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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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Crossfading a Bad Audio Edit

If you’re working with an audio track, it’s possible that your edits may not sound as seamless as you want them to sound. This might be due to slight imperfections with the timing (since the audio is not quantized and not as calculated) or because of other variations. If this is the case, try rearranging some of the copies after identifying the problem. Once you have the parts in what seems to be the best order, you may still have some audible noises or glitches at the edit points. Crossfading your audio parts can eliminate those problems.

Here’s a quick example of how and when to use a crossfade. I recorded a bass track, and then I later chopped it up with the Split tool and copied the parts I liked. Unfortunately, ...

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