Audio effects transform sound. Sometimes in subtle, natural ways, and sometimes in wild and wacky ways. Audio effects crop up all over the place. For example:

  • Almost every modern music recording will have some processing applied to improve or fix the sound recording, using audio effects plugins.
    Example effect: Dynamic Compression.
  • Every electric guitar player has a range of FX pedals to create their signature tone, or adjust their sound for particular songs.
    Example effect:: Distortion.
  • Solo musicians can use effects to let them create more ver