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Cubase’s Track Versions

Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques
Published March 2018
By John Walden

If your tracks are set to follow the Chord Track, their contents will self-adjust as you flip between different Track Versions on the Chord Track.If your tracks are set to follow the Chord Track, their contents will self-adjust as you flip between different Track Versions on the Chord Track.

If you like to explore different versions of a song (or just have difficulty making your mind up!) Cubase’s Track Versions have a lot to offer.

There’s a strong argument for committing to sounds and performances when recording rather than putting off decisions forever, but you won’t always enjoy the clarity of musical thinking this approach requires. And you might, in any case, just wish to explore alternative musical ideas in a project. In such circumstances, you can create multiple projects, of course, but Cubase Pro or Artist (7.5 or newer) offer you the ability to experiment with alternative ideas within a single project: the Track Versions and the related Track Lanes facilities both have their merits for basic comping, but Track...

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Published March 2018