Listening in your digital audio workstation (DAW) using the A/B method


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Listening in your digital audio workstation (DAW) using the A/B method

If you're mastering on a normal digital audio workstation like Pro Tools, Cubase, or Logic, it's difficult to quickly bypass multiple plug-ins for a quick A-B test. Here is an easy way to set up this function in any workstation by using subgroups. The first thing we're going to do is we're going to add at least two subgroups. In this case we're in Pro Tools, so these are actually called Aux channels, but there are the same thing. What we're going to do is we're going to assign our final mix channels, so we've imported our final mix, and it's right here, and this is our 48 K or 96 K, 24-bit file, it's a high-res file, it comes from the mix and what we're going to do is assign it, via busses, to all of the subgroups.

In this case, it's Bus 1 and 2, and it's assigned to 1 subgroup, you can see Bus 1 and 2 here, and that one doesn't have any processing. Here is the second subgroup channel and again, you can see it's assigned bus 2, and in t...

Listening in your digital audio workstation (DAW) using the A/B method
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Listening in your digital audio workstation (DAW) using the A/B method provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mastering Techniques

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Audio + Music
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iTunes Pro Tools
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