[Ardour-Users] Automatic add of tracks and recording

Bengt Gördén bengan at bag.org
Mon Aug 30 11:16:57 PDT 2010

måndag 30 augusti 2010 18:52:20 skrev  Brett Clark:
> > is it possible to use parts of the different
> > takes? Singing the same song for 3-4 times and use one part here and one
> > part
> > there.
> Yes, i do that all the time.  The term is called "comping" and its when you
> copy/paste parts from multiple takes into a single (hopefully flawless)
> take.
> Im at my day job right now so i cant pull up Ardour and see the menu
> options.
> Here's the steps i usually follow.
> 1) record while looping using punch in/out until satisfied.
> 2) create a new track and position it right underneath the multi-recorded
> track.  This is your destination track where the comped version will be
> placed.
> 3) move through the regions using the menu option 'select top layer'.
> 4) select the 'range' that i want to keep and Edit->Copy
> 5) select destination track and paste.
> 6) repeat steps 3 - 5 as necessary
> As a word of wisdom when comping vocals: make sure you do all the vocal
> takes during the same recording session.  A persons vocals change a little
> bit depending on many factors and if you comp last nights vocals with
> vocals you recorded this morning then there will probably be a noticeable
> difference.
> Hope this helps!!!

Absolutely. Thanks.



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