Hi Andy It helped me a lot. Just one more question: the knobs in the step sequencer. What position shall they be at the beginning of the mixing? I think one of them is Pan. Well, this one must be in the middle (if no panning effects are required). The other one is Volume. This one, do you recommend it to be in the middle position also? About the procedure that you've recommended (adding FX plug-ins, FX slots and all related) its all described in Fruity Effects chapter of the manual? Thanks again ______________________________________________ Rui Barata Parts Quality Tel. +351 241 899 800 - Fax. +351 241 899 872 E-mail: rui.barata@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx http://www.mitsubishi-trucks-eu.com ______________________________________________ Andrew Ebling <andyebling@xxxxxxxxx To: fruityloops@xxxxxxxxxxxxx uk> cc: Sent by: Subject: [fruityloops] Re: Mixing in Fruity Loops fruityloops-bounce@fr eelists.org 05-12-2002 11:20 Please respond to fruityloops Hi Rui, On Thu, 2002-12-05 at 10:51, Rui.Barata@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > Does anyone knows about a good (and simple enough for a beginner) > step-by-step mixing tutorial using Fruity Loops? > I'm really new to mixing and the tutorials I've found so far use their > examples in Cubase or Logic. As you probably know, fruity has no dedicated mixer at the moment. The next best thing is inserting a "Fruity Balance" FX plugin in the last FX slot of each of the 16 channels. Then divide your parts up over the 16 channels and adjust the Fruity Balance to give the desired mix. You should adjust levels at the end of the FX slots rather than using the controls in the step sequencer, as these control the level going to the FX rack. Many FX are level sensitive (distortion, compression etc), so in adjusting the level using the step sequencer, you would alter the characteristics of the FX applied to a particular sound - not what you want at all! The tutorials in Cubase or Logic are probably good for picking up concepts and ideas with regard to the mixing process, but its more up to you to figure out the details of the exact way to do it in fruityloops. The way I go about mixing is to mute everything, then add drum parts one at a time, setting levels and pan settings, then bass, then any leads or vocals, then add everything else (pads, SFX etc) into the space that is left. As you may have seen on the official forum, the next version of fruity will have a very nice mixer which will make mixing a _lot_ easier. hope that helps, Andy -- The contents of this e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may be legally privileged. If you have received this e-mail and you are not a named addressee, please inform us as soon as possible on +44 118 901 2999 and then delete the e-mail from your system. If you are not a named addressee you must not copy, use, disclose, distribute, print or rely on this e-mail. Any views expressed in this e-mail or any attachments may not necessarily reflect those of Tao's management. Although we routinely screen for viruses, addressees should scan this e-mail and any attachments for viruses. Tao makes no representation or warranty as to the absence of viruses in this e-mail or any attachments. Please note that for the protection of our business, we may monitor and read e-mails sent to and from our server(s).