audition, and how to get professional sounding vocals with Adobe Audition. Now, lets say you have all your vocals recorded and you’re now wondering how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition? Ok, so first things first. You’re going to need some plugins! Yes, in regards as how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition, there are some plugins that come with the software that you can use such as, dynamic processing, but the vocals will sound alot better with some fresh plugins!

So, how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition? Well, for me personally there are usually 4 or 5 main plugins slash effects that i go to for my vocals. The first effect that I use is VEQ3 which is an vintage equalizer plugin developed by Waves. Now, I’m not going to get into the settings that I use because everyone will have different preferences but if you guys really want to know about my settings, leave some comments and I’ll post them. Now, after I throw on the VEQ3 onto the vocals, I move on to the next step in how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition. The next plugin that I use in my quest on how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition is VCOMP, which an vintage compressor plugin also developed by Waves. My next step in how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition, is I throw on the Studio Reverb which a plugin slash effect that is in Adobe Audition so you don’t need to get this plugin, it’s already in the recording software. The next step in how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition that I use is a kind of a toss-up now, sometimes I will use AVOX which is a vocal plugin developed by Antares, the developers of Autotune. However, sometime I will use Kramer Master Tape Plugin from Waves, which I guess is more for mastering as the name implies but I find that it sometimes helps make my vocals sound more full. But yeah, Sometimes I may use both, sometimes I may use one, it’s all about to the feel and sound in regards as how to get professional sounding vocals with adobe audition. I also do some panning left and right for the main vocals and double ups.

I hope you guys enjoyed this info and if you want to hear some examples of my vocals, you can find them HERE. Also, if you guys have any more questions, drop some comments and I’ll try to help out. Now, get to recording!