Get your hands on those knobs. You’re going to operate a mixer as part of a recording session. This will be a basic run-through. Detailed session procedures are described in Chapter 15. Most of these procedures also apply to operating a virtual mixer in a digital audio workstation (DAW).
First recall the stages in making a recording:
1. Session preparation
3. Punching in
This chapter considers each stage in turn.
If you’re recording on a hard drive, make sure you have enough drive space for the project. Chapter 14 has simple equations and a table that show how much space you need.
Plan your track assignments. Write a track sheet that tells what instrument ...