When working with big projects, you often find yourself wanting to narrow down…the amount of tracks.…We can do that by grouping different tracks together.…Let's choose all the drum elements by holding Shift and selecting.…I'm going to right-click and choose Group Tracks, or hitting Command+G or Ctrl+G.…It's going to place all the tracks into a group. Let's rename the group Drums.…And now we can place effects on the group. We'll affect all the tracks inside the group.…
So I'm going to go to my compressor.…Let's open it up and load a preset.…I'm going to load Mix Gel. I can play with the parameters.…(music playing)…Let's add another compressor, maybe a Glue Compressor. I'm going to add Drums gentle two buss.…(music playing)…We can also add an EQ if we want, before or after the compressors, whatever you…feel sounds more good.…
I'm going to change them to high shelf and low shelf and take some from the middle.…(music playing)…The drum sounds much better. Change the color and…let's fold the group.…I'm also going to group the Guitar Leads and the Guitar and Reverse Guitar.…
- Setting up plugins and projects
- Creating a drumbeat
- Converting audio to MIDI
- Recording vocals
- Warping and editing clips
- Adding effects
- Using time commands
- Working with the mixer
- Using side chain compression
- Adding reverb and delay
- Mixing dynamically with automation
- Mastering a song
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up
5. Finishing the Song
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