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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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Recording Multiple Vocal Takes

As much as some vocalists would love to be considered “one-take wonders,” the truth of the matter is that the perfect take is rarely captured from one recorded track in one pass. For a long time engineers mastered the art of something called punching in—replacing small mistakes during an otherwise perfect vocal performance. In Cubase you punch in by setting the location on the track for the punch in and using Record mode. Actually, since digital recording and editing have become so advanced in recent years, many engineers skip punching in altogether and just record another take that they can later edit as needed. This takes a great deal of pressure off both the engineers and the performers, saves time, and provides ...

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