OP-1 Quick Tip: Apply external effects to specific tracks

I usually have the output from my OP-1 go to a Reverb pedal. Sometimes I don’t want the drum track to also hit the reverb because it gets too muddy.

I recently found a useful trick to have the drum track bypass a pedal. I can use the OP-1 mixer to pan my drum track all the right and the other tracks all the way left. Then I use a audio splitter out of the OP-1 and have the right (drums) bypass the pedal and the left (everything else) go through the pedal. Then I have a cheap mixer that mixes the stereo output of my Reverb pedal with the drum track and voila.

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Boom. Yea, I’ve been doing this exact method into my Zoia. It is the perfect use for the Zoia, and it really gives the mono sounds coming from the OP-1 new life and width.

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