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Recording Music on Location, 2nd Edition by Bruce Bartlett

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5After the Session: Mixing and Editing

The gig or concert is over, and you’ve brought your recording back to the studio. First, be sure to back it up to a separate hard drive. If you recorded live to two tracks, you are ready to dump the recording to your computer and edit it for CD or online release. If you recorded to multitrack, you will mix the tracks to stereo, then edit the stereo mix. This chapter describes the process.

Editing a Two-Track Recording

Suppose you recorded a gig in stereo directly to two-track. Below is a procedure to get the recording into your computer and edit it. This will let you prepare a CD or MP3 file of your recording:

  • If you used a handheld recorder, connect its USB (Universal Serial Bus) port to the one on your ...

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