Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Bussing audio within the mixer, part of Up and Running with Pro Tools.
- Up till now, in our song, we've been working…with all of our tracks outputting…to the stereo left and right output.…In this movie, I wanna go over…some more advanced mixer routing,…as we explore the concepts of bussing and auxiliary tracks…to improve work flow and add some complexity to our mix.…First of all, let's talk about busses.…In Pro Tools, what we call busses…are actually internal pathways…from one place to another, inside the mixer.…You can actually think of them as a Greyhound bus…or school bus carrying your audio…from one destination to another destination in the mixer.…
It's important to know that busses never leave the mixer.…They just move audio from one place to another.…Another helpful mix tool is the auxiliary track.…Aux tracks never hold any audio clips.…They're strictly mix tracks designed…to assist in mixed signal flow.…Let's see how we can use busses and aux tracks in our song.…I'm gonna go ahead and make our mix view a little wider…by un-checking Narrow Mix.…Now, we've got these five claps instruments.…
Find more tutorials on our Pro Tools page.
- Setting up Pro Tools 12
- Working with templates
- Creating a drumbeat
- Loop recording
- Editing and arranging audio and MIDI
- Adjusting tempo
- Adding EQ and compression to the mix
- Performing real-time automation
- Bussing audio
- Creating reverb and delay
- Finalizing and exporting your mix
Skill Level Beginner
Get In the Mix with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White2h 46m Intermediate
Pro Tools Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
1. Setting Up Pro Tools 12
2. Recording MIDI and Audio
3. Arranging and Editing
5. Finishing the Song
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