Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Mixing, part of Learning SONAR X2.
Okay, now let's talk a little bit about the basics of actually mixing.…When you're done recording and creating your tracks, you most likely…want to be able to share your creation with the rest…of world, or you'll at least want to be able to…listen to your own recording without having to launch Sonar each time.…But before you can export your project, you'll want to mix it down.…Mixing involves adjusting the levels and effects of…each individual tracks so that they all combine or…mix into a single audio file that sounds full,…and balanced, and well arranged, like a finished song.…Now, one option you might want to consider…is to duplicate your project before you start mixing.…It's not necessary, but if you plan on making some radical changes, you…might feel more comfortable knowing you have a backup copy of your project.…
To do so, first save your file as it is and if you see an…asterisk here next to the file name,…you'll know you haven't saved it in awhile.…Now I'll chose file, Save as.…For the file name I'm just going to add underscore mix down to…
- Setting up audio inputs and outputs
- Creating a new project
- Importing audio
- Recording real instruments
- Looping audio
- Connecting to MIDI devices
- Creating groove clips
- Editing tracks
- Creating FX Chains
- Creating sends and busses
- Automating parameters
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