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Pro Tools® 10 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Frank D. Cook

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13 A Multitrack Music Session

This chapter takes a look at using Pro Tools with multiple live musicians in the studio as opposed to working alone in your project studio. This presents some particular challenges—for example, providing multiple cue mixes for performers (because they won’t all want to hear the same headphone mix), dealing with monitoring latency issues on host-based Pro Tools configurations, and configuring the Pro Tools mixer to easily switch modes from tracking to editing to mixing. (Unlike the analog recording process, in Pro Tools, you’re often doing all three things at once.) This chapter also provides a brief overview of strategies for live recording with a basic Pro Tools system (that is, without a VENUE configuration). Note, ...

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