Understanding Signal Flow With Effects Plugins
As you probably know, the order in which plugins are inserted onto a track can play a dramatic role in the resulting sound. In this video, provided by Ask.Audio, we hear several examples of why this is the case.
Concerning a signal chain, the most important thing to bear in mind is:
“If it sounds good, it IS good.”
While there are no particular rules to the order of your effect plugins, it’s important to at least understand what’s happening with the signal flow of your chain. Experiment and use your ears.