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FL Studio Cookbook by Shaun Friedman

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Chapter 5. Using the Playlist

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Using patterns to build a song
  • Comparing patterns and audio
  • Using markers and snap
  • Viewing the playlist

Introduction

By pasting patterns in FL Studio, you can arrange the many pieces and parts of your production. You may also paint automation curves and record external audio in the playlist. Automation will be covered in Chapter 10, Recording Automation and in the Recording external audio –keyboards, vocals, guitars, turntables, and devics recipe in Chapter 6, Using the FL Studio Mixer and Recording Audio. The playlist is where you can specify which patterns are played (or not played) at which point in time. As discussed previously, you can actually make a full-length ...

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