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Audio Mistakes 107 - 10 Common Signal Flow Mistakes.
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Signal Flow and Gain-Staging refer to...
how loud the mix sounds against other mixes
getting a good stereo mix
how many tracks there are in a mix
routing and maintaining optimal levels throughout a mixer
In an amp sim with two Gain controls, they are typically...
plug-in I/O input gain (for calibrating) and effect (amp) gain (for drive/tone)
output level and Send level
input level and Send level
Overdrive and Distortion
What would be the most apprpriate processing order?
Noise Gate, Delay, Compressor, Pitch Correction, EQ
Pitch Correction, Noise Gate, Compressor, EQ, Delay
EQ, Compressor, Delay, Pitch Correction, Noise Gate
Reverb, EQ, Compressor, Noise Gate, Pitch Correction
In a Send & Return hookup, a Reverb would be instantiated...
in the Master Stereo bus
at the input stage
in multiple individual channel inserts
in an Aux channel
Plug-in I/O Gain controls let you...
optimize the level of signals going in & out of the plug-in
insert additional plug-ins within the plug-in
create a musicians' monitor mix
In a traditional analog console, all signal routing flows through...
the AD/DA converter
the channel inserts
What can you use to proportionally control several tracks' levels at once?
a Mix Group
a Subgroup Aux, a Mix Group or a VCA Fader
a VCA Fader
a Subgroup Aux
With an I/O insert (plug-in) you can...
add a Reverb plug-in to a track inline
route several tracks to a Reverb plug-in in an Aux
bounce your processed signal to audio
pull a signal out of a DAW and process it externally
Listening (monitoring) level would be best adjusted with...
the send control
an external volume control
a Trim plug-in in the DAW mixer's Master bus
the DAW mixer's Master bus fader
Pre-Fader Sends would be most appropriate for...
musicians' Monitor Mixes
Reverb in a Send & Return hookup
Reverb in a Master Stereo bus
The extra headroom in a DAW comes from...
the 48 kHz sampling rate
the 24-Bit resolution of the final bounced audio file
Dithered 16-Bit resolution of the final bounced audio file
32-Bit Floating-Point internal processing resolution
What is the most appropriate level for an Aux (in a Send & Return setup)?
Audio Mistakes 107
10 Common Signal Flow Mistakes
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