Pick your genre and style: Nectar comes with dozens of built-in Styles that set up the plug-in's Main View and the underlying effect chain. The Gain Reduction Trace in the mini-spectrum window displays where and by how much the breaths are being attenuated. Put your vocals in their place with everything you need for a clear, professional sound. The Pitch Correction feature is great too, providing controls for correction speed, scale, root note and vocal range. Product Description Designed with the most sophisticated set of tools for vocal production, Nectar 3 arranges your vocals to stand out in any mix. Your complete vocal chain Nectar 3 addresses every part of working with vocals after recording.
Adjust in the Main View: Clean up the vocal with the De-Esser, Breath Control, Gate and Pitch Correction. I had fun signing through all the choices. The workflow is designed to make it trivial to set up routings like parallel compressors with post filtering that defines the Motown or New York sound. Built-in Styles get the grunt work out of the way so you can focus on the creative finishing touches. However, this is one area of Nectar 2 that I felt was lacking.
Full of features Along the same lines, the Breath Control module has also been extracted into its own Production Suite plugin. A real value that offer you a large number of presets that can be the perfect start point for your work. From corrective to creative vocal production all the way to the final polish, Nectar 3 brings out your intended performance in isolation and in the context of the mix. Getting the perfect vocal sound can be a tricky business. On display Moving on, Nectar's Doubler has become the fully featured Harmony module. With the wide array of professional audio tools available, iZotope always seems to come out on top.
For example, in the Gate module shown in Figure 2, the waveform and the gain reduction trace shown in orange allow you to quickly see where the gate opens and closes. When Nectar is first instantiated, a Quick Start main view gets you close to the sound you want quickly. Through inter-plugin communication, Unmask will communicate with any instance of Nectar 3, Neutron 2 Advanced available separately , or iZotope Relay included with Nectar 3 to create the perfect nest for your vocal. There are a bunch of useful other additions, including two new Saturation modes for the Delay; two new modes for the Saturation Module; additional voices for the Harmony module, taking the total up to eight; a new Close Threshold for the Gate; stereo-width control; and Automatic Volume Compensation for the Bypass button. Each Style designer carefully chose one or more underlying module parameters to map to intuitive controls like Presence and Drive. For additional control, we added a Color parameter to control how dark or bright the reverb sounds. Although the delay also looks similar, there are now separate wet dry sliders, and the quality has been greatly improved, allowing you to do smooth real-time time changes without affecting the pitch, or massive analogue-style pitch sweeps.
Nectar offers presets for more than 10 musical genres, plus effects, voice-over and dialog. Adjust in the Main View:Clean up the vocal with the De-Esser, Breath Control, Gate and Pitch Correction. All the modules are located on the left side of the interface and the top-to-bottom orientation denotes the signal flow of the audio. Feed it a stereo signal, and you can make the delay effect wider or narrow it down to mono. I would consider using Nectar Elements in a few ways. I may even provide a dry and effected track in this case.
Although this will never sound as good as genuine backing vocals, it can be used to quickly create a thickening layer to your track. For creative uses, set the speed to 0 for the robotic pitch effect made popular by Cher, T-Pain and Kanye West. Start by selecting one of Nectar's dozens of Styles. You could however, easily automate the root and scale so the harmonies follow your track. All of the controls are larger and offer a finer degree of control. Each Style designer carefully chose one or more underlying module parameters to map to intuitive controls like Presence and Drive. A Genre in Nectar comprises a certain collection of processor modules used for mixing songs within that musical form.
Be that as it may, you only get one reverb. If you're just getting started with vocal production, you'll learn the unique settings that define styles from the '40s to today. Each Style has unique producer-level controls. Pick your genre and style:Nectar comes with dozens of built-in Styles that set up the plug-in's Main View and the underlying effect chain. Use it with us - we'll beat those prices, too! You could however, easily automate the root and scale so the harmonies follow your track. Several of the modules remain fairly unchanged from the original Nectar, such as the compressors, gate, de-esser, breath control, pitch and saturation, although many now feature much clearer dynamic feedback, with an extremely useful gain trace graph.
Most of the processors along with a few new ones are found in the Nectar 2 plug-in. So much so that there wasn't much tweaking needed, as the Vocal Assistant did the job superbly. Upgrading to the full version of Nectar would be great for seasoned producers because you have more control over creating custom presets by chaining effects and the option to tune vocals in more detail. You can select the Gain mode for eliminating the breaths, or the Target mode for a programmable amount of breath reduction. Each Style has unique producer-level controls. Craft the sound with the Levels, Space and Style-specific controls like Presence, Drive, Grit and more.