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Nuendo® 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Ashley Shepherd

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Setting Up

Most of the work for a session like this is in the preparations. Once we are ready to go, the recording process should be as quick and easy as possible. Creativity does not wait for operator error. The musicians should be able to record quickly so as not to impede the flow and vibe of the session.

Input Routing

Let’s start with the input list. Since this will be a real record date, not a demo, a complete input list might go up to 20 channels or so. No compromises will be taken here. The drums really eat up the lion’s share of inputs though.

1. Kick—inside the shell

2. Kick—outside the shell

3. Snare top

4. Snare bottom

5. Hi-hat

6. Rack tom

7. Floor tom top

8. Floor tom bottom

9. Stereo overhead (2 ch)

10. Stereo distant room (2 ch) ...

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