Vox: An Unapologetic Ode to Gated Reverb

Berklee's Prince Charles Alexander and Susan Rogers on gated reverb and how it shaped the sound of the 1980s.

December 18, 2017

Arguably the defining sound of the 1980s, gated reverb has been used by every artist from Phil Collins to Prince. In this episode of Vox Pop's Earworm series, Berklee professors Prince Charles Alexander and Susan Rogers explain the origins of the production technique, why people love to hate it, and why it’s so popular again today.

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