Learn how Logic Pro X’s VCA faders can save you time when mixing

Make changes to amplitude across multiple channels without disrupting automation data.

You may have noticed that automating volume data on tracks in Logic Pro X can make adjusting levels a bit of a pain during the mixing phase. If you wanted to boost levels of a particular track that has automated volume, you would have to reprogram the automation data – or use a VCA fader.

MusicTech expert Jono Buchanan shows you how VCA faders function in this Logic Pro Tips video, demonstrating how to create them and how they can save you loads of time when mixing.

In our Logic Tips series, MusicTech Logic guru Jono Buchanan explains the music production process on Apple’s professional DAW. We have over 50 episodes covering topics such as:

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Jono Buchanan is an Apple Certified instructor, with years of experience under his belt. As well as being a professor in Guildhall’s Electronic Music Department, he’s also a producer and media composer, and a trusted writer for MusicTech magazine.

For more expert advice, interviews, news and reviews visit musictech.net. And, subscribe to the MusicTech YouTube channel now for new DAW tutorials every week and more.

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