Automating Your Mix
IN THIS CHAPTER
Planning your automation
Adding and editing automation
Automating MIDI events
Recording live automation
Imagine The Beatles standing around a mixing board with Sir George Martin, each lending a hand to pull faders up and down without stopping, hoping to get the perfect mix take. That’s how mixing was done before mechanical faders brought hardware automation to modern mixing boards.
With software automation, you have even greater and more flexible control over your mix. Automation can help you first stabilize your mix and then design an exciting mix. In this chapter, you find out how to add interest to your mix and automate your own mix blueprint.
Turning Your Mix Into a Performance with Automation
Every track, channel strip, and plug-in ...