[Ardour-Users] New user and 'large' projects

John Anderson ardour at semiosix.com
Wed Dec 26 01:40:46 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-26 at 09:05 +0000, John Emmas wrote:
> Sorry to digress but this brings up a question that I was just about to
> post.  Suppose I have a simple playlist with 10 regions either butt-edited
> sequentially or with slight overlaps.  If all the regions are on layer 0, it
> sounds different from if the regions are layered sequentially (say, 0 thru
> 9).  In particular, when all the regions are on layer 0, the final second or
> so (of some of the regions) seems to increase in level slightly, just before
> the edit point.  The increase is only slight - maybe 1dB -2dB.

I'm not sure. Maybe it's related to crossfading?

> I assume that this probably isn't the intended behaviour but it raises the
> quesion:-  why have layering at all?  What is its purpose?

I tend to use it for listening to several takes, and choosing the best
as the active one.


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