Five Audio Editing Tips for Cubase

You'll spend a lot of time editing audio parts in Cubase. Here are some useful timesavers and power tips from Hollin Jones to help you along the way!  

1 - Solo Up Parts for Editing

When you double-click an audio clip to open it in the Sample Edit window, using the space bar or the main Transport panel to control playback will still affect the whole project so you won't hear the part in isolation. By using the Play button on the Sample Editor's own toolbar however you can just play back that sound. If you select a section of the waveform by dragging the mouse, you can also use the loop button from the same toolbar to play it over and over again independently of the main project left and right markers. There's even a volume control for this preview so you can set it separately from the track's main fader, which is useful if it needs to be quieter for editing than it does in the context of the whole track.

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2 - Apply Plug-Ins to Sections of Audio

From the Sample Editor window you can select any part of a waveform and apply processing directly to a section of a clip. So for example if you select then right-click you can choose any of the Process tools like silence, reverse or normalization, or apply any plug-in just to that section of audio. You'll get to see the plug-in's interface and make settings, and use the Preview button to hear the effect and alter its parameters. Click the More'

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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