Share this Page URL

The Mix > The Mix - Pg. 150

a TV sitcom theme Info 150 When mixing, MIDI tracks can be rerecorded as audio tracks. How? Route the MIDI output (audio) to the audio input used to record into Logic. Tip For flexibility, when rerecording MIDI tracks as audio, record each MIDI part as a sepa- rate audio file, including individual drum sounds. To do this, use the Mute and Solo functions. That's it. We're done. All that's needed is the tenor sax. This was recorded in one take using an external mixer and a Microtech Geffel condenser microphone. EQ was not used. For information on how to record vocals and acoustic instruments into Logic see Chapter 7, Audio recording. The Mix Open project7/7platmix, 7goldmix or 7silvmix, depending on your version of Logic, to hear and view the tenor sax track that replaces the piano melody. A quick glance will reveal six additional audio tracks. For better mixing control, the MIDI tracks have been recorded as audio tracks. The main advantages of this? Well, once recorded as audio files they can be treated with inserts and send effects in the Track Mixer. How's it done? Route the audio output from your MIDI device to the input you use for recording audio into Logic. Exactly how this is achieved will depend on your particular hardware setup. Likely sources will be either a sound module, synthesizer, sound card or external mixer. You may even have a sound card that includes an option to route the signal internally. Once the signal reaches Logic, just record the audio as you would any other audio source. OK, let's examine 7platmix in the Track Mixer. · PlatinumVerb has been inserted on Bus 1.