Audio Mistakes 107
10 Common Signal Flow Mistakes
Joe Albano • 12 videos • 71 minutes •
When you insert a plugin into your DAW, that insertion is actually a connection. That’s signal flow. Making poor connections can destroy an otherwise great track. Let US make the signal flow mistakes so YOU won’t have to!
“An excellent tutorial - great old school insight and easily understood teacher”
“Good course to ensure you get into good habits while giving you essential knowledge if your lucky enough to find yourself in a analogue studio with full mixing and outboard.”
For instance, do you know the best way to order your processors in a channel strip? Or how to best deploy audio sends and returns? What about gain-staging, like I/O and FX chain gain, where all kinds of things can go awry? Then there’s those dreaded digital overloads. These, and other things, are real signal flow issues that are explained and explored in this course.
So join Joe Albano now and learn what NOT to do when making those critical signal flow decisions. We know that, in less than an hour of study, you will master all kinds of audio optimization techniques that are sure to give clarity to all your productions. Read More...
2Processing Order (07:54)Preview
3Sends & Returns (09:00)Preview
- 4Pre- vs Post-Fader Sends (07:31)
- 5Subgroups (06:58)
- 6Outside the Box (06:16)
- 7Plug-in I/O Gain (08:10)
- 8I/O Gain vs Effect Gain (05:12)
- 9Aux Faders (02:40)
- 10Master Fader (03:01)
- 11Overload & Headroom (06:11)
- 12Wrap-Up (01:15)
An excellent tutorial - great old school insight and easily understood teacher
Good course to ensure you get into good habits while giving you essential knowledge if your lucky enough to find yourself in a analogue studio with full mixing and outboard.
I had used to be a desk engineer through the 70s and 80s. I am now returning to recording with various DAWs and editors and plugins - with facilities that I would have sacrificed to dodgy gods for, back then. This course is excellent in its emphasis on 'doing things right' and in my particular case has effectively bridged my existing analogue desk/tape background skills into the DAW in front of me: I now know precisely how to proceed with it. Thanks!
Excellent presentation: succinctly covers the details with precision and authority.
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