Setting up hardware

the connections

Setting up sequencer

nuendo example

audacity and logic help files


Sound card to sequencer

turn on before you turn on sequencer


input busses

output busses

headphone out



usage of midi keyboard

working iwth the midi window

mouse used by the composer 

midi like notation

knowing if all the notes suit – opening different midis together to see no clash

Audio tracks

insert and send effects

editing in the window

the look of a good signal

group tracks

Opening a project

saving a project

files and folders

different kind of tracks

Adding tracks

Audio track for vocals

Logic pro: how to add tracks

Audacity: how to add tracks and more

Adding effects

Backing track

Feedback headphone

Holding the mic

Singing into the mic

Good singing practices

Starting to record

Pre count and click

Tempo and meter

Recording shortcuts

Metering the levels

Punch in punch out

Multiple takes



Mixing Vocals

Where to start from

Listening to the mix – Listening levels

Carving out the frequencies

Backing tracks


Reverb, vocal reverb

Equalization for vocals

Condenser mic

Shure and other dynamic

Corrective equalization

Equalization against sizzle 

Cut off the bass with no information

The air

The mud

The clarity

The radio frequency for cut through

Taming the backing tracks


The unobtrusive backing tracks

Cutting away pads

Piano equalization

Automation Explained

Level automation

Panning automated

Each effect parameter automated

Automating master channel parameters 

How many tracks of vocals

single solo in the center

double tracking 

solo with two help tracks




Choir in your bedroom

Output effects

the izotope chemistry

the output compressor

the output reverb

multiband compression

Output level and export audio

the red on the outer most mixer

in and out levels on the limiter or compressor


Clean up and backup

the pool

the short cut

the usual shortcut philosophy

Where to publish