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Craft The Perfect Sonar Mix

Cakewalk Sonar Tips & Techniques
Published December 2017
By Craig Anderton

Mix Recall has undergone numerous enhancements, including its handling of virtual instruments. You can specify what you want recalled in the Settings menu.Mix Recall has undergone numerous enhancements, including its handling of virtual instruments. You can specify what you want recalled in the Settings menu.

Craft the perfect mix in Sonar with these handy hints.

The mix is where all your musical efforts come together into a satisfying sonic experience — or at least, that’s the ideal. Fortunately, Sonar has several tools that can help you with the mixing process, so let’s put them to good use.

Thanks For The Memories

Mix Recall is very useful, but it is not ‘clip edit recall’ — it’s a function that comes into play only when the arrangement is complete and you’re ready to mix. While editing, I’ve usually done a rough mix so, when it’s time to do the ‘real’ mix, the first step is taking a Mix Recall snapshot so I can always reel myself in if the song strays too far from its roots.

As you build up a collection of mixes, you’ll...

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Published December 2017