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Cubase 7.5 301 - Mixing Toolbox.
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Where can you find the Detect Silence command?
Audio > Plug-ins
Audio > Realtime Processing
Audio > Process
Audio > Advanced
In which case do you use a Dithering plug-in during Mixdown?
When converting the project to a lower bit rate
When converting the project to a higher bit rate
You would normally place a signal processor affecting the volume of an individual track in ________.
an FX channel
a cue send
an insert slot
The Brickwall Limiter is useful for:
adding gentle compression to vocals
giving your mixes analogue tape style saturation
making your Pink Floyd cover versions more authentic
ensuring there is no clipping on your stereo output channel
What is the keyboard shortcut to select the Scissors tool (Split tool)?
Which of these effects would you normally use in an insert slot rather than with an FX channel?
How can you move a fader with more precision?
Hold the Shift key and click and drag on the fader
Hover the cursor over the fader and use your mouse scroll wheel
Select the fader and use your mouse scroll wheel
Hold the Command(Mac)/Control (Windows) key and click and drag on the fader
In the MixConsole, how can you quickly reset a fader to its default position?
Command-click (Mac) or Control-click (Windows)
Option-click (Mac) or Alt-click (Windows)
Why do we pan instruments and tracks to the left or right?
To reproduce or simulate the spacial experience of the listener
All answers are correct
To place audio elements in complementary and unobtrusive positions
Typically, a drum kit would be panned:
from the perspective of the drummer behind the kit
from the perspective of the audience at a concert
lowest frequencies on the left to highest on the right
drum kits are always panned with everything dead center
What is one advantage of using Group Channel Tracks?
It lets you move multiple events together
It lets you edit multiple tracks together
It helps to organize your project window
It lets you control the volume of multiple tracks with one fader
What is the bit rate needed for an audio file to be printed on a CD?
What is the least effective mixing technique?
Adjusting the volume
A standard use of EQ in a mix is to:
give each element a more defined space in terms of frequency range
make all tracks the same volume
make the quiet bits louder and the loud bits quieter
ensure left and right speakers have equal amounts of signal
Which Cubase feature can really help to clean up your project window?
Group Channel Tracks
The primary objective of audio mixing is getting to a point where you can hear each individual track separately inside of the entire mix. True or false?
Cubase 7.5 301
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