Join Evan Sutton for an in-depth discussion in this video Overdubbing MIDI, part of Up and Running with Bitwig Studio.
- So one thing I'd like to do is add a little bit of…complexity to the drum part, so what I'm going to do…is I'm going to set up a loop around the drums…that I've already created.…I'm going to turn on looping.…And I'm going to solo the drums.…What this means is that I'm going to hear this one track…when I play it back.…Let's take a listen.…And by the soloing does not affect the metronome.…I'm going to turn down the gain so that we have…a little more headroom so that we're not maxing…out the meter here.…Now, I've soloed my drums.…I'm going to go ahead and actually record…over these drums without losing what I originally had.…
This is a term in audio recording known as overdubbing.…Overdubbing originally started with audio…with multi-track recording.…For example, I'm Freddie Mercury of Queen.…I have lots and lots of different harmony parts written…for Bohemian Rhapsody.…And I want to record one, and then I want to record…another one on top of that, and another, and another,…and another, until there are 17 Freddie Mercurys,…
- Setting up
- Recording and overdubbing MIDI
- Editing MIDI
- Sampler and synth programming
- Editing audio
- Making songs out of loops
- Adjusting volume and panning
- Basic mix techniques using EQ and compression
- Creating scenes for live performance
Skill Level Beginner
1. Shake Hands with Bitwig Studio
2. Using Software Instruments and Recording MIDI
3. Working with Audio
4. Out of Loopland, into Song City
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