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Save Studio Time: How To Create A DAW Preset For Your Projects

Marc "Selec" Zimmermann, DJ/Radio Host/Teacher for DJing & Music Production

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12 Videos (50m)
    • Welcome

      1:24
    • Preparation

      1:11
    • Starting Up Your DAW

      1:43
    • Example 1: Setting Up The Tracks For Band Recording

      5:29
    • Example 1: Grouping

      6:25
    • Example 2: Setup And Grouping For Music Without Recordings

      15:18
    • Ghost Signals

      4:05
    • Reference Tracks

      2:30
    • Send/Returns

      3:59
    • Midi Patterns

      4:06
    • Last Thoughts

      2:15
    • Goodbye!

      1:56

About This Class

You might know the scenario: You have an idea in mind, a melodic sequence for example, a beat pattern, a sounds, a line of text for a song... and you have to start setting up a proper session for recording or sequencing their idea before you can save that thought. Often, the idea is blurred or lost before you even start to catch it. 

This class will teach you how to build your very own preset template for any DAW (I'll use Ableton Live) to save time when starting new projects. We'll create a new session with all tracks named and colored, create track grouping, insert your favourite synths or fx plugins, set up send/return channels, enable midi routings, program your favorite beat patterns, prepare special tracks for side chaining and much more.

You will save your preset (or presets, if you have different situations coming up) and save lots of time. No long preparations needed any more, just making music immidiately!

Enroll today and save studio time!

7 of 8 students recommendSee All

Very nice course, great overview and nice walkthrough how to create a complex preset for all your audio recording and producing needs!

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Marc "Selec" Zimmermann

DJ/Radio Host/Teacher for DJing & Music Production

I'm a DJ, producer, remixer, radio host and music lover from Dortmund (Germany). I'm also a teacher and trainer for DJing and Music Production at the VibrA School of DJing, the largest association of DJ schools in Europe.

Teaching to me is more than just knowing technical facts and details about my field of expertise. It's about giving the student a feeling of "I can understand this!" or "I can do this too!" and talk to him in a way so he can really achieve the knowledge without being...

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