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VST Presets are a great way to find new sounds, not only with virtual instruments, but also to jumpstart your mix. Let's explore how. My piano is sounding a little dull, I'm going to solo it. Now click down here on Edit Channel Settings to get a different view. Let's go over to Inserts over here, click on Preset Management > From Track Preset. Let's press Play to listen. (SOUND). Let's go over to Search and type in piano. (SOUND), that sounds good. Let's double-click to Commit.
(MUSIC). I want to unsolo to listen in context. (MUSIC), that's pretty good. Now let's go up here, and click on Bypass to listen to the difference. (MUSIC), that's great. Let's do the same thing to the drums. Let's scroll over here to the left, solo the drums.
(SOUND). go to Edit Channel Settings, (SOUND), let's go to Insert > Preset Management. From Track Preset. (MUSIC). Clear the search field and type in Drums, (MUSIC), excellent. A little reverb goes a long way, let's Close this. Unsolo to listen in context, (MUSIC).
We've learned a new way to access different views for our mixer channels. As you can see, track presets are another great quick way of adding effects to our mix.
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