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CLA Epic

Complete reverbs & delays by Chris Lord-Alge
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Add Epic Depth to Your Mixes

The secret to space, depth, and dimension in your mixes is to blend different delays and reverbs on the same track, and route them smartly to each other. Your vocals, drums, synths, and guitars will easily get the rich depth they deserve.

Studio legend Chris Lord-Alge (Muse, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen) is a master at creating epic space and dimension in every song. Now, you have the key to that depth: CLA’s entire suite of 4 go-to reverbs and 4 go-to delays, based on his best studio hardware—in one epic yet easy-to-use plugin.

  • Reverb & delay super-suite designed by Chris Lord-Alge
  • Based on CLA’s favorite high-end hardware reverbs and delays
  • 4 distinct delay types: Tape, Slap, Crowd, and Throw
  • 4 reverb types: Plate, Room, Hall, and the non-linear Space reverb
  • Layer and blend the 8 effects easily, for more depth on any track
  • Feed delays into any number of reverbs with the click of a button
  • Add texture and spread with modulation control per effect
  • 350 presets by Chris Lord-Alge, Greg Wells, Michael Brauer, more
  • Sync to host BPM for rhythmic delay/reverb effects
  • Series, parallel, and series-parallel routings for extra flexibility
Watch It in Action

The Best Reverbs and Delays, Together at Last

  • 4 Delays. 4 Reverbs. CLA’s Go-to Gear.

    We collaborated with Chris Lord-Alge on meticulous sonic re-creations of his favorite hardware for reverb and delay—expensive and often rare units by Lexicon, Bricasti, Eventide, Sony, AMS, Ursa Major, and more. All sounds are available in CLA Epic, replicating the combinations Chris uses in his mixes.

    Features: Glue Mixes without “Squashing”
  • Easily Stack & Blend Your Delays & Reverbs

    Masters of mixing know that the secret to epic reverb effects is stacking and layering different delays and reverbs. CLA Epic brings you that richness: Blend all eight modules easily with the plugin’s faders, and send any delay to any number of reverbs with the click of a button.

    Features:
  • CROWD and PLATE

    The CROWD delay is like early reflections that grow in size and width as they decay. Send this into reverb, for an attack that’s more lush, rich, and detailed than traditional early reflections.

    The PLATE is based on Chris’s go-to lead vocal reverb, with control over pre-delay, reverb time and low/high-frequency damping (RT).

    Features: Fast and Efficient Operation
  • TAPE and HALL

    The TAPE delay module provides a rich, fat delay effect. Two separate effects (Tap 1 and Tap 2) each have different time, sync, feedback and offset controls.

    The HALL reverb is a classic effect, with the same controls as the plate but with a very different EQ curve.

    Features: From Vocals to “The Ringo Drum Sound”
  • SLAP and ROOM

    The SLAP delay features 3 EQ slopes (analog tape speeds), selectable between 7.5, 15 and 30 ips.

    CLA’s room reverb sound is the result of several different reverb units sent together to the same bus. ROOM recreates this unique sound, with pre-delay, reverb time and damping controls.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material
  • THROW and SPACE

    The THROW delay has similar controls to TAPE, but its tap inputs can be triggered manually or with automation. Use it to apply delay to a specific note, word, or sound.

    SPACE is a non-linear reverb, with decay from 0.04 to 3.5 ms. At its highest setting, it becomes a sensational-sounding gated reverb.

    Features: Precision Modeled Transformers
  • Over 350 Epic Presets by CLA & Top Pros

    CLA Epic comes packed with 50 powerful presets by Chris himself, for your vocals, drums, guitars, and keyboard instruments. You also get over 300 presets by Greg Wells, Michael Brauer, and dozens more top producers and mixing engineers.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material